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El Arca

#1,141 of 2,380 Restaurants in Bogota}
££ - £££Latin,
Calle 118 #5-03 - Usaquen, Bogota 111166, Colombia
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
21 Oct 2016
“Delicious Plantains, meat and juices”
2 May 2016
“Pretty good”
Closed Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Latin, Colombian
££ - £££
Calle 118 #5-03 - Usaquen, Bogota 111166, Colombia
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you are a meet lover, I recommend the 'Lomo al Trapo' which is fantastic, otherwise any of the platain dishes are incredibles. A must have is the 'Lulada'! is the best juice is the world, if you like sour fruits.

Thank nati_s04
Reviewed 2 May 2016

It was pretty good I think. I wasn't crazy about it, I would say it was good. Well, you will leave full ;) Restaurant looks like a cheap dinner, I don't remember the prices as it was the first day in Bogota. It was recommended...More

1  Thank Julia N
Reviewed 2 December 2015

We loved it so much that we had to go back once more before leaving Colombia. Everything was good, the empanaditas, the trancas, pascuals, ohh and the jugo de lulo, just delicious! oh and service is great as well!

Thank DFeb
Reviewed 30 September 2015

If you like to try new and tasty stuff this is a great place for you. Perfect place for a good dinner and a nice talk with friends. It's location would let you not just eat and leave but walk around usaquen park which is...More

Thank Luis C
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I had the empanaditas for starter and the "patacon con pollo, carne desmechada y ahogao". Let me tell you I did not ask for desert. Both the starter and the main were cold or not uniformly warm, as if from the micro wave. Whatever empanadas...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 22 January 2015

We visited this nice place due to their "Luladas", which is primarily a small orange colored delicious sour and sweet fruit! They put chunks of it with ice! The menu offers a variety of plates. I chose this Petacon BURGER, which was ok, not the...More

Thank Carlian R
Reviewed 20 November 2014

This place had some of the best Maracuya juice I had in Bogota, along with a great cappucino. Definitely recommend any of the dishes served over plaintains sliced and stuffed with cheese.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 22 February 2014

If you like plantains (patacones/tostones) this place is worthwhile visiting. They offer thinly-sliced green plantains with a few options (salsa, suero, avocado?) to dip them into. Loved my dish, which was another green plantain with beef and salsa.

Thank Ana M
Reviewed 24 November 2013

This place has traditional Cali style food. It is amazing. Very authentic. Prices are pretty cheap for the amount of food you receive. The service is pretty good, as good as you can expect. Overall this place is worth a shot.

Thank The_Exec_Backpacker
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Our friends recommended this restaurant to us and after walking the Usequen market we headed there for lunch. We had ceviche and a sweet plantain with cheese appetizer. There were 6 of us and we all ordered different plantain dishes. Mine included a sweet plantain...More

Thank DaytonaMike
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Latin, Colombian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 118 #5-03 - Usaquen, Bogota 111166, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: 2133272
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