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El Pescador

€€ - €€€Seafood, Soups,
Calle principal de Santiago Atitlan, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
+502 7721 7147
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“black bass” (5 reviews)
“rice” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Soups, Guatemalan, International, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Calle principal de Santiago Atitlan, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Amazing Place in a Small Town
" good. The whole place is clean and modern compared to the town."
gyanfernando
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2. Amazing Place in a Small Town
"because of a big group but the food was very good"
gyanfernando
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3. Good in town location
"GREAT fish dishes"
Kathy R
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has more than 1 floor and some outside tables. The rooftop mirador was impressive with 360 degree views of the town and surrounding areas. We were somewhat underwhelmed with our food. The chicken (breast) I ordered was extremely dry and although the vegetables...More

Thank Arte11
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Stop at this corner spot for great fried tilapia. You can see the tuk-tuks and people passing by. Affordable.

Thank arhusker1
elpescador a, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Pescador, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Glad to serve you always and thank you for leaving us a granita de aena with your comment that we love to improve we always expect it soon

Reviewed 6 January 2018

I've eaten there several times. Food was good. The last time, I was given a different menu - higher prices. When I paid, I noted on the bar, the old menus (laminated - same as the people at the next table got) and the 'new'...More

Thank ClaireMcGeePhotog
elpescador a, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Pescador, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for the comment Claire. I think he misunderstood the situation. We have special price for people who book for groups this price is applicable for 25 people or enjoy it through our benefit as hotel customers. glad to solve the doubt. Independent of the...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I expected better from this restaurant since it seemed as if its reviews were great and there were a lot of people eating there, but I was WRONG. After having been seated, we waited 20 minutes for a waiter to get our order even if...More

Thank happyrain36
elpescador a, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Pescador, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hello, we very much regret our performance to you. We are always improving and your words help us a lot in improving our service, thanks again for visiting us and taking your time in helping us improve our client's experience.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

In the small and chaotic but charming small town of Santiago Atitlan, on the shores of Lake Atitlan was this excellent restaurant. Service was rather slow because of a big group but the food was very good. The whole place is clean and modern compared...More

Thank gyanfernando
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I met a village at the back of a lake very beautiful living water more than ever I found a very nice building I was centered on the corridor and the atmosphere to nature was felt by its floral decorations and me the reception of...More

Thank José A
Reviewed 13 January 2017

GREAT fish dishes. Quick service. Good atmosphere. Picture from outside does not do the restaurant justice. Recommend a new pic of inside for your Website.

Thank Kathy R
elpescador a, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Pescador, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thank you for visiting us, we love serving you a piece of our culture and thanks for the comment we will take it very seriously

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Make sure to go to the very top floor. The view is very nice. My wife and I ate very simply. The veggies and rice were good.

Thank Dunn45
elpescador a, Gerente at El Pescador, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Thank you for your comment, I hope you enjoyed it, we hope to see you soon

Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Very clean restaurant and variety of plates. The shrimp was fantastic. And, the Black Bass was delicious as well.

Thank Pam H
elpescador a, Gerente at El Pescador, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Thank you for your comment, we look forward to your return,

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Maybe the best around, but definitely not the best ever. I'd recommend this among others or let your tourism guide help you decide. This was the best I was able to find in our short visit to this town.

Thank Carlos S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:30
Thursday
08:00 - 20:30
Friday
08:00 - 20:30
Saturday
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle principal de Santiago Atitlan, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Santiago Atitlan
  • Phone Number: +502 7721 7147
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