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El Patio Salteneria

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Latin, Spanish
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Calle San Alberto 18, Sucre, Bolivia
+591-4-64-55173
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food. Bad service.

Great saltenas. I mean really tasty, sauce inside is lava so be careful! As for the guy at the door and the girl wandering around collecting dishes, replace them with mannequins. More cost effective i reckon. Once we got our ticket we had to wait about 10-15 minutes for her to collect and give to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
viet_ceoil
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great saltenas. I mean really tasty, sauce inside is lava so be careful! As for the guy at the door and the girl wandering around collecting dishes, replace them with mannequins. More cost effective i reckon. Once we got our ticket we had to wait about 10-15 minutes for her to collect and give to the kitchen. And they seemed... More 

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Thank viet_ceoil
Leucadia, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

From the ambiance of the quaint outdoor courtyard to the piping hot pockets of deliciousness, we could not get enough of the El Patio Salteneria. It's flooded with locals and tourists alike and sells out fast! Get there between 11 and 12 to ensure you get a taste of both the beef and the chicken Salteñas.

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Thank PFCFitness
Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

We have been in Bolivia for a week now and have tried several salteña places in LaPaz and this Sucre location blew us away. A good sized salteña with great flavor. A bit most (as it should be) and delicious. Would go again - we even took a couple to go!

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Thank joshmtus
Lima, Peru
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We tried A LOT of empanadas and saslteñas throughout out time in Sucre. We heard about this place and thought it might just be all talk and swarming in tourists. there were a few tourists, but also heaps of locals. Its a quick process (kinda confusing first time as they dont have a menu and you have to order as... More 

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Thank mumwearefine
Colchester
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Queue system to order and pay before sitting down. Service was efficient but if you want more you need to queue again. Very popular with locals. Great courtyard and excellent for people watching. Saltenas very good. Basically it's a Bolivian Cornish pasty. Used to be given to the silver miners to take to work. The lemonade was very sweet.

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Thank 1480
Warsaw, Poland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

This were supposed to be the best place for saltenas in Bolivia, and you know what? It was! They are delicious! Especially the ones with chicken. They have something special about the filling and the crust. I would totally recommend it! Just be prepared for long time of waiting because the waiters prefer to chat in the kitchen than take... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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593 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Our group arrived in Sucre and this is one of the first places we came to for empanadas and it was a lovely place. Because there were so many of us we were seated upstairs on the balcony which was pleasant.. They didn't have vegetarian empnadas but they let us call next door to buy some for the veggies and... More 

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Thank cazbatt
Sao Paulo, SP
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45 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great place in town for trying the famous empanadas, there are some different kinds, all of them are delicious.

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Santiago, Chile
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79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Really good saltenas, but more expensive than the ones you get elsewhere. I'm unconvinced that they're worth that much extra. Lovely courtyard, nice for a sunny morning saltena and coffee.

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Thank lookwhatwedone
Chicago, Illinois
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107 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Try the both types of salteñas the chicken and beef one. They were both delicious but I did prefer the chicken one ! They also have very reasonable prices 7-10 bolivianos for each salteña. The service wasn't the best but it could've just been an off day. I recommend getting a milkshake with your salteñas ! This was probably my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle San Alberto 18, Sucre, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Chuquisaca Department  >  Sucre
  • Phone Number: +591-4-64-55173

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Latin, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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