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Crossroads Cafe

Calle del Campanario 0-27, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (25 reviews)
“beans” (58 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle del Campanario 0-27, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve been coming to Mikes coffee shop for 12 years. We bring a mission group to Guatemala and this is their favourite. We’ve also traveled all over the world and tasted a lot of coffee but always want Mike’s coffee to come home to (Oklahoma)....More

Thank Go243526
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked into Crossroads Cafe, first, in search of a sweet treat and the great coffee promised on other Trip Advisor reviews. But what I found, instead, was a community. Over the course of the month I stayed in town, I met many new friends...More

Thank Amelia R
4Pilgrims, C.D.W ( chief dish washer ) at Crossroads Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Amelia ; First , thanks for making my day ; with your kind words and the time you spent saying them ! Its funny , i go to the cafe for the same reason , it feels like home ! i don't know...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends wanted coffee and we stopped here. Very small but it is worthy. My friends said that the coffee was excellent and they know because they collect coffee from all over the world. The barista has a great sense of humor and wants to...More

Thank 238lourdesr
4Pilgrims, C.D.W ( chief dish washer) at Crossroads Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Lourdesr, Thanks for writing and especially using the word "worthy " that made my day ! One of the places i'd go to with my family , would always go to another store to get my favorite soda and it made me happy !...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

As soon as we met the vibrant owner, Mike, we knew we were in for a treat! We had 2 coffee's (seriously the best coffee I have drunk in 8 months of Sth and Central America) and a piece of delicious carrot cake! Mike was...More

Thank Lm_shepherd
4Pilgrims, C.D.W. ( chief dish washer ) at Crossroads Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello ! First thank you, two; for the hilarious amount of fun ! if my wife can find us a ticket to S.A via Au , we must go there, because if they are like you two , it will be an epic journey !...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

#1 must go to place when you visit Guatemala, We sorta gave up on coffee a little trawveling down Mexico and Central America until we stumbled accross this cafe! We love our coffee and we also know good coffee! The coffee beans taste amazing and...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We didn't discover this place until our final week in Panajachel and wished we'd know about it the whole month. Great coffee, delicious baked goods, and Michael and his daughter were so much fun to talk with. They are so well travel, intelligent and lovely....More

Thank TakingTheBigBreak428
4Pilgrims, C.D.W. (Chief dish washer at Crossroads Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Good morning ; This is michael , here; and as i wait to have my first cup of coffee this morning , just want to say thank you ! Thanks for these kind words and also making our day ! It is one of our...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Great coffee shop. Amazing coffee, must try the carrot cake. We came down with friends for a couple days, and had to stop in and grab some coffee.

Thank Caleb A
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Fancy a slice of cake? Guatemalan coffee or just plain camaraderie, this cafe has it all. If you have even a little bit of space in your tummy you need to try their home made cakes. Coffee is amazing - they roast it themselves and...More

1  Thank Clara H
4Pilgrims, Chief dish washer at Crossroads Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hello Clara ; Thank you for your kind words ! Very good use of the word "Camaraderie" i hope you find lots of kindred spirits along your travel , And thanks for making my day ! michael C.D.W ( chief dish washer)

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

You MUST visit Crossroads Cafe at least once during your visit to Lake Atitlan. A daily visit is even better! The Cafe serves up the best coffee and banter anywhere in Central America. If you are lucky, you must have the carrot cake, pie, or...More

Thank AOne2Travel4Fun
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Cosy little space, great coffee, great guy running things! Would definitely go back if I'm the area. Owner was super helpful and generous with his time. Good prices.

Thank Charlie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Campanario 0-27, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
This is one of the most popular coffee shops in Panajachel especially with the ex-pat population. Run by Michael, he finds, buys, roasts, grinds, and serves the best beans in Guatemala! And then washes the dishes and loves every minute of it. We hope to meet you soon over a cup of coffee and hear your story!
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