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Juan Valdez Cafe

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Cra.11 No.82-10 - 1r. Piso, Bogota, Colombia
691-2710
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best coffee I had in Colombia, by a long way. Loved Concita so much I had to buy one! Experienced a monumental thunder storm from this safe haven and watched the street turn in to a river.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Rome.... I'm a big coffee drinker, and Colombia is well-known for its coffee making, so I visited Juan Valdez numerous times during my trip. It's fun to sit down, share a dessert, and sip coffee with friends. Plus, they make all kinds of fun coffee libations, so not only is the coffee great, but they feature all sorts... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Juan Valdez is sometimes compared with the ubiquitous American franchise. Both are in every mall and shopping street. (We particularly like the one in parque 93) The difference is that Juan Valdez has exceptional coffee brewed to Colombian tastes. Colombians care about their coffee, and line up for Juan Valdez. The pastries are not to be missed.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The REAL coffee experience. This is a wonderful place to learn about coffee, its varieties, how to make it properly, and to enjoy a fabulous cup of coffee. A true experience.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always prefer to take coffee in Juan Valdez chain in Columbia due to good quality of espresso - short black and wifi connection.

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Thank Silvia M
Colombia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't get how is it ... that they have an arequipe latte in their menu but when I ask it cold they tell me I gotta pay the latte plus the arequipe as additional topping. Doesn't make any sense!

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Thank Mille R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

For years seeing commercials of Juan Valdez and his donkey - I didn't know there was actually a chain of coffee shops. Was it because I have seen the iconic figure for years - that some sense of magic was brewed into the coffee - one of best cups of coffee ever!

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Good coffee, my daughter likes the hot chocolate. Never had a bad pastry here Keep in mind ... prices are more in line with US, but if you don't mind, it's a safe choice for the American visitor

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Great place!! full of locals, great coffee, try the local specialities. Very busy during lunch hours and at noon.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Starbucks of Colombia with more delicious coffee. It is a franchise so don't expect a local, boutique coffee shop. Yet it's coffees are delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cra.11 No.82-10 - 1r. Piso, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: 691-2710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?