A Cafe Lovers Guide to Antigua, Guatemala

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A good cafe is a place where you can relax, chat with friends, or work in a cozy environment.

After the colorful Spanish colonial architecture and ruins of Antigua, Guatemala, the first thing I noticed about Antigua was it's plethora of cafes. Modern, trendy, hip cafes serving up delicious food and coffee sprinkled throughout the historic city!

I am such a fan of a good coffee shop. A place to work, hang out and feel as if you are a member of that community.

Particularly since I'm a digital nomad, I pay even more attention to the importance that is a good coffee shop.

To be clear, I'm not necessary talking about the quality of coffee, rather the ability to hang out or work, order a coffee and/or food, and enjoy the afternoon in a cozy setting with outlets and wifi.

Here are a few favorite cafes in Antigua, Guatemala!


Cafe Boheme

Cafe Boheme latte Antigua Guatemala
Cafe Boheme Antigua Guatemala coffee shop
salad and coffee Antigua Guatemala

Cafe Boheme pleased me with amazing coffee, food and french inspired pastries! It's got extremely cozy decor where you can lounge on pillows. There are tons of outlets for every table, which is super important to me when I choose a cafe since I'm usually working. So I need outlets and wifi! 


Fat Cat Coffee

Fat Cat Antigua Guatemala Cafe
Fat Cat Cafe Antigua Guatemala

Probably the place with the best coffee! The owners take coffee very seriously, selecting the best beans from local, small batch roasters. When I was here they were doing tastings of coffee. Other famous coffee roasters were also in here ordering coffee (owner of Augies coffee roasters) - I was alerted by an excited patron. Clearly, this is where all the coffee lovers get their fix. Fat Cat doesn't have a big food menu, they focus primarily on coffee.


Cafe Bloom

Cafe Bloom Antigua Guatemala Cafe
Cafe Bloom entrance Antigua Guatemala Cafes
art in Cafe Bloom best coffee shops in Antigua Guatemala

Cafe Bloom has a relaxed, modern rustic vibe. With quaint decor, great coffee and food menu, semi private work spaces and outlets.I spent the entire day here working!



Union Cafe | Best Antigua Guatemala Cafes
Adorable bike decor in Union Cafe, Antigua Guatemala

Union coffee promotes their joint as the only spot in town with Organic, Fair Trade Coffee. It definitely has the sustainable, health food vibe with tons of green smoothies on the menu! They also offer yoga Saturday mornings in the park with a smoothie to follow!


Y Tu Piña Tambien

Antigua Guatemala Cafe
cafes in Antigua Guatemala

Y Tu Piña Tambien offers coffee, specialty coffee, smoothies, and food in a cozy, tropical setting.



GuateJava cafe in Antigua Guatemala

GuateJava Cafe and Roastery represents high-quality Guatemalan coffees from communities without access to broader markets.


Refuge Coffee

Refuge coffee in Antigua Guatemala

Refuge coffee offers fresh, high quality, small batch coffee and a chill vibe.


Fernando's Kaffee

old coffee press at Fernando's Kaffee in Antigua Guatemala
juices in Antigua Guatemala

Fernando's Kaffee is a coffee and chocolate shop, roastery and cafe with a lovely courtyard patio. We opted for fresh, delicious and healthy juice this afternoon instead of coffee.


Maria Lucas Cafe

adorable decor at a coffee shop in Antigua Guatemala

Eat, drink and be happy like a goat in this adorable cafe.


Delicias Quetzaltecas Cafe Y Chocolate

Cafe in Antigua, Guatemala

A quiet place to get a cup of coffee, hot chocolate, ice cream or a sandwich with a more traditional feel and decor.

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