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Bogota Latin Bistro
Bogota Latin Bistro

Bogota Latin Bistro Details

  • Dining Style: Home Style
  • Website: http://www.BogotaBistro.com
  • Email: Eat@BogotaBistro.com
  • Phone: (718) 230-3805
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am to 5:00pm

    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,
    Friday: 5:00pm - 1:00am
    Saturday: 4:00pm - 1:00am
    Sunday: 4:00pm - 1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: George Constantinou
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Bogota Latin Bistro offers off-site catering to nearby homes and offices. We also do in-house catering and can accommodate parties of 65-100.
    Our flexible catering and party menus can accommodate casual events, sit down dinners, buffets and cocktail parties. Bogota Latin Bistro brings a warm Latin flavor to any event, whether in the tropical setting of our restaurant or in the comfort of your own setting. Our catering menu is available on our website: BogotaBistro.com. Call for more details: 718-230-3805.
  • Private Party Facilities: Whatever the occasion, we can help you put your guests in a festive mood by providing them with the space, food and service they won't soon forget. In fact, we were designed with parties and large groups in mind! Our flexible catering and party menus can accommodate casual events, sit down dinners, buffets and cocktail parties. Bogota Latin Bistro brings a warm Latin flavor to any event, whether in the tropical setting of our restaurant or in the comfort of your own setting.

    Bogota Latin Bistro can also be rented out in its entirety for large functions and private events. We offer a variety of dining options (sit-down dinners / buffet-style cocktail parties) with great pricing options. Contact our event manager for more information.

    From birthday parties, bridal showers and even bar mitzvahs and beyond, Bogota Latin Bistro is a great choice for hosting the special occasions in your life.
  • Private Party Contact: George Constantinou (718) 230-3805

Getting there

  • Cross Street: St. Johns Place/Lincoln Place
  • Public Transit: 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.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street parking is available and the nearest parking garage is: Central Parking Garage, 800 Union St
    New York, NY 11215, (718) 622-2351.
A word from Bogota Latin Bistro
On par with some of Manhattan's best Latin restaurants but located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, Bogota Latin Bistro is a neighborhood restaurant that offers Latin-inspired /Colombian dishes and drinks including mojitos, caipirinhas, aguardiente and imported Latin American wines and beers in a fun, funky and casual environment.

We have a great happy hour and serve brunch Saturday & Sunday with reduced prices on our most popular drinks. Our menu features an assortment of small plates, large plates, side dishes, and desserts that allow you to mix, match and share dishes to create a customized dining experience on every visit. House specialties include Bandeja Paisa, Arroz con Pollo, Empanadas, Arepas and other Colombian classics.

Friday & Saturday, our kitchen is open until 1AM and we have a late night happy hour from midnight until closing. We also have an enclosed patio which is available for private parties all year around. Like us on Facebook.com/BogotaBistro
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLatin American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Came here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Looking for a quiet romantic evening ... NOT. Not what we were looking for but we were pleasantly surprised by atmosphere, ambiente & food. The server was attentive & helpful with food selection. Only drawback was that the red sangria was just OK. We will be returning, just not for a quiet evening out lol. We do Recommend it for the food. Bandeja Paisa was huge & grilled salmon was very tasty."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "I can go to Bogota over and over (OH WAIT - I do!!!) The food is really great and the wait staff is so awesome. From the minute you walk in the greeter smiles and is so friendly. The food is DELICIOUS. This place is realy fun and the food is delicious. The arepas are great! My friend ordered paella and LOVED it and I orderd a grilled chicken dish. We shared some guac and had a wonderful time! I would definitely recommend this place.....and I'll keep going back!!!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Service could have been better, especially considering the mandatory $10 p/person added to bill, and wished it were more spacious but the food is good and dessert even better."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "This place is hidden really good in the middle of park slope.. But is an amazing find!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "I took my wife, daughter and sister-in law to celebrate my wife's birthday. This was for 3 adults and 1 child. My wife and her sister ordered 1 entrée together and I ordered one. My Daughter ordered from the kids meal. All of us ordered drinks (non-happy hour prices). The food and service was very good until we received the check. I was surprised that the check was for 153 dollars (includes tip). I should of complained about the check but since it was my wife's birthday I did not say anything. We will not return to Latin Bogota. We prefer to go to Roosevelt, Queens where you can have dinner for 4 adults at +/-100.00. My Wife liked the food and she had a good time. It's a good thing she did not see the check!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "This is a fantastic Latin bistro. The entire staff is friendly and ready to recommend their favorite dish on the menu. So many delicious dishes here. Great for late night empanadas or Sunday brunch! Fruit margaritas a must try."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Great spot to come to with friends just make a reservation for the weekend."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We were in Brooklyn picking our daughter up for a concert and found Bogata. Loved the food. It was a fun atmosphere (noisy but fun) with excellent service despite being very busy."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Good night with friends and the food was very good. Plantain chips to start were very good and everyone enjoy their food. Service was good. Noise level was energetic."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "My wife and I have been coming here for years, for our date nights, kids birthday parties, Mother's Day, Father's Day... We bring everyone that comes to visit us here. It's a neighborhood restaurant we are proud to show off."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "For those of us with gluten allergies, dining out can sometime be hard. I was thrilled to see the vast array of GF options on the menu! The Domino cornmeal empanada really hit the spot. Also check out their house sauces. So delicious!"
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Great food always fun to go to. Was a little annoyed they ran out if the plantain chips which was a first. But all had a good time"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We were seated right away because I had made a reservation weeks in advance. I had stated it was a "birthday dinner" for my wife upon making the reservation, the staff failed to acknowledge it even after they mentioned it during a confirmation phone call regarding my reservation. Nevertheless, our server was excellent and our food was amazing. I strongly recommend the margaritas. It is a small place so I would not recommend a larger party (5+). Excellent, authentic spanish food."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This place from the beginning to end was a delightful experience. I had a group of 9 so we took up a few tables. Reservations are highly recommended because it can get really packed. The food was great. I had the Colombian platter, which was really good. The meat was very juicy. The amazing service started at the door. The guy was extremely nice and never stopped smiling. They have a lot of great choices of food. I would definitely come back again and again and again."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Great brunch menu with central American takes on brunch staples."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Since going to Bogota numerous times it has always been one of my favorite restaurants to visit. The servers have always been very friendly and welcoming each time I have been there (which is many). The dishes and drinks are always delicious and I never have tried anything that I have not enjoyed. I will continue to visit Bogota for brunch/dinner !"
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Great food, great drinks... Awesome place to go before a Nets game."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "Great find in Brooklyn and so many vegetarian and gluten free options for my party. Our server was very knowledgable and gave us great recommendations!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "They have the best food, it is consistently great! The entire staff is incredibly welcoming; they all greet you and make sure you're having a good experience. This place is the whole package!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "I was excited to try this restaurant from all the reviews. I'm not sure what type of food these other reviewers are used to eating but this was not delicious....it was plain old food. We enjoy fresh food on the gourmet side. It was extremely busy when we arrived but were seated within 10 minutes. The waiter was very attentive and was available to answer all questions. We had the Empanada Sampler and, quite frankly they were not good. We had the Salmon--it was dry. The potatoes, tasteless. Breakfast Tacos and the mixture inside did not look fresh at all & no flavor, Bandeja Paisa (Colombian Platter)--also tasteless. I feel badly posting this but this is what we experienced. If you want sit down fast food.....this is the place to go."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I popped into this neighborhood gem. It was my first time but I was very pleased. I had a lulu fruit caipirinha to drink, which was delicious. Then, we shared the plata con queso--delicious!! For entree, I has the jalapeño grilled catfish with kale and Gallo pinto for sides. All excellent choices! Though we were stuffed, we shared the churros for dessert and had no regrets. Service was impeccable. I'm definitely going back! Oh and try their sauces!!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "The place was cramp, to many tables to close together, you couldn't move without disturbing a person from a different table. The drinks where pretty good and the food was good, specially the portion of food served, no need for a doggy bag. They should have some Spanish music playing, which they didn't. All in all with the company I was with I had a great time."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We enjoyed a good lunch with a couple of great drinks. I order the Brazilian Sangria and could swear that it had guava in it. Everything was delicious. Kid friendly place. So maybe tell your waiter you want a more kid free zone."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "This wasn't my first time having dinner at Bogota and it was, as always, delicious! The menu gives you lots of choices for whatever your in the mood for. The fish tacos I had were satisfying and have some kick if you want some spice. The famous empanadas are also a good choice and different unique filling combinations are offered. The server was attentive and helpful to us. I went on a Saturday night and the ambiance was vibrant. It is a great place to go with friends, but the small tables toward the back are a little to close together for my comfort. You feel as if the people next to you are part of your conversation. Other than that my experience was great and I will definitely be back."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "This place was amazing! I came here for my birthday with friends and family. We all had a great time. The service and food was incredible. I recommend this place for couples, groups or just a night out to have some good Columbian food!"
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "Wonderful, varied menu with options for every dietary requirement plus welcoming, energized atmosphere and friendly/attentive yet laid-back service make this the perfect place for a couple or a group. I've been coming here for years and always leave happy."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "I'm from Cali, Colombia so I know well about the food taste it wasn't to bad but they can improve. The service was bad the hosts was looking at the table and asking if we order somenthing else yo see if she can bring more people in for the table. The mojitos in special the colombian was just lemon and soda no alcohol taste. We ask for a shot of Cristal aguardiente and we receive Valle. Unforyunately we don't go back again."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Visited NYC and this gem was recommended to me by two separate friends. Started with coconut margaritas and I was sold from then. The empanada sampler was amazing and I had the paella as an entree (my eyes were bigger than my stomach). Tons of food, great drinks, fantastic friends--I couldn't ask for a better dining experience."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "The food was delicious and our server was kind and awesome. Great First time dinning experience and ill definitely be coming back."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "This remains my favorite Brooklyn restaurant ever since first ate there in 2009 The empanadas are yummy. Tres leches is definite must try. Bogota never disappoints whether for brunch or dinner."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We go to Bogota as frequently as we can, but this time, we invited my parents to join us for my husband's 55th birthday celebration. My parents are in their late 80s, so I was a bit worried about how they would take to the noisy, vibrant Bogota scene. I needn't have worried; they loved it! It was too noisy for them, as it was for us as well, but they loved the atmosphere, the service and the food. I recommend Bogota to everyone for just about any dinner."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Once again- fresh, vibrant, delicious Latin food with friendly service."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "They were very friendly and accommodating. They even charged my phone for me (I had my own charger) while we ate, which was great because it was low and we were going to a concert afterwards. The service was also quick, considering how busy they were. Also, the food was outstanding and there were a ton of things to choose from on the menu."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Food was great, no surprise there. What was a surprise was the fact they overbooked, and had make shift seating with terrible chairs and little folding tables which you could only situate your legs on out side of table staff kept banging into customers and tables which wobbled on plank flooring."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "this was my first time at this restaurant with my date and we loved the atmosphere"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Bogota is the best in latin cuisine. The menu is very diverse in the many latin influences and have something for everyone. In the past seven years i have tried pretty much everything that is on the menu and have yet been disappointed. A must for all first time visitors should be the Bandeja Paisa, a Columbian dish fit for a farmer. Bogota has an awesone selection of cocktails that range from sweet tasting infused with fruit, not overwhelmingly sweet, to something strong for the true spirits enthusiast. My personal favorite is the "Mojito Columbiano" made with agua ardiente which is a columbian native rum. The dessert menu does'nt fall far behind and is to die for."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I always love coming here!!! Their Bendeja Paisa is so delicious!! I tried their tortilla soup and it was the best soup I've ever had!! The amount of chicken and spicy taste was AMAZING!! Oh and of course their Sangrita it also a drink I can't live without!! I come here often and I'm never disappointed!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We really enjoy the varied menu - it's all delicious. We asked for details and suggestions from our server, and she was honest and helpful. We've been to Bogota several times. The second time we were there, we brought a friend from Colombia, and he raved about the authentic cuisine - he said he felt like he was home. This time, we were celebrating our daughter's birthday. When it was time to look at the dessert menu, my son suggested that my daughter choose, "since it's your birthday" - and he gave a wink to our server. When dessert was brought out, the serving staff came with song and candles, and the other diners joined in. Needless to say, our daughter was pleased and surprised. It was a memorable time for us."
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "Second time here because the first time was absolutely AMAZING, but the food this time was kind of " ehhh. " Considering the bill for two came out to be over $100 food could have been a lot better. At least service and drinks were good though ."
    Dined on 2/2/2014
  • "I had the Brazilian Stew and it was great - good spice and very filling. I was by myself and the staff made me feel very comfortable."
    Dined on 2/4/2014