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Av. Cristobal de Mendoza 1355, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
(3) 3427864
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 85
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  • 108
    Very good
  • 52
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  • 14
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A out of this world steak

First off, beef in Bolivia is grass-fed. This means it is an entirely different flavor from corn-slop fed cattle. You have been bamboozled into thinking meat texture is how to define a good steak. It isn't, it is flavor. Any meat in Bolivia will offer 10 times spectacular flavor. Now the next... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
ABHennessey
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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

First off, beef in Bolivia is grass-fed. This means it is an entirely different flavor from corn-slop fed cattle. You have been bamboozled into thinking meat texture is how to define a good steak. It isn't, it is flavor. Any meat in Bolivia will offer 10 times spectacular flavor. Now the next trick is buying the right cut (lomito and... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Every time I'm at Santa Cruz I enjoy visiting this place. It is the right place to try various traditional meals. If you are in a group it is a good choice to pick the traditional sampler which is good for about 4 people; however, if you are on a solo visit I would recommend the "majao batido".

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Hartwell, Georgia, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is a unique eating experience in Santa Cruz. Do not miss it and be sure to order lemonade for your drink. You will like the choice son the buffet and salad bar!

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Chula Vista, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

You need to visit this place to experiment and try the local foods. It all tastes/looks home made but is surprisingly strong in flavors. I like the most the rice with the dried meat, a must. Recommended!

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La Paz, Bolivia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Really good food from eastern Bolivia. They have all the classical plates from Santa Cruz and Beni. As you might know, Bolivian food is all about meat. So if you are vegetarian, there is only salad for you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Definitely a place you have to visit, good food, a nice atmosphere, a great view and all that for a fair price. I highly recommend the place so don't waste more time and go! p.s. Try the ceviche de lagarto you won't regret it ;)

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Santiago, Chile
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were only in Santa Cruz for one night and went here on a friend's recommendation. We had about 11 small dishes which were a variety of meats, rice, vegetables etc. This is a great place to go if you want to try Bolivian food and eat and eat and EAT. The Bolivian beer is quite nice too. One thing... More 

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Santa cruz
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61 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Is a culture in Santa cruz, the service is very slow, the food so so, if you want to see a tradition you got to go. On Sunday's the have a buffets witch is faster.

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Vienna, Austria
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17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

As I have lived almost 4 years in S.C. and have travelled back for over 10 years, this was always my favourite Restaurant. Sunday speciality "SOPA DE MANI" fresh peanut soup..and "El Keperi" boiled Beef....a MUST

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Im vegetarian. I like quite places. I love to enjoy a good wine. Well... If you look like me, you should avoid this place. It's very noisy! But hey! If you want to have this kind of experience, you should go for sure!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Cristobal de Mendoza 1355, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Santa Cruz Department  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: (3) 3427864

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