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Av Potosi, btwn Sucre & Camacho, Uyuni, Bolivia
(2) 693 3105
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Ranked #6 of 15 Restaurants in Uyuni
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The night we were there the restaurant was almost empty and there was no fire so it certainly lacked atmosphere, it was also a little cold. Food was quite nice but nothing too exciting. Friendly service. Drinks expensive

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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is my favourite restaurant in Uyuni. On a cold night aal you need is a warm fireplace and a good hot meal. This is what La Loco offers. Service is good anfd they are extremely kind. Stay away from all those FAKE pizza places in Uyuni.

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Montreal, Canada
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511 reviews 511 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Nice setting, cool furniture and bar from old train parts, decent food and good service… Bolivia isn't my number one restaurant destination, but this place managed a good meal in an interesting setting, about as good as it gets in Uyuni! Good music to boot! Hope this review was helpful!!!

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Byron Bay
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488 reviews 488 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
449 helpful votes 449 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We just came here for pre dinner drinks. The atmosphere was just OK. It's a huge space with a big fire place in the middle, but unfortunately the fire was not lit (see my pictures). The menu looks interesting... maybe a bit on the expensive side compared to other places in town.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We had beers here & then came back to eat, that's not to say that the menu was amazing, just that the choices in Uyuni were pretty limited! Llama steak was good although Quinoa was bland & burger was good! Decor is fab though, it is dark on entering but tables made from train wheels & a bar from the... More 

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Brugge, Belgium
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168 reviews 168 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

La Loco is a resto for tourists. It is a warm and cosy place. Portions are big and tasty. Big choice. It is not far from Hotel Jardines de Uyuni, in the same street, a bit out of the center of Uyuni. Prices are touristprices. Recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Nearby the main square & across from the San Juan park/playground, this restaurant is a good spot for dinner. I had the llama steak with black pepper sauce which was tender & was served with sautéed quinoa & vegetables, yum. Good selection of desserts too, crepes with caramelised apples & Brazil nut & choc tart were very enjoyable. Overall a... More 

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London
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168 reviews 168 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

And nothing french about it. Vegetarian lasagna was disgusting, a huge mass of tasteless nothing. The place is freezing cold so had to keep our coats on. To be avoided

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Manchester
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Came here while visiting Salt flats and had a lama steak which was really good. Prompt service and reasonably priced food, plus a proper toilet which is not to be taken for granted ;-) Only downside for some travelers might be that you can't pay with credit card.

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Madrid, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Ok I will not talk about the food here (I have nothing spectacular to say). But my experience in Loco was great. Sometimes it is not the food that matters. Coming back from the cold Salar and having three hours to wait until the night bus, La Loco was a heaven. The big fireplace in the middle made all the... More 

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Address: Av Potosi, btwn Sucre & Camacho, Uyuni, Bolivia
Phone Number: (2) 693 3105
Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Potosi Department  >  Uyuni
Cuisine: French

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