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Latin, Colombian, Spanish, South American
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed November 22, 2020

Best Colombia food I have had since visiting Cartagena. This popular place was very busy on the Saturday afternoon we visited. We enjoyed a tasty feast of pupusas (one with cheese and beans the other with pork and beans), a tamale, chicken arepas, and a...baleada with meat. With a bottle of diet Coke it all came to just over $20. All the dishes were very good and all the restaurant personnel were wearing face coverings. You go to the counter to order ad if dining in (as we did), a server will bring you the order. Contactless payment with a credit card. I felt vary safe here.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Homemade tasty typical Colombian food in a casual and small restaurant. Full on weekends. Excellent Arepas with cheese. Natural Maracuja juice. Freshly baked sweet rolls. Great prices.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend. A little quaint place with very typical Colombian service and dishes that are as authentic as they get. The prices are a treat too.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We stoped mid- morning at this shopping plaza out of I-395 on our way back to South US. The restaurant is big, simple ,clean, well organized with Colombian decoration all over. The food was tasty, well cook and served promptly with traditional Salvadoran pupusas. The...restaurant is a mix of Colombian and Salvadoran cuisines.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

The reviews on this "restaurant" are dubious and I seriously question whether any serious parce owns or frequents this restaurant. This place is an embarassment to our beautiful Colombian culture! Coming from South Florida, where our Colombian population is very high, having Colombian family members,...and traveling to Colombia often-there is nothing about this eatery that is Colombian. The bandeja paisa comes with American style bacon, not chicharron-paisa style chorizo was nowhere to be found. When I asked about pandebono-the response I received was raised eyebrows. The service was poor, there are no real menus and no working bathrooms. Colombian food is my favorite Hispanic fare, and I cook it at home. I know how to make and present a proper ajiaco, sancocho & 1x weekly at least: pollo sudado.Besides which it is located in a creepy strip mall in the middle of a dicey neighborhood. So ladies (or any human person that is hoping to impress a pretty Colombian), beware of this place. What you will experience is gangs of Salvoradoran men coming into the restaurant to stand next to your table and stare at you, and even more lurking around in the street. Customers beware!More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

The location is not easy to find and the decor is rather humble, but the excellent pastry and Latin breakfast and lunch dishes will make your day. The day I visited, everything in the cases and on the hot table was fresh and looked tempting....My coffee and treat were beyond anything I expected and made me yearn to return again and soon! Looks like no what you order will be made and served with care. Why deny yourself when such good food is available and modestly priced?More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We visited after finding this cafe and bakery on trip advisor. It didn't disappoint. I had the traditional Columbian breakfast and we both had the cheese toast, which melted in our mouths. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch catered today by Aroma Cafe. It was ordered by colleague who us Colombian, and she said it is authentic Colombian cuisine. The chicken with rice was delicious.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

First of all; Im Colombian... and live good Colombian Food. I have tried couple plates of the menu and I only go for 3 things: Sancocho, Pandebono and Colombiana (soda). Sancocho is usually cold.. i order to go and warm up at home. Once I...tried the "cazuela de mariscos" and didn't taste anything like the Colombian one...not the color, not the flavor, not all the "stuff" that our cazuela has. It was pretty much some octopus and a white non-flavored piece of bacalao. She insist it was the Colombian flavor but... that's one of my favorite foods ever and I can guarantee it isn't. I also tried the ajiaco... (this is the only thing I can REALLY REALLY COOK, grandma's recipe, it doesn't taste as good but if you don't know how to and have "guascas" basically the main flavor (green leave) that you can buy it dry on amazon. I guess is okay. Bandeja paisa... mmm well the appearance in the bandeja paisa is crucial (or it can look like a cheap carne asada,rice,beans Mexican style).... I would never again have it there.. they need to work a lot on the flavor (this one seems to be more Centroamerican than Colombian)... and not because You add a peace of bacon and a fried egg would make it "bandeja paisa". Empanadas... usually burned, old, from the previous day. Morcilla... dry, small, burned like taste. About the location... Its not the best part of the area, people hanging on the street, don't know how to drive (someone hit the door of my car causing a big scratch). It's some how dirty, you have to order the food at the counter and they deliver to your table...(No-one seem to care the table was dirty, sticky; another reason wy I take it to -go). Zero customer service. (and this is weird for a Colombian) Restaurant has more of the look of a "corrientazo" restaurant in Chapinero in Bogota. I would not take my friends to eat there... no space, loud, no possible have a conversation or a relaxed meal. This should be advertised as a Colombian/Central American restaurant and not a true Colombian restaurant. (because it is not).More

Date of visit: June 2016
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