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Cafe Rafa

Calle de Artesanias, Canton Tzanjuyu, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
+502 7721 7896
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
“iced coffee” (2 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle de Artesanias, Canton Tzanjuyu, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great coffee w/ the barista flair. A place to hide from the stress of the street and enjoy some peace and quiet. The front has great people watching, but the back has the peace. They do decorate the cappuccinos and are most inventive.

Thank Surunda V
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Coffee is amazing. Loved the iced coffee. Fresh roasted on site. Clearly a coffee artist. Food satisfying. Not great, but good snack options.

Thank Will B
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

My favorite Matcha is always from Cafe Rafa 👌👌👌. If you like this tea, they have many options whit combinations.

Thank Johana S
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Cafe Rafa in the hopes of getting breakfast but after having a quick glance at the tiny food menu we decided to go find something to eat down the street at Calle Real. After finishing up at Calle Real we went back...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 28 February 2018

My friend and I asked if they had beer. What appeared to be the manager nodded annoyed (he was watching soccer on TV) and sent another person to buy some beer at a nearby tienda. When we left he charged Q. 50 for 2 Gallo...More

Thank Lio B
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I was just strolling around Santiago Atitlan on a day trip and thought the place looked like a chill hangout. It was. Only had the iced coffee (it’s what I always drink) and it was probably the best I’d ever had. In fact, I had...More

Thank PacificaRob
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a great little cafe on the main drag in Santiago Atitlan. I always enjoy the coffee art Juan creates in my morning cup of cafe con leche. Plus a pound of coffee, some of the best in the world in my humble opinion,...More

Thank KVZDesigns
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

You can't miss it, it's going up the main street on your right side. Your coffee specialist is Rafa, the owner and they use their own coffee. I had a capuchino and it was rich & proper. I loved mine as much as the others...More

Thank Reyes11Kan
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is consistently the best coffee I ever drank, even in Guatemala. You can buy a bag to take away too.

Thank Dercum O
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee during the long weekend, the owner toasts the coffee daily for maximum flavor! The kids enjoyed their elaborate milk designs. The owner took care of us warmly!

Thank macaw1070
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de Artesanias, Canton Tzanjuyu, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Santiago Atitlan
  • Phone Number: +502 7721 7896
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