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Sunset Cafe

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Bar, Guatemalan
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Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel, Guatemala
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09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Culpeper
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff! Medium sized plates – very authentic food. In my opinion Guatemala is not known for great desserts because I am an American but the chocolate cake I had was to die for it was somewhere between a cake and a moose. Amazing and calm views of the lake and the mountains! Very friendly staff and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to get a warm welcome and a warmer exit. The view is great, as it is right on the lake. The quesadillas were offered with corn or flour tortillas, and since I NEVER had tried a quesadillas with corn tortilla, I went in that direction. Honestly, it was uniquely tasteful and I would do it again.... More 

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Thank legacyLA
Kalamazoo, MI
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for both nights we were in Pana. Our hotel was just up the street and it was handy. Turned out it was also wonderful. Great food selection, lovely interior open to the outside, with a breathtaking view of the lake. Price was fair, staff good and friendly. As a photographer, it was hard for me to stay... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a long day and just want to chill out watching the sun set. Arrived early to get a table with good views. Service was good. We were the only folks who was actually ordering dinner, but it was also early. But, I guess that happens when you really do not have lunch since we had such a great... More 

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Thank CANDD1
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414 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I loved the service at this restaurant. It is a wonderful place to relax, nice and shady with a great view of the lake. The food is great. I couldn't ask for a better place in Pana. The other restaurants are located on crowded streets; this is definitely the best restaurant in Panajachel- Great View, Food and Service.

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Thank Tl D
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

this is a very good spot to sit down, enjoy the view, and sip on some very good margaritas. I also had some tortillas with cheese, nothing special but a good snack, well they where black tortillas which is nice for a change.

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Thank Luis G
Saint-Raphael, France
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had lunch twice there. The food and view were great, people super friendly. Great for a casual lunch with a nice view.

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Thank Jerome P
Atchison KS
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Great View overpriced restaurant. But worth the view. I always take friends here who are visiting Guatemala for the first time.

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Thank arhusker1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

watch the sun go down over the lake and mountains. rest a while. rough ground entrance. simple surroundings.

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University Place
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Nice local food. Great view of Lake Atitlan anytime. But spectacular at sunset. Nice choice of wines. Budget friendly. Large pltes. Food is good. A great repeat place to go to for a good meal abd relaxation. Try their chuletas and margueritas grande!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Guatemalan
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
Description
The Sunset Cafe is one of the most popular restaurants in Panajachel at the end of the main street over looking Lake Atitlan. It is perhaps the most well known restaurant in the town and I'm surprised it isn't on TA.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?