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About 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. 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. We also have an enclosed patio which is available for private parties all year around. Like us on Facebook.com/BogotaBistro

141 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Dining Style:
Home Style

Cuisines:
Latin American, Comfort Food

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

Cross Street:
St. Johns Place/Lincoln Place

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(718) 230-3805

Website:
http://www.bogotabistro.com/

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.

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.

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.

Executive Chef:
George Constantinou

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Bogota Latin Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.2

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Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Fun (29)
Casual (24)
Comfort Food (23)
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Authentic (21)
Good for a Date (20)
Good for Groups (18)
Happy Hour (18)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Great for Lunch (16)
Special Occasion (14)
Great for Brunch (14)
Vibrant Bar Scene (14)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Hot Spot (13)
Sunday Lunch (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Good Vegetarian Options (12)
Kid-friendly (11)
Gluten Free Options (11)
Tapas (11)
Cozy (10)
People Watching (9)
Spicy (9)
Late-night Find (8)
Vegan (8)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Quick Bite (6)
Romantic (6)
Afternoon Coffee (5)
Bar Seating (5)
Healthy (5)
Seasonal (5)
Great Beer (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Business Meals (2)
Live Sports (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Music (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Need more vegan options. Too many mushrooms in the veggie tacos

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

My third time here and I cannot get past the fish tacos and cilantro mash. AMAZING! Wanted the amazing bread pudding, but we waited for over 30 mins and gave up. Service is always hit or miss.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

My boyfriend and I decided to dine here for Sunday brunch and were pleased with the quality of the food, drinks and portion sizes. It was delicious. We loved the ambiance as well.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent service from Tina who was a new waitress to NY AND Bogota. Bogota never disappoints and having my family there to celebrate my recent accomplishments was perfect at Bogota Bistro.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Came here for my wife's birthday dinner with a party of 11...We arrived a little early but were seated right away. Excellent food, sangria and tres leches cake. There was something for everyone, even the pickiest of eaters finished their plate.

Tags: Tapas, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

My go to place great food and cocktails lively music I highly recommend!!

Tags: Happy Hour, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Great service and amazing food. The ambience was very pleasant. Not loud at all. Would definitely recommend.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

One of my go-to’s for a reliably good dining experience. Went for my birthday and had arroz con pollo, steak cornmeal empanada, flan, and a spicy margarita — delicious and satisfying!!! Looking forward to going back...

Tags: Great for Lunch, Spicy, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Casual, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Tapas, Cozy, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Four of us met for brunch- excellent! Didn't get to try the drinks so next time we're back in the New York area I want to come back. Appreciate that we could sit and chat and that we weren't rushed out.
Loved the Halloween decorations!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Edgar our server was excellent. Food and drinks were good as always.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Tapas, Special Occasion, Casual, Afternoon Coffee, Fun, Kid-friendly, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Live Music, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

The food was wonderful and the service fantastic. We had a great time.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Good food good drinks :)Good food good drinks :)Good food good drinks :)Good food good drinks :)

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, People Watching, Business Meals, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Seasonal, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great good and relaxing vibe!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Love the drinks here. Coconut margaritas and their sangritas are perfect. The food is delicious could use a little more spice but still good

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Casual
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Great food. Great service. We loved eaten in the back room which is quieter than the rest of the restaurant.We like eating “out doors”

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great food and service as usual. We always enjoy dining there.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Went here for brunch with a group of 16. Sat us out back in the patio. Waiters were incredibly friendly and service was great. Food was delicious!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Staff were so friendly and helpful. Food was good. Tres leches was delicious - a very nice way to end the dinner.

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Outstanding customer service from the moment we arrived up until our departure. We were a party of 7 people and all had a great time and would definitely come again.

Tags: Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 29, 2017

They didn't have my reservation when I went to check in. It was remedied and they sat my party, but even after showing them the OpenTable confirmation email they still couldn't find my reservation.

We were seated in the back of the restaurant. It was very noise and hard to converse because there was a big motor/generator in the atrium area between the two dining areas.

The food itself was very tasty and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is in the area and looking for a delicious meal.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

This place is great The emapanadas were delicious. Sangritas are really good. I had Gallic shrimp with rice and black beans. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. Our waiter was very attentive and patient. Had a wonderful night with friends!

Tags: Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Bogota Latin Bistro never fails to amaze me. The food is superb and the atmosphere is always fantastic.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Coffee, Late-night Find, Kid-friendly, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Always a great experience. Great food & knowledgeable staff.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 19, 2017

2nd time eating here , really enjoy it.
Love the drinks and the sides especially kale.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Spicy
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

Not the same quality, the food was amazing few years ago. Now it doesn't taste authentic.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Juan is an amazing waiter! The bartenders and all the employees help each other, very organized and clean and fun! I will always recommend this!

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·Dined on September 15, 2017

Food was overpriced and the empanadas were oily on the outside but dry on the inside. Not worth the price but the service and drinks made up for some of it, at least a little bit.

Tags: Casual, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 10, 2017

The food here was excellent, and our server Rigoberto was very helpful and kind. I would recommend, though, that the restaurant manager speak with the hostesses. We had a 2pm reservation for my birthday and called to ask if it was okay that we were running 10 minutes late. The hostess on the phone said it was absolutely fine. We arrived at 2:10, and the hostesses at the door asked me to give them a few minutes to prepare the table. I checked back again at 2:30 to see what was taking so long, and one of the hostesses said that, and I quote, "Well, being that you were 10 minutes late, that made us get behind and so we needed more time." We weren't seated until 2:40.

The most upsetting part about this wasn't that one of the hostesses was rude to me on my birthday. It was that they clearly had not prepared for our reservation. If they had, we would have been able to sit down at 2:10 when we arrived, which we had already confirmed was okay by calling the restaurant beforehand. Additionally, some of my friends needed to leave by 3:30, so the half-hour delay we experienced forced them to rush a meal that could've been leisurely.

I sincerely hope that future guests do not have the same unfortunate experience. Bogota Latin Bistro is a great restaurant in many respects; it would be a shame for an unprepared, unfriendly hostess to continue giving such a bad impression to diners before they even have the chance to dine.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Great for Brunch, Authentic
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Great time

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Such a wonderful birthday here! The drinks and ropa Viejas were absolutely delicious!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Vegan, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Fun, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Authentic, Romantic, Afternoon Coffee, People Watching, Live Sports
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2017

A very pleasant experience. Lots of variety on the menu and they were very tasty.

Tags: Vegan, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The food is plentiful and delicious..main dining room very noisy ( we sat in back thankfully)..
only complaint..drinks are very skimpy for the price..

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Always a pleasure to dine here . The food was delicious and of good quality.

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

I love this place it's family oriented and very friendly place. They treat u like family. I always go for every occasion. It's the best place in town

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Fun, Casual, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Romantic
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·Dined on August 21, 2017

Family visiting.

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Food was amazing, our server speak Spanish and had very good knowledge of the menu, his recommendations were excellent.
Will def come back to this place !!

Tags: Casual, Fun, Good for Groups
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Please don't be fooled by the photos: This place is essentially Chilli's. Cheap, relatively dirty, and crammed with loud sorority girls. Avoid if you have any taste or would prefer not to eat beneath a blasting speaker.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

My wife and me are never disappointed eating here, seating is a little cramped and not crazy about the side by side seating at the booth especially when you get that certain loud mouth woman talking a mile a minute, but when we go and its often we ask for wall seating. Patrons are friendly and service is always excellent and food always delicious

Tags: Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Vegan, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Happy Hour, Spicy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 11, 2017

My second visit, and Bogota did not disappoint! Had the lunch special: chicken empenadas (gluten-free) and ropa vieja with a classic mojito -- absolutely delicious! We also had a very attentive and helpful waiter, who gave very extensive explanations of the menu and the gluten-free options. I'll be back...

Tags: Kid-friendly, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Fun, Tapas, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options, Spicy, Great for Lunch, Authentic, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Great food and generous portions. The lunchtime vibe was quiet yet still remained lively.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options
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