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2-24 7a. Avenida, Zona 2, San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
011 502 4466 3721
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Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Buddha is a great place to meet up with friends or make new ones. I went here mainly for drinks but once for dinner which was good. They have a good beer selection, never heard of Brooklyn beer until I was here, and plenty of space on their 3 levels. The only complaint was that they were very slow to... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great place to mingle with fellow travellers and locals. Perfect for watching football and other sports or chill on one of the floors with great drinks and ambience. The owner Nick is a great guy "a gentleman". Thanks for making my stay so hassle free Nick.

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Mixco, Guatemala, Guatemala
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food is amazing! Sadly, I got there late at night and I had already eaten but I still managed to grab myself some onion rings that have been the BEST I have ever had! It is most definitely worth it to go there. Besides, as a bar scene, their beer prices are really low compared to anywhere else and... More

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Perth, Australia
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232 reviews 232 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nice lunch at Buddha Bar. Big servings. We had the fish tacos which were delicious, and the tofu wrap, absolutely huge and delicious!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

I was in San Pedro for a few months to study Spanish. Mike and the crew at Buddha became good friends because I was there constantly. The chicken pesto wrap was the bomb. They have movie nights, live music, great beer, pool tables! Basically felt like I was at home in Melbourne, but with better weather and cheaper beer.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Went to watch some UFC fights. Nice place with good drink specials. Food looked good, but I didn't order any. Ended up chatting with the owner who is a real nice guy. Would definitely go back

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Ive been to the Buddha on many occasions and the food is top notch, especially the asian dishes , pho ga ,yum yum .and the people who work there have always been very pleasant and dont mind having a laugh . Also they have some fantastic live music and some brilliant social gatherings ..And the bosses are happy to share... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I've been there a couple times - up on the deck and on 2nd floor. They need umbrellas as it can get very hot up there. The second floor is all Inside - dirty, worn out, and unappetizing. Seriously the pillows and seat cushions look like they are decades old and never been washed. I won't go back .

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mojoguatemala, Owner at The Buddha, responded to this review

Thank you for the input. I agree wholeheartedly and we are planning on redoing the whole place very soon. Those cushions are cleaned once a month but I agree that it's time to toss 'em and put in new ones. It's hard to paint during rainy season as the walls are too moist for the paint to stick well. Like... More

Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a cool spot with a large menu and plenty of available seating. There's an enormous, affordable drink menu with plenty of inventive cocktails. The service is OK, which is more than you can say for many places in San Pedro. Large portions. Unfortunately, the food is disappointing and some in my party left feeling sick. If you have... More

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mojoguatemala, Owner at The Buddha, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't like our food. Everyone has their own taste and there's nothing I can do to please everyone. We've had mostly great reviews of our here on Tripadvisor, elsewhere and definitely in person. BTW, I just found a bug in my licuado and I drank it!! More

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Buddha Bar San Pedro Guatemala is part of the tourism history of Lake Atitlan. The Buddha Bar is this strange multi floor Bar Restaurant, with Movies, Constant Happy Hour and Weekly Evening Entertainment. To reach the The Buddha Bar San Pedro Guatemala you need to take a boat from Panajachel which costs Q25 each way from the dock in... More

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Address: 2-24 7a. Avenida, Zona 2, San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
Phone Number: 011 502 4466 3721
Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  San Pedro La Laguna
Cuisine: Asian

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