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Cafe de la Plata

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$$ - $$$
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Plaza 10 de Noviembre, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 2 6226085
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Melbourne, Australia
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to sit down, have a coffee, relax and enjoy a cool place with great music. Coffees are great, pizza not so good, Great choice of Bolivian wines at great price

Thank 2ExplorersIn
North Berwick
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived very early in Potosi and went for breakfast to this cafe at the Plaza. Man behind the counter was not customer friendly and more interested in his newspaper. Coffee was brewed okay but must have been cheap/old beans. The toast had green spots of mold on the outside. We did not complain as felt the man wasn't interested.

Thank Wendy G
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere. Lovely coffee/cafe beverages. Food was good, however the portions were rather small for the price you pay. This also goes for the cafes - the menu layout makes it seem like you get a large size for the price, but it was quite small.

Thank Szyslak_moe
Budapest, Hungary
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443 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was our go to place when our hotel breakfast just did not cut it. They have the best coffee ever. If there were a Starbucks in the city, this place could give it a run for its money.

Thank BudaBaB
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The food and drinks are great. I had some cake too, which was very tastey. The location is very convenient. For some reason I was told that most of the menu options were unavailable, or would take 30 minutes to make. But I think that was due to a once off problem with kitchen staff/equipment, so it shouldn't affect you.... More 

Thank kakarotGringo
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1,093 reviews
651 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 579 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This cafeteria has a few limited choices to eat (sandwiches, some pasta...) which can do as a quick lunch or dinner. Not bad for a drink or a coffee. Service reasonably efficient.

Thank atontao
Stroud, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner and had the lasagne. Definitely do not go for it! I was suffering from the altitude and needed a big hearty meal but what I got was watery and tasteless. Maybe go if you like coffee but dinner is a definite no no!

Thank ganderinggoose
Bedford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

First night in Potosi, and had read previous reviews, so went there. Yes, staff were offhand. Large, French type main room, menu suitable for lunches, coffee & cake. We had the lasagne & a salad which was adequate and nice. However, as we had been travelling all day, would have welcomed a more substantial meal. One of our glasses was... More 

Thank MicheleMx5
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here this afternoon for coffee and cake. The location is great, right on the main square. Get a table by the window. The coffee (1 cappuccino and 1 cafe con leche) was nothing special but still decent. The cakes were excellent! We had a chocolate cake and a lemon tart. Would definitely recommend these. Overall it's a great... More 

Thank Luca L
Dublin, Ireland
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237 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Right on the square so great location. Service is slow. Food is nice, nothing special but nice. The owners seems to be a one man show so run off his feet. Nice place if you're not in a rush.

Thank emmaemccarthy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza 10 de Noviembre, Potosi, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Potosi Department  >  Potosi
  • Phone Number: +591 2 6226085

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