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Antigua SantaFe

#196 of 2,035 Restaurants in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Calle 11, No. 6-20 | Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
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Hartsdale, New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Our cousins took us here for typical ajiaco and boy, was it good. Same goes for the tamales as well as the juices. Portions were just right, service efficient but not rushed, and for someone to try local cuisine, this is the perfect spot to do so. We will be visiting again on our next trip.

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Thank greytbritta
Greenfield, Indiana
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

This restaurant is very similar to La Puerta Falsa which is right next door. We liked La Purta Falsa so much that we decided to come here for a snack. We tried some of their typical sweets, which were amazing!

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Thank CrazyCarolyn7
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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472 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Traditional Colombian spot that has amazing Ajiaco. Inexpensive prices and great service. Two blocks from Plaza Bolivar.

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Thank JA Experiences N
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Just arrived in bogota today, saw the reviews on here and thought we'd give the classic Colombian dishes a go. Huge portions, stuffed by the end! also, wine is available even though it's not on the menu. No other tourists either! Great start to the trip

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Thank Pete L
Istanbul, Turkey
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163 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

We went this restaurant over an advice. They have an delicious ajiaco. Also Sancocho and Bandaje Paisa seemed very good. Portions are big so if you re not that hungry, you want to share one. They also have some typical desserts of Colombia. Nice place to have a lunch when you're in the La Candelaria. Main dishes are between 14-16.000... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Yo can't go to Bogota without having a typical Ajiaco, and this is excatlly what it's supposed to be like. It doesn't get any better than this.

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Thank gurre79
Ocoee, Florida
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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

We went to this place after visiting Museo del Oro and Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica. We went here almost 2 pm so we were famished. Place was packed considering the time. Service was quite slow but everyone was friendly. Food has generous portions and they were all delicious. Price was quite reasonable.

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Thank kait1yn
Sweden
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360 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

This little place has excellent traditional food. I tried the tamal which was huge and completely different to the ones I have tried in other Latin American countries. It is like having a full meal.

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Brooklyn, New York
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Of all the meals I had in Colombia, the Ajiaco soup I had here was one of the best. It's fairly priced and delicious! I shared with a friend but we both wanted a bit more after we finished! ;) Also the prices are good for budget travelers and the food is authentic. Tons of locals eat here- it's not... More 

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Austin, Texas
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265 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing! I'm so glad I went here. Right next to Plaza Bolivar, this hole in the wall serves some of the best ajiaco. Careful while you order though, the portions are huge! Plus they also serve huge portions of the sides. We ordered a frijoles and an ajiaco and we couldn't finish even half of each. Must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Soups, Colombian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11, No. 6-20 | Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
Description
antiguasantafe@gmail.com

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