We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Maphrao On

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Calle Hermanos Machego 2586, La Paz, Bolivia
+591 2 2434682
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 81: English reviews
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to customize our orders (he had salmon fried rice with basil, I had chicken tikka masala) and make everything as spicy as we wanted. Very good, a little on the slow side and a bit pricy, but overall a very quality restaurant. The waiter was great as well.

Thank Evan F
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We visited only once, as a treat, as it is a bit expensive for most budget travellers. Having said that, the meals are very generous and made exactly as asked. The staff were excellent, and we were happy to have treated ourselves. You'll see locals and tourists alike in this unique building in a nice part of Sopocachi.

Thank Paul O
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Bad service, really weird atmosphere, and horrible pisco sours. DONT't get the salad, it was drowned in pineapple juice, which it didn't mention in the menu. HOWEVER, the Tom soup with Mariscos is amazing and so is the green chili. I'd eat here daily for that soup!

Thank Daina H
Chicago, IL
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This was the most expensive place I ate at. I ordered the vegetables and tofu in red curry and cocomut milk. When it came, it was not red curry or coconut milk, it was vegeables and tofu in what tasted like a bland, canned sweet and sour sauce. Someone else ordered another dish that was so overwhelmed with cloves, that... More 

Thank SeanChicago_IL
Level Contributor
65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We came in la Paz and slept in a hotel just next to this restaurant so we tried it. The location of this place is quit central and the building is nice, inside and out (you can't miss it). The decoration inside is interesting and represent the asian ambiance, the tables are well presented will real fabric napkins, it was... More 

Thank Juu S
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Nice deco. You should definitely visit the second floor and ask for a little spice on the food. Had Indian food and it was pretty good . It's not expensive and you can stay for hours

Thank Valeria Z
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

First off, I had the spicy chicken peanut curry. Really good. Would order again. The egg rolls (squares, actually) were really good. My girlfriend had the Phad Thai which is an obvious test of any place claiming to serve thai food... It was not phad thai. She didn't really care for it. I would say it tasted alright but it... More 

Thank Cameron G
Rye, Australia
Level Contributor
89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Must have caught this place on a bad night, but main course Lamb Korma absolutly terrible. No flavour and not a korma at all. Entrees of satay and samosa ok but rest of meal could not be eaten. What a dissapointment.

Thank Dave2305
Level Contributor
26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Love this restaurant! Delicious Aisian food, a really cool ambience, good service and the owner Alex is a top guy always happy to help you out with tips on what to do in Bolivia. He has a tour company too so ask him for whatever you need. Best meal I had in Bolivia.

Thank LimaLocal
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We were impressed with the romantic design of the restaurant, but especially liked the diverse Asian food ( Excellent Pad Tai ) special juices and the far-east flavors in general is hard to find in Bolivia. Tip: Their hot dishes are very spicy but you can accommodate by personal tastehighly. Bon Appetit

Thank Idan U

Travellers who viewed Maphrao On also viewed

La Paz, La Paz Department
La Paz, La Paz Department
La Paz, La Paz Department
La Paz, La Paz Department

Been to Maphrao On? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hermanos Machego 2586, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: +591 2 2434682

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Maphrao On staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?