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Cool Beans Cafe

Calle 15 de Septiembre | Flores, Peten, Flores 17001, Guatemala
+502 7867 5630
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Guatemalan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
£
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Calle 15 de Septiembre | Flores, Peten, Flores 17001, Guatemala
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91 - 100 of 210 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2015

I came here twice after reading about it on Lonely Planet and hearing about it from travellers who have been here. It has a nice quaint environment facing the sea. The food was decent though I didn't think the coffee was any special. The staff...More

Thank Rilien
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Oh we have some vinyl records on the wall and graffiti that makes us cool right? Scruffy little bar on sunrise side of town. Does serve a good range of veggie delights. If you want to sit in a dirty shack and pay normal price...More

Thank lulusailorgirl
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

As we were walking around the island we stumbled across this wonder cafe! There aren't many signs out front but once you get through those doors it's like you've enter into another world. The walls are Decorated with lots of reggae memorabilia, and the music...More

Thank tomegrl7101
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

The small cafe / bar is rustic and eclectic, focused towards the backpacker. There is an outside yard which looks out over the lake and have several hammocks and were perfect in the afternoon Sun. If you are looking for drinks you will be pleased...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Traveling from Panama to Belize this place provided the best breakfast we had on our trip so far. The coffee comes in a big mug and they offer a free refill. We both had the ham and cheese omelette with hash browns, super yummy. Ask...More

2  Thank Alex R
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Good service, nice hammocks, guitars and all in all a great spot... Spent a few hours there eating, having a drink and playing a few tunes. Nice

Thank epp123
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is the cheapest place in Flores and very good too! The food was 40Q and that included a beverage. The best deal.

Thank Saskia T
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Great place to have a coffee or fresh juice / smoothies. They also have a good menu with a selection of dishes that looked pretty decent in size and quality. The view of the water in combination with gentle background music was just the right...More

Thank ambassadorger
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Fantastic coffee and smoothie which was full of fresh fruit. Great hammocks to lie in outside to chill with a drink and read your book. Ladies working there as well as the owner were all very friendly and welcoming.

Thank TheHellsBells91
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed two meals at Cool Beans: one lunch and breakfast the following day. They have a nice range of veggie and meaty options, ranging from sandwiches to heartier meals. They also have a wide range of drinks including smoothies, beer, and cocktails, and even...More

1  Thank isabelisabelisabel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 15 de Septiembre | Flores, Peten, Flores 17001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Peten Department  >  Flores
  • Phone Number: +502 7867 5630
  • E-mail
Description
Search Cool Beans, Flores, Guatemala and you'll find a few references online about this restaurant. It's run by a wife/husband couple. Janette is employeed with a local NGO, Concern America, that provides health care training in Guatemala. Her husband is from Guatemala and is training the be an architect. He cooks and she often helps with serving. They've got two fantastic girls and their restaurant is often a hangout for locals after work. Looking forward to having this place added to Trip Advisor so I can post a great review.
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