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El Vagon del Sur

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Av. Los Sauces No. 248 entre calles 8 y 9 | Calacoto, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz La Paz, Bolivia
5912971944
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 16:30
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Finding clean and cozy restaurants is very difficult in La Paz, and that's exactly what El Vagón del Sur is. Food is very good, but it is not something that you wouldn't find in another restaurants for a way lower price. And, don't get me wrong, as I said above, in El Vagón del Sur you are paying for a... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I´ve returned to this place after its renovation and change of venue and i returned for its signature dish which is the picante mixto (surtido) which is an asortment of typical bolivian dishes like Picante de pollo, saice, picante de lengua, charke, etc. Which is by far one of the best in La Paz as you get to savor all... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Happened upon this restaurant walking home with my daughter one day. What a treat! An amazing atmosphere, menu, and flavor!

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was taken to this restaurant by a lovely couple from La Paz and we had a splendid evening talking in very nice surroundings. Surprisingly the restaurant was not busy on a Friday night and it lacked atmosphere. The food was very good - I has trout from Lake Titicaca and this was cooked very well. We had a good... More 

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82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for a Sunday lunch with the family and had a great time. The Bolivian national food was very tasty, definitely recommend the Lomo a la Paila (which comes with a generous portion of sirloin steak) and the Ají de Lengua (meat was tender and the spicy sauce was on point). Natural juice pitchers also great if sharing with... More 

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Regards ! More 

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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Had alot of character this place, set in a converted family home, very homey and friendly atmosphere. Loved the food here which was spicy fare with Beef, fish and chicken dishes all with fresh veges and produce, with spicy flavours.

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Regards ! More 

Quito, Ecuador
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The food, the service and the ambience. Fantastic! excellent wines and beef, but also typical dishes

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience !! More 

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

With a group of Trojans (USC Alumni) had the best experience in a fabulous El Vagon, a top rated restaurant in La Paz Bolivia Congrats !!!!!

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

thank you very much for sharing your experience !! More 

Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The best authentic Bolivian food I've had! They just moved to a beautiful new location that is incredibly clean and sleek. Great food and great service! If you are visiting La Paz and are looking for a delicious meal I highly HIGHLY recommend this place!

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

thank you very much for sharing your experience !! More 

La Paz, Bolivia
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128 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Went to El Vagon del Sur for lunch on Mother's Day in Bolivia and was impressed with the service, food and atmosphere. We knew it would be busy so we called for a reservation and our table was waiting for us when we arrived. After being seated we were asked for our drink orders and given a few minutes to... More 

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Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Regards ! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Latin, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Los Sauces No. 248 entre calles 8 y 9 | Calacoto, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz La Paz, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: 5912971944

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