Nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Quetzaltenango

Café La Luna

For chocolate aficionados, this is a shrine. Made from scratch on the premises, the chocolate is velvety smooth and served in a variety of beverages: the chocolate cappuccino is mind-blowing. Groups of friends gathe…
Top Choice Pub in Quetzaltenango

Salón Tecún

On the plaza end of the elegant Pasaje Enríquez, alive day and night with a healthy mix of Guatemalans and foreigners quaffing Cabro by the liter, the Tecún claims to be the country's longest-running bar (since 1935…
Cafe in Quetzaltenango

Café El Cuartito

This offbeat cafe is a point of reference for travelers and language students, with quirky decor made from found objects. It serves a good range of vegetarian snacks, herbal teas and organic coffee just about any wa…
Cafe in Huehuetenango

Café Museo

This 'museum' serves some of Huehue's best coffee, and that's saying something. More than just a place to get a well-prepared cup, it also provides some background on this bewitching bean that has so influenced Guat…
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Café D'Carlo

Opposite the Royal Park Hotel, this upper-level, open-air lounge has a friendly, relaxed vibe and a terrace/counter facing the street, a good spot for snacks and a bucket of chilled Gallos. Friday and Saturday night…
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King & Queen

This tiny pub packs in a mixed crowd so count on a bilingual evening. Whether there's a band in the corner (Wednesday and Friday) or a heated trivia quiz (Tuesday), the face cards on the wall take it all in.
Cafe in Quetzaltenango

Café El Balcón del Enríquez

With specially designed viewing counters overlooking the Parque Centro América, this lively cafe on the upper level of the Pasaje Enríquez makes a nice perch for morning espresso or evening cocktails.
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Pool & Beer

The pool tables are worn and the cues crooked, but this ramshackle clubhouse remains a friendly and refreshingly nontrendy spot. Later in the evening day-glo imagery fires up a throbbing dance floor.
Pub in Quetzaltenango

Student Pub

The apt name of this split-level corner joint might describe any of the beer-guzzling, sports-viewing establishments along the south side of the Pasaje Enríquez.