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El Vagon del Sur

Av. Los Sauces No. 248 entre calles 8 y 9 | Calacoto, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz La Paz, Bolivia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lengua” (4 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
“trout” (3 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
11:30 - 15:30All hours
Latin, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Av. Los Sauces No. 248 entre calles 8 y 9 | Calacoto, La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviews (107)
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Do not remember the name of my dish but it was an assortment of 4 different types of meats, including tongue and chicken in a piquante sauce... which was not hot at all. All this accompanied with 2 kinds of potatoes, a Bolivian staples. It...More

Thank sldbe
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

By far, this restaurant serves the best Bolivian cuisine. Granted, the dishes are pretty big (specially anything with steak) but their flavor palette and balance is always on cue and their customer service is always ready to help and very polite. If you like good...More

Thank Claudia C
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My recent experience at El Vagón del Sur was consistent with my prior three visits in that the service, ambiance and, most importantly, the food was spectacular! The restaurant is conveniently located in the quaint residential district of Calacoto. You can tell from the first...More

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Bolivian food is unique and delicious, and the best place to experience it other than at your grandma's house if you are Bolivian, is at El Vagon del Sur! As a local, this restaurant has been a staple since I can remember. It's a family...More

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A very nicely done restaurant with excellent choices of bolivian dishes. We were two veggies and we had the choice of plato paceño and queso humacha. Mainly a bolivian zona sur clientele so especially on the weekend make a reservation. They offer inside and outside...More

Thank Pitukolitz
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...More

Thank Paulo A
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...More

1  Thank ultravioletz
Reviewed 10 January 2017

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

Thank trinamom04
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...More

Thank Hhihan
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...More

Thank Claudia C
Jorge M, Propietario at El Vagon del Sur, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Regards !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
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
  • E-mail
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