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Cafe Sabor Cruceno

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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$5 - $10
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Latin, Central American
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my husband came to Santa Cruz only for 1 full day but we stayed for 3 as it is a lovely town with the best views on the volcanoes. Every day we were in Cecap. We tried all the typical Guatemalan dishes from...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank szpilka87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and had a great lunch. We tried the pepian, kaq’ik, and publique — they were all yummy, but the pepian was particularly good ! The staff was also very nice and welcoming. The view can’t be beat either — highly recommended !

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank RRanero
alexmacfarlan, Manager at Cafe Sabor Cruceno, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us and supporting CECAP! Come back soon!

Reviewed June 4, 2019

This place is definitely worth the hike! some of the most beautiful views I've seen in my life. Good vegetarian food, great cakes, shakes, smoothies etc... and a local giftshop. A must!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FannyZs
alexmacfarlan, Manager at Cafe Sabor Cruceno, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Thanks for visiting us and supporting Amigos de Santa Cruz!

Reviewed April 11, 2019

This is a must visit while in Santa Cruz. It is one of the few restaurants in the town (honestly there is not much else) and it is quite a hike to get to but it is worth it! Amazing food, great drinks, great views...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kate T
Alex M, Manager at Cafe Sabor Cruceno, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2019

Thanks for visiting us Kate! Come back again soon!

Reviewed April 8, 2019

We stayed in Santa Cruz La Laguna for a whole month and Cafe Sabor was our go-to place for breakfast and lunch. The food is fresh, delicious, and creative. The staff are super friendly and the views are outstanding. This place is truly top-notch. We...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank skyebings
Alex M, Manager at Cafe Sabor Cruceno, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2019

Thanks so much for visiting us Skye! We're really happy that you enjoyed your time in Santa Cruz. Thanks for supporting the young chefs of Santa Cruz!

Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Santa Cruz is a small village on a hill side with some hotels/hostels on the beach front. Like so many villages in Guatemala it is not particularly picturesque, but the views from the roof terrace of this restaurant are breathtaking and they are worth the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 497stephanj
Alex M, Manager at Cafe Sabor Cruceno, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2019

Thanks for visiting us Stephan! We're now open 8am-6pm everyday of the week so you can come by for an early sunset dinner next time you visit!

Reviewed January 28, 2019

This restaurant is run by students who have graduated from a culinary program. The dishes are excellent and well-prepared and the service is friendly and caring. Highly recommend a visit to the restaurant for the views, and for the adjacent store full of beautiful handcrafts...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Alex M, Manager at Cafe Sabor Cruceno, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Thanks for visiting us! We're really glad you enjoyed the restaurant. And thanks for supporting CECAP and Amigos de Santa Cruz!

Reviewed January 3, 2019

The atmosphere is lovely, the food we got was all delicious and well-presented, and we love that graduates of the cooking school are the cooks here. And of course the view can't be beat.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Alex M, Manager at Cafe Sabor Cruceno, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

Thanks for visiting us and supporting the young chefs of Santa Cruz! Come visit again soon!

Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We loved our lunch here, the food was excellent and the views can’t be beat. It’s wonderful to be able to support this organization!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Alex M, Manager at Cafe Sabor Cruceno, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2018

Thanks for visiting us Anita! Come back again soon!

Reviewed December 12, 2018

This was my favourite view that I experience of the lake despite the view from Indian Nose. This restaurant and cafe offers a beautiful view of the lake from its rooftop seating area. I was lovely to enjoy a coffee here after the short walk...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Alex M, Manager at Cafe Sabor Cruceno, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Thanks for visiting us William! And thanks for supporting the young graduate chefs of the CECAP Culinary Program!

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8am Monday through Saturday.
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We just recently started accepting credit cards. And yes, there are plenty of tuk tuks to take you up the mountain.
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