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Chinitas

Calle Santander, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tofu” (6 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (2 reviews)
“great food” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Chinese, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Calle Santander, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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21 - 30 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

A little restaurant inside a plaza, food has been amazing and they have a very nice variety of teas. They also sell natural products like soaps and shampoos. Very kind local staff which I find amazing to support locals and understand their culture, instead of...More

Thank Yodafem
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

On our first night in Pana we arrived on the main strip too late for the street vendors pedalling their souvenirs but just in time for the dinner jackals to try to intice us in for some nasty pizza. Does that ever work? We walked...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Nice outdoor atmosphere, polite service and a truly one of a kind fusion of Guatemalan and Pan-Asian cuisines. I have plenty to say about the potstickers. Check out my full review here: http://www.addtrocity.com/guat-am-i-doing-with-my-life-part-1-foodtrocity-presents-chinitas/

Thank Addtrocity
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Great little restaurant with inventive and flavorful food. The potstickers were great as was the Gulai a Malaysian coconut curry - I had mine with shrimp. Highly recommended and reasonable!

Thank Toby1954
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We had Chinitas for dinner tonight. Three of us, each got very different dishes but we all enjoyed them quite a bit. Tasty chicken stir fry, tofu fried rice and a noodle dish. With wine it came to about Q230. Service was excellent without the...More

Thank Jameshaggar
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Cosy lounge area with wifi (we're actually here now:)) and varied menu. Good and fresh food, decent prices and big portions. Cool map in the bathroom - a def mind blow! Go here for lunch or breakfast, think it's closed for dinner..

Thank Øystein E
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Very vegetarian friendly, pretty good fod considering lack of asian ingredients in Panajachel. Chinita is a character, if she is there your experiece upgrades to one more star :)

Thank PPMC2123
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This is a reliable place for good Asian food with a Guate twist. It is in a great covered patio and the service is good.

Thank gregkemp
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Wonderful atmosphere, great food (and tea); creative menú. Ling (owner) is a wonderful lady - very kind and attentive.

Thank ElspethLamont
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We had a group of 10, and all enjoyed the evening. Food was great, and service excellent. A local musican entertained us, who was OK. He was a bit too chatty, spending more time trying to engage our group in conversation than playing music!

Thank Tracy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santander, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
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