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Lido Bar

$$ - $$$
Latin, Bar, Diner, Soups, South American
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downtown | city center, Asuncion, Paraguay
+595 21 447232
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Atlanta, Georgia
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416 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is the 'happening' place for all locals. The politically connected and the office works come here to mingle and eat. The food is very good and the service is attentive. The empanadas are excellent as was the dinner meals. The price tag is very reasonable. You should have this place on your bucket list for Asuncion.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

lido is a nice restaurant located in the center. it's nice to sit outside upstairs and enjoy your meal and drinks. Nice service, great food! It's piece of Paraguayan history! worth going

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Thank rebeccablue365
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260 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lido Bar is indeed a tradition in midtown Asunción. You get there for lunch, the place is packed. You seat on a bench and have a wide menu in front of you... I chose the daily especial! You can never go wrong! Lots of business people had their yuca soup! I chose a Carne Asada, a dish made of lean... More 

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Thank Nelson C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I really didn't understand what is so special about this bar. It is a comum street bar. I didn't have a good meal there, it was good for drinking beer though.

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Thank Guilherme R
Cologne, Germany
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64 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

How nice this is - sitting outside, eating typical food and drinking a cool beer - and being almost the only tourist here under many many locals. I cannot really understand why some people found this place too expansive, in my opinion it is perfectly allright pricewise. Overall - go here to get the feel of the Asuncion tropic nights.... More 

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Henderson, NV
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had to sit at the bar but it wasn't a big deal. They are so busy and have a quick turnaround. We had Empanadas de Carne (beef), Caldo de Pescado (Seafood soup), Lomito a caballo (thin steak cooked with ham and cheese and fried in batter). They were all so good.

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Thank HendersonNVRandy
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It's located right across from the Plaza de Los Heroes and Hacienda (Finance Ministry). Its one of the iconic food places in downtown (Lido & Bolsi). It's more casual than Bolsi, however. They serve casual Paraguayan food - empanadas, Milanesa, soPa Paraguaya (corn bread basically), budin (bread pudding) and Pulp soda - better version of Orangina. Orange juice and lemonade... More 

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Thank jlitespeed
Asuncion, Paraguay
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Everyone knows Lido Bar. It is colorful and noisy. The food is good but not high cuisine. Sidewalk tables are available.

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Thank gingerbreadgrammy
Asuncion, Paraguay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is truly a landmark to "asunsenos"; located across the Panteón Nacional, is a place you should not miss. My classic is the "sandwhich de lomito", with a peach juice. Try it!

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Thank Carlos_Meyer
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very well situated. It is in front of a paraguayan historic building, the pantheon. So the view is really nice. The soup is delicious, the place is known because of his fish soup (surubi soup). Their bread is awesome too, it is a little sweet. The pastel mandio(manioc empanada) is very very good too. The only negative... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Bar, Diner, Soups, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: downtown | city center, Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Location: South America  >  Paraguay  >  Asuncion
  • Phone Number: +595 21 447232

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?