Top things to do

Top Choice Pizza in Tupiza

Milan Center

For the best pizza in town, head over to Milan Center, which serves up crispy thin-crust pizzas with a fine variety of topping options. The covered back patio is a nice break from the streets of Tupiza.
Mexican in Tupiza


A saloon-style spot where locals and tourists mingle in the funky two-story space with a Mexican vibe and lots of knickknacks. The menu features mainly meat dishes, like pique macho (beef chunks and sausages over fr…
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Municipal Museum

Tupiza’s municipal museum houses a mixture of historical and cultural artifacts in two rooms, including an antique cart, old photographs, archaeological relics, pre-Columbian items, cold weapons and historic …
Barbecue in Tupiza

Churrasqueria Moises

A reasonable carnivore hangout for chunks of churrasco accompanied by rice, salad and sweet potato. It fills up with locals around 8pm, so get in early to find a table.
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Sede Social Ferroviaria

The railway workers’ club is a no-frills spot where locals come for the parilladas (B$60 for two people). There’s sometimes live music on weekends.
Market in Tupiza

Mercado Campesino

A kilometer south of town, the Mercado Campesino is an overflowing street market, swallowing whole blocks on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
International in Tupiza


Despite its name, Italiana also serves a variety of international dishes from China, the US and, yes, Italy. All of the very similar restaurants around this block are run by different members of the same family, as …
Argentine in Tupiza

Rinconcito Quilmes

You’ll see few other tourists in this little spot known for cheap, filling lunches served in a spacious dining room and a couple of outside tables. It’s popular on weekends for its asados (barbecues) with quality me…
Monument in Tupiza

Cerro Corazón de Jesús

The short hike up Cerro Corazón de Jesús, flanked by the Stations of the Cross, is a pleasant morning or evening outing when the low sun brings out the fiery reds of the surrounding countryside.
Market in Tupiza

Mercado Negro

The ironically permanent mercado negro (black market) has a mishmash of consumer goods, and occupies an entire block between Ava Santa Cruz and Chichas.