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Plaza del Estudiante 1901 | Santa Barbara, La Paz, Bolivia
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Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped off early in the morning following a recommendation from a taxi driver. Sat waiting for service for 30min with little acknowledgment or explanation of why there was a wait!!!! Don't bother visiting this place there are much more pleasant places to enjoy a coffee or some breakfast in La Paz.

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Thank Benjamin B
Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

the service was so bad, i had to go up to the waiter three times to get attention. one of those times, my bag got stolen. the staff reacted with indifference and did not want to take any responsibility.

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1 Thank zcrystalhead
La Paz, Bolivia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

After spending 11 hours on a bus back from Uyuni, all i wanted while waiting for my hotel room to be ready was to have a nice breakfast. Front desk told me to go this place. Food was normal compare to the rest of La Paz, what really shock me was that after looking for an outlet to charge my... More 

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1 Thank Jorge T
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Nice quick service, cozy atmosphere but varied quality of food. The steak was chewy, a little dry and didn't taste much. The Thai chicken was on the other hand great, very tender, juicy and full of flavor. So my advice is visit this place, but pick the chicken.

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Thank Richard S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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537 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We couldn't find the place we were looking for and decided to try this place. What a pleasant surprise. We ordered fillet steak. The roquefort steak was delicious and medium rare as ordered. The potato chips were excellent. The place doesn't look like much from the inside or outside, but, it is well located and an excellent choice for eating.... More 

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Thank Dajoma
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347 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Have been to this place by incident. Looked for another place , didn't find, entered here. This place isn't very special but the food we got was exactly what we got. Ordered a steak with pepper sauce. It was medium served and the sauce was great. Service could be fast but hey, we are in SA. Everything was fresh and... More 

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Thank marcoziegler
Manassas, Virginia
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

First of all, just let me say that this restaurant appears to be (based on prices, location and outside appearences) a place tourists would enjoy eating. When I was there, the restaurant was clean and attractively designed. The waiters there were polite, and there is enough space inside that it allows introverted people like myself to feel as though they... More 

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Thank Ayjay W
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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68 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Called in here for lunch after visiting Valle de la Luna. We ordered our food and drinks and the I opened Trip Advisor and read the last review. Only one person in our party had ordered chicken so it was examined carefully and sent back for being undercooked. The rest of the party ate beef and pasta. A green salad... More 

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Thank Rod P
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My wife, two young sons, and I ate at this place for several days because it was close to our hotel and seemed clean. After eating there on the third day, 3 out of 4 of us became extremely ill with diarrhea. After our 4-year-old had diarrhea 6 times in 2 hours around midnight (any parent's nightmare), we had to... More 

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1 Thank Gary V
La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

The price, the service and free wifi are the best features of this restaurant, I ordered pique alo macho and hated myself cause I couldn't finish it, I've been there twice the second time wasn't so good cause i got a table on the second floor which needs maintenance, the walls and windows looked dirty, better get a table on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza del Estudiante 1901 | Santa Barbara, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  La Paz

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