Top things to do

Top Choice Cultural Center in Suchitoto

Centro Arte para la Paz

Opened in 2000 as a charitable initiative to support victims of domestic violence, the Centro Arte para la Paz now organizes a range of cultural activities from its premises in a beautiful, old Dominican convent. Th…
Top Choice Coffee in Suchitoto

Café Literario Eluney

Juan José and Marisol have fitted their small, artsy coffee shop with books to browse, and use the space to host live poetry readings, literary discussions and occasional jazz nights. There's also a gallery displayi…
Top Choice International in Suchitoto

La Lupita del Portal

Now flanked by pop-up pupusa joints, Lupey's is still Suchi's best-value restaurant and drinking spot. Generous meal deals feature sandwiches, pizza and grills, alongside large fruit shakes. Good fun all round.
International in Suchitoto

Casa 1800

Blissful lake views from a wooden deck beneath the trees make Casa 1800 a sound choice. The menu of grilled meats, fish, sandwiches and pizzas is on the pricey side, but you're paying premium for the setting.
Arts Center in Suchitoto

Indigo Workshop

This center, founded to support women in rural communities, offers traditional indigo dyeing demonstrations and can show you how to dye your own T-shirt (US$25), scarf (US$20) or sarong (US$25). Workshops last about…
Bar in Suchitoto

El Necio

Straight-up drinking den with a revolutionary flavor in the stiff drinks. Jerry and friends rotate the political paraphernalia with great zeal. You can learn as much about the country's history in a night as you cou…
Fashion & Accessories in Suchitoto

Arte Añil

Local indigo artist Irma Guadrón runs a cozy shop that specializes in high-quality indigo-dyed pieces; each one is meticulously handcrafted, and she caters to a variety of clients all over the world.
Cultural in Suchitoto

Festival de Maíz

Suchitoto’s corn-harvest festival involves religious processions and street parties centering around the Parque Central.
Salvadoran in Suchitoto

La Posada Suchitlán

On lush, sprawling grounds overlooking the lake, you'll find typical Salvadoran food in an atypical setting.
Mexican in Suchitoto


Fun Mexican joint turning out decent burritos and tacos that go down well with a margarita or two.