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Crossroads Cafe

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Calle del Campanario 0-27, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
+502 4751 7676
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09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I finally had the opportunity to visit this place. The quality of coffee from the region as well as Huehuetenango was fabulous plus the homemade desserts. What really makes the place special is the spirit that Mike puts into it. It's a great, friendly environment where people get together for conversation over the best cup of coffee in the country.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I could not have liked crossroads coffee more! The carrot cake was the best I have ever tasted and I include my own in that ranking (and I think mine is pretty good!) It was so good I took another slice home to have for my breakfast the following day and it was still delicious and moist 24 hours later,... More 

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Thank Mathildaeats
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came in to Crossroads on a recommendation and we were not disappointed. The coffee was beyond comparison, best that we had had on our entire trip (we bought a lot of it to bring home with us too!), and Mike is something else. We walked away saying "wow, what an amazing dude!". He is so kind and uplifting, and... More 

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Thank Jen H
4Pilgrims, C.D.W (chief dish washer) at Crossroads Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Jen & friends ; Thank you; for your kind words and time ! That was a great day for me too , God gave us all a chance to share stories and really live ! Coffee and community is really about "us" not me ; you guys made the day , i thank you by saying , it felt... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were finding it nearly impossible to find a good cup of coffee in Pana until we stopped into Crossroads. Tucked a little off the main tourist area I had forgotten it was there. Mike the owner was nice enough to let us in even before they had officially opened and served up 4 cups of the best coffee I've... More 

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Thank oldtownoutfitters
4Pilgrims, C.D.W (Chief dish washer at Crossroads Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you ! Was compelled to make us some coffee; as you guys showing up when and how you did ( like weary/smiling mountain bikers !) reminded me of early cafe openings in Mill Valley Ca. where i started in the Mt. Tam foothills ! Happy trails! michael More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As a coffee lover: this is probably one of the top espresso's we've had. We have tried several servings of the Espresso blend, for the coffee and "for a good story". The blueberries pie was a great addition to it all. Mike seems to be an unbreakable optimist, after overcoming huge past hurdles. Way to go! קפה נדיר באיכותו, מתערובות... More 

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Thank nadav k
4Pilgrims, C.D.W at Crossroads Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you both ! Also , from our conversation i would say the same of you ! Was great to share perspectives on important things...and watch you drink even more coffee than i do . ( except when: its raining, am reading , talking , listening , or waiting for the next cup of coffee......o.k we drink almost the same... More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mike has more one liners and coffee quips than any human being on the planet. A friendly and amazing coffee stop. It's a must if your in Panajachel. There just isn't anything else like it. The Tiramisu even if it's not on the menu is fantastic. If your thirsty for the best coffee Guatemala has to offer, this IS the... More 

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Thank lcwadsworth
4Pilgrims, C.D.W ( chief dish washer) at Crossroads Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you and your crew ! That day was so fun ! It was kinda like we were in the living room; with friends around a coffee table ....we leave the Tiramisu off the menu , otherwise its gone before i get a piece. Thanks so much for making me laugh; and making my day ! michael p.s How it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome service and amazing coffee ! Mike is such a fun and friendly dude ! Me and my girlfriend really enjoyed the chat and the coffee !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a quick coffee before heading to solola for the market but ended up spending around an hour here. Michael the owner was so friendly, he showed us the whole roasting process which happens right next door to the cafe! It doesn't get much fresher than this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So first off let me start by saying I am a total cafe junkie. I am always in search for the best cafes of everywhere I visit. Needless to say, I have been to quite a few. Crossroads is by far the FRIENDLIEST cafe I have ever been to. The owner Mike is a great guy who will strike a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into Crossroads for a quick takeaway coffee before we hit the road; we had heard they made the best cup of joe on the lake. We had not heard wrong, the coffee was awesome, and the baked goods (carrot cake) topped it off. However, this was only a small part of the experience. The main part was Mike... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Campanario 0-27, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
  • Phone Number: +502 4751 7676
Description
This is one of the most popular coffee shops in Panajachel especially with the ex-pat population. Run by Michael, he finds, buys, roasts, grinds, and serves the best beans in Guatemala! And then washes the dishes and loves every minute of it. We hope to meet you soon over a cup of coffee and hear your story!

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