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Restaurant La Villa del Chef

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Calle la Union | Peten, Flores, Guatemala
+502 4201 9700
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Prague, Czech Republic
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, we can only agree with all those great reviews - we had the white fish, local specialty, absolutely fantastic! The French fries that came with it were delicious and crispy, and the medium portion of fish is quite large, indeed we shared it in 2. We loved the personal touch and little chat with the owner. Staff speaks English!... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends had the steak and I had the burger and fries. Everything was perfect and the service was warm, friendly and genuine. So glad we found this gem in Flores

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1 Thank dw8595
Cayo, Belize
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant looks out on the lake so the view is good. The ambience is pleasant and to my surprise the service was good. The real reason I go out to eat is for the food. The local lake fish was very good, very well prepared and very well seasoned and the fries were terrific. The reader should be forewarned... More 

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2 Thank Gary S
Liechtenstein
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service we have had was great and the food delicious. The price could have been a bit cheaper but it was worth. Next to our drinks we received purified water for free (was offered us by the boss). And try the french fries. They are the best I have eaten in the last few years.

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3 Thank Ramona G
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten there twice - June and October, 2016. The local fish is fantastic. The service is great and the staff a lot of fun. Good drinks, too. It is very peaceful and offers a beautiful view of the lake. It's right along the boardwalk by the lake.

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2 Thank roylynnberman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Good fish. Nice service. Good pasta. Nice little housecat. Nice view of the lake. Good portions. That's all I guess.

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3 Thank Nillan E
Quetzaltenango Department, Guatemala
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The place is fine. They serve a white kind of fish that you can only get in Peten and I have to say they prepare it very well. We did have to wait way too long to get served but the taste made up for it. You have to try this fish.

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Thank Ronald R
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

If you cherish great food freshly prepared you are in for a treat. The quality shows in the details. Self-made French Fries, perfectly fried, with interesting spices. Freshly prepared Guacamole with a twist of lime. They go together well with your Nachos. A wonderful Garifuna Salad freshly prepared from carrots, Cole slaw, Ananas and raisins. And a local Blanco fish... More 

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3 Thank TDyllick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We've stopped here for dinner which was absolutely fantastic! It was the best falafel burger I've ever had! Nice and simple menu with a great view of the lake. And a service with a smile!

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2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Was there due to TripAdvisor reviews. Both the Chef's Salad and the chicken with cooled potatoes are very very good. Great dressing on the fresh and crisp salad, great idea of the Chef to add also seeds! Big portion and very delicious. The chicken is nicely seasoned and the potatoes tadtr even better with the melon sauce - cool combination.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Guatemalan, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle la Union | Peten, Flores, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Peten Department  >  Flores
  • Phone Number: +502 4201 9700

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?