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Crossroads Cafe

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0-27 Calle del Campanario, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 13:00
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great place to have an amazing cup of coffee and chat with an amazing owner who loves life, his job and coffee!!! Like us, he drove down to Panajachel following his dreams. Would not come to Lake Atitlan and miss this amazing spot! His wife makes the cakes and pies and they are to die for! :)

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Thank scollinscolorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I jumped into this place to pick up a coffee to go and wanted to stay for hours. The coffee is one of the best ones I ever had...I traveled up from Costa Rica to Guatemala with my dog (who was very welcome at crossroads too) and I would do the journey again for a coffee here :) My quick... More 

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Thank Margarete S
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All my friends who had been to Pana before said that Crossroads Cafe had the BEST coffee. We stopped by to buy coffee beans to bring home. We were given not only coffee but live entertainment from Mike the owner. He's a wonderful conversationalist. The bonus was that a Northeastern University coffee mug was prominently displayed. My son is a... More 

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Enterprise, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crossroads Cafe is a treasure. I've been coming here for years now, and the coffee is always wonderful. Doesn't matter what you order, it's going to be great. Also, be sure to get there early for a baked treat! There's always something fresh, homemade and tasty to try. There's no other place I can think of where your barista is... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stumbled upon this cafe by chance, tagging along with a lovely woman we bumped into at the docks. As a fan of iced lattes I had been largely disappointed by my experience thus far. I had thought every coffee shop in Guatemala would produce tasty beverages, given the country's export of coffee beans, however this had... More 

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Thank AlyssaRaeMeg
Panajachel, Guatemala
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places in all of Central America to go for great local Guatemalan coffee from the Atitlan region. The owners MIke and Adele and their 2 great daughters Kasia and Lungi have built this business from almost nothing over the last (nearly) 20 years into a thriving local hotspot where one can come enjoy the company of... More 

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

Good morning Cointelpro ; Just want to take a moment , before i put on my shoes , hop on my motorcycle and go make the coffee , to say thank you ; you just made my day ! These last few days especially have been so worth all the dish washing and coffee hunting ( not so fun when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went yesterday and will be coming back for more for sure! One of the best coffee cups I've ever had in Guatemala! Congratulations!!!! I also had the awesome homemade cheesecake!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely find. I decided to check out a new coffee place from the one i've been going to and I'm so glad I came. Crossroads cafe has real barista coffee for those who want the real deal. I also took a slice of some homemade cheese cake which was delicious. Apart from the great coffee Mike the owner... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want good coffee, great service, and a fun experience, you must visit Crossroads Cafe! Coffee is Q8 (with free refills if you ask). The owner will make your coffee exactly how you want it and will recommend what to order. I wish this coffee shop was in my hometown - I would visit daily! It was a bit... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came for amazing coffee -- and the coffee is amazing and roasted on site by the owner -- but seriously came away with a great memory of my trip. I am a newbie coffee enthusiast (having recently purchased my own espresso machine) and was traveling with my mom and sister. Mike was so much fun to talk to -... 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, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 13:00
Thursday
09:00 - 13:00
Friday
09:00 - 13:00
Saturday
09:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 0-27 Calle del Campanario, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
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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