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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Here you can dance salsa, reggae, world music. Great ambient, great live music. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Café
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“Antigua's coveted dive bar. Loved and loathed equally for its dim bluesy interior and own brand of (once illegally smuggled) Oaxacan mezcal. Expect tall tales, frosty service and warm mezcal. $$”
  • 23 locals recommend
Crêperie
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“Delicious crepes with French and Guatemalan influence + delicious smoothies. It is very popular so maybe avoid on weekends”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurant with a connected sit round bar and outdoor seating onto the andador Miguel Hidalgo. Located in Plaza San Agustin Excellent cuisine”
  • 11 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“The coolest bar/restaurant in Antigua. just around the corner. Open from 6 to 10 pm. Great ambiance, sweet owners, great food. Go alone you won't feel alone.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Large Courtyard Restaurant with large menu of mostly Mexican food with some European dishes, supporting Zapatista Handmade textile stores surrounding the restaurant.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you want to have a great breakfast this is the place to go! def! one of my favorites! come and enjoy fresh bread (they are a bakery) with coffee and some benedict eggs for your breakfast! enjoy!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“A quiet outdoor space set back from the street. Offering a wide choice of Guatemalan dishes (the pepian and tamales are delicious) as well as deli and bakery goods. The store at the front is also ideal for picnic foods. $$ ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“The theme of this food court is really unique, the design is based on the local markets of Guatemala. here you can find tacos/burgers/sandwiches/pizzas/desserts/coffee”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“me encanta esta pastelería estilo francesa, la mayoría de lo que he probado me ha encantado.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
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“Away from the busy Guadeloupe walkway, only 2 blocks from the centre. Best cafe in San Cristobal! Great coffee and food in a relaxed Colonial house with garden.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“On the Park in the Heart of Antigua. Serves organic food locally sourced. Great place to grab a cup of coffee, read a book, or have a family meal. Breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7 am to 8 pm. 5a Avenida Norte #5 Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez 03001 7832 0038 www.cafecondesa.com.gt”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“A nice pet friendly, coffee, very original. Where you can find breakfasts all day long!!!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“un lugar excelente para tomar una gran variedad de tazas de café, o mi favorito un té chai de vainilla, acompañado de algún postre.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“House roasted prize winning Guatemalan coffee and delicious sweets homemade by the owner's wife - American owned.”
  • 6 locals recommend