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El Vagon del Sur

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Av. Los Sauces No. 248 entre calles 8 y 9 | Calacoto, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz La Paz, Bolivia
5912971944
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11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 16:30
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was taken to this restaurant by a lovely couple from La Paz and we had a splendid evening talking in very nice surroundings. Surprisingly the restaurant was not busy on a Friday night and it lacked atmosphere. The food was very good - I has trout from Lake Titicaca and this was cooked very well. We had a good... More 

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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for a Sunday lunch with the family and had a great time. The Bolivian national food was very tasty, definitely recommend the Lomo a la Paila (which comes with a generous portion of sirloin steak) and the Ají de Lengua (meat was tender and the spicy sauce was on point). Natural juice pitchers also great if sharing with... More 

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Regards ! More 

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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Had alot of character this place, set in a converted family home, very homey and friendly atmosphere. Loved the food here which was spicy fare with Beef, fish and chicken dishes all with fresh veges and produce, with spicy flavours.

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Thank Thewassdr
Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

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Quito, Ecuador
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The food, the service and the ambience. Fantastic! excellent wines and beef, but also typical dishes

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

With a group of Trojans (USC Alumni) had the best experience in a fabulous El Vagon, a top rated restaurant in La Paz Bolivia Congrats !!!!!

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Thank Juan C C
Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The best authentic Bolivian food I've had! They just moved to a beautiful new location that is incredibly clean and sleek. Great food and great service! If you are visiting La Paz and are looking for a delicious meal I highly HIGHLY recommend this place!

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

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La Paz, Bolivia
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128 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Went to El Vagon del Sur for lunch on Mother's Day in Bolivia and was impressed with the service, food and atmosphere. We knew it would be busy so we called for a reservation and our table was waiting for us when we arrived. After being seated we were asked for our drink orders and given a few minutes to... More 

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Regards ! More 

La Paz, Bolivia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I have been there last Sunday to celebrate my wife's birthday, we went on a party of eight, winch allowed us to try some of the dishes offered in the menu. We all ordered Bolivian food (charkekan, lomo a la paila, trucha a la mantequilla, sillpancho and picante surtido). Al of them are typical dishes served respecting original recipes, but... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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138 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is an old haunt that recently moved to brand new premises. The menu is largely traditional Bolivian cuisine served in the traditional--huge servings--way. I wonder if traditional servings size and presentation cannot be traded for same flavours and fresh produce AND a more modern (practical) way of enjoying typical Bolivian cuisine. Desserts are few and except for the creme... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Love this place is one of our (family and friends) favorites by years. Depending on the tastes we choose typical food or pastas.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Latin, South American, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Los Sauces No. 248 entre calles 8 y 9 | Calacoto, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz La Paz, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: 5912971944

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?