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The Refuge Coffee Bar

7th Avenue North 18A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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7th Avenue North 18A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool hip coffee place. Nice selection of local coffee. Recommend for those who love their coffee. It was hot day when we visited, so we had iced americanos – superb. Saw many people working with their laptops. Sign of good wi-fi signal :)

Thank Marija K
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The Refuge coffee bar has excellent coffee. It really is a refuge from the chaos and terrible coffee places around the park. We had a cappuccino and cafe Americano sin leche. The mugs of Americano were big and the cappuccino was excellent and well presented....More

Thank smokemon
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely the best coffee I've had in Antigua, lots of comfy sofas and a very chilled out environment, highly recommend for all coffee lovers, great way to spend the day

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

They only do coffee and they do a damned good job. WiFi, chill space and, most importantly, best coffee ever.

Thank AnnaMM111
Reviewed 27 May 2017

That is what you will get, a perfect cup of joe. They serve pastries and have WiFi, but the coffee is superior to the rest, which is not easy to pull off in a town where finding a bad cup of coffee is impossible.

Thank damonre
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Ok, so my friends and I tried the coffee at 5 different places and this one was the winner. Very good espresso & latte's, they also have some good specialty drinks and the prices are reasonable. Keep in mind, they do not have decaf coffee...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple days in Antigua and loved grabbing coffee at The Refuge. Best coffee shop in Antigua, give them a try!!!

Thank Jordan H
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Over the course of our three day stay in Antigua we visited Refuge twice and loved it each time. The lattes are great, and the iced lattes are perfect for an energizing refreshment from the warm weather. Also recommend the Signature Latte with honey and...More

Thank Julianna E
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Easily one of the best coffee places we found in Antigua if not in whole Guatemala. If you are looking for Italian coffee specialties ... head there, you won't be disappointed!

Thank yewuninc
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I visited El Refugio after having lunch, so that I could have a latte while working on my Spanish homework. The barista was very kind as soon as I walked into the little coffee shop. I ordered a mocha with lactose free milk, and he...More

Thank Vanessa S
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james m
3 June 2015|
Response from Brad G |
Hey Jim, I sent you a personal message as well. Read it when you can? I think you have to be registered as the owner of the business here, but doesn't look like you are. Without that, they won't see this nor answer I don't... More
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Seating, Free Wifi
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  • Address: 7th Avenue North 18A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
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A small quality driven coffee bar. Sits on the Tanque De la Union park with a beautiful view of the Agua Volcano.
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