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Pacena La Saltena

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Loayza 233 Edif. Mcal. de Ayacucho | Sopocachi, La Paz, Bolivia
2225931
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08:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 15:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this place is very easy to find. and we're glad we did! the salteñas are amazing (only tried the veggie ones) but the pastry was crispy and the filling was hot and fresh. i love to rocotto pepper you get with each meal. juices are a bit sugary for me and they can't leave our sugar because they are pre... More 

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Thank Taylor A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best "fast local food" EVER in La Paz... try it! try it! try it!!! U wont regret, you will come back next day. Tumbo's juice it is just mmmm :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

According to many people in La Paz, this is the best salteneria. From my modest point of view indeed, the saltenas here are excellent! More than recommended!

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Thank Marco Okello S
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Are the best thing that ever happened to me and my young family of 8. Make sure you go on the weekend to unlock the secret empanada AND yes the mango juice is fresh and real and it is delicious

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Thank JimmyBoffin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

When in bolivia you have to try the empenadas and this is a good place to try it. It's cheap, quick and good, all of them, but I liked the vegetarian one the most (best sauce)

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Thank Rebecca S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Cheap, fast turnaround basic lunch spot. Order and pay as you go in. Great veggie saltenas. I'm going back!

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Thank Neil H
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you are in Bolivia, you will have to try Santeñas. Pacena La Saltena is the place to go if you dont want to go seriously local and have them on the street. They cost 6 Bs each and are delicious. I like them bettern than all empanadas I have ever eaten. Somehow the spices make the difference. The puff-pastry... More 

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Thank jeanluc865
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We found this place in central La Paz. Here you can find some really delicious Saltena´s which is like an empanda, like a pie. It´s a pastry filled with either Beef, Chicken or Veges. Really tasty. Best Saltena´s I had in La Paz.

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Thank Thewassdr
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A popular café serving Bolivian empanadas, known as saltenas. They have a delicious vegetarian version available in addition to the traditional chicken/meat flavours. Be prepared for a queue out the door, although service is quick & you can either take away or eat in.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Clean and tidy. Saltenas with chicken, meat or veggie straight out of the kitchen to your table or takeaway. Nice pastry crust packed with the filling of your choice. Popular with locals but a must if you want to taste some saltenas in la paz.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 15:00
Monday
08:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 14:00
Thursday
08:30 - 14:00
Friday
08:30 - 14:00
Saturday
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loayza 233 Edif. Mcal. de Ayacucho | Sopocachi, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: 2225931

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