Restaurants

Top Choice International in Copacabana

La Cúpula Restaurant

An inventive use of local ingredients makes up the extensive international and Bolivian menu here. The vegetarian range includes a tasty lasagna and there’s plenty for carnivores, too. Dip your way through the chees…
Top Choice International in Isla del Sol

Las Velas

Want a candle-lit dinner of organic vegetarian pizza at 4000m? Head to this beloved hilltop restaurant with wonderful westerly views. There are also pastas and traditional Bolivian fare like trout and kingfish. Perf…
Top Choice International in Copacabana

La Orilla

Some say this cozy maritime-themed restaurant is the best restaurant in town, with fresh, crunchy-from-the-vine vegetables and interesting trout creations that incorporate spinach and bacon. They might just be right…
International in Copacabana

Terradentro Restaurant

This hotel restaurant has excellent views of the lake, great service and well-prepared international dishes. While it is one of the more expensive in town, it also has higher standards than some of its counterparts.…
Bakery in Copacabana

Pan America

The American owners of this bakery, which is next to the cathedral, use the profits to fund development projects in nearby rural communities. Come in the morning for coffee and yummy baked goods and return for wine …
Cafe in Copacabana

El Condor & The Eagle Cafe

Make this cheery traveler's cafe your breakfast spot with great veggie options, French-press coffee and owners who are more than happy to offer advice on Bolivia. There's also a small bookstore and a great collectio…
Sandwiches in Copacabana

Baguette About It

The owners of Pit Stop have opened this (equally tiny) cafe next door. The focus here is on build-your-own sandwiches and craft beers. It's great for a takeaway as it's right by the tourist buses to La Paz and Peru.
Bakery in Copacabana

Pit Stop

Trust the Argentines to bring proper short espressos, rich brownies and dense cakes to Copacabana. You can find empanadas and pizza elsewhere in town, but at this hole-in-the-wall where buses stop, Luciano and Maria…
Seafood in Copacabana to Yampupata

Isla Peñon

Do as the locals do and make a weekend trip to this faux floating island. It's attached to a rocky outcrop with sweeping views, and the trout comes from right beneath your feet.
International in Copacabana

Gourmet Ali

An unassuming and brightly lit restaurant with seriously good food, including fresh takes on trout (stuffed, in a lasagna), as well as pizzas, pastas and filets of llama.