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La Perla de Rurre

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Bolivar at Diez, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
+591 71022388
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It might be because it is low season but we were the only ones. The tablecloth was not clean. The waitress was so not interested that she could barely bring up the energy to walk to our table. We ordered to different types of beef (argentinian and chorizo). Both were giant pieces of lower quality meat looking exactly the same.... More 

Thank mrikkers
La Paz, Bolivia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite traditional restaurant in Rurre, I've been there for so many times and it never disappoints me, it's great if you wan to try fish (surubi al ajillo) and feel the local vibe

Thank Valedorado
Copenhagen, Denmark
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194 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We both got sick after visiting the place. We also heard from other travelers that also complained about being sick. We can not recommend this place.

Thank kasperfrank
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Lovely courtyard, soul-less interior. Service fast if a bit indiffent, and they urgently need to clean the jugs they serve water and juice out of, because there were spots of green algae in the rim mouldings, inside every single jug on our (large group) table. It did make me wonder about kitchen hygiene but as I have a cast-iron system,... More 

Thank kate_rugby
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

During my first week in Rurrenabaque everyone I met told me to visit this restaurant and I am very happy I did. The fish was amazing. I didn't know what to order so told the waitress to order me the most popular item of the day. I still do not know what it was, but I am sure all the... More 

Thank Eva_usa
Goulburn, Australia
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149 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I tried the harbour line to search for the pescado tuquara and pescado dunucuabi mentioned in the lonely planet and the pearl restaurant was the only place I could find. You had to pre-order the meal at least 2hrs in advance but it was absolutely delicious. Best fish in sa! We also ate there the previous night and had steak... More 

Thank Studavo
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

BEST IN RURRENABAQUE----LO MEJOR IN RURRENABAQUE---This is a great place to eat, I took the suggestion from my server and ordered the Pescado (fish) Al Ajillo, It was served with french fries, rice and steamed vegetables. The fish was prepared in a special sauce called al ajillo which has a mustard and garlic flavor cooked in aluminum foil and served... More 

Thank jeffsdunaway
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Visited in the afternoon. We wanted a drink and a meal. One other couple in when we arrived. Waitress couldn't be bothered. We asked what the Chuflay was on the drinks menu. She's said she had no idea. We ordered a beer and some wine. After some thought we tried to get her attention to order some food and got... More 

Thank PJW1980PJW
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Lovely open air setting. Both my boyfriend and I had the fish special, it came wrapped in foil in a beautifully fragranced sauce. A very generous portion of fish too. Best fish dish I've had since travelling round South America.

Thank Hazpee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

We were there and ordered two different dishes from beef. I had the worst fillet mignon of my life. It was definitely not fillet mignon but realy dry piece of meat. For 40 bolivianos I am pretty sure you can find a better place to eat.

Thank Radek K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolivar at Diez, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Beni Department  >  Rurrenabaque
  • Phone Number: +591 71022388

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