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La Fogata

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$$ - $$$
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Frente al Terminal de Transporte, Guatape, Colombia
8611040
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I orderd the trout, but it was extremely dry, old and fried in really old oil, so was the fries. I had pain in my stomach for the next 3 hours. Can not believe this is number 2?!

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Thank Tjeu81
Coronado, Costa Rica
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207 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed sampling this local specialty & it was great sitting on the 3rd floor overlooking the lake. The service was quick & friendly.

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Thank Saltspringsgirl
Annapolis, Maryland
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has the babe beef dinner. Served with lots of potatoes and a tiny salad. Beef was tasty and cooked rare though I ordered it medium. Took forever to get the bill with wait staff standing around chatting. And then the credit card machine did not work. Was ok but wouldn't go outta my way to visit this place.

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Warsaw, Poland
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156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just recommend it to try while in Guatape for delicious grill meat. We had baby beef and ribs. Both were very good.

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Thank IVESEEN_
London, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Opposite the boat terminal and overlooking the lake. Efficient service and local homemade food. We had soup which came with arepas.

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San Francisco, California
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had a very satisfying lunch on the second floor of La Fogata, with a superb view of the Lago de Guatape (and the groups of zipliners sailing by above the lake). The breezy, comfortable atmosphere was perfect for our trout lunches (one marinero, which had béchamel sauce; and one al ajillo, with garlic sauce). Both came with fries and... More 

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Thank Vivien W
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome awesome awesome 3rd floor lake views. We are from the west coast,we know good BBQ. The ribs and the catfish soup are top notch. Wifi, great service and lake ambiance. 100% recommend.

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Thank Amber M
Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This place was recommended to us. It was very busy, which seemed like a good sign. I ordered the ribs which were tasty. My only regret was ordering a beer instead of one of the blended juices. My partner ordered one and it was delicious. Our waiter was also friendly and attentive. We sat on the top floor and had... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Delicious meat...altough the fish was overbaken and too greasy. Their speciality is the meat parriladas and they have the delicious "Colombia Club Trigo" beer. Recomend their meat plates

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Thank PhoenixSaoPaulo
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The food was ok, but nothing more. It is quite annoying that all the trucks pass by...the staff is nice too.

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Thank SeiKhmer

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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
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Colombian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente al Terminal de Transporte, Guatape, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Guatape
  • Phone Number: 8611040

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