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Restaurante El Gato Gris

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Carrera 12b Primero - 12 | Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota 111511, Colombia
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Key Largo, Florida
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352 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the El Gato Gris for a Coca tea and Mojito on the roof next to a fireplace. Oh what fun...go do this and you can thank me later. We were there on a rainy, cold evening, but with the fire roaring next to us, we just loved it. If your lucky, it will be cold and rainy... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner on our night in Bogota. The place itself is very nice. Staff was friendly and quick to serve. We ordered an appetizer,2 dinners, 2 desserts and a bottle of wine. We paid about $60 USD which is extremely reasonable. The food was yummy and the band playing during dinner was great!

Thank jeniller
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have gone there twice - once for dinner and a second time just for drinks. We love the ambience with its small quirky spaces. The drinks were very good especially the sangria. The food was good but not spectacular

Thank Jim V
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a place you have to visit if you are in Bogota. Great atmosphere, live music and drinks. Love it.

Thank Almir V
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

A beautiful little restaurant with good food, although potentially a little overpriced in comparison to other Bogota restaurants. Live entertainment is great, and there is an awesome selection of craft beers.

Thank NZLads
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

in spite of the location is great, the coctails and food quality is very poor, i drank the worst " pisco sour" ever. I don' t recomend this place

Thank Diego r
San Francisco, California, United States
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We didn't eat, as we had alternate plans (and had heard the food here wasn't the main draw), but it was the perfect spot to grab a glass of wine before dinner! Loved all the small rooms—definitely feels as though you're one of only a few parties here, which lends an intimate feel. Not a huge selection of wines, but... More 

Thank Nichole P
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

One of my favorite things during my visit. It was a fantastic multi-level restaurant with live music, countless private areas/coves/rooms, and delicious food. The beef dishes were all great.

Thank AroundWorld300KDays
Den Haag
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

You may have some difficulty finding this restaurant. It's in the alley directly behind the small square (opposite the little church). The interior is very attractive, it looks like you're seated inside rooms around a small courtyard. We ate a fish dish which was good but nothing special. The live music was good but quite loud, making it hard to... More 

Thank PieterDH
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Visiting this cute multi-level restaurant is like going on a treasure hunt in someone’s home and uncovering a wealth of hidden nooks, hideaways and balconies for drinking and dining—all of them warm and inviting. The ambience is really quite special. We had the ceviche (with corvina, or sea bass), caprese salad, emapanaditas, and cazuela de mariscos (note that this seafood... More 

Thank Vivien W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Bar, South American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 12b Primero - 12 | Barrio La Candelaria, Bogota 111511, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Bogota
  • Phone Number: +(57)3421716
The Gato Gris comes from a story that long ago, a beautiful woman used to sit on the balcony of her house (which is now the restaurant), petting a gray cat on her lap. A passing paramour fell in love with her so her husband moved them away, and people never heard from them again. Only the gray cat remained, wandering around the roof of the house. music live all day 8 pm atmosphere is bohemian.

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