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Sunset Cafe

) #28 of 65 Restaurants in Panajachel $$ - $$$ ,
Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel, Guatemala
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Guatemalan
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel, Guatemala
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for a relaxing view of the volcanoes across Lake Atitlan. food is good and reasonable priced. Conveniently ended at the end of Calle Santander. Restroom is not top quality.

Thank viajera1741
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was subpar, the music left much to be desired and the bathrooms were dirty. The only remotely positive quality was the view, even though it was past sunset, the view at night of the other towns was pretty. However, nothing made this restaurant...More

Thank Miranda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Meeting point for our friends, after exploring all day, because of great view. At end of main shopping street, so must run the gauntlet of vendors, but very relaxing. Side note on venders. Many of these ladies without a storefront come in from rural areas...More

Thank Elaine O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow.... it should be compulsory to visit this place at sunset.... the views are spectacular. .. great selection of alcohol / cocktails. Great nights out with friends

Thank 53lesley2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We called in for a drink and on the way in I had to use the bathroom. After looking at the menu we determined that the prices were twice the price of equivalent places along the waterfront. When we went to leave we were told...More

Thank Neake P
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Lovely restaurant with a view to die for and great food. We were here for lunch on a weekend. Had ordered fajitas and they were perfectly seasoned. Service was good too.

1  Thank Smeeta B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A great place to chill after a long day's work. There was live music, good beer, and a nice atmosphere to sit and relax. The food was good and service friendly. Liked it a lot.

Thank reisenelisa1
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is an iconic place from Panajachel! is great to being here! i always come when i visit Pana because they are clean, serve great food that is clean, also a lot of drinks and the place has a nice sense of quiteness and you...More

Thank Fredy_E_Castillo_R
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The place has the view of the lake, the service is ok, and they hace food and drinks it has to be a must for the view

Thank yeyaj
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff! Medium sized plates – very authentic food. In my opinion Guatemala is not known for great desserts because I am an American but the chocolate cake I had was to die for it was somewhere between a cake and a...More

1  Thank Faith G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Guatemalan
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
Description
The Sunset Cafe is one of the most popular restaurants in Panajachel at the end of the main street over looking Lake Atitlan. It is perhaps the most well known restaurant in the town and I'm surprised it isn't on TA.
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