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Las Orquideas

Lakeshore Road | towards Biotopo Cerro Cahui, El Remate 17022, Guatemala
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“panzerotti” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lakeshore Road | towards Biotopo Cerro Cahui, El Remate 17022, Guatemala
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant many times since it's my favorite for pizza. The Italian owner 'Don Angelo' And operator has been in El remate for many years and knows his work. It's the only place that I know of who serves pizza with...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Don Angelo is surly and makes no attempt to coddle you or make small talk. What he does, however, is produce some of the best Italian food we've ever had (and we live in New York and love visiting Italy). We were escaping another night...More

Thank jamito
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were staying the road from Las Orquideas at the nd of February and had heard from a Guatemala City visitor that this was the best Italian in El Remate. he and his family did not steer us wrong. We strolled down the main road...More

Thank GringoMac56
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Did not expect to find such great pasta in a tiny town in Guatemala. Everything is so fresh and flavourful. One of the best options you are going to find in this town for sure. You can have vegetarian friendly food but be very sure...More

Thank Tammy2124
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Homemade pasta. Don Angelo knows how to greet customer. A bit above price in town. But its all worth it. Wine and pasta made from a real Italian. Could you resist. I couldn't. Try it

Thank François M
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Great italian food, one of The best places to eat in Peten, eggplant and pasta are amazing and the ice cream is a must. Owner was kind of cranky but his wife was super nice, so we will definitely come back to visit and try...More

Thank Lorenaguate
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Really really excellent after very average meals in several other locations. Real fresh baked italien bread with oil, parma ham and melon to die for and the best pizza base we ate in all of Guatemala. Its a bit out of town, take a torch...More

Thank IrishTravelBlogger
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We had the best dinner here so far in Guatemala! We had the stuffed homemade pasta with ricotta and chayo with the carbonara sauce: delicious! Nice to find a real Italian in central america. Definetely a must eat when you stay in El Remate!

Thank GerdesML
Reviewed 18 November 2015

This place was challenging for me to find. If you´re on the main street that goes through El Remate going north, you take a left or go west a short distance from Las Gardinias on a street that follows the lake and go down a...More

1  Thank Bobreview100
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We walked to the restaurant from our hotel a few hundreds yards down the road. It is very picturesque alongside the lake. Don Angelo was resting in the palapa next door but the server/cook took care of our needs until he appeared. The narajandas are...More

Thank clariyandy
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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  • Address: Lakeshore Road | towards Biotopo Cerro Cahui, El Remate 17022, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Peten Department  >  El Remate
it's listed on wikitravel and several other el remate guides.
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