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“Great meal and service”
Review of Jose Pinguino's

Jose Pinguino's
Ranked #4 of 80 Restaurants in Panajachel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Guatemalan
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Huntingburg, Indiana
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great meal and service”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

The food and service was excellent. We loved the cultural talk/experience in learning a little about the Maya culture. Great place for families and groups.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Cindy187
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Maryville, Tennessee
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Music, Culture, and Food”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Dining at Jose Pinguino's was a highlight of our Panajachel dining. It was fun, educational, and entertaining. This family owned and operated restaurant provides patrons with a better understanding of Mayan culture, as well as wonderful marimba music by the owner's daughters, and an excellent meal. Miguel's humor and enthusiasm for Guatemala and Mayan culture made for a wonderful meal. This is a "must see" while in Panajachel.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Andrea F
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“Original presentation of Guatemalan Cuisine”
Reviewed 27 June 2014

This is a "must" stop while in Panajachel. Talented family makes your evening memorable by connecting you to Guatemalan culture. Lot's of laughs accompanied by plenty inspiration. Great for all ages. Don't miss it.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Gabrielle V
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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
“Story of Mayan Culture thru Miguel, Music & A Magical Meal”
Reviewed 27 June 2014

From Entry to Exit of this Fine Establishment our group was Entertained by Miguel's natural showmanship, Magnificent Music by his daughters, & Magical Meal by his wife & daughters. We learned Mayan history, Marimba history, & how much Miguel Loves his family & country! This is a must if you are visiting Panajachel!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank MFranklin2014
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Tallahassee, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
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“Fabulous evening of food and entertainment!”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We had a group of 10 who all thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The food was good, and the entertainment very enjoyable. Miguel's personal story to our group was very moving. This was an evening we won't forget.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Tracy B
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