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La Criollita

) #11 of 267 Restaurants in Salta ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Latin, Argentinian
Calle Dr Facundo de Zuviria 306, Salta A4400EFH, Argentina
+54 387 431-7342
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“carne” (4 reviews)
“empanadas” (36 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 15:00All hours
Latin, Argentinian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Calle Dr Facundo de Zuviria 306, Salta A4400EFH, Argentina
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

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
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Food and prices are ok. The famous Empanadas are average, compared to other places in the region. The menu is quite limited and depending on the hour, you may not get everything annouced

Thank Carsten G
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent empanadas, good wine and the best locro. Prices are more than convenient Value for service and food. Menu in Spanish and English

Thank Mariojd
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We arrived in Salta late at night on a Sunday, and the hotel personnel directed us to La Criollita for a quick bite. We ordered empanadas (cheese and traditional salteñas), and they were delicious, not fried, warm and well filled. That's all we had for...More

Thank susana m
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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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