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Top Choice Cheese in San Juan La Laguna

Café El Artesano

El Artesono offers one of Guatemala's best dining experiences. Let the staff guide you around the platter of two dozen cheeses (all produced in Guatemala and aged in-house), from creamy goat through blue to hard pec…
Arts & Crafts in San Juan La Laguna

Lema

This small shop in the center of town is run by a cooperative of women seeking to reclaim the tradition of using natural dyes. Using ancestral techniques, they extract dyes from tree bark, vegetables, coconut shells…
Vegetarian in San Juan La Laguna

Alma de Colores

Bread, pizza and focaccia are baked at this pleasant open-air bakery/cafe on the way out to San Pablo, and there are two lunch options daily prepared with vegetables from a local organic farm. It's run by an Italian…
Cafe in San Juan La Laguna

Café Atitlán

Near the top of the hill on the way up from the dock, this open-air shack is the place to go for quality espresso and French-press coffee, plus fresh-squeezed juices. The neat little kitchen is aimed at foreign trav…
Guatemalan in San Juan La Laguna

Comedor Elenita

Locals crowd in for the daily specials at this no-nonsense dining hall in the center of town, where a brimming bowl of caldo de res (beef and vegetable soup) served with rice, avocado and tortillas, is well within a…