El Germen is a small, dark, cozy restaurant specialising in vegetarian food. Their menu boasts two pages of tasty vegetarian dishes, one page of meat dishes, and a cabinet displaying an array of delicious baked goods.
There are a number of traditional Bolivian dishes on offer, as well as Peruvian, Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine. They also have tofu which is pretty exciting! Highlights include veggie curry, falafel, papa a la huancaína and vegetarian lasagna. The menu del dia is great value at 20 Bs ($3 US).
The restaurant, while simply decorated and at times slow in service, is cheap and cheerful, giving vegetarians a great option for meat-free dining.
Price: Mains 25-40 Bs ($3-6 US)