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Happy Fish Travel

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Caribbean, Seafood, Guatemalan, Soups, South American, Central American
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Calle Principal del Comercio, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
+502 7947 0661
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the tour to the seite altares and playa Bianca with Happy Fish as well as a kayaking afternoon. Pretty much because it's the only travel agency in town except the communal lancha to be found at the docks which offers similar trips. In their little monopoly they get to decide the prices which are on the high end... More 

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent boat trip from our cruise ship at a sensible price with an excellent guide (Freddie) wholeheartedly recommend for anyone wanting to see some of this beautiful area, with a normal level of fitness (some of our trip members were not fit enough to easily get in and out of the boat or walk any distance at all)

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Carmel, Indiana
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being unable to locate any other excursion operators and unwilling to pay the high price of the cruise ship, we booked with Happy Fish for a $50pp jungle walk and dip in the 2 waterfall pools. We were a group of 4 and they required a group of 9 to make it a go so we recruited some fellow cruisers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had booked and paid in full for the one day Belize snorkelling trip, overnight my boyfriend got very ill and was vomitting all night. We knew we could never do the boat trip like this and I wasn't really expecting that we would get our $140USD back (I even had doubts about getting part of it back) but the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I was GRANDPAcking in Livingston for 2 nights and ate down the Happy Fish one of those nights. It's a nice, mid-range option. We had a Tapado (coconut seafood soup) for GTQ75 and green salad (GTQ25). The soup was big enough for 2 and contained a whole fish, prawns, and crab.

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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We were 15 people in a small boat and rode the very rough, choppy water to the river. We seemed to hit every chop with a big bump. Very uncomfortable. I had read "little walking" on this tour. We walked and walked. No complimentary beverages as advertised. Lunch was served at 2:20pm and it was room temperature. Tough pice of... More 

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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

It was quiet when we went in but service was pretty slow. We ordered a ceviche to share and it was huge - so size wise good value, but had a bit of a fizzy taste to it which we thought might mean it wasn't super fresh. All in all ok but there seem to be better options out there.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We spent a day in Livingstone. The Happy Fish was on the main street of town. Prices seemed expensive but the waitress said we could easily share as the portions were big. The local soup, Tapado, a Guatemalan seafood soup, is amazing. Full of shrimp, crab, local river fish and plantains. That and a basket of bread was enough for... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I had lunch here yesterday when vacationing with friends. The restaurant is on the main street and is everyone's recommendation. I had the fish fillet on grill and it was perfectly done. We also had Tapado that is a massive fish soup and whoever ate it enjoyed. The restaurant has an ice cream parlor adjacent that is a nice touch... More 

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Utila, Honduras
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

we went in around 10am to get a mocha frappachino and an iced tea, it took about 45 minutes to get it, i had to go back to tell them to put them in a to go cup because we needed to get on an 11am boat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Guatemalan, Soups, South American, Central American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Principal del Comercio, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Izabal Department  >  Rio Dulce  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +502 7947 0661

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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