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Criterion

Calle 69a No. 5-75, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3101377
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“tasting menu” (28 reviews)
“foie gras” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Latin, European, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Calle 69a No. 5-75, Bogota, Colombia
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

A lot of the wines we want to order from wine list not available. Food was okay, but my main course (short ribs) lukewarm. So have returned it. They have solved it very good. Pasta with black truffle nice. Overall it was okay but not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JankeesR
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for giving us your opinion and be part of your trip to Bogotá. Come back soon. regards

Reviewed October 23, 2018

To be honest, One would expect such an eating experience when dinning at a restaurant of one of the most renowned chefs in Colombia. However, my experience was very disappointed. The dishes were well presented, but honestly the flavors were so out of place. Once...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank laugvaldez
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for keeping us in mind in your visit to Bogotá, we apologize for not having met your expectations, this type of reactions we receive little of our dishes, however, thanks for your opinion, we will take it into account. regards

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

As visitors to Bogoga were recommended the venue by a colleague. The food and wine were excellent but they were more leaving to French high cuisine which having not done our research was outside our expectations. If you fancy something non traditional, excellent food and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank julia h
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for choosing us in your visit to Bogotá, thank you also for your recommendations, we hope to have you back. regards

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is elegant. It has superb service and great atmosphere. They offer a degustation menu but it is expensive 200.000 cop but you also can order normal dishes. I ordered a meat with mushrooms and bacon, it was good but not superior. I want...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DanielCardona
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Hi . Thank you for your visit, we are happy to know of your visit by Criterion. We are waiting very soon for you to enjoy the tasting menu. regards

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant. Friendly staff. Great food. Carefully crafted details in flavors in each dish. Try the tuna tartare, the mero fish with shrimps and the crab Tower.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 420claudiaj
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Hello thank you very much. We are very happy for your pleasant experience in our Criterion. Welcome back soon Regards

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

My in-laws booked this restaurant for us as we didn’t know much about where to eat in Bogotá. The whole experience was very pleasant. I would have thought it would have been packed on a Saturday night at 8pm but there were still empty tables....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ASDLondon
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hello, ASDLondon. We are very happy to know that your experience at Criterion was excellent, for us it was an honor to have received them. Remember that you will always be welcome. we hope you very soon Regards

Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is my second time at this restaurant. The first time we had great wine and ok service and food. This second time the food was less than ordinary. On a long tasting menu, the only above average dishes were the bread, a nice soup,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank barry p
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Hi Barry, we thank you for choosing Criterion in your visit to Bogotá. Thank you for sharing your experience with us . We hope you come back soon, our team will always be waiting for you and providing the best service and the best cuisine...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018

May 16, 2018 Alimentarte Event From the moment we walked in, the disorganization was apparent. We were greeted by a throng of women talking amongst themselves, some holding clipboards, who seemed unsure of their duties in that moment, and definitely weren't clued into the fact...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Jen B
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Hi. We apologize for the inconvenience caused, this type of situation does not usually occur in our restaurant. We hope he comes back soon to repair what happened. Regards

Reviewed May 4, 2018

Criterion was recommended by a couple of friends; however, it was not what you would expect of a “5 stars” restaurant. The waiters were very insistent trying to push the most expensive items on the menu, and kept on serving more wine even though the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank jhpg70
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

Hello, thanks for your visit, sorry for the inconvenience caused, we will take them into your account. We hope for a soon return. regards

Reviewed April 28, 2018

I had eaten here several years ago and was impresed, my recent visit confirmed that Criterion is one of the very best restaurants in Bogota. We ate a la card but were able tontaste great olates. Foie Gras, Lobster with Coliflower, all was excellent.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank carlossantistevan
Criterión B, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Criterion, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Wow Thanks for cataloging us as the best, a pleasure for us to read your appreciated comments. We remind you that this will always be your home. Soon you return. regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $70
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 69a No. 5-75, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: +57 1 3101377
  • E-mail
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