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Mini Mal

Transversal 4bis # 57-52 | Carretera 4A, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3475464
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tiger shrimp” (5 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
“plantains” (9 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Transversal 4bis # 57-52 | Carretera 4A, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been to this place several times and ALWAYS had the best service and the same quality standards regarding food. It has the perfect mixture of traditional and modern Colombian. The waiters are always very nice and the food has this comforting taste that makes...More

Thank CarolinaSee
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with some friends from the United States and the food was just great! I love how they combine different flavors and make the food such a delightful experience.

Thank Daniela A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this place as it was around the corner from where we were staying. After a long flight this was an excellent way to refuel; delicious foods and artisinal drinks, but also great portions. Highly recommend making the trip here if you're staying in...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enchanting, delightful, unexpected food infusion experience. I had the blow fish- which in my wildest dreams never thought I would ever try-awesome!!

Thank cfitmv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mini-Mal was a fabulous experience for us in Bogota. Our waiter was extremely kind and worked with us despite our limited Spanish. We came for lunch, and it was one of our most memorable meals in Bogota. The flavors were superb, with rich, yummy Caribbean...More

Thank clevelander07
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Had read the Lonely Planet recommendation and after 1.5 years in Colombia, was excited to try some more refined/exciting Colombian cuisine. Good ambiance and service, and prices were cheaper than I expected (~$20k entrada, $12k soup, $30k main). However, aside from soup which we enjoyed...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I have lived in Bogota for almost a year and this is the most unique restaurant I have experienced. The menu features dishes from the Pacific coast of Colombia and the Amazon that are certainly more flavorful and adventurous than any of the traditional Colombian...More

Thank Maxisme
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Mini Mal was a great restaurant! I was with a very mixed group of people totallying 12. The service was amazing and the food was second to none. The only thing that I would say is a negative to this place is how hidden it...More

Thank Bluekrypton
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A funky, hip restaurant in Bogota. I had the quinoa salad and my husband had the fish for dinner. We had the squid for dinner as an appetizer as well. Great service. Charming ambiance.

Thank DandMRidgefield_CT
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly service and in a lovely neighborhood of Chapinero Alto. Innovative and well executed menu, complete with delicious cocktails. Highly recommend!

Thank VieEnRose87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Transversal 4bis # 57-52 | Carretera 4A, Bogota, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota>  > Chapinero
  • Neighbourhood: Chapinero
  • Phone Number: +57 1 3475464
This small restaurant is also the base of a design bureau. The fusion food served here is an amazing mix of the most delicious Colombian flavors. Coastal recipes meets traditional fruit desserts, along with some delicacies that are exotic even for the locals. I have lived here for a long time and this place is a revelation.
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