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Posada de Santiago

Apto 1, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
+502 7721 7366
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cajun & Creole, International, Asian, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Apto 1, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had lunch here on our trip around Santiago. We both just had the onion soup but have to say it was simply delicious, full of onion and not just liquid like some soups are. Staff were all very pleasant and overall the restaurant...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this amazing hotel with a friend. The view of the lake was amazing. The food was delicious and the staff was great. The owner was very nice and made our stay very pleasant. Our room was awesome and had a heated shower. Thank you...More

Thank Courtland B
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Tenderloin cooked to perfection, served with potatoes, vegetables and Angel Biscuits; melt in your mouth barbecued chicken breast; Gringo Breakfast with Angel Biscuits is to die for. This is not a fast food restaurant - expect to wait a while for your meal while you...More

Thank devans513
DJGSant, Owner at Posada de Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write this review.

Reviewed 6 July 2017

The service is nice (inexperienced but trying hard), there are a good variety of foods and a couple of specials. The restaurant, like the hotel is made of stone so has a unique atmosphere. Portion size is massive. It is relatively expensive for what it...More

Thank reins76
DJGSant, Owner at Posada de Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank for taking the time to write a review. About the, "inexperienced, but trying hard," waitress: allow me to fill in some pertinent background information. It is true that she had just begun the job. Her husband took drugs and alcohol, leaving her and her...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

We ate every meal during our stay here. I loved my black and blue burger for lunch. I had a spicy eggplant for dinner that was wonderful. My favorite drink was a ginger beer. For breakfast I had an amazing avocado bacon omelet with lots...More

Thank 704mam
DJGSant, Owner at Posada de Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Glad you enjoyed your meals. I'll show the cooks and waiters your comments.

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Loved all of the food and drinks during the stay here! Exceptional meals with fresh ingredient, delicious fruit drinks and superb coffee. Amazing staff as well, very professional and helpful. Highly recommend.

Thank Monica P
DJGSant, Owner at Posada de Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

The staff work hard. I'll pass on your praise to them. Thanks.

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great food here, what stands out are the fantastic staff employed here. They were so polite and gracious to us. The beach bar by the lake is also a must a great spot for a pre dinner drink and the view is incredible.

Thank Pauline H
DJGSant, Owner at Posada de Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

fresh ingredients, interesting menu, excellent service....gorgeous dining room , great view ...a happening place

Thank Deborah B
DJGSant, Owner at Posada de Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you. Glad you enjoyed your meal.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We went there for a late lunch and maybe that's why the restaurant was nearly empty and exuded some kind of austerity... Nevertheless, it's a very impressive stone building full of character. We shared a broccoli and cheese soup followed by a plate of mixed...More

Thank Aralya
DJGSant, Owner at Posada de Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

One visitor complains the restaurant is too full. The next that its too empty.

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Our guide took us here for lunch and it had to be one of the best meals we had in Guatemala. The tortillas were so good and the food was so fresh and tasty. Wish we could've came back!

Thank annika K
DJGSant, Manager at Posada de Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you and your guide.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Apto 1, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Santiago Atitlan
  • Phone Number: +502 7721 7366
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Informal dining with a menu that features local options, such as smoked chicken pibil with blue corn tortillas and home made sauces, and foreign choices, such as Thai coconut shrimp and a blackened blue cheese burger. We make the chili sauces, jams, ice cream; smoke the meats; roast the coffee; Best to make reservations during high season.
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