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The Refuge Coffee Bar

7th Avenue north, 18A, Antigua, Guatemala
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Ranked #10 of 232 Restaurants in Antigua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Description: A small quality driven coffee bar. Sits on the Tanque De la Union park with a beautiful view of the Agua Volcano.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Living in Guatemala for 7 weeks this summer, I went to visit el Refugio regularly, almost every week in all honesty. Its great quality coffee and welcoming environment make it the perfect place to study (there's wifi), go on a casual date, or sit with friends in the back room with the couch. Seriously, such a great place. Highly recommended.... More

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Flagler Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Wonderful vibe! Cool music and people. Great service. Love, love ... Open mics are awesome!! Walking distance from anywhere in Antigua.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Refuge seriously has some amazing coffee, every time someone tells me they are going to Antigua, I always highly recommend The Refuge. When I spent a week in Antigua I think I went there almost daily. They had great, fast, and friendly service and I cannot wait to go back and visit them.

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice small place to get a cup of coffee. There were mant choices hot and cold. A small choice of cakes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

This place is awesome! They make the best made coffee I've had. The place is clean and the people are amazing! I've gotten to know them on a personal level when I was visiting this summer, they are great! Wouldn't go anywhere else! Also they have open mic nights that are so much fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely love The Refuge and the people who run it are even better!!! My favorite part is the live music and the atmosphere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

The most amazing cup of coffee ever. Must try the Signature! Love to sit and relax, enjoyed the barista and great conversation with everyone I came in contact with.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

This place is an actual refuge! You need to go and sit in this place for hours. The coffee is perfection and the people who work there really care about coffee, customers, this store, and life! TRY THE SIGNATURE - ITS RADICAL!!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

There seems to be more and more coffee shops popping up around Antigua,I was glad to see the refuge still here since my last last visit 2 yrs ago. The coffee was very good and the barista was very friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The coffee and staff here are amazing. They have an open mic night every Thursday evening that is sooo fun. Don't miss a stop at the Refuge Bar for sure.

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