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El Empedradillo

Tarija 43, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 2 6228124
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“soup” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“lava rock” (3 reviews)
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Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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Tarija 43, Potosi, Bolivia
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Shortly after we arrived in Potosí we went to El Empredradillo as, according to our guide, this is thé place in town for the famous stone soup. And for sure we were not disappointed. We had the soup as 'main dish' and it was really...More

Thank Tamaragw
Reviewed 1 April 2018

What a great restaurant! The staff were so friendly and helpful. We ordered the typical doup which is a tomato and corn soup which is cooked with a boiling stone which is inside the soup so it arrives all bubbling and wonderful! I would say...More

Thank NattyPr
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We had pasta here, tasted strange and was well beyond al dente. Wouldn’t recommend. Service was great though, very speedy and attentive

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Given that the Dona Eugenia had closed, we were delighted to find wonderful bubbling bowls of Kala Phurka at El Empedradillo. The soup lived up to our expectations and the service was friendly and efficient.

Thank Travellers-K
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

As mentioned in other reviews the soup is really something to try. We had a lunch menu which included the soup. It was nice, a bit more expensive than other meals but the ambience in the restaurant is nice as well.

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We came in to taste the famous soup with the lavic stone, and we are glad we did it! The restaurant is nice, calm, very close to San Francisco, in an old building perfectly kept. The lady owner welcomes you and is very kind, service...More

Thank Franz60
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant located in the colonial district of Potisi. We had the special soup served in a plate with a hot stone and it was great. A buffet is available too. Service was fine.

Thank Petrus61
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I chose the salad and soup option. The salad was from a salad bar and I could have second helpings. The soup was served to the table. Gluten free options also which is essential for me.

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The food here is very tasty and the service is excellent.The K'alapaca is heavenly and was bubbling when it was served. The Andalusian salad is a delicious blend of stir-fried vegetables, served warm. The asparagus soup and the vegetarian spaghetti were also good. The prices...More

Thank AdventurePhiles
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We accidently took a wrong turn walking back to our hostel in Potosi and decided to step inside. What a wonderful discovery. The ambiance is welcoming, clean and comfortable. We arrived just before lunch and for a short while were the only customers. We were...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tarija 43, Potosi, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Potosi Department  >  Potosi
  • Phone Number: +591 2 6228124
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