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Sunset Cafe

€€ - €€€, , Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
+502 7762 0003
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
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CUISINES
Bar, Guatemalan, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Casual, decent drinks and food, lovely setting. The staff is nice and it's very pleasant. Try a Margarita or a gin and tonic. Add an order of nachos, and just relax and enjoy it all.

Thank Sandy N
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Overpriced, in my opinion. Super nachos were not super, kinda boring, came only with beef and cheese and not much else, plus not a heaping plate that I expected for the price. Beef fajitas were tasty but came with only two tortillas and no sides....More

Thank CeeGunn
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Best place to enjoy the view of the lake and volcanoes with a frosty margarita. Excellent food and service, too.

Thank Berta S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

casual restaurante / bar in front of Lake Atitlan where people come together to watch the "SUNSET" friendly staff, decent and good food. also, next to Calle Santander, long shopping street. Sunset has both outdoor and indoor seating ( in case of rain ). in...More

Thank jacobom762
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

It is one of the most beautiful spots in Panajachel to watch the sunset. I recommend to do it with a Guatemalan beer and some appetizers. Very chill.

Thank Astrid A
Reviewed 1 March 2018

There probably is no better spot for a beer and dinner at sunset on the lake at this place. Best salsa I've ever had. Good music and great service. Beautiful!

Thank phildynan
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This is a very popular restaurant. As some people have mentioned it is more expensive than other places but not that much. I had a small dinner and a big margarita for $20 US. You are paying to sit outside (covered) and stare at glorious...More

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Very nice views, that’s it. Drinks were the highest in town. Margarita was good but food lacked something.

Thank Malcom W
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We only had a Gallo beer and a nice table but the view was good as was the service. I highly recommend picking a place for sunset and just relax and enjoy. Lots of tchotchkes in this area and non-stop bombardment of vendors. So this...More

Thank IamDaenerys
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Great food offered at extremely reasonable prices. Large selection of foods and types. Highly recommend the chicken or vegetarian fajitas. Good service.

Thank Vasaul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Guatemalan, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
  • Phone Number: +502 7762 0003
Description
The Sunset Cafe is one of the most popular restaurants in Panajachel at the end of the main street over looking Lake Atitlan. It is perhaps the most well known restaurant in the town and I'm surprised it isn't on TA.
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