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Pupuseria Cheros

Certificate of Excellence
Latin, Salvadoran, Central American, Spanish
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Avenida de los Arboles/Calle Principal, near the Bus Stop, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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Alvechurch, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great for lunch. Minimum order is two, so I didn't order as one for a light lunch is plenty. The second time we went in he remembered and brought a spare plate and cutlery despite us having coincided with a huge group on our first visit, very impressive. Service is not fast, as every one is handmade by one lady... More 

Thank Jackie C
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366 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never had this type of meal, but found it to be very good and unique. It takes a little time to get your order so expect to wait just a bit. Consider also setting close to the front door opening as it can get a little smoky close to the grill.

Thank ERL972
Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the cheese and garlic and cheese and spinach pupusas. Was adequately filling and the price at 10Q each was a good deal. Check it out if you want a tasty snack and some drinks.

Thank Seagolfer
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188 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our tourguide showed us this place and I'm glad he did! The food was not only very tasty, but also very cheap!!

Thank Peter N
Panajachel, Guatemala
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

What is great about Cheros compared to other pups places is that it has set hours so you will never have to worry that it won't be open. However, it is slightly more expensive than the other places, and the toppings are not really unlimited, Cheros is solid, though it wouldn't be my #1 choice.

Thank Hannah E
Panajachel, Guatemala
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Best pupusas in Pana! Delicious and cheap! Chero will give you a very warm, El Salvadorian Welcome! Right in the centre of town.

Thank Chuckswade
Salida, Colorado
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394 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were traveling with our Salvadoran & Guatemalan guides so thought we should have drinks at this Salvadoran bar. They pulled together 3 or 4 tables for us and we sampled some rum, had some beers and got lubricated before dinner (the cook was off this evening).

Thank climber_in_CH
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103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Busy little pub-like bar/cafe serving tasty pupusas (recommend the bean and garlic ones) with decent salad and chili sauce on the side. Beers here are good value too

Thank krishnaboy
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The place was very casual and unassuming. They specialize in Pupusas which is a an El Salvadorian specialty. The owner was very friendly. We ordered the pupusas with spinach and cheese and one with beans. The corn tortilla shell was very soft in texture and not oily. The fillings were mild and one could taste the flavours of the ingredients... More 

Thank tellatraveltale
Weatherford, Texas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 7 and sat at the bar which was a blast. Hand squeezed margaritas, homemade pupusas, killer micheladas and a super nice (and fast) El Salvadoran owner/operator husband and wife. We ate and drank our fill for $50 USD and had a hoot of a time doing it.

Thank Robert F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Salvadoran, Central American, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de los Arboles/Calle Principal, near the Bus Stop, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?