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“Best coffee in Guatemala” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cross Roads Cafe

Cross Roads Cafe
0-27 Calle del Campanario, Panajachel, Guatemala
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Ranked #1 of 49 Restaurants in Panajachel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, Guatemalan, South American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch
Description: This is one of the most popular coffee shops in Panajachel especially with the ex-pat population.
Panajachel
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8 reviews
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“Best coffee in Guatemala”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Mike and Adele find the best small batches of coffee to buy, then they roast them daily. Better than Starbucks and fresher!

Visited October 2013
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Kusadasi, Turkey
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Mike the owner is lovely has a great way of seeing life!
He buy guatemalan coffee before it is exported so the Guatemalans can enjoy it and at a fair price!
Here we had coffee with tourists and with people from Pana.
The carrot cake is delicious!
A great place with a great owner!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 482 helpful votes
“As good as ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

I walk in this place and feel like I arrived home.
The coffee is flavorful, the treats are sweet, and the conversation is welcoming.
Thanks for getting my coffee packed and ready to ship home.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“Amazing coffee and cake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Incredible carrot cake, great coffee and super friendly and genuine service/ owners.
Expect slightly higher prices for cake than in some other places, but definitely expect quality that's the best you've had even compared to places back home.
They roast their own beans, have several varieties available for purchase, and are happy to show you all the equipment and answer any questions, which was really lovely and interesting.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Columbiaville, New York
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“Caffe porfavor.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Only stopped in for coffee and loved it. It has the best cup in town. The staff was friendly and wasn´t bothered at all that I was there for a long time reading my book. Next time I come back I hope to try some of the treats they have.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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