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Chez Alex

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Calle Santander, Panajachel 00502, Guatemala
+502 7762 0172
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

It was nice to take a break from the tourist offerings of pizza to sit and eat a really good meal. Chez Alex serves traditionally french/continental food with white tables clothes and great service. We were the only people in there on a Tuesday night, but that didn't detract from our excellent fish and steak. Highly recommend for a fancy... More 

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Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Thank you so much. So glad you enjoyed. More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Great and fresh food. Loved the salads which tasted delicious!!! Went here at least 3 times while we stayed in Panajachel

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Thank tomtatum12
Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. More 

Missouri City
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Huge and varied menu in a pleasant white tablecloth atmosphere. Watch for the daily specials that include soup or salad, entrée with side, and a glass of wine or dessert. They appear to run from $14- $18. This is pricey by Guatemalan standards, but an excellent value by American standards.

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Thank susy1946
Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you so much Susy.I am glad you enjoyed. Welcome back. More 

Guatemala City, Guatemala
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 11 friends last night. We had their spaghetti plate which was exceptional...far better than typical. Great food and very good service. A little pricy for the area but the meal was also better than normal

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Thank Chapingros
Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. Welcome back More 

Antigua, Guatemala
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90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

As other reviewers have noted, Chez Alex is a European-style restaurant in a town full of mediocre tourist restaurants. If you want a truly excellent meal, this is the place to go. The dining room beckons from the street, with its sparkling candlelight and modern Scandinavian design. Service is very attentive. The menu is quite extensive and the wine by... More 

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Hello. Thank you so much for your nice review More 

Viera, Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

You will not be disappointed by anything you order in this lovely Guatemalan restaurant. The service is excellent and the food was fresh and perfectly cooked. I enjoyed a tasty fillet of robalo (snook), which I would order again!

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Thank Janie M
Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you so much for your nice review and welcome back for another fillet of robalo.. More 

Yazoo City, Mississippi
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

A local Inn owner suggested we have dinner here and that turned out to be delicious advice! We tried the filet of beef, beef carpaccio, prawn special, shrimp & mushroom pasta....EVERYTHING was spot on. Really delicious, wine was delicious too. The service was incredible and were also treated to a prosciutto tasting. Terje isa fantastic welcoming owner. Really enjoyed the... More 

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Thank Lisa B
Competitor, Propietario at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Thank you so much and hope to see you again More 

San Francisco, California, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

If you are tired of the Pana gringo bars and places with the same menus and food, this is a great place to add some European flavor and flair. A step up. Excellent salads, fresh fish, and a good choice of wines. The Norwegian owner is very welcoming.

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Thank Mark B
Competitor, Propietario at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Welcome back More 

London, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Owned by a Norwegian, the food at this place is essentially European in terms of cuisine. That being said there are twists relating to local produce. The menu choice is extensive. Portions are large. My husband had s fillet mignonette which comprised two thick steaks. Food is freshly cooked and the main course is accompanied by choices of rice, fries,... More 

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Thank you so much. More 

Panajachel, Guatemala
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

I have been dining at Chez Alex since it opened and it fills a certain place in my life for a place to relax over a good meal and good wine shared with friends or family. The service is excellent and I always have a good experience during a relaxed lunch which is usually one of their delicious steaks. They... More 

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Thank cherie559
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Thank you so much and welcome back. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Cuisine
European, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 22:00
Monday
00:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 22:00
Thursday
00:00 - 22:00
Friday
00:00 - 22:00
Saturday
00:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santander, Panajachel 00502, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
  • Phone Number: +502 7762 0172
Description
Imported meat, seafood and nice collection of wine and liquers

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?