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El Germen

San Alberto 231 | San Alberto entre Bolivar y Avaroa, Sucre, Bolivia
+591 4 6441044
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“tofu” (6 reviews)
“falafel” (7 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
San Alberto 231 | San Alberto entre Bolivar y Avaroa, Sucre, Bolivia
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Reviewed December 16, 2015

This place gets a mention in Lonely Planet. Maybe it deserved it a few years ago, not now. About 7:30 in the evening we were the only people in the place. Even then service was slow. As it filled up things got slower. I had...More

Thank TheObserverWiltshire
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Healthy, local and veggie food included in the lunch menu. Service was fast for Bolivian standards. Prices are very honest, we paid 24 pesos for an entire lunch menu. The place is attended also by locals. Definitely the restaurant to go to in Sucre, especially...More

Thank Darayavausk
Reviewed July 16, 2015

Loved this little restaurant / cafe. It's slightly out of the way but only a few minutes walk from the centre really and worth the effort! The food was really tasty. There's a big selection of vegetarian options, including curries and falafel, and also some...More

Thank Thelastdodo2
Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten so many times here and every time the food they serve is amazing. The almuerzo is a bit expensive (for Sucre), but its very worth it. Delicious soup, always two vegetarian segundos for election, a juice and dessert. I can't say anything...More

Thank SarahD06
Reviewed January 7, 2015

El Germen is a decent restaurant. The food is healthy and the service slow. But, if I'm going to sacrifice and not eat meat . . . I will be heading over to Condor Cafe, Sucre's other Vegetarian option. Even for a meat lover like...More

Thank lmari535
Reviewed November 2, 2014

Good lunch with a very good price. Friendly staff and nice ambient. I realy enjoyed the falafels and the tofu curry. You can also find a coca bread witch is awesome.

Thank Igor C
Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

It is always hard to get good vegetarian food around south america but they really put an effort in their meals. The staff might be a little slow but the lunch menues are a delicous and super cheap splurge even for non-vegetarians!

Thank arck84
Reviewed April 16, 2014

Had the soya burger to start and the grilled tofu as a main - great food especially the tofu. The service was fine and the atmosphere nice and cosy.

Thank Evansowe
Reviewed March 17, 2014

Together with three friends I went there last weekend and all were amazed by the food. and I am not exaggerating !!! we had the vegetarian lasagne, the raviolis, a potato gratin and a chicken curry with veggies, and it was one of the best...More

Thank s-akkurt11
Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

There is some truth in a lot of these reviews but our experience was as follows: Quite dark... Not all lights on but they switched one on where we were eating. Doesn't give a welcoming impression. The staff are nice if a little slow. There...More

Thank Ruth K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Alberto 231 | San Alberto entre Bolivar y Avaroa, Sucre, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Chuquisaca Department  >  Sucre
  • Phone Number: +591 4 6441044
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