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Las Velas

Isla del Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia
712 356616
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (65 reviews)
“quinoa” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Isla del Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

What a superb little restaurant this is. A simple setting with truly amazing food and a wonderful host. The restaurant overlooks lake titicaca to the west so you can watch the stunning sun set from either inside or outside the restaurant. There is no electricity...More

Thank sarahallen87
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Food is well worth the wait, yes it takes a while but there are only two members of staff cooking everything in candle light. The atmosphere is really cool and you get talking to people around you. Initially the owner seemed off with us but...More

Thank Jeyshwey
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Tripadvisor we knew to bring a game, headlight and that dinner could take a while. All was true. The high rating also is absolutely spot on. Dinner is spectacular and the sunset amazing.

Thank Marco N
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

It’s a nice little restaurant on the top of the island, place only lighted by candles, make sure you bring torch for going back. They have board games to play whistle you wait for you food and be ready because you are going to wait...More

Thank Noemi E
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

No kidding. We’d read about this place as a must go and we totally agree. We went for lunch - it opens at one and had what we agreed is possibly the best pizza ever. Lovely thin crust, fresh toppings, yummy local herbs and lots...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Prepare for a long wait. But if you get a bottle of wine and a pack of cards, the wait in this cozy restaurant is actually really relaxing. And most of all, the food is more than worth the wait! My lasagne was really really...More

Thank NLGerald
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We waited almost 2h for the food, they brought us the wrong wine (couldn't change because the bottle was open) and the taste was ok but not spectacular. Also pretty expensive. Would not go back.

Thank Weltreisende30
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Las Velas is a quaint, one roomed restaurant, set in idyllic surroundings with a beautiful view of sunset over the island. On arrival, we reserved our table then went outside to watch the sunset. We were not disappointed and would recommend visitors to come to...More

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The food (trout!) was delicious and worth waiting for. We got served drinks and played some card games while we waited. Very nice atmosphere - since there is no electricity all light comes from candles and some music from a battery powered radio. Tip: arrive...More

Thank 00mak
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We arrive around 5:30 to get a good table for the sunset( no reservations) as there really is only one good table. It was already taken but thankfully the customer left not long after and we jumped on it. Just a relaxing special place. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla del Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  Isla del Sol
  • Phone Number: 712 356616
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