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Circus Bar

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Address: Avenida de Los Arboles, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
Phone Number: 502-762-2056
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The locals head to this busy night spot to enjoy good friends, good drink...

The locals head to this busy night spot to enjoy good friends, good drink and a little flirting.

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Local Bar with Lots of Color

Was invited here by a native who came to hear Carlos play his guitar. He's an excellent musician, as is his percussionist! For six people we ordered two house salads and two... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Helen711
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was invited here by a native who came to hear Carlos play his guitar. He's an excellent musician, as is his percussionist! For six people we ordered two house salads and two veggie pizzas. There was more than enough food! We also ordered several pitchers of wine. I was surprised when the bill came it was over $100. Because they... More 

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Panajachel, Guatemala
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food has been dependable for decades. I usually get Pizza and salad, but occasionally have a pasta dish. The service and the ambiance have remained consistent and friendly for as long as I remember. It's history makes it a local landmark and on weekends, one can catch some great musicians and music. It is a place where I escape... More 

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Thank cherie559
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The Marguerita drinks great hit , Best pizza in town , main dishes and pasta not so great , enjoyed listening to their live music if you are a Latin music person and like to listen to guitars the place to be Am not sure if it is offered every night .

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Thank thejetsetter01
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

So good! Can't wait to go back. The food was delicious and the service was great! We'll prices, two pizza fed our family with plenty of leftovers.

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Thank Dionne F
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We visited with a large group. The restaurant were accommodating in placing 16 people. Live music was played during our meal. The pizza and pasta were nice, however expensive in prices in comparison to location

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Thank Rosieholiday1234
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

We went by recommendation of Guatemala locals. We were the only people in the restaurant, yet the service was not great. Of the 5 of us 3 ate great local food, one thought the burger was ok and the other found it greasy and overall bad. What was awful was the music. It ruined the atmosphere! First they played one... More 

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Thank Isabel A
Amherst, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Their cocktails were awesome! The music was awesome! The whole bar is very unique and has an artsy vibe. A must-see in Pana.

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Thank Andrea M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Live music was the best part and pleasant surprise. The pizza was pretty good but not worthy of 5 star. Still highly recommend!

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Thank Corey A
Redondo Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Yummy satisfying pizza - we paid about 225Q for a lg 3 topping pizza & 2 drinks. High for Guat but average American pricing

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Thank jenigh88
Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

We were told to go here by a guatemalan friend. It was ok, but we were not really convinced. We were outside (better inside) and ordered some pizza, pasta and drinks. Average pizza , average pasta average price. I cannot highly recommend Circus bar for dinner because I was not full satisfied but I cannot say it is a bad... More 

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