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Sabor Cubano

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Cuban, Central American, Caribbean, Spanish
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Sagarnaga Street between Illampu and Linares, San Sebastian Area 357, La Paz 357, Bolivia
+591 2 2451797
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La Paz Department, Bolivia
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115 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Live music, and busy atmosphere and authentic food and drink. I enjoyed every ounce of air breathed and morsel consumed. Would I go again... it will be my first port of call!

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Thank CPL199
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

There was only one waiter for the whole restaurant and we had a meal of which the meat was dry, very salty and overcooked. No vegetables included. So expect meat, Rice with beans and yucca.

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Thank Lifeofdiel
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We asked the waiter for the best tasting food & the restaurant's best seller... It failed to leave a lasting GOOD taste...

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Thank Robby R
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Nice little restaurant with very reasonable prices. We ordered ropa vieja which we'd eaten several times in Cuba and thought it was very good. Nice atmosphere, very centrally located.

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Thank Paula L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice place, good food. Decent price but not a bargain. Ask for your yuca fried rather than boiled- its 100 times better that way!

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wiltshire
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419 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

I didn't know what to expect with Cuban food never having had it before or been to Cuba. So I ordered the only vegetarian thing on the menu and hoped for the best (as us vegetarians often do!) I was not disappointed at all. It was a lovely combination of rice & beans, yams with cheese and salad with avocado.... More 

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Thank roamingjode
La Ceiba, Honduras
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

we absolutely loved this place, the food, the ambiance, the glaciers, prices, service was top notch, not like the poor service and food from the Mexican restaurant up the street kalakitas, they were mean and rude, best chioice around San Francisco. Really an oasis in the tourist traps of sagaarnaga!!!

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Thank Jeremy N
Alice Springs
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

Went looking for a salsa dancing opportunity. Unless the salsa music began after midnight, this was not it and is very small and has no dance floor anyway. Did not eat here but really enjoyed the duo playing and singing on Fri and Sat nights from around 10.45pm - heart felt Latin ballads and tropical style music.

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new york city
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265 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

We absolutely loved the Cuban Sandwich and their homemade salsa picante! The drinks were also good, and if you visit Kalakita's in advance, you can still use their wifi from Sabor Cubano.

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Thank rosiesiman
Oldham
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126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

Really nice atmosphere and relaxed feel. Service is fast and efficient. Portions a bit too generous for me but my son helped me finish the shredded beef which was very good. He also enjoyed his lamb dish.

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Thank Supergran44

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Central American, Caribbean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sagarnaga Street between Illampu and Linares, San Sebastian Area 357, La Paz 357, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: +591 2 2451797
Description
I think it's fairly new, right in the center of the tourist street. Don't know what else to add.... we stumbled on it when we found the place we wanted to go to had closed

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