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El Pelicano

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Monterrico $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
Beach Front Road, Monterrico 06024, Guatemala
+502 4001 5885
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Guatemalan, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Beach Front Road, Monterrico 06024, Guatemala
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Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

A quiet Wednesday night was perfect for solo dining. The atmosphere was great and the food utterly delicious. Having ordered an entrée from the daily specials I was advised on a half portion of the spaghetti special. I would have never managed a full serve!...More

1  Thank MF_NZ
Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is the second time I went to El Pelicano (once 3 years ago during our trip to Guatemala) and the food was amazing both times. They even have vegetarian selections! There is something for everyone. I went with 7 people and we all left...More

2  Thank Liz N
Reviewed January 4, 2015

People told us about this place in the Alley behind our hotel... We were skeptical but it turned out to be clean, welcoming and had great pasta! We each ordered the half order and couldn't finish it. Definitely one of the best places to eat...More

1  Thank Shelbylocke
Reviewed January 4, 2015

For me this is the best international restaurant in Monte Rico. The food is fantastic. We ate here 3 times in four days. We had pastas, chicken and beef. Everytime we came we wanted to come back for another great experience. Laid back service yet...More

Thank Marcos G
Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had dinner there once in our trip. Great menu! order 1/2 of the pasta, the whole order is huge! too much food. The bread 'n butter they give you are amazing. Do pay a visit...

Thank elviajeronopajero
Reviewed November 30, 2014

Beautiful restaurant! From far the best place for foodies! The staff is really nice and welcoming! The Camembert salad is just amazing! And the Jumbo shrimp might take your breath away! Can't wait to be back and say hi to the greatest chef Briga!

Thank Amcharb
Reviewed October 7, 2014

Price are a little over average but worth every Quetzal! The food is fresh and delicate - the only problem is to chose from the very varied menu. My favorite is a salad with slightly toasted camembert, apples, grapes and jalapeños. Simply delicious! So if...More

Thank CharlotteW62
Reviewed September 29, 2014

By our account, this was the best restauarnt in Monterico because the owner is in fact a chef ands adds a europen flare to her dishes. We ate here twice and enjoyed a great steak, great seafood and yes even the pastas were exceptional. Service...More

Thank Ally G
Reviewed July 14, 2014

Briga can do it! Best restaurant in Monterrico with a big variety of different food a drinks! Have the baked Camenbert or the spaghetti carbonara. Have seefood or steak, you will love it!

Thank Fitz O
Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have eaten at El Pelicano say 600 times, give or take, and i can honestly say I have never had a bad experience or meal or service. It is Monterrico's best kept secret, the nicest people, the most amazing food, and I can say...More

1  Thank bamboogroupsa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Front Road, Monterrico 06024, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Santa Rosa Department  >  Monterrico
  • Phone Number: +502 4001 5885
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