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Circus Bar

Avenida de los Arboles, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
+502 7762 2056
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (165 reviews)
“gnocchi” (4 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Avenida de los Arboles, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Circus Bar is more a restaurant than a bar, its decoration is mostly old Circuses Posters, making it a truly unique place. Almost like a cozy shack where friends and family meet to have the best pizza in town! The food is really good, and...More

Thank Alexjo55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in when caught in the rain. The staff was very friendly and got us towels to dry off with while we looked at the menu. They had a fantastic selection of pizza, pasta, soups, vegetarian and meat dishes. It was a little pricey...More

Thank april m
Regine H, Gerente at Circus Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks a lot for your nice comment!!! we are always happy about feedback, specially when its about our staff! some of our employees ave been working with us for more than 25 years!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Circus Bar is my favorite place to eat in Panajachel. The menu is large and everything I've tried is delicious. Choose from pizza, pasta, salads, soups, steaks, specialty dishes, and desserts. There is a full bar and always good music, whether it's eclectic canned music...More

Thank ccarlson
Regine H, Gerente at Circus Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks a lot for the nice comment! well appreciated!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

The good news is that the pizza is fantastic, especially if you are wanting variety and a change from local food. And the music was also excellent every time we went. The bad news is that it's usually a hassle to get seated and the...More

Thank Bridget M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Live here for almost ten years... same uncomftable chairs and tables, dirty ceilings and floors... exactly the same music always (rage flamenco-ish) and food makes me sick... the only good thing is the nice waitreses team... and Carlitos Rangel music.More

Thank Alejandro M
Regine H, Gerente at Circus Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

estimado Alejandro. I am sorry to read that you do not feel comfortable in our restaurant and dislike the music. That is just our style. Possibly that is the reason why you prefer to order take out. I am worried about the food that made...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Just when we thought we were tired of pizza, we ordered several different kinds of pizza from this restaurant. All were very delicious, made with fresh ingredients.

Thank tntraveler003
Circus B, Gerente at Circus Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

thanks a lot for the positive feedback, motivates to keep us going!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the pizza here! It was delicious! They had lived music and the service was good! We had a large party but were able to get seated and had a great time!

Thank cookiealexandra
Circus B, Gerente at Circus Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

thank you Alexandra!~great motivation !

Reviewed 23 June 2017

We visited Circus Bar one lovely afternoon in Panajachel just as the rain was starting. We had a delicious plate of spaghetti with olive oil and tomatoes. Circus Bar is inviting, easy enough to communicate with (even if you don't speak Spanish) and the food...More

Thank RebeccaDNR
Circus B, Gerente at Circus Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

thanks a lot Andrea!

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A local friend suggested this place because of the great pizza, and we were not disappointed. It has nice atmosphere- everything from lighting to live music. My only comment is that the furniture was uncomfortable- I'm not large but I had trouble fitting my legs...More

Thank travelingfool49
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great pizza cooked in a really old oven. Good place to chill out grab a bite and a couple of cold cerveza's

Thank Marc W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:45
Monday
12:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:45
Thursday
12:00 - 23:45
Friday
12:00 - 23:45
Saturday
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de los Arboles, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
  • Phone Number: +502 7762 2056
  • E-mail
Description
restaurant pizzeria with life music, gipsy jazz, rumba flamenca, latin.
meet locals, familyfriendly, bohemian atmosphere.
every night live entertainment
menu mediterranean dishes, homemade pasta, artesanal pizzas, meats, seafood, soups, salads, snacks, desserts. all made from scratch.
vegetarian and vegan options.
delivery service to hotels and homes
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