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69 Oyster Bar

#88 of 1,735 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle 69a # 5-59, Bogota, Colombia
57-1-2490426
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Panama City, Panama
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

6 of us visited for lunch after a morning touring Bogota. The restaurant has a beatiful design and friendly service with good prices (apart from the oysters which seemed to be overpriced so we did not indulge) I can recommend the crab cakes and the snails washed down by the pinot grigio!

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Thank panamamike2016
Panama City
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

6 of us popped in for lunch last Saturday. The atmosphere is small and quaint in a great part of town. The initial greeting and service was efficient but not very friendly. English was not seemingly a comfort zone. The menu is delightful for various seafood appetizers. We were going to try the oyster along with all the other options...but... More 

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Thank Srsuerte
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Dinner was phenomenal; we took the chef's recommendations of grilled octopus tentacle, shrimp carpaccio and crab claws and it was perfect. The crab claws in particular are going to stick in my memory. If I'm ever back in Bogota, I'll be back here. P.s. Take a chance on the wild strawberries with black pepper!

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Thank Travis K
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Dinner here was excellent - especially the awe-inspiring calamari. But what stood out even more was Chef Rafael and his patient, accommodating staff. This is truly a fine-dining experience, and Chef Rafael and his servers were ever so gentle with our somewhat fish-out-of-water group of backpackers. An all around excellent experience.

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Thank Katie P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We arrived in Bogota about 2pm after a difficult morning of travel and we were starving. We walked down the main restaurant street on Zona G and happened upon 69 Oyster Bar. After being in Argentina and Uruguay for a week, we were no longer interested in red meat. We walked in wearing casual travel clothes, while the rest of... More 

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Thank Ian C
Bogota, Colombia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Great seafood, the mussels in white wine were particularly good. The service was warm and friendly, and accommodating of my poor Spanish.

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Thank phaedrus14
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The owner and cook was there when we arrived. The food was great and I just wish we had a bigger appetite because the food was great

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Thank Ben A
Bogota, Colombia
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place to share with your Loved One or simply with Friends! The food was great, and the service was splendid. I decided to come with two friends for my birthday, and it didn't let us down. They immediately received us with complementary champagne and something to snack. The appetizers were small, but delicious, same for the main courses. I... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

This has been one of the best dinning experiences at Bogota. The sashimi shrimp and grilled octopus as appetizers are to to die for. As appetizers the pork and beef were excellent, I would recommend this place blindfolded. This becomes my favorite at Bogota. Sofia, the chef, will give you the best dinning experience ever

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New York, New York, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The chef here knows how seafood should be prepared ...some of the dishes were unique (the crab claws were flavorful and so convenient to eat) and some of the classics were done so perfectly. I had the grouper, which was amazing in the lemon butter sauce. Don't forget about the dessert - probably some of the best chocolate cake I've... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 69a # 5-59, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: 57-1-2490426

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