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Luciernagas Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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We serve Bolivian dishes in genuine homecooked Bolivian fashion. Simple, but fresh, delicious and served in a warm, welcoming and homely environment.
$2 - $9
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Latin, South American
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A gem in La Paz with traditional Bolivian food, great quality, generous portions and low prices. Off the beaten track but is really worth a visit

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Stelios49
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

The Food is freshly cooked and made and served with love! Be prepared though for huge dishes that can Be quite a challenge when suffering from altitude. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ClaraFFM90
Reviewed February 26, 2019

What a find off the beaten path in La Paz! I went for lunch and had the menu del día with a soup, entrée, and dessert and everything was delicious. While I was waiting for my food, I spoke with the owner and he told...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank jonjudkins
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

This is a great way to try some home cooked Bolivian food. We shared the Plato mixto - huge amount of food, some bits better than others (we liked the beef elements best). The dish included beef tongue which the owner agreed to reduce to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Haze24
Reviewed January 11, 2019

We found this place through tripadvisor and it didn´t disappoint. Located very near the city centre but in a part you wouldn´t normally think of visiting in search of good restaurants, Luciernagas is exactly that: a cozy, homestyle interior, homecooked dishes and a very welcoming...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MaaadJosh
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant offers home cooked style Bolivian food. We had heard great things about this place, but unfortunately it didn’t live up to expectations. The host (a Dutchman) was very friendly and attentive. However, the food wasn’t great. The portions are far too big, and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank R8536OXjackn
PeterHabraken, Propietario at Luciernagas Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Hello Xjackn, Thanks for leaving note of your experience here. We're saddened to read it didn't live up to your expectations. Of course we can't argue about taste and what one likes and someone else doesn't. It is a shame however that you didn't let...More

Reviewed January 4, 2019

My brother found this restaurant on Four Square and I feel like I need to let my community on Trip Advisor know -- As our Bolivian friend described, the experience was like being in a Bolivian home, eating food that could be found in his...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chophelie
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

What an experience, thank you trip advisors for your tips, we were blown away with the food and the way this couple (Dutch husband to a Bolivian chef wife) run there restaurant. Knowledgeable and very welcoming. Nice portions and everything made from scratch on site,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jadskee
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant based on the trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed. The Dutch owner is front of house and his Bolivian wife cooks the delicious food - the food is delicious and plentiful - at the evening it is frequented by...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KathrynCruise
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after reading the trip advisor reviews. It has been one of the highlights of our trip. Definitely the best Bolivian food we have tasted. The location looks like it is in the middle of nowhere, I encourage you to persist. It...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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December 16, 2018|
Response from PeterHabraken | Property representative |
Hello Tom and Jemima, Thanks for your message. Over Christmas we'll be open at our regular days and hours, plus we'll be open on Monday 24th and Monday 31st. From Wednesday 19th until Monday 24th, we'll serve Bolivia's... More
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March 15, 2017|
Response from PeterHabraken | Property representative |
Hello Pratosh, Those are indeed our opening hours for Wednesday: 6pm (or somewhere after 5.30pm) until 11pm. From Thursday until Sunday we do open from midday until 11pm and offer set lunch. I hope you can still make... More
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November 13, 2016|
Response from PeterHabraken | Property representative |
Hello Guim, I'm assuming you're asking me about 'hervido de mocochinchi' or shorter 'mocochinchi' or 'quisa', which is a cold drink we prepare by boiling dried peaches in water with sugar, cinnamon and cloves and then let it... More
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