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El Empedradillo

Tarija 43, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 2 6228124
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“tomato soup” (2 reviews)
“lava rock” (3 reviews)
“hot stone” (2 reviews)
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Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Tarija 43, Potosi, Bolivia
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

As mentioned in other reviews the soup is really something to try. We had a lunch menu which included the soup. It was nice, a bit more expensive than other meals but the ambience in the restaurant is nice as well.

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We came in to taste the famous soup with the lavic stone, and we are glad we did it! The restaurant is nice, calm, very close to San Francisco, in an old building perfectly kept. The lady owner welcomes you and is very kind, service...More

Thank Franz60
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant located in the colonial district of Potisi. We had the special soup served in a plate with a hot stone and it was great. A buffet is available too. Service was fine.

Thank Petrus61
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I chose the salad and soup option. The salad was from a salad bar and I could have second helpings. The soup was served to the table. Gluten free options also which is essential for me.

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The food here is very tasty and the service is excellent.The K'alapaca is heavenly and was bubbling when it was served. The Andalusian salad is a delicious blend of stir-fried vegetables, served warm. The asparagus soup and the vegetarian spaghetti were also good. The prices...More

Thank AdventurePhiles
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We accidently took a wrong turn walking back to our hostel in Potosi and decided to step inside. What a wonderful discovery. The ambiance is welcoming, clean and comfortable. We arrived just before lunch and for a short while were the only customers. We were...More

1  Thank lesperancer2017
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I stumbled upon this place with a group I was leading and was pleasantly surprised. The ambiance is really nice and the food is decent. The calapurca soup, a traditional soup of Potosi, is quite good. I recommend though that you go to the some...More

Thank JosephMcGhee
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We went there just to take a traditional soup CALAPURCA (soup with the stone inside). The soup was great (also vegetarian version)!!! but it costs about 40 BOL. Definitely you can find much more cheaper calapurca in potosí. The service was really bad. They looked...More

Thank Katerina905
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Lunch for 9 of us on recommendation of guide as the best place to have the local speciality "lava" soup - which is tomato soup with some vegetables and I think pasta in but with a big lump of lava rock in the middle which...More

1  Thank AHZambia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We arrived late for lunch. About 2pm and there were still a lot of people in the restaurant. A few locals and a few tourists. We ate from a set menu and the first course was a tomato based rice soup, a local specialty. It...More

Thank MurTheExplorer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tarija 43, Potosi, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Potosi Department  >  Potosi
  • Phone Number: +591 2 6228124
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