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El Pelicano

€€ - €€€Seafood, European,
Beach Front Road, Monterrico 06024, Guatemala
+502 4001 5885
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (6 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
“jumbo shrimp” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Guatemalan, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Beach Front Road, Monterrico 06024, Guatemala
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We've been here twice now and enjoyed both visits. The food and the staff are both very good. It's not right on the beach, which means you don't have to deal with party music and a bunch of garbage. The menu is brief and they...More

Thank Achaunceyt2
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Have eaten here several times. The service and food are always excellent. Don't forget to ask for the fish of the day and try the Toblerone mousse!!

Thank Chuckswade
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I ate here for dinner with a group on a yoga retreat. The restaurant was very beautiful with great ambience. They have a great menu, with lots of yummy options. I got the chimichurri chicken and it was delicious. friends tried a few of the...More

Thank lshepherd0624
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favorites in Guatemala and definitely is the best restaurant in Monterrico. By looking at the restaurant you wouldn't believe how exquisite its their food. Actually i give a 2-3 star to the restaurant appearance, but a 5 star on...More

Thank Rodrigo H
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was incredible. We had the spaghetti carbonara and shrimp risotto. The bread they served along with dinner was delightful. Food was flavorful, fast, and hot. Just be prepared for dogs and cats to be wandering around. We were surprised when a cat jumped...More

Thank christina3308
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful jumbo shrimps, lovely friendly staff - recommend highly. Fast service. We had garlic jumbo shrimps and butter shrimp with vegetables and rice - great portion size.

1  Thank sCoops27
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

2 things to know about this town - there are plenty of places to eat and The Pelican is excellent. Enjoyed a wonder grilled fish from the wood fired grill. Beautiful salad accompanied the fish. Chef/owner is outstanding and helpful - and they speak English...More

2  Thank AstridRick
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

good food with reasonable prices. the owner is also the chef. we ate good fishes and drank a nice wine it is probably the best restaurant in town I recommend you to eat here

Thank Romain L
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I went with my family and we ordered a bit of everything and we were very impressed. La pasta del pescador was especially good. Great value for money and I really liked the rustic design and nature of the place. Definitely head there if you...More

1  Thank Juanca532
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Out standing!! What a suprise to find high end European cuisine in such a remote place. unbelievable selections at rock bottom prices. The seafood of the day is fresh and well prepared. The absolute best place in Monterrico.

2  Thank mikeW7940CW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Front Road, Monterrico 06024, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Santa Rosa Department  >  Monterrico
  • Phone Number: +502 4001 5885
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