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El Meson

Cnr Tarija & Linares, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 2 6223087
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good38%
  • Average31%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
4 Sep 2013
“Best menu del dia in Bolivia”
9 Jan 2013
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$$ - $$$
Cnr Tarija & Linares, Potosi, Bolivia
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

When you order menu del dia you expect a decent food and that is it. At El Meson was much more, service was top notch and quality & presentation of dishes served was way above its price. Funny playlist with 90's country's Brazilian songs, some...More

1  Thank Aroeira A
Reviewed January 9, 2013

The food was fantastic, the service was just as good. I happened to be there for a festival in the main square, which helped to give the place atmosphere. One of the best places I have eaten in south America and the best in Bolivia...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed September 30, 2012

We were heading up to 4096, but it seemed to be closed on a Sunday evening so we headed back to El Meson, which looked kinda cute from the street. Inside it looked a little worn, but still alright, and there was a good crowd...More

1  Thank ElYobo
Reviewed October 13, 2011

El Meson seemed like a nice, atmospheric place. It's a small hole in the wall, right on the main Plaza downtown. You can hardly see it - look for the JB Cafe and then look to your right just across the street. We stumbled in...More

Thank Johann&Sandra
Reviewed September 13, 2011

Definetely not a culinary experience, but the place is very well located and it really nice. Deco', forniture but especially the building itself worth the visit. Plus, you are in Potosì: finding a resto with white linen on the table, it is already an acchivement!...More

1  Thank swatcher
Reviewed June 20, 2011

Nice restaurant, attentive staff, great chateaubriand for 40bs! Shame about the side of frozen veg but the steak was a bargain and very good piece of meat.

Thank Saaontour
Reviewed March 6, 2011

We ate here on a Sunday night. I was sceptical after reading other reviews but our hotel said only two restaurants were open on Sunday night and since it was raining, El Meson was closest. Both my husband and I had soup to start. The...More

Thank voyager52
Reviewed February 21, 2011

My husband and I both ordered steaks, so I cannot say anything about the other items on the menu. The steaks were very tender and tested very good! The price was reasonable as well: 40 BOB ($5.74) for filet mignon with vegitabes, garlic bread, and...More

Thank Oksanochka
Reviewed October 22, 2010

We ate here based on a recommendation in the Footprints guide. The service was laughably bad - candle on table lit half way through meal, warm bottled water and used starter forks handed back to us. The food was even worse - we ordered a...More

Thank Travel_Lion_10
Reviewed September 4, 2008

Very good cook. Service is good as well. The only negative point is the heat. The room is too hot! You have to pull off all your clothes till the t-shirt! But best place in town for the tipical cook. You have to go at...More

Thank aymaraviajero
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  • Address: Cnr Tarija & Linares, Potosi, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Potosi Department  >  Potosi
  • Phone Number: +591 2 6223087
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