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“Lemon Chicken”

Blind Lemon's Restaurant & Cafe
Price range: US$3 - US$8
Cuisines: American, Guatemalan, Central American
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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.
Reviewed 25 April 2016

By far the cleanest restaurant in San Marcos and the only restaurant with western style bathrooms!
The lemon chicken is excellent and the beer was ice cold; why try anything else?

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1  Thank Tom M
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Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Had a really good lunch today and was fortunate enough to meet the proprietor, Carlos, who plays a mean blues guitar. We squeezed four or five great renditions of classic blues out of Carlos who serenaded us while we ate very good food. This is a fun place with TV that will cover the NCAA men's tournament; so we will be back often this month.

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Food is average, but this is one of the nicer restaurants in San Marcos as far as build quality. Typical, U.S.-style place with tiled floors, track lighting, arched doorways, timber beamed ceilings with skylights, neon signs, ochre-and-yellow colored walls, and quality wooden dining sets. There is a bar, a billiards room upstairs, a patio area with a fountain, etc. They were showing the game here on Super Bowl Sunday, and it seems busy on weekend nights.

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1  Thank Steve D
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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Hamburger came out raw and in comparison to other burgers around town quite small for the price. Good chips. A nice setting but quality of food poor.

Thank Catherine R
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

My family decided to try Blind Lemon one evening in San Marcos and we had a wonderful evening! We were warmly greeted by Carlos, the owner, who proceeded to play several Blues selections, some original, for us as we ordered dinner. Carlos is an extremely talented musician and this impromptu, private concert was a delight.

The food was fantastic! I had the burger which was fresh and delicious, and my wife had a vegetable soup which was wonderful. Another person in our group had the house specialty, Lemon Chicken, which she loved.

The setting is a house which Carlos designed and built himself and it is perfect for a nice evening of laughter, music, food and drink!

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1  Thank HI_McDunnough
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