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“Good food but service is mediocre” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe del Mundo

Cafe del Mundo
Ranked #8 of 400 Restaurants in La Paz
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $6
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Cafe del Mundo, which means the cafe of the world, is a Swedish owned cafe which is seated in a very central and famous touristic street, Calle Sagarnaga, in the heart of La Paz. A Street that is teeming of tourists, souvenir shops, travel agencies and hotels. Cafe del Mundo is a Swedish owned cafe, created by tourists and made for tourists. Our menu offers elements from all over the world which makes it possible for people from all continents to visit us and feel like home for a while, before they leave our place and continue exploring the hustle and bustle of La Paz. Cafe del Mundo is a place where you can enjoy delicious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and a lot of tempting sweet stuff, but it's also a great place where travelers can meet and change travel experiences. At the same time as you are enjoying some great food you will receive a lot of travel tips and ideas for what to do in La Paz and surroundings. We can also help you to book a trip or an excursion to almost where ever you want, or you can just sit down relax, drink a coffee, read different travel magazines or surf on your computer in our free Wi-Fi cafe! Welcome, enjoy, relax and explore! Open everyday, 6:30Am to 10:00Pm
Antigua, Guatemala
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“Good food but service is mediocre”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

I had lunch here - the veggie burger plate which included crisp french fries.

The waiter was slow to the point of almost non responsive. He gave me one packet of ketchup, and I asked for two more. He said "sure" but I never got the ketchup.

The veg burger was very good. It was topped with green leaf lettuce, tomatoes and avocado. All fresh and good.

I later ordered a hot chocolate, but it was almost ice cold. Not exactly what I had in mind on that cold and rainy afternoon! When I told the waiter he shrugged and said, "that's the kitchen."

Ok....right. So I paid 17Bs for a cold cup of cocoa.

Apart from the service issues (which I've seen all over La Paz, not just here), it's a sweet little place and I recommend it.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Tamara S
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Elin O, Manager at Cafe del Mundo, responded to this review, April 2, 2014
Dear Tamara!
Thank you for visiting us in Café del Mundo and we are glad you liked the food! The service is a very central part of our concept in the Café, therefore, your comment is very important for us so we can improve. I will personally talk with all the waiters so this issue will not happen again. If someone would not be satisfied with their food or drink we will always offer to change it which should definitely had been the case with your hot chocolate and we apologize for that!
Thank you again for your comment and Happy Travelling!
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La Paz, Bolivia
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3 reviews
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2014

Finding this cafe was such a relief! Good food, good service (even though they were very busy) and one of the cheapest places that we ate in La Paz.

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Dornburg, Germany
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“Great food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2014

The food is really awesome, great choices and good quality. Even the coffee is ok (which is rare in Bolivia). It's more expensive than the ambience might indicate.

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Thank Michel K
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Hamburg, Germany
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6 reviews
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“Best place to start the day in La Paz”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2014

Very good breakfast place in the center of La Paz. The additional benefit to a good (culinary) start in your day is plenty of information about the bolivian capital and ideas what to do and to see. Wish I had been here earlier!

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“Delicious breakfast - whenever you want it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

This place have a great menu including all kinds of things. And it doesn't matter if you order the pasta, burger or pancakes - everything tastes great! The only problem is that it is always a bit crowded if you want late breakfast or lunch. But we have ben there several times, everytime was a god experience.

Visited February 2014
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