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La Taperia

#48 of 1,908 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
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Cr 4a No 26d-12 | Macarena, Bogota, Colombia
+57 18053252
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really tasty food and very nice venue for dining. The octopus "a la taperia" was simply mouthwatering, although the portion was way too small. I get that tapas are meant to be small plates, but this was just a bite. By the opposite token, the patatas bravas with garlic mayonnaise were enough to feed an entire family. Very good experience... More 

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Thank Marco B
Amsterdam
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100 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice and every time it was delicious! They have a great selection of authentic, but not very obvious tapas and really good sangria (especially the white one with cava). Desserts are also very good. It was definitely the best tapas I had in Colombia.

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Thank Julia R
New Orleans, Louisiana
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

A nice restaurant to share a good time with your partner or friends. Good ambiance, but decor quality is lowered by the fake, plastic jamones that are hung on every wall. Some of the hot tapas were a little salty to our taste. Service is good and fast. I little to the pricy end relative to the food quality, but... More 

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Manzanillo, Mexico
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126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Located in Macarena, not the song title, but a bit of a bohemium scene. The place was full by 8:00. We only had wine and a few tapas, but enjoyed them all. I highly restrict myself by not eating seafood any place a long way from the sea. The locals did not share my paranoia and some of the plates... More 

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Thank p0liner01
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

In this place you will find that good food and nice drinks aren't necessarily expensive. Order the sangria and ask the staff for recommended dishes and they will surely guide you.

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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

W went to have some tapas and some sangría. We had, garlic shrimp, tortilla de patatas, pulpo gallego and calamar with alioli. The food and service were good. it is a nice option if your are in the mood to share different plates.

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Thank Rafael R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

I love tapas and here you can find delicious ones ! They offer a great choice and you can try original tastes. The restaurant is nice and well decorated. Staff is friendly. I highly recommend this place

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Thank chlorate1954
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Tapas is what makes this a famous place (hence the name) and also its sangria. The best thing about La Taperia is that the food and beverages are excellent and the prices are wonderful. For less than USD50 two people may enjoy food and wine and be very satisfied.

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Thank jpmejiacalle
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

I decided to visit La Taperia mainly because of the live Flamenco music on Thursdays and Saturdays. The food itself is good, but the quantity for each plate is very limited and for two people you most likely you will need to order at least 3 tapas to get some sense of fullness. My remarks about the service, the waiters... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

We found this small tapas place (actually the owners are from holland...) but the food was really good and tasted like the real spanish one!-- Patatas bravas, shrimp, cheeses and good wine. It is located in the city center (closer to the old town) so if you are around try to visit--I was amaze of how cheap it was for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cr 4a No 26d-12 | Macarena, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: +57 18053252

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