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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 good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“carne” (4 reviews)
“empanadas” (38 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Latin, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
Calle Dr Facundo de Zuviria 306, Salta A4400EFH, Argentina
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 31 August 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

Thank Gia C
Reviewed 14 August 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 3 May 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 26 February 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
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Simple. Affordable. Friendly. Locals and tourists. Great food. Great wine. We were there on Thanksgiving day and did not miss our Turkey and trimmings.

Thank JennaFletcher
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We have eaten a lot of empanadas in Argentina, but these must be the best empanadas that we had in the entire country. Tamales are really good too.

Thank Poncho85
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The place is definitely not fancy but the empanadas are wooooow. Need to be tried. The wine selection short but good enough.

Thank Don E
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious empanadas! We really liked the dough. We tried all four types (carne picante, carne suave, pollo, & queso). Friendly staff as well.

Thank MarisaChiTown
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I stepped in for lunch and tasted the "huaschalocro", which is maybe the sole typical dish without meat. It was exceptionally good! The waitress was very kind and the restaurant was cozy. I liked I could peep in a corridor how the cooks were preparing...More

Thank danielav1982
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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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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