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Calle Ayacucho No 5, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 2 6228050
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We ended up here on a sunday, almost everywhere else was closed. We had a vegetable lasagna and a vegetable pie. The service was not very good, the food was ok, just overpriced. The lasagna was partially very salty. Wouldn't necessarily recommend, just if you are out of options.

Thank Mi L
Newbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Good value, tasty set lunch and nice atmosphere. Got food poisoning a few hours later - I think my vegetarian lasagne was not reheated very well. Unfortunate as otherwise a nice place with good options.

Thank R T
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We went to koala after reading reviews about the awesome and filling set menu for 40 bolivianos and we were not disappointed. We could hardly even finish our meal. The vegetable soup was one of the yummiest things I have ever eaten and I struggled to finish all of my courses and with regret I couldn't even finish my banana... More 

Thank Linley S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I ate twice here during a recent trip, the food is fantastic and the portions are large. The 40 Boliviano set lunch was more than I could eat -- a cheese crepe, huge bowl of quinoa soup, a lentil burger with fries, and a piece of cake. Couldn't eat the cake, so they gave it to me to go. Service... More 

Thank peter826
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Food is average but the menu deal dia had four courses, including pancakes, soup, a burger and a slice of cake (a huge slice of cake). Good value. Service was ok, slowish. It's close to the main square, opposite the casa de la moneda and above the koala tours office.

Thank Chris B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Fresh and delicious vegetables, which is hard to find in Bolivia. Also good cake and coffee. Nice location with beautiful view. Good price-performance ratio.

Thank Bernadette P
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

It seemed like a neat place when I walked in, but the staff didn't even acknowledge me and I had to go and ask them for a cappuccino. When it finally arrived, it was some of the worst coffee I have had in South America. Wifi was ok though.

Thank Andrew J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Potosi is not an expensive city so this cafe certainly uses the fact that they also own a Hostel and a tour operator to advertise for them. The food is OK, but a bit overpriced. It is an OK place to taste lama meat

Thank Lasse K
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Quality of the food is not great, the staff is not very welcoming. Better find another place. There is functioning Wifi though.

Thank worldtravelista1993
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

It was had to go past the 45 bs set lunch. You get the option of a crepe or salad, soup, main meal and dessert. The quinoa soup was huge and delicious and the fried llama, chicken schnitzel and banana cake were tasty and filling. The only negative was that we asked for fries for one main and salad for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ayacucho No 5, Potosi, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Potosi Department  >  Potosi
  • Phone Number: +591 2 6228050

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