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Blind Lemon's Restaurant & Cafe

Barrio Tres, San Marcos La Laguna 07016, Guatemala
+502 5502 4450
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lemon chicken” (8 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
“carlos funk” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Guatemalan, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Barrio Tres, San Marcos La Laguna 07016, Guatemala
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Reviewed 21 April 2011

If you go to Guatemala, go to Lake Atitlan, and if you go to Lake Atitlan, go to San Marcos and if you go to San Marcos you absolutely have to go to Blind Lemon's. This restaurant/blues club/internet cafe was built with love and warmth...More

Thank emencher
Reviewed 27 March 2011

We luckily found Blind Lemon's on our first day excursion through San Marcos La Laguna, and I believe over the week we stayed we probably went back at least once a day! Carlos the owner has not only created a place with a beautiful courtyard,...More

Thank RoundTheBendProject
Reviewed 13 March 2011

My Girlfriend and I stumbled into this place to get out of the rain, and we stayed for the rest of the day. The food is great, and it is the perfect oasis to while away the afternoon, or catch some of the best blues...More

Thank nhavey
Reviewed 12 March 2011

One of my favorite places to visit... great food, music, company, architecture, garden & fountain... what more could you want? If they had rooms to rent, I would move in permanently!

Thank catherine t
Reviewed 10 March 2011

Hidden find in the mountains surrounding Lake Attitlan. It's a good drive from Guatemala City but worth the effort. Carlos and Cata are great hosts. You don't have to ask twice for Carlos to get out one of his many guitar. And if you are...More

Thank PrivateBrown
Reviewed 9 March 2011

BlindLemon's is an essential stop on any visit to the Lake. Fridays Carlos plays the blues, and for all you know, you could be in a club on Sunset Strip or the Village...at some romanticized time in the past...A very cool crowd turns out for...More

Thank Gregory O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Guatemalan, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Monday
5:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
3:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio Tres, San Marcos La Laguna 07016, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  San Marcos La Laguna
  • Phone Number: +502 5502 4450
  • E-mail
Description
Constructed in the colonial architectural style with parabolic arches and gardens, Blind Lemon’s reflects the tradition of Guatemala. And set in San Marcos La Laguna, a small Mayan village on Lake Atitlan, surrounded by towering volcanoes, Blind Lemon’s holds out an invitation to travelers who want good food served in a pleasing ambiance.Blind Lemon’s was built by a blues guitarist musician and cabinetmaker who wanted to create a music venue to attract the best in live entertainment, and give value and satisfaction to his customers. The restaurant features weekly Blues Nights, as well as big screen showings of recent Hollywood, documentary, art, and foreign films. We have had theatre presentations and circus performances here as well as a host of wonderful musicians who have played here. We also have a bar and billiards for those so inclined. Blind Lemons also features an wireless internet cafe.The building is large enough to host conferences and workshops and with advanced notice we can serve food for large groups.
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