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Gringos Locos

Calle de Los Arboles, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
+502 4865 1820
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
20 Oct 2017
“The best surprise of my six months in Central America ”
1 Jun 2017
“Gringos Vamous ”
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Bar, Pub
Calle de Los Arboles, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I'd read about this place on several blogs and thought it sounded like lots of fun. Was planning on a really quiet night so had no intentions of coming here. I was having dinner on Calle Santander and ended up meeting some very cool people...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Such a fantastic bar! The owners jen and Cassidy are so welcoming and friendly and have a wealth of knowledge about the local area. Tongue tingling drinks at great prices. A must to visit!!

Thank Jordan H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I went there several times looking for their "Authentic New York Style Pizza", but no luck! I guess they're too busy serving drinks and other things, but then just don't advertise it.

Thank omeojenny
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Nice ambiance and inviting atmosphere if you would like to have great conversations or just chill on the porch and soak in the culture. Always a pinata of variety happening and the owner has a bucket full of knowledge to pass on.

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

An easy-to-settle-into lounge where locals, gringos, and locos from nearly every continent gather to share bits of their lives with each other. And, if you're musically-inclined, pick up Cassidy's guitar and belt out a few tunes in between bottlenecks that are definitely the coldest in...More

Thank Max C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Comfy sofas inside or semi outside chairs or relax in the hammock, it is a very inviting and friendly bar with live music from local artists Casady the owner is helpful on places to stay in panajachel or villages to visit. He makes you feel...More

Thank irondb42
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I always feel that I am interrupting the TV watching of the smoking lady on the couch. Very limited food options. Do they even have a cook anymore?

Thank travelinglady316
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I met the owner of Gringos Locos while wandering aimlessly through Panajachel the other day. This is a genuinely friendly establishment where you can have a good time, meet people, and pick up some nice travel tips. As a plus, they're on great terms with...More

1  Thank Yitzhak89
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Cassidy was great. He made sure that my every need was met. If he didnt have it, he would go and find it. Great music, great food, awesome people!! If you ever come to Pana you must stop in at Gringos Locos. :)

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Really great atmosphere , nice owners and colourful , cold drinks. We enjoyed our visit a lot, especially the ability to finally speak English! Really good service. A must visit in Panajachel. Recommend!

1  Thank zuziapapuzia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de Los Arboles, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
  • Phone Number: +502 4865 1820
  • E-mail
Gringos Locos is a locally-owned bar, located in one of Lake Atitlan's more formidable tourist traps, and our name pretends to capture our mixed feelings about the multi-cultural aspect of our niche here in Pana. Cassidy's bartending expertise is unparalleled in town. We'll do pretty much anything for 'ya (within reason)
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