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“Great coffee, amazing company”
Review of Crossroads Cafe

Crossroads Cafe
Ranked #1 of 6 Dessert in Panajachel
Certificate of Excellence
Description: This is one of the most popular coffee shops in Panajachel especially with the ex-pat population. Run by Michael, he finds, buys, roasts, grinds, and serves the best beans in Guatemala! And then washes the dishes and loves every minute of it. We hope to meet you soon over a cup of coffee and hear your story!
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Description: This is one of the most popular coffee shops in Panajachel especially with the ex-pat population. Run by Michael, he finds, buys, roasts, grinds, and serves the best beans in Guatemala! And then washes the dishes and loves every minute of it. We hope to meet you soon over a cup of coffee and hear your story!
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We heard this was the place to get coffee, some even said it was the best in Guatemala, so we had to try it. I couldn't agree more! The coffee was the best I've ever had. We ended up going almost every day possible. On our first visit, the owner, Mike, gave us a personal tour of his coffee storage and explained the process of how the beans get transported and then roasted/ready to grind and brew. Although we met some amazing people in Guatemala, Mike was one of the most inspiring and gracious. He was genuinely interested in making our visits as positive as possible, and he had some amazing life stories and advice. Even if you are only in Panajachel for an hour, this is a place you need to go!

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Reviewed 25 April 2014

Come for the coffee, return for the good people. Incredible coffee, definitely the best I've ever had, but what struck me most is the owner. Mike is the most friendly person I've ever met. He taught us everything that goes into producing his coffee and showed us as well, all because of a simple question. I can't wait to return! Oh, and his wife's home made pastries are to die for!

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Not only is the coffee good but you will not feel like a stranger when you walk through these doors! Oh and if you don't try their homemade cinnamon rolls then it's your loss as they are to die for! We love this family, especially after finding out that they were best friends with my brother-in-laws family. Small world. Just take a minute to get to known them and understand that it is a busy busy place. We took many pounds of coffee with us when we left

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Thank Lanscee
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

We sourced this coffee shop because of the reviews and the recommendations we had read.

When we arrived the whole place was jam packed with people. We ordered two americanos and some cake. The coffee was in our opinion over roasted and just tasted very bitter. We did then notice that they had a variety of different beans on offer though when we ordered we weren't asked if we wanted one of those over the house blend. We just thought that the house blend would be better than what we had. As for the cake, its a shame that it was not home-made.

You will find better coffee at one of the cooperatives.

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Reviewed 27 March 2014

A place for great coffee in Panajachel. Close to the central market and owned by an amazingly energetic and charismatic American guy and his partner. He really knows his coffee and provides a wonderful service. Ask to see the secret room!

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