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Sunset Cafe

) #30 of 64 Restaurants in Panajachel $$ - $$$ ,
Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel, Guatemala
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“live music” (17 reviews)
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Bar, Guatemalan
$$ - $$$
Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel, Guatemala
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We called in for a drink and on the way in I had to use the bathroom. After looking at the menu we determined that the prices were twice the price of equivalent places along the waterfront. When we went to leave we were told...More

Thank Neake P
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Lovely restaurant with a view to die for and great food. We were here for lunch on a weekend. Had ordered fajitas and they were perfectly seasoned. Service was good too.

1  Thank Smeeta B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A great place to chill after a long day's work. There was live music, good beer, and a nice atmosphere to sit and relax. The food was good and service friendly. Liked it a lot.

Thank reisenelisa1
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is an iconic place from Panajachel! is great to being here! i always come when i visit Pana because they are clean, serve great food that is clean, also a lot of drinks and the place has a nice sense of quiteness and you...More

Thank Fredy_E_Castillo_R
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The place has the view of the lake, the service is ok, and they hace food and drinks it has to be a must for the view

Thank yeyaj
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff! Medium sized plates – very authentic food. In my opinion Guatemala is not known for great desserts because I am an American but the chocolate cake I had was to die for it was somewhere between a cake and a...More

1  Thank Faith G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It was a pleasure to get a warm welcome and a warmer exit. The view is great, as it is right on the lake. The quesadillas were offered with corn or flour tortillas, and since I NEVER had tried a quesadillas with corn tortilla, I...More

Thank legacyLA
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We ate here for both nights we were in Pana. Our hotel was just up the street and it was handy. Turned out it was also wonderful. Great food selection, lovely interior open to the outside, with a breathtaking view of the lake. Price was...More

Thank fdwight
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had a long day and just want to chill out watching the sun set. Arrived early to get a table with good views. Service was good. We were the only folks who was actually ordering dinner, but it was also early. But, I guess...More

Thank CANDD1
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I loved the service at this restaurant. It is a wonderful place to relax, nice and shady with a great view of the lake. The food is great. I couldn't ask for a better place in Pana. The other restaurants are located on crowded streets;...More

3  Thank Tl D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Guatemalan
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santander and Calle del Lago, Panajachel, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
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The Sunset Cafe is one of the most popular restaurants in Panajachel at the end of the main street over looking Lake Atitlan. It is perhaps the most well known restaurant in the town and I'm surprised it isn't on TA.
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