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La Criollita

Calle Dr Facundo de Zuviria 306, Salta A4400EFH, Argentina
+54 387 431-7342
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken soup” (3 reviews)
“empanadas” (41 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
Calle Dr Facundo de Zuviria 306, Salta A4400EFH, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious empanadas in a local place. It is located in the city centre. It is ideal for a break while wondering around

Thank Sole L
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I'm a big fan of empanadas. I've tried many throughout South America, so I know a good empanada when I try one. After specifying to the tour desk guy at our hotel (Alejandro I) that we wanted the best empanadas in town, he quickly pointed...More

Thank fergoturtle
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Waitresses were polite. Abundant portions. Beverage price were higher than average. Not good value for money. Toilet area was next to the kitchen. Kind of messy area. Gloomy light. They offer high chairs for babies.

Thank Fernanda L
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at this restaurant after a long travel journey, hungry and tired. The waitress who served us was very unfriendly. All the staff were on their phones the entire time we were there. We ordered the asado not understanding that this is a very...More

Thank wannatravel12
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

This place deserves an “all caps” title. Salta is famous for their empanadas and these are the tastiest we have had. Baked not fried with a warm and excellent doughy crust and a filling that stops you for a moment before you say “wow that...More

Thank MarkGaby
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

I️ was on a quest to eat as many empanadas as possible during my 4-day stay in Salta. La Criollita is simple but the service is friendly and efficient and the food is great - I️ visited twice and had chicken and beef empanadas, chicken...More

Thank Feiny08
Reviewed August 30, 2017

This restaurant is a no-frills place located in an old Salta house. It has the ambience of an old canteen. Service is rather slow, even though we went off-peak hours and the place was very uncrowded. They are supposed to specialize in empanadas (turnovers) but...More

1  Thank Gia C
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is really regional and quaint. The empanadas are really good and the regional dishes excellent as well. Also, it is cheap compare to others restaurants downtown. The menu is varied and they offer all the salta gastronomic options. The only thing is they...More

Thank Israël M
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We went because it was highly recommended by everybody we asked. The empanadas and the tamales are the best. We tried locro as well and it was fantastic. The place is modest, but friendly.

Thank Elena A
Reviewed February 26, 2017

The empanadas are the best we've had in Argentina (that includes BA and Mendoza), but its tamales are also excellent. Service is casual but attentive, the wine list is OK, the menus feel like they're falling apart, and the caricatures of local celebrities on the...More

Thank JoseMM-L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Dr Facundo de Zuviria 306, Salta A4400EFH, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: +54 387 431-7342
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