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Bogota Latin Bistro

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$$ - $$$
Latin, Spanish, Colombian, Caribbean, South American, Central American, Gluten Free Options
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141 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-4426 (St. Johns Place/Lincoln Place)
+1 718-230-3805
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10:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I came to The Bogota Bistro on a whim during a visit to the Park Slope area. We were very pleased with the location and our server, Vanessa, was excellent. The portions were just enough and the atmosphere very quaint. Even with lots of patrons it was still nice enough to talk to my friends without yelling.... More 

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New York City, New York
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner and drinks there last night- had a great time. Started with a Mojito which was really good and had the empanadas-beef and chicken, scrumptious 😀 We had the paella,a chicken quesadilla and the chicken tortilla soup were excellent. The layout made for easy dining, space was nice and could be seated in different areas to avoid larger tables... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bogota is located just off of North Prospect Park in Brooklyn, accessible by either the BQ or NRW subway lines. The food is freshly made with a nice variety of classic Latin dishes interspersed with creative choices. The ambiance is that of a busy Bistro on a Saturday night with fellow customers partying at the bar and sitting down with... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before, atmosphere is festive, food is very good and the beers are great! I had the BBQ ribs which were fall off the bone good. Zingu beer was great, one of my nieces favorite restaurants to go to!

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Thank scmor142
Haifa, Israel
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was a bit slow, but the cocktails were great and the food hearty. I had the terrific plantane crusted chicken and an arepa.

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Thank DocWazoo
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So glad this place was recommended by a seatmate during halftime at the Barclays Center. Very busy on a Saturday night but we only waited about 20 minutes for a table and that gave us time to enjoy the mojitos. Delish. Not normally a fan of plantains but liked this prep. Fish was superb, as was rice side and tiny... More 

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Thank Celia R
Auburn, Maine, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered in for a glass of wine; so glad we decided to stay for our evening meal. Great selections, wonderful service, and excellent meals. Will go back, for sure.

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Thank BrettunsVillage
ny
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I love Latin food but in my opinion the flavors here are just average and the price for a full meal with one drink and dessert could become pricy for the quality you are getting. I ordered a mojito,guacamole, the red snapper fish and the cheesecake dessert. The mojito was delicious. The guacamole was pretty good (although my friend said... More 

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Thank E1972
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing little place full of Colombian arts and design in such a way it is very cozy. Service is very good and efficient. The waitress was friendly and fast. The food is fanatic and tasty. The meat is cocked in such a way that it is so tender. I really recommend this rest to all to try.

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Thank Ali S
Rockford, Michigan
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264 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I ate probably 7 different meals at this place and every one was great. One of my favorite dishes ever at any restaurant is their paella. Awesome. Drinks were just OK and I thought expensive but all of my meals were great. Service was always good, although at times slow but it did not matter, the food made up for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Colombian, Caribbean, South American, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-4426
    (St. Johns Place/Lincoln Place)
  • Public Transportation: R train to Union Street, 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, Q & R trains to Atlantic Avenue/Pacific Street, 2 & 3 trains to Bergen Street, and B & Q trains to 7th Avenue. The B63 bus to 5th Avenue & Douglass Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-230-3805
Description
We are Brooklyn's most popular latin restaurant serving the foods and drinks of Colombia and Latin America. Open till 1 AM Fridays and Saturdays and serving Brunch Saturday and Sunday. Fun, festive environment with a great bar and dining room. We are gay friendly and family / casual. Happy hour all night Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and open for lunch Monday through Friday at 12 noon.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?