Serves meat, veg options available. A cafe and bakery that serves vegan sandwiches, soups and bakery items with a German influence. Offers French press coffee. Previously 100% vegan restaurant, but now serves meat in addition to a vegetarian menu, Oct 2014. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Bakery, German, Non-veg
Avenida Santander, Solola
Panajachel, Guatemala
502-5511-2050

Mon-Sun 7:30am-9:00pm

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  • Outdoor seating
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First Review by duende
enRoute
enRoute
  • vegan
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+812

Good news, bad news

4
Posted on 10 / 27 / 2014

So, first the bad. This is no longer the little vegan paradise it used to be... ownership has changed hands and it's a 50/50 deal. Half of the menu is meat-based. On top of that, it's a bit understaffed, and if you get there when there's only one person working, be prepared to wait around for up to 30-45 minutes or even more as they deal with other customers and go in the back to make your stuff.

The good: it still has those delicious vegan gyros and an extensive vegan menu with veggie dogs, soups, and other good stuff. It's a cute (though tiny) space right on Santander and also makes some great smoothies and juices. Cookies and baked goods are hit and miss but several are marked vegan and at least a few are quite good. While the staff can sometimes be a bit harried, they are very friendly.

Stop by and support one of the best v-options in Pana... just don't expect it to be as amazing as it used to be. They're carrying on the menu but the love that the former owners put into each dish isn't really there anymore.

Pros: great vegan menu, convenient, cute
Cons: only half vegan, understaffed, long wait times
EzzieGriffin
EzzieGriffin
  • vegetarian
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+37

best soup n bread

5
Posted on 06 / 26 / 2013

I had a green smoothie followed by an amazing soup. So hearty and delicious, accompanied with some fresh baked bread!

Pros: cheerful, quick, wholesome
Cons: none
Tranaya
Tranaya
  • vegan
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+74

The place for vegan food in Panajachel

4
Posted on 03 / 11 / 2013

The vegan menu is small, but everything is great.

I come here again and again just for their vegan gyro sandwiches. Made with either tofu or seitan and their fresh pita bread, these sandwiches are among the best I've had anywhere. The falafel sandwiches are also awesome.

The soups are all vegan and delicious. You can't go wrong with any of them.

And as long as you're there, indulge in a choco coco ball or one of their outrageously good chocolates.

This is a great place to sit, enjoy great food, and watch the world go by in the heart of Panajachel.

Pros: Delicious food, Great people
Cons: Limited menu, Smokers on the patio seating

duende
duende
  • vegan
Contributions
+30

Excellent German Bakery withVegan Sandwiches/Soup

5
Posted on 03 / 10 / 2013

Enjoy excellent foods and deserts from a great outdoor but sheltered people watching place. They make DELICIOUS vegan Gyros using their own fresh made pita bread. These are tasty, vegan or not. What I like also is that they serve their coffee in a french press. I live in Pana and this is one of the place I hope stays open for a long time. They also make great soups as well as gluten free products. Well worth the visit.P.S. If you don't know howtouse a frenc press, the coffee needs to stay for 4 minutes before you press down and pour. Ask the waiter how long go he put th hot water in and subtract. (usually a minute)

Pros: Flavorful food, Price, location
Cons: not enough seating at times., but they are expanding soon.

 

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