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Chez Alex

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Calle Santander, Panajachel 00502, Guatemala
+502 7762 0172
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00:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were travelling with three young kids plus their parents. We all enjoyed our dinner here, it had come highly recommend and it did not disappoint.

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Thank Sue G
Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Hola Sue. Thank you so much. Glad you enjoyed. More 

Oregon Coast, Oregon
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146 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another good restaurant in Pana. I can eat here every day, trying different meals and they are always good and at a reasonable price. The lighting and tables are perfect, just enogh to have ambience, and the tables are far enough apart to have some privacy or just quiet. Quick, friendly service. I'd recommend to anyone wanting a good meal... More 

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Thank Citimowse
Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Welcome back More 

Panajachel, Guatemala
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This place has a great reputation but I found it lacking. The cut of pork was as tough as street meat and not at all tasty. The sauce and vegetables were pleasant enough but certainly not worth the price of the plate. Will not be back.

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Thank didreyfus
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Thank you for your comment More 

Oslo, Norway
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Simply the best meal i have had in Guatemala. Excellent food and service, with a great location right in Santander.

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Thank Unni_Rykhus
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Thank you so much. Welcome back. More 

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

It was nice to take a break from the tourist offerings of pizza to sit and eat a really good meal. Chez Alex serves traditionally french/continental food with white tables clothes and great service. We were the only people in there on a Tuesday night, but that didn't detract from our excellent fish and steak. Highly recommend for a fancy... More 

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Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Thank you so much. So glad you enjoyed. More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Great and fresh food. Loved the salads which tasted delicious!!! Went here at least 3 times while we stayed in Panajachel

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Thank tomtatum12
Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. More 

Missouri City
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Huge and varied menu in a pleasant white tablecloth atmosphere. Watch for the daily specials that include soup or salad, entrée with side, and a glass of wine or dessert. They appear to run from $14- $18. This is pricey by Guatemalan standards, but an excellent value by American standards.

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Thank susy1946
Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you so much Susy.I am glad you enjoyed. Welcome back. More 

Guatemala City, Guatemala
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 11 friends last night. We had their spaghetti plate which was exceptional...far better than typical. Great food and very good service. A little pricy for the area but the meal was also better than normal

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Thank Chapingros
Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. Welcome back More 

Antigua, Guatemala
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

As other reviewers have noted, Chez Alex is a European-style restaurant in a town full of mediocre tourist restaurants. If you want a truly excellent meal, this is the place to go. The dining room beckons from the street, with its sparkling candlelight and modern Scandinavian design. Service is very attentive. The menu is quite extensive and the wine by... More 

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Hello. Thank you so much for your nice review More 

Viera, Florida
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

You will not be disappointed by anything you order in this lovely Guatemalan restaurant. The service is excellent and the food was fresh and perfectly cooked. I enjoyed a tasty fillet of robalo (snook), which I would order again!

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Competitor, Owner at Chez Alex, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you so much for your nice review and welcome back for another fillet of robalo.. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 22:00
Monday
00:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 22:00
Thursday
00:00 - 22:00
Friday
00:00 - 22:00
Saturday
00:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santander, Panajachel 00502, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Panajachel
  • Phone Number: +502 7762 0172
Description
Imported meat, seafood and nice collection of wine and liquers

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?