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Pacena La Saltena

Loayza 233 Edif. Mcal. de Ayacucho | Sopocachi, La Paz, Bolivia
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (6 reviews)
“empanadas” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
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Latin, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Loayza 233 Edif. Mcal. de Ayacucho | Sopocachi, La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a local recommendation for this place because we wanted to try the autentic bolivian salteña and it was super cool. The salteñas are fresh made and very tasty. I recommend.

Thank AndyAllAround
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Despite its small size, you wont find a better option in salteñas in La Paz, since both the jigote and the dough are delicious!

1  Thank Pablo G
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We were recommended here by staff at our hostel, and were not disappointed. Delicious salteñas, good value for money. We went back for more another day! Looked clean with decent hand washing facilities too. Recommend.

Thank Joanna K
Reviewed 18 July 2017

People, let's get real. A saltena is just an empanada, a pasty, a turnover. An excellent snack in the middle of a busy day. This little joint is just fine for a pick-me-up. Their food is good, quick, and the kids working there are nice.

Thank Manco T
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Had the vegerarian ones and they were delicious. Not greasy, crust was perfect, and came out hot (temperature wise) which is always a plus for me. And very inexpensive. Would recommend.

1  Thank sldbe
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in and had al the saltenas except the hoja. We loved the beef, Hawaiian, and vegetarian. The staff were helpful and nice and the crowd was all families and friends. Wonderful place.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

By far the most delicious Salteñas in La Paz! I love the vegetarian Salteñas, it's also great to take out and eat as a snack during the day.

Thank tuph
Reviewed 8 June 2017

It's not gourmet food, but it's an opportunity to try a Bolivian speciality in a clean and safe (health-wise) environment. When we mentioned in our hotel that we were planning to come here they were quick to acknowledge that it is the best place for...More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We tracked down this cute little restaurant in a rain storm as we heard they make the best saltenas in La Paz. It was hard to find but when we did we sat down and enjoyed the vegetable, chicken, and beef saltenas for lunch. We...More

Thank Retired_teacher_56
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Get there early for beef, we arrived at half 1 and they only had chicken, and 1 vegetarian left. Delicious. Also, extremely clean, they obviously take food hygiene seriously. They're 6b each, or you can get 2 and a juice for 15b.

1  Thank Mathildaeats
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loayza 233 Edif. Mcal. de Ayacucho | Sopocachi, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  La Paz Department  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: 2225931
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