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El Patio Salteneria

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Calle San Alberto 18, Sucre, Bolivia
+591-4-64-55173
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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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
Most recent review
Great salteña experience

If you are visiting Sucre and want to try the "salteña" experience this is a great place to do it, good flavor, the right amount of seasoning and perfect spiciness, made with good ingredients, great experience in a beautiful colonial patio.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Ronald M
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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting Sucre and want to try the "salteña" experience this is a great place to do it, good flavor, the right amount of seasoning and perfect spiciness, made with good ingredients, great experience in a beautiful colonial patio.

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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A tradition throughout Bolivia it is imperative that you take 'elevenses' at a restaurant or cafe serving Salteñas. El Patio is a specialist! The Salteñas are hot and delicious with a suitably thin pastry crust. Drinks served range from coffee through freshly prepared fruit juices with either milk or water and with or without sugar (I recommend with water and... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went in the morning. They had chicken and beef and they came out piping hot! The juice will burn your fingers or mouth so beware and use the spoon. The food was soo good that we wanted to get takeaway at 1:30pm but it was already closed! The only bad thing about this place is that it is crowded... More 

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Port Hedland, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Empanadas are delicious. Whatever flavour you ask for, you will love it. Just remember that if you ask for take away, get a spoon!

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Top Contributor
283 reviews 283 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I line their blended fruit drinks and love their beef salteñas. In my opinion they are the beef salteñas in town. If you want chicken, I suggest going to Los Pasos de Los Abuelos. They've got the edge on the chicken ones!

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Estados Unidos
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79 reviews 79 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Salteñas (which some have compared to very big, Argentine-type, baked empanadas) might be the best fast-food in Bolivia. I have Bolivian friends living in Sucre, and I've been coming to this town for month-long visits every-other year for the past twelve years. My major complaint with Sucre is that they do not realize that there might be a demand for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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91 reviews 91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Not amazing food. A little too much sauce inside the Saltenas. Really busy but worth at least one try to compare the empanadas in Sucre.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Saltenas are a Bolivian version of an empanada. These have an amazing pastry on the outside and a delicious, sweet filling on the inside. You can choose between chicken, beef, or the empanadas of Santa Cruz, which have sugar sprinkled on the top. Personally, I couldn't get enough of the Saltenas de Caldo (carne, beef), and I must have eaten... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I went here with my Spanish teacher for an authentic Sucre salteña, and I can definitely say I was not disappointed. The place was packed around lunchtime, which is always a good sign. The pastry was perfectly golden on the outside, and the sauce and filling was warm and well-seasoned. The prices were right, very affordable, and service was incredibly... More 

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Toulon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This place is very nice, in a patio. Who can order chicken or beef empanadas, also fresh juice. They are very tasty and cheap. Service is very fast. Great place for breakfast of even lunch!

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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

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