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El Bembe


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#677 of 2,851 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Spanish
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Good place for drink a mojito, with live music and good vibe with warm color There is a wall full of different rum

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Melmatt
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great place to have a Mojito and dance live salsa. I went with my girl, we dance several hours in a very exiting environment. The live group was very good and you can dance classics and also new themes. It is not the cheapest place...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Fcoromeroconde
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Small place with an excellent salsa and cuban music selection (live and otherwise). Nice decor and friendly service. Mojitos are very good. Food is poor; avoid it. This a place to dance and listen to good music. It can be loud, not suitable to chat.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank hernandov_13
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Cool spot to dance and have some drinks. Nice setting, it has a retro spirit and live music on Fridays. Cocktails can be a bit pricey, although I didn't try the food, prices seemed to be reasonable. Overall a nice spot to dance and have...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Emilchireno
Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is just not my type of a place and I think it was a mistake ... lesson learned. It's extremely loud (as in really obnoxiously loud) so you have to yell to barely talk to anyone. The food is worse than average (mostly over...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Aquablues73
Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

I went here becuase a friend already knew it. I ordered a salmon but it was so dry... Very bad taste... My friend ordered "ropa vieja" which seemed delicious... Even though we asked the waitress to speed up the orders ( and despite the place...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2013

Live salsa dancing, great music and great people, so much fun to go with friends or a group from the hostel. A definite must try to see Colombian culture at it's finest.

Date of visit: May 2013
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