Category Archives: Bars
Where else but Cafe No Se can you get a bowl of Mezcal Soup for lunch? This shadowy den on the Lower East Side of Antigua is also home of Ilegal Mezcal, a custom #mescal made in Oaxaca by #Cafe … Continue reading
El Faro, which serves tacos with Cochinata Pibil, a Yucatecan pork dish. (Yeah, I know, tacos are not real Mexican food or even Tex-Mex, having been invented by Mexican farm workers in Arizona). Cochinata Pibil is like pulled pork that’s … Continue reading
Nelson Lunding plays New Orleans-style piano at the Ocelot Bar on tonight, May 21, 2014! Special on White and Black Russians, only at The Ocelot Bar in Antigua Guatemala. Nelson plays at other local bars too, in case you miss him … Continue reading
This hole-in-the-wall bar takes me back to New York in the Seventies. Nothing bright, shiny or new here, just a one-room bar with cold beer, cool people and top shelf liquor. The Snug is on Calle 5, on the same … Continue reading
There are two Reilly’s Irish Taverns in Antigua, Guatemala. Both have great deals on drinks and food, Happy Hour from noon-7, and live music on weekends. Here’s how to find them. The closest to Parque Central is on Avenida 6, … Continue reading
Mercedes Escobar plays at 9 PM tonight. Specials include Q2 Buffalo wings, 2 for 1 Sangrias Q44 for 2. Watermelon Martini’s, Mango Martinis and Mango Mojitos Q30 each.
In Antigua, the Ocelot Bar will have a special St Patrick’s Day Cocktail & Shooter party starting at 6 PM.
Antigua, like the lake and other travel destinations in Guatemala, is jampacked with tourists. Last night, Lava Bar was like a zoo, there were so many people attending the 6-7 PM Happy Hour (Q6 drinks!). Other bars, such as Reilly’s … Continue reading
La Morena is the new bar in town. It’s around the corner from Ocelot and Lava, whose also is the madman behind La Morena. When standing at the front door of the cathedral in Parque Central (facing it), go left … Continue reading
The Ocelot Bar has reintroduced Happy Hour from 5-8 PM. Brahva, Extra and Victoria beer go for Q12. Rum drinks for Q20, and more specials. Plus gourmet burgers and other food from Lava Bar, upstairs.