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“This is a MUST visit if you are in Antigua!”

The Refuge Coffee Bar
Ranked #4 of 14 Coffee & Tea in Antigua
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Description: A small quality driven coffee bar. Sits on the Tanque De la Union park with a beautiful view of the Agua Volcano.
Reviewed June 9, 2011

The Refuge Coffee Bar has the highest quality coffee that I've ever tasted. It is obvious that they focus on quality and cleanliness as their main priority, because they car about highest quality service to each and every customer. But not only to they care about serving quality food, the staff are very friendly and care about getting to know people. They provide quality reading materials as well as music, and the atmosphere is very peaceful. This small coffee shop next to a quaint park in Antigua is gem of the city.

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Reviewed June 9, 2011

I used to come a lot to Refuge Coffee Bar when I lived in Antigua for two months. It was the perfect break: a break for that moment, just to relaxed and drink good coffee, but also a break for when you get tired of the Guatemalian society. For me, it was absolutely the best coffee in town! I already did recommend this place to others, when I was still there and EVERYONE loved it! The owner and his employees are very kind. The relaxing thing is the smooth music, the rest to read the newspapers which are available, the small or big, interesting talk to the employee, the smell of fresh coffee beans and just a good coffee.

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Reviewed June 8, 2011

Best Cafe Americano! Jonathan was a maestro. We did not know they have pasties and cookies so we brought our own Banana cake. He did not mind us having our own food. Not like NYC! So laid back. Loved it. We got some beans (organic one...) from him so will try them here in NYC and remember about our adventure in Guatemala.

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Reviewed June 7, 2011

As soon as i discoverd this very cosy coffeeplace i felt like home! i enjoyed the many moments i had with the friendly owner and the international crowd. cant wait to come back to antigua and have a good cup of coffee here.

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Reviewed June 3, 2011

Refuge Coffee bar in Antigua really has the best coffee I have had in Guatemala, even better than in Italy. Very nice small place with kind people and personal service!!!!

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