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La Cocina Ristorante

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General Trigo 719, Tarija 000, Bolivia
+591 4 6663426
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Tarija, Bolivia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The place is very smart, you can watch the chef cooking and the whole atmosphere is great. The owner makes the pasta herself and the taste is there. It is expensive but a treat!!!

Thank ecosolidario
New Jersey, USA
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This is a great place to go if you want a great late night Italian dinner. As far as we can tell they are only open on the weekends and after 7:30. The food is quite good. They even make fresh pasta that you can bring home and cook yourself. We love to go in and just look at the... More 

1 Thank JandKNewJersey_USA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Cozy family feeling, run by Ocampo family, friendly and laid back people. The music and the atmosphere is just great for relaxing and feeling at home. The food is amazing, home made pasta from scratch, and the greatest pizza in town. A MUST.

1 Thank Andrea C
Tarija, Bolivia
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We have had several friends that have frequented this restaurant and come back with glowing reports, but after going last week we find it hard to understand why. The décor is dated and a mishmash of styles, cluttered with a collection of junky nick nacks that make you think you may be in your grandmother’s lounge or dining room. Not... More 

Thank Martin R
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

The food is delicious, don't miss this place if you are in Tarija. You can find amazing pizza and amazing pasta. My personal favourite is Raviolli with pesto and "pizza de alcaparras"

1 Thank Santiago O
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Had pasta here recently, and it was fine but didn't stand out. I thought the sauce was lacking a little depth. Quite well priced and in a good location.

Thank Ian L
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We had dinner here on new years eye and it was great. Really nice family run restaurant that serves good quality food. Nice staff and put in real effort to make us feel comfortable. Great open kitchen which looks clean and neat. Highly recommend to try out while in Tarija.

1 Thank RDoorn
Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2013

Went here with my girlfriend one night. The decor is kind of tacky but the food is amazing. I had the pizza especial and my girl had the spinach ravioli with marinata sauce. The pizza was terrific, thin crust, and baked in a wood fired oven. The pasta and sauce were also very delicious. Both portions were very generous. We... More 

1 Thank Babekey
Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Excellent deal. Highly recommended! Great ambiente, spacious, high ceiling, potted palms (Ignore the unrepresentative photo of a side room) Owner-managed and it shows! Great dishes and wines, and all at unbeatable prices! Attentive service, great downtown location. Even has vegetarian options! <almost unheard of in Bolivia!> On a value-for-money basis, definitely the best deal in town! Note: Open only for... More 

1 Thank Fouad A
La Paz, Bolivia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Muy bueno, todo casero y pizza hecha en horno de leña. Eso si, estaba algo salada. Los gnocchi al dente, les dejo algunas fotos para que sean los jueces. Restaurante familiar con las recetas de la nona.

1 Thank Martin F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Trigo 719, Tarija 000, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Tarija Department  >  Tarija
  • Phone Number: +591 4 6663426

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