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Aldana at Pagador # 1880, Oruro, Bolivia
+591 2 5277699
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

We had a somewhat early dinner here and the food was very good. One suggestion, stay away from the fried fish as it was very oily and tasted more of batter and oil than fish, otherwise the dishes were spectacular and the lamb was especially good.

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Thank E52
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with my husband before we hopped on the train to Uyuni. Thought as it was #1 on trip advisor for the city, we couldn't really go wrong. Prior to receiving our meals we were given some stale bread, served by the hands of the waitress, accompanied by salsa. We ordered a lamb dish and a pasta... More 

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Lier, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

Nayjama is only one block (100m) from the trainstation of Oruro. The restaurant is very modern and clean. Even the toilets are incredible clean. This restaurant could be placed in a North American or European city. And the service was also fast and excel-lent. Clean tables with linen table cloths. The restaurant is divided in an upper and a lower... More 

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Aachen, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the lunch, the food was very tastefull. Especially, the vegetarian dish was delicious. The service was good and everything was very clean and well maintained.

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Thank Mim98
La Paz, Bolivia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

The city of Oruro do not exceed as one that has good restaurants in spite of being the capital of the Carnival (World Heritage). Years ago the Nayjama had the privilege of been one of the best for local dishes, but since it got renewed and converted in a two-floor modern restaurant, it lost the taste. The place still has... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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87 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2015

In front of the railway station to Uyuni - Villazon (argentine borderline) they serve full dishes of Bolivian specialties. Very well known for their excellent lamb plates.

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saint-nazaire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015

Didn't expect such a place in Oruro! 5 minutes from the train station. Very clean restaurant with absolutely enormous portions! You will find both tourists and Bolivians in this restaurant. A good place to stop in.

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Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place is very convenient for a nice lunch before you get on the tourist train to Uyuni. It is about a block from the train station. The quality of food is exceptional, they have good vegetarian options. The service is friendly and they were very understanding when we explained that we had to catch a train in 30 minutes.... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were super tired and had been carrying our bags for ages and were looking for a big, healthy meal before our train to Tupiza - this place did not disappoint. Insanely huge portions and absolutely delicious food! My boyfriend had the pasta with chicken and for once there was actually loads of meat in the dish... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

This is a large, nice furnished restaurant resembling a large living room from the 80's. We tried the Costillar (fried lamb ribs) with white rice and salad. Lamb in Bolivia is generally speaking lean, sweet and good tasting so pretty much the same taste you'd have almost everywhere around. Good, fresh salad with boiled white corn on the side (choclos).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $15
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aldana at Pagador # 1880, Oruro, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Oruro Department  >  Oruro
  • Phone Number: +591 2 5277699

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?