A variety of decent restaurants are downtown. An excellent choice is the restaurant at Posada de Don José (5a Calle 3-67 Zona 1, tel. 7771-0180 or 7771-0841), serving international cuisine with Guatemalan flair.
Cafetería La Luna (5a Avenida 4-97 Zona 1, all meals daily), just off the plaza’s west corner, is a local favorite serving inexpensive Guatemalan fare.
For a drink and pub fare, stop by Lo de Chaz (5a Calle 4-83 Zona 1).
Reu’s newest café is the Café Rústico (4a Calle 4-23 Zona 1 inside Hostal Casa Santa María, tel. 5202-8180), serving good coffee and snacks along with Internet access.
Among the culinary options you’ll find in Centro Comercial La Trinidad is Caffé Saúl (tel. 7771-7918, 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Fri.–Sun.).
There’s also a Domino’s Pizza and a Tacos 3XQ10. A large air-conditioned supermarket, La Torre, rounds out the list of options.
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