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Cafe Bonsai

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Calle 13 #1-07 | by the beach, Taganga, Colombia
+57 5 4219495
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08:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place to enjoy great coffee tea beers sandwiches smiles laughter easy going atmosphere ..enjoy

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Thank Emilie A
Shanghai, China
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165 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee, bakery, breakfast, recycling project, postal service - it's all here. A really cool place to hang out run by a lovely couple.

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Thank Scott L
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really cute café in Taganga, I went for breakfast and just had a delightful latte and brownie! Exactly what I needed to start my day! Lovely atmosphere and great friendly owners! I would recommend it to anyone!

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Thank rubenvanselm
Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Really friendly staff, wonderful filling open sandwiches - we couldn't finish ours but we thoroughly enjoyed trying! The air con is a welcome bonus too. Perfect for when that western food craving kicks in.

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Thank juliakatherine700
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, with good variety Very friendly owner Fast wifi Good AC Ended up visiting about 5 times while doing our dive courses next door

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Thank James J
Taganga, Colombia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Eclectic menus with great sandwiches. Extensive selection of coffee and teas. Evening barbeque and also have AC which at times can be a plus.

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Thank skladz
LayKy, Owner at Cafe Bonsai, responded to this review

Dear Skladz, Thank you for your nice review. We just wanted to inform you and others who might read your review, that we no longer offer barbecue in the evening. Since March 2016 we have started focussing our cafe on breakfast and lunch, our role as a bakery and salads. Our new opening hours are 8AM till 3PM. Thank you,... More 

New York City, New York
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today. We both got sandwiches. One chicken, one mushroom. Both were incredibly tasty and satisfying. You will know immediately that they use only the best quality and freshest ingredients. I could eat the rustic white bread everyday. Lemonades were made to order also with only fresh ingredients. Lots of vegetarian options too but not the boring kind.... More 

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Thank Bil G
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Came here every morning for a comforting cappuccino . Well made! A/c inside , small water view outside . Staff friendly. Seemed relaxed and content with job. No English Meet the cat that I saw take a wallet off another patrons table:) don't let his sleepy look fool you!

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Thank TaraV777
LayKy, Owner at Cafe Bonsai, responded to this review

Dear TaraV777, thanks for your wonderful review! We are a Dutch/German couple who both speak English, so it is rare that we don't have anyone there not speaking English. Sorry, we were not there or didn't make clear that we speak English the mornings you had your comforting cappuccino. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Best place for juices and (iced) coffees!! Plus great breakfast and sandwiches. Recommend it to everyone. Good vibes to due to friendly staff and music

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Thank Tombola1984
Hobart, Indiana
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

As much as I should have tried other local restaurants, I could not get enough of Cafe Bonsai! It was the most healthy, delicious food I think I've ever had. And the atmosphere and the owners are just awesome. I enjoyed getting to know them and it became quite the hangout spot for me! I plan on going back to... More 

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Thank Nicole A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Cuisine
International, European
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 13 #1-07 | by the beach, Taganga, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District  >  Taganga
  • Phone Number: +57 5 4219495
Description
A small cozy cafe/bistro with clay-tile oven baked European breads, pastries, freshly made sandwiches and crispy salads. Enjoy your organic Arabica coffee, loose leaf teas, fresh juices and original cocktails with A/C, fast WIFI and alternative music from all over the world! Open Monday - Saturday from 8 AM - 3 PM.

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