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Equinoccio

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Spanish, Bar, Cafe
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1a Avenida 2-57 | Residenciales Imperial, Coban 16001, Guatemala
+502 7794 5171
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11:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2013

On my way from Antigua to Semuc Champey our driver made a short pit stop at McDonalds at the entrance to Coban. It was nice of him since we were able to use the bathroom and had lots of modern conveniences at our disposal including a large supermarket before heading into the wilderness of Lanquin. Unfortunately, the "Golden Arches" is... More 

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Alya H, Owner at Equinoccio, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a thorough review! More 

Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

Not only does Equinoccio have great food and service but we got to watch a short but beautiful slideshow of the Rabin Ajau Indigenous beauty pageant that takes place each year in Coban. This is the only place that has it since the local photographer who took the portraits is a friend of the owners. If you don't get to... More 

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Alya H, Owner at Equinoccio, responded to this review

Paisana! You were right about the front. We are located on an uphill plot of land, so the big, beautiful restaurant looks minuscule from the street. From the start we focused all our efforts on quality products and a good experience, but we ignored our storefront. We did the opposite of what most businesses in Guatemala do, with their grand... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2012

We went to their bar after a day tour to Semuc Champey and this place exceeded my expectations.  We watched a movie about the 1954 coup that forever changed Guatemala and enjoyed talking to the owner over Spanish food and red wine.  It was a much needed and appreciated escape from the rough and tumble trip. We decided to walk... More 

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Alya H, Owner at Equinoccio, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. It was a pleasure having you here. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cuisine
Spanish, Bar, Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1a Avenida 2-57 | Residenciales Imperial, Coban 16001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Alta Verapaz Department  >  Coban
  • Phone Number: +502 7794 5171

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?