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El Viejo Cafe

3ra. y 6ta. Ave Norte 12, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 1576
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Guatemalan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3ra. y 6ta. Ave Norte 12, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Really nice courtyard setting, good food for good value. Espresso is excellent. Coffee good. Croissants are quite delicious, especially the almond croissant.

Thank Will B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The mango mousse is AMAZING!!! I wasn't a huge fan of the Oreo mousse, but I believe that has more to do with me not realizing that the Oreos are sweeter here than in USA. We also bought an almond croissant and pan de chocolate....More

Thank Victoria F
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I'm a nurse who takes medical missions for women down to Guatemala and I often take the team here or suggest this place for breakfast or lunch. I like that there is a bakery and a newly renovated courtyard. I remember years ago it was...More

Thank Anila B
EVCstaff, Manager at El Viejo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you for your review it is important to us that our clients tell what thet think about us, that help us to improve! Yes we have Italian cappuccino cup, just ask for it😊

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful little restaurant Great food Great service We enjoyed our breakfast Reasonably priced Try it out

Thank Marc L
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I ate a traditional breakfast here. It was excellent. The coffee and service were top quality. I highly recommend this restaurant. I did not look at the lunch or dinner options, but suspect that they are equally good.

Thank skodemiami
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I had a quick breakfast here before leaving for my flight. I had poached eggs on toast and a coffee which were both very good.

Thank WinterBenson
Reviewed 15 March 2018

My daughter likes El Viejo so she took us here for breakfast.The food good; nothing out of the ordinary but definitely good. I had the Continental breakfast and my wife had the El inglés. Everything (fruit, eggs, bread) was fresh and well prepared. Nothing stood...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place. Beautiful courtyard, great food and pastries, coffee is delicious. Go there for breakfast or for an afternoon coffee and you won’t regret. Do not miss their almond croissant, it’s the best I’ve had.

Thank Ori L
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Really nice setting for a relaxed breakfast. Good coffee and croissants. The breakfasts were large, delicious and well presented. Going there again this morning

Thank Aquatic_Ape
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed an early breakfast with good coffee and lovely croissants! nice homely feeling cafe. juices are a bit thinned down for my taste.

Thank Wiebke F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:15 PM
7:00 AM - 10:15 PM
7:00 AM - 10:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3ra. y 6ta. Ave Norte 12, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 1576
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Place where you can taste the Guatemalan Coffee Varieties in a friendly atmosphere surrounded by antiques that make the place a unique experience. We offer everything from breakfast, entrees, salads, soups, sandwiches, snacks, typical, evenings clogs, desserts and a variety of drinks. We also have a French bakery. Visit will be an unforgettable experience!
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