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Calle Santander, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“great food” (9 reviews)
“the owner” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Chinese, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Calle Santander, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their special of the day is great. You get your choice of soup or an empanada/dumpling, either fried rice or noodles, and fruit. The rest of their menu looked pretty good, too, and they even offer vegetarian version of common Guatemalan dishes like pepian. I...More

Thank uclatraveler9
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The food is varied, good and the seating area is away from noisy street. Fast and friendly service. I've come here several times in the past year or so and not disappointed.

Thank TriciaK2
Reviewed 10 March 2018

220 Q for 2 very mediocre and bland Asian dishes, if you could I would avoid ordering from the Asian section of the menu.

Thank MorganDBurton
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Run by a Malaysian Chinese woman who's been service her delicious food for 28 years or so! Beautiful atmosphere with outdoor seating under a canopy of greenery! Often has music in the evening. I love the schzechwan soup with shiitake mushrooms and chicken. All dishes...More

Thank Kamplyn
Reviewed 3 March 2018

located on Santander Street in an open area, shared with a couple other establishments, offers Asian and Guatemalan dishes of good taste, decently priced, nice atmosphere. Owner is Asian as is always there and has been in this same location for many years, testament of...More

Thank jacobom762
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Stumbled upon this hidden gem while going to the cute bookstore nearby. Great service, a wide variety of drinks, sweets, and food. Excellent wifi and a less crowded place to sit back and enjoy. It is run by local women and usually has a great...More

Thank annecelinejm
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We had a bit of a hard time finding it but glad we did. 3 of us shared the giant dumplings (2 per serving), chicken chow men and fried rice with chicken. Lots of chicken, I know. But it’s a fairly safe bet. All was...More

Thank IamDaenerys
Reviewed 23 December 2017

I eat here regularly as our office is next door, but highly recommend Chinitas as the only really authentic South East Asian food in Pana and probably in Guatemala!! Lovely courtyard to hang out in too!

Thank Chuckswade
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I had about this place for a few years and finally had the opportunity to eat there, so glad I did, I found the food excellent and have been back 4 times or every time I am in Panajachel. My new place to eat when...More

Thank burwof
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The only reason my partner and I visited a few times was to use Chinita's wi-fi. Otherwise, the food and drinks were always disappointing (though the smoothies were pretty good), and the service average.

Thank quelix
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santander, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
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