Category Archives: Restaurants

The Only Real #Mexican Food in #Antigua Guatemala is at

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

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Jungle Party Hostel and Restaurant

After remodeling, Jungle Party hostel in Antigua Guatemala is one of the leading Antigua hostels on the west side of town. The restaurant has gourmet pizza by the slice or whole pizza, salads and sandwiches, juices and breakfast (guests get … Continue reading

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New Barbecue Restaurant in Town

Pappy’s BBQ opened recently. It’s on Sixth Avenue near 4th Street, close to La Sala and a half-block from the new Reilly’s location.

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Happy Hour at Ocelot Bar in Antigua

is no longer happening. But upstairs at Lava Bar, happy hour starts at 6 PM. For an entire hour, rum and coke and certain other drinks are only Q6 each (75 cents US). See Antigua Guatemala for additional updates on … Continue reading

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Bar of the Month for December 2013

Sol de Atitlan Magazine just announced Cafe No Se is the Bar of the Month for December in Antigua, Guateamala. For more travel info, see Antigua.

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Reilly’s Tavern now has two locations in Antigua.

The new one is on Calle 5, next to La Sala. Huge room, great place for to party.

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Pizza and Beer Special at Cafe No Se

From 6-9 PM, Cafe No Se now serves pizza. The large pizza with four Victoria beers costs Q120. A small one with two beers is Q70, and there is also a medium special. (Don’t step on the chalk body outlines … Continue reading

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Lava Bar in Antigua

Upstairs from Bar Ocelot, Lava Bar has the best Happy Hour deal in town from 5-6 PM, with Q5 rum, vodka and gin drinks, and budget beer. Lava also serves a variety of gourmet hamburgers and offers a fine vista … Continue reading

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La Pena del Sol Restaurant

World-famous for its live music and festive atmosphere, this Antigua restaurant is also known for its Triple Chocolate dessert. La Pena del Sol is also the site of a monthly Mayan healing and purification ceremony conducted by Caqchikel Maya. Find … Continue reading

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Reilly’s Irish Tavern

Reilly’s in Antigua Guatemala is as popular with Guatemalans as with ex-pats and tourists. Huge room, powerhouse drinks, unique bar food, live music and a Pub Quiz at 8 PM on Mondays. Reilly’s Irish Tavern is across the street from … Continue reading

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