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El Cofre Bookstore & Cafe Internet

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Address: 6 calle Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala

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Best Indian Food in Town

There must have been a change in ownership as this venue now focuses on wonderful food. Freshly made authentic curry dishes, samosas, and friendly service brought us back time... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 April 2012
GranLouise
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Calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

There must have been a change in ownership as this venue now focuses on wonderful food. Freshly made authentic curry dishes, samosas, and friendly service brought us back time and again to this delightful family owned restaurant. A bonus for book lovers is a wall full of a variety of titles in many languages.

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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2011

The El Cofre is a small restaurant specializing in crepe cuisine. It has about 200 books for sale. Surprisingly, there is a relatively large selection of French, German, Danish, Norwegian and Dutch titles represented in the south wall book shelf. The English books are the usual potboilers (as mentioned in the above reviews of other stores). What’s odd about this... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2011

I try to write mainly positive reviews, but this place has changed ownership and, sadly, it is no longer worth a visit. The service was extremely slow (we were the only ones in the place and it took over an hour to get a quesadilla); the drinks were disappointing; and when I asked for menu items listed as specials on... More 

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