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Balzac

#83 of 2,069 Restaurants in Bogota
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Zona T | Calle 83 Nº 12-19, Bogota 0000, Colombia
+57 1 6105210
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Good food good service not too many sides. Food was good and service was awesome however there were little sides on the dishes.

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Thank Ken S
Santiago, Chile
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016

If I am not wrong, this restaurant has been opened almost two decades ago and it still serves the best oysters and the fries are crispy, thin, not greay (hhhmmmmm...). The menu ppfers a good variaty of options and even the bread served is good, like fresh homemade bread.

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Thank Pingeluetchen
Bogota, Colombia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 28, 2016

This is an excellent restaurant with a french bistro´s flavor in the Zona Rosa of Bogota. Service is very good, aswell as the food. Is pricy, but the quality all along of the place makes you pay with no regret.

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Thank Pacho4
Springfield, Illinois
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1,002 reviews
641 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Upscale French restaurant in the upscale Zona T. It's on the expensive side with an upscale crowd that expects quality for their meals. Excellent service and modern decor makes this a great option if you feel like French in Bogota.

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Thank Clevlander
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Went for date/dinner Really good restaurant serving excellent steaks. Sauces are delicious and rich. The mousse au chocolat was also really great! Will definitely go again!

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Thank Samuel D
Miami
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Highly recommended for groups and client meetings. The menu offers a lot of options. My preferred ones are the hot brie salad, the house pate, the pepper steak, and the duck. The wine selection is very good and reasonably priced (you can find very good value for money offers). In terms of seating location, try to get a table close... More 

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Thank Pertau
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Ok this is truly a great restaurant. Highly recomended. Order the ceviche as a starter, which was great and then ordered a mustard beef with french fries. French fries are incredible better than mc donalds. And with the mustard sauce was supperb. Recomended

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Thank Alan B
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202 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Super delicious French restaurant. The service is not the kindest but is quick. It is a bit expensive so have your wallet prepared. I had a ceviche and for dessert a creme brûlée... Both are easily the beat i have had. Super recommended!

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Thank Pangelmar
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Balzac is the type of restaurant where food and service are always perfect! The fish is fresh and amazing, great salads, delicious mushrooms with cheese fondue and excellent selection of wines. Highly recommended

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Thank Pearllynnkassin
Bogota, Colombia
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Balzac is a restaurant that doesn't disappoint. My family has eaten there many times. One of my favorite appetizers is pate topped with carmelized onions, served with toasted, seasoned bread. Another favorite is a main dish, halibut steamed with vegetables a bag. A side order of creamed spinach completes this mouth-watering experience. Yesterday my family shared two desserts, neither of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $80
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zona T | Calle 83 Nº 12-19, Bogota 0000, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: +57 1 6105210

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