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Cafe Arqueologico Yaxha

) #16 of 45 Restaurants in Flores $$ - $$$ , , Cafe
Avenida 15 de septiembre, Flores 17001, Guatemala
+502 5830 2060
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (12 reviews)
“fruit” (5 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Guatemalan, Central American, Cafe, European, Central European, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Avenida 15 de septiembre, Flores 17001, Guatemala
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was OK we were a bit disappointed, but would go again as it had a very nice atmosphere, perhaps were were just a little unlucky.

Thank nicola r
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I was unsure of how to organise a Tikal tour, I googled Tikal tours and Hostel/Cafe Yaxha was one of the top results. Thanks to the very friendly and helpful (english speaking) staff who informed me I must purchase tickets from Banrural (Mercado Nuevo) prior...More

Thank Daddy527
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A trippy decorated place :) We just ordered a coffee for 7 qtz (real "dropped" one) and the waitress offered us a wi fi code. It was really early 6:15 ... All other places were closed.

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It was bad enough that they did not include coffee with breakfast, but then they charged us full price for refills. Our bill for coffee alone ended up being as much as the breakfast. The Supremo breakfast was not at all Supreme; avoid this place...More

Thank Nunofyer
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A delightfully decorated/painted/muraled hostel/restaurant that delivers an excellent backpacker's vibe and a menu with several Mayan style dishes. I got the Fish special and it was delightful. The fish was pan-fried lightly and perfectly, covered with a generous salsa-like tomato topping. Their chips and salsa...More

Thank Gavin F
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I tried a number of dishes here during my three night stay at the hostel, and each one looked and tasted delicious. Whoever is working in the kitchen has a very good eye for presentation. The prices are very reasonable considering the presentation and quantity....More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were at this restaurant for dinner; it came highly recommended through reviews and our guides too. The ambiance of the place was very casual and had a bohemian vibe to it. The walls were adorned with beautiful paintings of the jungle. There was a...More

Thank tellatraveltale
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is lovely. Best on the island. In my 4 days here, between me and my friend we have tasted almost everything on the menu! Loads of vegetarian options also. Service is fast and efficient. Defo reccomend

Thank Aisling M
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Flores for one week recently and went to Cafe Yaxha several times for food and it never disappointed! The menu is very broad and reasonably priced. The breakfast pancakes are absolutely delicious!! There's also super drink deals, 2 for 30q on cocktails....More

Thank Emilie N
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Normally, I would not rate this type of restaurant with 5 stars, but maybe 4, but it deserves the 5 stars, because it was the best food we had on Isla Flores in our 6 days stay. We went to a lot of the top...More

2  Thank KarolineEno
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Guatemalan, Central American, Cafe, European, Central European, South American
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 15 de septiembre, Flores 17001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Peten Department  >  Flores
  • Phone Number: +502 5830 2060
  • E-mail
Description
In the heart of Flores, Guatemala, Café Arqueológico Yaxha is the place not only to feel the Mayan vibe, but to taste authentic pre-hispanic Mayan cuisine. One of the most affordable places to eat in Flores, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a thirst quenching happy hour starting at noon. Meet new people, catch up with friends, or simply enjoy our delicious range of cuisine. Above the restaurant are well priced, very clean dorms and spacious private rooms in Hostel Yaxha. If you are loving the Mayan vibe, and interested in a specialty Mayan tours, talk to one of the staff at the Café! Café Arqueológico Yaxha closes at 10, giving you the excuse to head over to the only rooftop bar in Flores and have an incredible time with our friendly staff at SKY BAR. Hostel Yaxha, Café Arqueológico Yaxha and SKY BAR are owned and operated Patrick Westcott and Dieter Richter. Our friendly local staff are looking forward to help create your Mayan experience at one, or all, of our establishments.
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