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The Refuge Coffee Bar

7th Avenue North 18A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
“great coffee” (33 reviews)
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7th Avenue North 18A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent coffee! Excellent carrot cake!!! A great place to sit and read a book if you're looking to get (a few blocks) away from the crowds.

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We drink a really good cup of coffee at this place! The owner/staff was also friendly! We will go back there for sure

Thank Henri v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for an afternoon coffee and treat. Greatly enjoyed our latte and cappuccino along with carrot cake and cookies. Not only well presented but brought to us. 👏. All on real dishes and flatware. We also received a glass of water without asking. Various...More

Thank Mevashenk
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Cool hip coffee place. Nice selection of local coffee. Recommend for those who love their coffee. It was hot day when we visited, so we had iced americanos – superb. Saw many people working with their laptops. Sign of good wi-fi signal :)

Thank Marija K
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The Refuge coffee bar has excellent coffee. It really is a refuge from the chaos and terrible coffee places around the park. We had a cappuccino and cafe Americano sin leche. The mugs of Americano were big and the cappuccino was excellent and well presented....More

Thank smokemon
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely the best coffee I've had in Antigua, lots of comfy sofas and a very chilled out environment, highly recommend for all coffee lovers, great way to spend the day

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

They only do coffee and they do a damned good job. WiFi, chill space and, most importantly, best coffee ever.

Thank AnnaMM111
Reviewed 27 May 2017

That is what you will get, a perfect cup of joe. They serve pastries and have WiFi, but the coffee is superior to the rest, which is not easy to pull off in a town where finding a bad cup of coffee is impossible.

Thank damonre
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Ok, so my friends and I tried the coffee at 5 different places and this one was the winner. Very good espresso & latte's, they also have some good specialty drinks and the prices are reasonable. Keep in mind, they do not have decaf coffee...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple days in Antigua and loved grabbing coffee at The Refuge. Best coffee shop in Antigua, give them a try!!!

Thank Jordan H
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james m
2 June 2015|
Response from Brad G |
Hey Jim, I sent you a personal message as well. Read it when you can? I think you have to be registered as the owner of the business here, but doesn't look like you are. Without that, they won't see this nor answer I don't... More
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Seating, Free Wifi
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  • Address: 7th Avenue North 18A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
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A small quality driven coffee bar. Sits on the Tanque De la Union park with a beautiful view of the Agua Volcano.
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