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Cafe de la Plata

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Plaza 10 de Noviembre, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 2 6226085
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Lake of Bays, Canada
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346 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming cafe on the main square. In the 15 minutes we were there noone was served. After getting our own menus and placing our order at the counter, we were told that because it was so busy we would have to wait 30 minutes for our sandwiches and drinks. The balding guy behind the counter was surly... More 

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Thank MRichardson2014
halifax
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location is good. Service was good. The pizza was not good. Coffee and sandwiches are your winning bet.

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Thank jeffbostonismytrip
Melbourne, Australia
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163 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to sit down, have a coffee, relax and enjoy a cool place with great music. Coffees are great, pizza not so good, Great choice of Bolivian wines at great price

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Thank 2ExplorersIn
North Berwick
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived very early in Potosi and went for breakfast to this cafe at the Plaza. Man behind the counter was not customer friendly and more interested in his newspaper. Coffee was brewed okay but must have been cheap/old beans. The toast had green spots of mold on the outside. We did not complain as felt the man wasn't interested.

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Thank Wendy G
Kitchener
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere. Lovely coffee/cafe beverages. Food was good, however the portions were rather small for the price you pay. This also goes for the cafes - the menu layout makes it seem like you get a large size for the price, but it was quite small.

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Thank Szyslak_moe
Budapest, Hungary
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444 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was our go to place when our hotel breakfast just did not cut it. They have the best coffee ever. If there were a Starbucks in the city, this place could give it a run for its money.

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Thank BudaBaB
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The food and drinks are great. I had some cake too, which was very tastey. The location is very convenient. For some reason I was told that most of the menu options were unavailable, or would take 30 minutes to make. But I think that was due to a once off problem with kitchen staff/equipment, so it shouldn't affect you.... More 

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Thank kakarotGringo
Europe
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1,097 reviews
655 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 584 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This cafeteria has a few limited choices to eat (sandwiches, some pasta...) which can do as a quick lunch or dinner. Not bad for a drink or a coffee. Service reasonably efficient.

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Thank atontao
Stroud, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner and had the lasagne. Definitely do not go for it! I was suffering from the altitude and needed a big hearty meal but what I got was watery and tasteless. Maybe go if you like coffee but dinner is a definite no no!

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Thank ganderinggoose
Bedford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

First night in Potosi, and had read previous reviews, so went there. Yes, staff were offhand. Large, French type main room, menu suitable for lunches, coffee & cake. We had the lasagne & a salad which was adequate and nice. However, as we had been travelling all day, would have welcomed a more substantial meal. One of our glasses was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza 10 de Noviembre, Potosi, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Potosi Department  >  Potosi
  • Phone Number: +591 2 6226085

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?