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Cafe Ciudad

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Plaza del Estudiante 1901 | Santa Barbara, La Paz, Bolivia
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154 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place. Old fashioned decor and real 'cafe' feel. I had silpancho which was delicious, hubby had spag bol, which he enjoyed. Service was quite slow but good place to people watch!

Thank coffeepot11
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We went there for breakfast at 6am having arrived on an overnight bus. Basic place, nothing special and the menu doesn't really explain the items (eg "american breakfast"?), however decent free wifi and is open 24 hours. They let us hang out there for a couple of hours with no hassling. Coffee was ok. We ordered two omelettes and initially... More 

Thank Caitlin N
Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped off early in the morning following a recommendation from a taxi driver. Sat waiting for service for 30min with little acknowledgment or explanation of why there was a wait!!!! Don't bother visiting this place there are much more pleasant places to enjoy a coffee or some breakfast in La Paz.

Thank Benjamin B
Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

the service was so bad, i had to go up to the waiter three times to get attention. one of those times, my bag got stolen. the staff reacted with indifference and did not want to take any responsibility.

1 Thank zcrystalhead
La Paz, Bolivia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

After spending 11 hours on a bus back from Uyuni, all i wanted while waiting for my hotel room to be ready was to have a nice breakfast. Front desk told me to go this place. Food was normal compare to the rest of La Paz, what really shock me was that after looking for an outlet to charge my... More 

1 Thank Jorge T
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Nice quick service, cozy atmosphere but varied quality of food. The steak was chewy, a little dry and didn't taste much. The Thai chicken was on the other hand great, very tender, juicy and full of flavor. So my advice is visit this place, but pick the chicken.

Thank Richard S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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583 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

We couldn't find the place we were looking for and decided to try this place. What a pleasant surprise. We ordered fillet steak. The roquefort steak was delicious and medium rare as ordered. The potato chips were excellent. The place doesn't look like much from the inside or outside, but, it is well located and an excellent choice for eating.... More 

Thank Dajoma
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452 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Have been to this place by incident. Looked for another place , didn't find, entered here. This place isn't very special but the food we got was exactly what we got. Ordered a steak with pepper sauce. It was medium served and the sauce was great. Service could be fast but hey, we are in SA. Everything was fresh and... More 

Thank marcoziegler
Manassas, Virginia
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

First of all, just let me say that this restaurant appears to be (based on prices, location and outside appearences) a place tourists would enjoy eating. When I was there, the restaurant was clean and attractively designed. The waiters there were polite, and there is enough space inside that it allows introverted people like myself to feel as though they... More 

Thank Ayjay W
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Called in here for lunch after visiting Valle de la Luna. We ordered our food and drinks and the I opened Trip Advisor and read the last review. Only one person in our party had ordered chicken so it was examined carefully and sent back for being undercooked. The rest of the party ate beef and pasta. A green salad... More 

Thank Rod P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza del Estudiante 1901 | Santa Barbara, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: 591-2-244-1827

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