Escalonia Cafe, Antigua: Nursery and Coffee Shop


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Today we’re going to be talking about Escalonia Cafe in Antigua, Guatemala. Are you guys ready for an adventure? Let’s begin.

Escalonia is located on one of the prettiest streets in Antigua, Guatemala.  But what makes it really, really special is that it is part of a vivero. (Vivero is a nursery). Another great option is Cafe Barista, which is one of the best cafe or restaurants in Guatemala, I also have a podcast for, go listen to that one

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Escalonia Cafe, Antigua

They have this huge property where they sell all these different plants, and then they put this beautiful cafe restaurant in it. So it’s all outdoors, and it’s got like these beautiful little gardens, and they have this play area as well where you could sit.

The Food

The food at Escalonia Cafe Antigua s definitely on the healthier side. It’s not only for vegetarians or vegans, it’s for everybody, but it is on the healthier side. They use very natural ingredients. They use their own natural herbs that they gather from their vivero right there on their property. And it is a unique flavor, and it’s just so pretty. It’s beautiful.

Great for Digital Nomads

The cool thing is, it’s really. Great for digital nomads, because you can go there. They have plugs where you can plug in. They have really good Internet, delicious coffee and teas that you can enjoy and be outdoors.

Cool Stores

Escalonia Cafe also has really cool stores where they sell a lot of natural products, a lot of vegan products, and a lot of organic products, and it’s right there on their property. And of course, a whole nursery section, and the gardening section as well. It’s one of the prettiest restaurants in Antigua and has been around for a very long time.


They do have good parking. It’s one of the few restaurants that do have parking in Antigua Central. So that’s the cool thing about visiting it as well.

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When to go there?

One thing I should say is Sunday mornings get insanely crazy because it’s a really popular place for Brunch. So if you can avoid that time and go, like during school or the weekdays, it’s much more fun. And you can enjoy dinner there, breakfast, and lunch as well.

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Last Updated on September 29, 2023

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