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La Bonga del Sinu

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Santa Bárbara
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Carrera 6 No. 119-18 | Usaquen, Bogota 110111, Colombia
+(57)4 7854601
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Bogota, Colombia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

need to know La Bonga del Sinu serves the meat from Còrdoba, famous Colombian region to raise cattle ! There are branches in Barranquilla, Cartagena and Monterìa, and several in Bogotá... well known for the banana chips and cuts, nice atmosphere from the Caribbean... just ask for a Sombrero Vueltiao to take your Colombian picture !

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Stopped in for lunch; we should have kept going. They put banana chips on the table. They tasted as if they were left out overnight. Ordered a chicken consommé to start, asking them to put in a few potatoes and vegetables. Tasted as if they they dissolved 2 bullion cubes, it was that salty. Potatoes must have been from the... More 

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Thank Commandante1uno
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I went with my family for lunch. The prices for plates of meat are too expensive and they're not even that big. The hamburger was great but the "Arroz de cerdo" wasn't. Fish was more than 40k and very dry. I think there's a lot of better restaurants for the same price around usaquen.

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Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Portions are big enough to share. As with most restaurants here service is great. I like the fish robolo okay. I really love the hen soup. Hearty and flavorful

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Thank ginegine305
Bogota, Colombia
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138 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The lamb (cordero) burger caught my eye and I asked them for grilled onions rather than raw and put on a different roll - no problems. One of the best burgers I have had in my life. Loved it - made me forget about In-N-Out!

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Dublin, Ireland
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232 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We loved everything about the place. The decor, service, food - this place is awesome. Most of us focused on meats and they were fantastic. Pepper steaks, beef chorizo, chicken - cooked to perfection and delicious. The only thing I would improve is the fact that all you get is meat + french fries. There is no salad, nothing on... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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137 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

A "fusion" of typical food from the Caribbean area and the rest of Colombia. Service is amazing and the food is just good!!!

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Thank mancho
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Was recommended this place by locals and did not disappoint. We visited just after the lunch rush and tried most things in the varied menu which is a meat lover's heaven. Most ordered meat dishes and someone ordered the chicken stew (caldo de gallina) which took a lot of space on the table after all its accompaniments were brought in.... More 

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Thank CoquiKIwi
Paris, France
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

after a bad experience in a more trendy meet restaurant, i was looking for an honest local restaurant with good meat. i end up at Bonga del Sinu and had a very good surprise. very friendly staff, reliable, not pushy to increase your order. good wine, and the meat was very good and perfectly cooked

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Thank MICHEL L
Valencia
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

We had a meat platter that was very good. I agree with many people that the service was slow but, it was cooked to order so I give them some slack. Great location, real close to the Morrison Hotel, a gem of a hotel. Back to the food, you will enjoy your meal, but be patient and enjoy the surroundings.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Latin, Colombian, Steakhouse, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 6 No. 119-18 | Usaquen, Bogota 110111, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota>  > Santa Bárbara
  • Neighborhood: Santa Bárbara
  • Phone Number: +(57)4 7854601

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