Santa Cruz & Gran Chiquitania restaurants

Top Choice Health Food in Samaipata

Café Jardín

Gaze at Finca La Víspera’s organic garden from its sunny, alfresco cafe and see kitchen staff running up and down to pick your salad fresh from the ground. Famed for its slow food, this vegetarian cafe serves all-da…
Top Choice Fusion in Santa Cruz

Jardín de Asia

The chefs at Jardín de Asia fuse Bolivian ingredients with Asian flavors and culinary techniques to create original dishes with plenty of local flair, served in a candlelit setting. This stylish and atmospheric rest…
Top Choice Peruvian in Santa Cruz

Sach'a Rest

Lip-smackingly good Peruvian food served in a bright and modern dining room, decorated with fab wall murals. The ceviches are made with fresh paiche, a local river fish, and come with a range of sauces including a k…
Top Choice Steak in Santa Cruz

El Arriero

Locals say this is the place to go for the country's best steaks and we agree. There's a buzz about El Arriero, with its multicolored cow statues, high-pitched roof and eye-catching central light sculpture. The vari…
Top Choice International in Samaipata

Latina Café

This bar-restaurant serves some of the best food in town: juicy steak, saucy pasta, vegetarian delights and gorgeous brownies. The lighting is intimate and the sunsets beautiful. Happy hour is from 6pm to 7pm.
Cafe in Samaipata

Caffé Art

As well as serving coffee, juices, cakes, pies and snacks, this cafe doubles as a gallery for the work of artist Sandra Serrate, whose studio occupies part of the space. Almost every surface in the cafe is painted w…
International in Santa Cruz

La Casona

This German-run bistro has seating in a shady courtyard or inside, where colorful indigenous art adorns the walls. The food is diverse, with a variety of salads, German dishes or pasta in a spicy, palate-tingling ar…
Bolivian in Santa Cruz

La Casa del Camba

You are likely to end up at this lively, sprawling landmark if you ask Bolivian friends where to find the ‘most typical’ cruceño/camba (local) experience. Juicy meat comes sizzling off the grill while live singers h…
International in Samaipata

Tierra Libre

This place is loved by backpackers for its ample and affordable eats and pleasant garden to enjoy them in. Top-notch dishes from around the globe are served in a bohemian setting. Veggie meals are among those on off…
Bolivian in Santa Ana de Velasco

Restaurante El Tacu

Tucked away behind the main square to the east of the church is this lovely restaurant serving hearty home-cooked meals. Seating is at outdoor tables shaded by fruit trees; the grapefruits and limes they bear are us…