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El Pelicano

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Monterrico $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
Beach Front Road, Monterrico 06024, Guatemala
+502 4001 5885
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
3 days ago
“Definitely the best in Monterrico ”
27 Feb 2017
“The food - YUM!”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Guatemalan, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Beach Front Road, Monterrico 06024, Guatemala
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favorites in Guatemala and definitely is the best restaurant in Monterrico. By looking at the restaurant you wouldn't believe how exquisite its their food. Actually i give a 2-3 star to the restaurant appearance, but a 5 star on...More

Thank Rodrigo H
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was incredible. We had the spaghetti carbonara and shrimp risotto. The bread they served along with dinner was delightful. Food was flavorful, fast, and hot. Just be prepared for dogs and cats to be wandering around. We were surprised when a cat jumped...More

Thank christina3308
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful jumbo shrimps, lovely friendly staff - recommend highly. Fast service. We had garlic jumbo shrimps and butter shrimp with vegetables and rice - great portion size.

1  Thank sCoops27
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

2 things to know about this town - there are plenty of places to eat and The Pelican is excellent. Enjoyed a wonder grilled fish from the wood fired grill. Beautiful salad accompanied the fish. Chef/owner is outstanding and helpful - and they speak English...More

2  Thank AstridRick
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

good food with reasonable prices. the owner is also the chef. we ate good fishes and drank a nice wine it is probably the best restaurant in town I recommend you to eat here

Thank Romain L
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I went with my family and we ordered a bit of everything and we were very impressed. La pasta del pescador was especially good. Great value for money and I really liked the rustic design and nature of the place. Definitely head there if you...More

1  Thank Juanca532
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Out standing!! What a suprise to find high end European cuisine in such a remote place. unbelievable selections at rock bottom prices. The seafood of the day is fresh and well prepared. The absolute best place in Monterrico.

2  Thank mikeW7940CW
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We called at around 1pm on a Saturday to make a reservation. And, since we're Americans who eat early, we were able to get a large table at 6pm. The restaurant is BEAUTIFUL. The waiter took our orders and our drinks came out quick. That's...More

2  Thank George S
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I'm from the states and visited El Pelicano on two different ocassions last year. The food is amazing . I've never had pasta that's so yummy. The service and atmosphere are great. We actually stayed an extra night just to eat there ! Highly recommended.

4  Thank LaceeB
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We've been in Guatemala for a month in many places and the food at this place is as good as we have found anywhere. Located on a crummy dirt road, the place is very nice--clean, thatched roof and an occasional dog laying around. I had...More

1  Thank carynps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Front Road, Monterrico 06024, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Santa Rosa Department  >  Monterrico
  • Phone Number: +502 4001 5885
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