Best Restaurants and Dining in San Pedro, Panajachel, San Marcos, and Santa Cruz at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

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These are some of the best meals in San Pedro and Panajachel. Be sure to try at least one of them while at Lake Atitlan. It will be updated with recommendations for restaurants in Santa Cruz, San Marcos, as well as other towns and villages at Lake Atitlan.

Best Meals in Panajachel

On Calle Arboles, Circus Circus is the place for pizzas, especially the Mixto and Re Ne. On Saturdays, don't miss Smokin' Joes' BBQ at Palapa Bar, with the tastiest steaks and other Southern-style barbecue in Guatemala.

The Restaurant, Cafe and Music-Pub Atlantis has a beautiful garden dining area as well as indoor seating.Atlantis is also a popular drinking spot for locals as well as tourists. Across the street from Atlantis, Restaurante Casablanca has the town's top gourmet meals.

For vegan and soupts, the top spot in Pana is Cafe Kitsch, which also serves sandwiches and other lunch items. See review: Vegan Food at Lake Atitlan.

San Pedro's Best Dining

At el Barrio on Seventh Avenue, don't miss the towering Club Chicken sandwich, made with bacon. Hotel Mikaso, on the way to the Santiago dock, has a new international menu and good prices.

The Southern-style barbecue at Smokin' Joe's BBQ is as authentic and tasty as it gets. At The Deep End Bar in San Pedro every Sunday, on Saturdays next to Cafe Atlantis in Panajachel. Blue Parrot Bar and Grill in San Pedro has unique sandwiches, from a Philly Cheese Steak to a Cuban Wrap, plus downhome American-style breakfasts.

 
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