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Restaurante Bolsi

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Estrella 399 esq Alberdi, Asuncion, Paraguay
+595 21 491841
00:00 - 23:59
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The place on its own was very classy, crowded with older couples and families. There is a bit of waiting every time you try to eat there. The food isn't the best, but it is worthy what you pay.

Thank Guilherme R
Reims, France
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate in the restaurant section excellent service large choice of dishes international style. Stupified by a Paraguayan wine made by Mennonites with Dornfelder grape. Excellent and really inexpensive. So good we had another bottle. Not a bad word about the food either.

Thank corkpop
New York City, New York
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81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like to try local food wherever you go. This is a nice place to visit. It is well located, has a nice atmosphere, is a little noisy, very friendly staff and count with a pretty tasty menu. I will undoubtedly visit Bolsi again on my next trip to Asuncion

Thank viatoripatuit1
Asuncion, Paraguay
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some food were fried with grease several times. Not fresh at all. Bad ingredient. Don't waste money. I would like to recomend another place, if somebody want to try paraguayan food. That's my honest opinon after visiting this restaurant.

Thank monicaPY2000
krocme, General Manager at Restaurante Bolsi, responded to this review

Hello Monica, We're sorry to hear you had a bad experience at our establishment but I can assure you we use the freshest ingredients available; although of course mistakes can occur from time to time. Would you please email us at info@bolsi.com.py and tell us more about what happened so that we can improve our service. Thank you for your... More 

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I were wandering around Asuncion and came upon this place! So pleased to find it. We were pretty hungry and it started to rain heavily shortly after we had sat down outside. We were already under a cover, but the waiters came and pulled down the sides so we stayed dry. Had chicken Caesar salad wraps, which... More 

Thank Lluvi A
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my bf were recommended this restaurant by a local woman working in a spray colour shop next to a nice coffee place we visited, since she correctly guessed we don't eat meat. And Bolsi was really nice, as we could actually eat vegan here without problem - when travelling in South America we've otherwise had to be vegetarians.... More 

1 Thank aliceawesomeandrews
Buenos Aires
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch here last week. I ordered a small cup of surubi soup in a curry sauce that was amazing. For the main course, I had a grilled salmon burger, which was also excellent. It's a very popular joint for local businessmen so expect to wait for a table during lunch.

Thank Matthewfromct
Riga, Latvia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

In the center of Asunción, it's always full. The menu offers snacks, or meals , soups etc. I went there 3 times in a week, and tried to eat the different snacks and meals. was always delicious

Thank Hafcob
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Spectacular menu, lots of choices for vegetarians/vegans. Actually been a long time since I needed so much time to make up my mind what to order. And the food was very satisfying, good portions and nice ingredients. The place does get pretty busy so you might have to wait a bit for service, but the staff is friendly enough and... More 

Thank Dario M
Asuncion, Paraguay
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I went there for a very late night dinner. Food was delicious. Atmosphere is great too, it is a very popular place (rightly so).

Thank jmt730

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Pizza, Mediterranean, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrella 399 esq Alberdi, Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Location: South America  >  Paraguay  >  Asuncion
  • Phone Number: +595 21 491841
Bolsi is a third generation family-owned restaurant which opened in 1960.

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