11 (Bolivian)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 14 Feb 2019, updated: 27 May 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

Street food you find in Bolivia

1. Cunape

Cuñapé (Bolivian)

Baked Cuñapé is a Bolivian cheese bread normally served for tea time and also sold as street food.

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2. Saltenas

Salteñas (Bolivian)

A salteña is a type of Bolivian baked empanada. Salteñas are savory pastries filled with beef, pork or chicken mixed in a sweet, slightly spicy or very spicy sauce, and sometimes also containing peas, eggs, olives, raisins, potatoes and other ingredients. Vegetarian salteñas are sometimes available at certain restaurants. Typically salteñas can be found in any town or city throughout the country, but each area has its variations; Cochabamba and Sucre claim to have the best version of this snack, and many will go out of their way to try the variation from Potosí. In La Paz, it is a …

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3. Sanduiche De Chola

Sandwich de chola (Bolivian)

A sumptuous sandwich filled with roasted pork and crackling, pickled vegetables and a spicy chili sauce. These sandwichs are generally consumed in the afternoon, washed down with a couple of cold beers. https://www.bolivianlife.com/a-guide-to-bol…

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4. Empanadas Tucumanas

Fried Bolivian Emapanadas (Bolivian)

It can be best described as a tasty sort of pasty, which come filled with a variety of fillings including meat, diced veggies, boiled egg and a spicy sauce. Vegetable tucumanas are a great choice for vegetarians and are often served with spicy and colorful condiments to compliment your dish.Empanadas tucumanas are deep fried in oil, not baked. It is named after a city, of Tucuman in Argentina https://www.bolivianlife.com/a-guide-to-bol…

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5. Api


Api is a creamy sweet warm Bolivian beverage made from corn and spiced with cinnamon, cloves, and orange zest. Api is normally served for breakfast and sold as street food accompanied by buñuelos.

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6. Bunuelos

Buñuelos (Bolivian)

Buñuelos is a deep-fried dough sold mostly sold as street food in Bolivia normally accompanied of a beverage called Api

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7. Pasankallas


Pasankallas are giant puffed corn kernels. They are often coated with sugar and sold as street food in bags in Bolivian marketplaces.

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8. Anticuchos

Anticucho (Bolivian)

In Bolivia, anticuchos are made with heart meat (commonly beef or chicken), accompanied with roast potatoes and a type of peanut sauce.

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9. Saice Tarijeno

Saice Tarijeño, Saice Chapaco (Bolivian)

El saice tarijeño is dish originally from Tarija in Bolivian. It is a hearty beef stew with vegetables. It is normally served with rice or noodles and a simple salad.

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10. Llaucha

Llauch'a (Bolivian)

Llauchas are Bolivian empanadas where the filling is cheese and it is served normally for breakfast mostly in the streets of La Paz

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11. Trancapecho


Trancapecho is a sandwich from Cochabamba in Bolivia. It is basically a silpancho sandwich. Silpancho is a very traditional Bolivian dish.

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