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Mezcal Soup, Only at Cafe No Se in Antigua, Guatemala

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

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Tonight at Ocelot Bar – New Orleans Piano Night

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

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The Snug — Antigua’s Newest Bar

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

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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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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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Nightlife: Live Music, Bands, Other Entertainment

Many Antigua bars and restaurants have live music with everything from salsa to rock to blues and jazz. Even Trova Cubana and Trova Jazz! There is rarely a cover charge. And the  live music by Latinos in Parque Central is … Continue reading

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Bar Ocelot

Bar Ocelot is a classy blues and booze bar with excellent bar food. There’s a patio with covered seating, where Spiro’s Ceviche sets up shop on Saturday afternoons. The Pub Quiz takes place at 6:30 on Sundays. Upstairs is Lava … Continue reading

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La Antigua Guatemala

La Antigua, Guatemala, world-famous for its Colonial ruins and nearby Mayan ruins of yesterday, is also today’s nightlife capital of Guatemala and home of the best restaurants and dining options, from budget Guatemalan food to gourmet cuisine. In addition to … Continue reading

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