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Cafe Loco

Bakery, Coffee Shop
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Avenida calle Santander / main street of PANAJACHEL (near by pana rock) | zona2, Panajachel, Guatemala
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9:00 am - 8:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great coffee and atmosphere!

Every time I'm in Panajachel a few mornings are spent grabbing coffee from Cafe Loco. The owners are always a pleasure to chat with and the coffee can't be beat on Santander! They did run into a bit of an issue as they ran out of coffee beans towards the end of our trip (I usually buy a few... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Bangkok
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Every time I'm in Panajachel a few mornings are spent grabbing coffee from Cafe Loco. The owners are always a pleasure to chat with and the coffee can't be beat on Santander! They did run into a bit of an issue as they ran out of coffee beans towards the end of our trip (I usually buy a few bags... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

From the giant Dreamweaver at the entrance to the perfectly poured lattes. This place is the best in Pana for your caffeine fix.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Koreans serving the best coffee in town, a surreal but wonderful experience. Nicely designed, well maintained and perfect location. Bring home some of their coffee, trust me it's masterful. these guys know what their doing.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

they serve great guatemalan coffee roasted by themselves. Prices are low and quality of the product surpassed my expectation. owners are people with a long career and extense knowledge in coffee.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is one more coffee joint....nothing special, good coffee, good location on the main drag....crowded with travelers usually, sorta like a gathering spot.....

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

A must visit. Makes me want to extend my stay in Panajachel just because it is here. Level of art in taste.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The owner has extreme cafe-passion! The coffee itself, the latte-art and the different styles just impressed me! 5 Stars!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

creamy latte, great affogatto, and even their chocolate drinks are great, not too sweet like it tends to be in central america. excellent value as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great, strong coffee that makes any day better. The people who work there are also very lovely. I definitely recommend visiting Cafe Loco not just once!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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89 reviews 89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Nothing (much) to add to the previous reviews.... Excellent coffee, which comes by itself... No food served, just concentrate in the coffee... Though owner is not so "impressed" by the TripAdvisor reviews, we have to give him all compliments...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida calle Santander / main street of PANAJACHEL (near by pana rock) | zona2, Panajachel, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery, Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 am

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