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“entertaining and educational”
Review of Jose Pinguino's

Jose Pinguino's
Ranked #5 of 90 Restaurants in Panajachel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Guatemalan
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 10 January 2018

while you will enjoy a great meal, you will learn about the history and traditions of the local Maya people. The owner tells the story, his wife does the kitchen (yes, very traditional), and his daughters with company do the Marimba music. Miguel is a good showman and entertainer, but his wife is as good in the kitchen. The only negativ point I might have: you have to come here once during your stay in Pana, but you will hardly come twice, even if the food would be worth it. but to hear the same story again, might be too much. however, that one evening here is a must.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Good food with entertainment. I was a pleasant night out.
On the main drag of Pana. Easy to get to with attentive host.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Lovely evening out on the town in Guatemala. Very good food with Jose's daughters playing the traditional tune-catching Miriamba. Shared appetizer, 2 Gallo beer, 2 white wine, 2 mixed tacos meals, coffee and shared dessert...$53 Canadian. Very reasonable. Live Band to start up after daughters at 8:30pm however we left as tiring day. Highly recommended !

Thank Ida E
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A Little bit disappointed with the food and prices. Chicken was undercooked. We were the only customers.

Thank PiotrG
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Cause of the music the place is very amusing. When we were there the ladies played xylophone - afterwards a band played live music. Very muscial - very enjoyable - we had a very nice eve.
The food was fine. Staff friendly.

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Thank FrancisMM
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