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Chez Alex

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Santander, Panajachel 0000, Guatemala
77620172
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best food in town - Panajachel

I visited the restaurant in my vacations, and it was a great experience. Good international food with a french touch, that makes me want more. Also they have sea food and and desserts.On my next trip to Panajachel, I will definitely go back to this restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Belizander
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I visited the restaurant in my vacations, and it was a great experience. Good international food with a french touch, that makes me want more. Also they have sea food and and desserts.On my next trip to Panajachel, I will definitely go back to this restaurant.

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Marietta, Georgia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We ate a great meal at this French restaurant. Two of us shared the cheese fondue with bread and veggies. It was outstanding. The carpaccio salad and sangrias were also terrific. I would definitely eat here again!

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guatemala
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I have dined at Chez Alex many times over the years. It is consistently a wonderful experience. The ambiance is leisurely elegant without being at all intimidating, as "elegant" can sometimes imply. No other restaurant in town can match it's menu, which includes beautifully prepared and presented seafood, meats and vegetarian options, followed by excellent desserts. The wine list is... More 

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Sheffield
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We went for the menu of the day which was extremely good value, a choice of either 3 courses or 2 courses and a glass of wine. We chose the latter and had cauliflower and prawn soup, chicken cordon bleu and a large glass of red wine. The food was well presented, fresh and tasty, the portions were generous. The... More 

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Littleton, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The food and service was superb. The best Steak in Guatemala. The waiter was superb and made our trip to Lake Atitlan, Guatemala worth it. Met the owner and he was very pleasant and gracious. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Mackinac Island, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had the Chateaubriand The wine sauce was fantastic we enjoyed the meal from the appetizer to the entrée. The waiter Osmar was very professional and friendly. we also meet the owner who gave us some tips if we visited his homeland Norway.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We loved Chez Alex because the ambiance is clean and comfortable. Food is excellent!!! We had various dishes starting with calarmis and a large shrimp soup...I mean the shrimp were JUMBO. Then I had the tilpaia with a very nice white cream sauce. Delicious. Certainly one of ny top choices in Panajachel.

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Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

If you find yourself in Panajachel and want to treat yourself to something special, you must go to Chez Alex. The food is delicious and excellently prepared and presented to you by waiters with years of service experience. The warm glow of candles adds a soft and gentle touch of elegance when it reflects off the spotless white table clothes... More 

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Third visit to Chez Alex and greatly enjoyed the ambience, food, wine selection with excellent service. Highly recommend for an upscale dinner.

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Chatham, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Chez Alex is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of Panajchel without ever leaving town. We had a wonderful meal last night that featued local produce and an amazing combination of local seafood, imported fish and meats and delicious wines from Spain and South America. The cooking is done with care and the Captain and head waiter Osman... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Santander, Panajachel 0000, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
  • Phone Number: 77620172

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?