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Restaurante Bolsi

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Estrella 399 esq Alberdi, Asuncion, Paraguay
+595 21 491841
00:00 - 23:59
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Riga, Latvia
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

In the center of Asunción, it's always full. The menu offers snacks, or meals , soups etc. I went there 3 times in a week, and tried to eat the different snacks and meals. was always delicious

Thank Hafcob
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Spectacular menu, lots of choices for vegetarians/vegans. Actually been a long time since I needed so much time to make up my mind what to order. And the food was very satisfying, good portions and nice ingredients. The place does get pretty busy so you might have to wait a bit for service, but the staff is friendly enough and... More 

Thank Dario M
Asuncion, Paraguay
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I went there for a very late night dinner. Food was delicious. Atmosphere is great too, it is a very popular place (rightly so).

Thank jmt730
Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I went with a colleague on the recommendations of many who live or have lived in Asuncion. Absolutely fantastic fish stew (and tremendous bread basket). Great service, and nice ambience to boot. Their empanadas make a great lunch option, as well!

Thank Mary E
Atherton, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

In Asunción for a week.Food is a priority.Asked several locals and Blixo kept coming up.Been to 111 countries so I know the drill.I am an American,noSpanish ,sat at the counter every night,read English menu and a local always helped with my choice.Great food ,great price and friendly people.What are you waiting for?

Thank tony s
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Normal local restaurant, Polite and quick service but only in Spanish A great place to watch the city go by and close to the exchange house which gives great rates on Sterling & Dollars.

Thank 186314Kms007
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

It's open all the day and the night, 24 hs. It's a classic place where you could ate a traditional food and another plates. It's full of people and very fanny

Thank 5Elena6
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

They have a nice terrace on the busy city center where you can try good local and international food and cold drinks.

Thank laurahsp
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Bolsi has three parts - a fine restuarant - the go to place for Business Lunch; a u Shaped counter, And an outside dining in the sidewalk. I think it's open 24 hours and it's an Asuncion institution. The cafe serves standard Paraguayan dishes, empanadas, Milanesas,micros etc. It's a bit pricy, but it's high quality. I eat the beef empanadas... More 

Thank jlitespeed
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The food was amazing, steak with sunny side up eggs was awesome.... Great beers and good service too.

Thank Felipe F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Pizza, Mediterranean, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrella 399 esq Alberdi, Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Location: South America  >  Paraguay  >  Asuncion
  • Phone Number: +595 21 491841
Bolsi is a third generation family-owned restaurant which opened in 1960.

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