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Besides prizes for first, second and third places, El Barrio will now award another prize for the Pub Quiz team with the best name. Starts at 7:30 PM.
Weekly and Special Events
El Barrio just added Beef and Vegetable Pot Pies to the Tuesday night home-cooked meal special. Starts at 6 PM, and don’t be late, as portions are limited.
Get a free tequila shot with every beer at Alegre Pub tonight. That’s because it is Mexican night, with discounts on Mexican beers (San Pedro’s biggest selection) and cocktails.
Special Events in San Pedro Today
Opera at Hotel Mikaso
Classical singing, pianso and opera by Louis Maire Beachamp at 7 PM. Plus gourment dining.
Win a Bottle of Tequila at the Pool Party!
First prize at Thursday’s boccie ball (Petanque) is a bottle of Tequila. It takes place January 24 at The Deep End Bar and Pool (la piscina formerly known as Prince), next to the dock for boats to Santiago. The party goes from noon to 5 PM, and the boccie ball game starts at 2.
Burgers and Drink Specials
Smokin’ Joes’ BBQ will cook up the burgers that made him Joe famous. Q10 Brahvas.
The event is in collaboration with El Barrio Bar, Mr. Mullet’s Hostel and Hotel/Restaurante Fe, all in San Pedro.
For more news about things to do at Lake Atitlan, visit Lake Atitlan.
The Fifth Dimension Restaurant Now Open
The town’s latest restaurant on the Seventh Avenue side just opened across the street from El Barrio. The Fifth Dimension has breakfast, drinks and other thing in a very chill space. Don’t miss the Home-made Ginger with dark rum!
16th Birthday Party for San Pedro Spanish School
The party goes from 7-12 tonight, with live music by Toni y sus Amigos. A beer costs Q8, or Q20 for a liter of Brahva Extra. Other drink and food specials, too.
More Parties All Day and Night
There’s live Latino piano music at Hotel Mikaso, 7 PM. Plus Q15 Sangria and Bruschetta.
Zoola’s All-day Mini-Festival kicks off by the pool at 2 PM, with Happy Hour all day. Heard good things about the curry at The Clover on Curry Night, every Friday.
In the zona viva, Alegre’s Pub offers Q4 Cuba Libres (that’s right, just 50 cents US) and Q20 liters.
New Dining Spot in San Pedro la Laguna
The offical grand opening party for Restaurant Fe takes place starting at 6 tonight. It’s a curry buffet (Fe is already well-known for its curries in San Marcos) for Q50. The restaurant is across the street from the new Hotel Fe, at the former site of Villa Azul in the zona viva.
Lots of white caps, so batten down the hatches if planning to take a boat across Lake Atitlan as of noon today. The weather has turned a bit cooler the past few days, even though they have been quite sunny.
Hotel Prices in San Pedro la Laguna
These prices for hotel and hostel rooms and dormitories were updated today.
Casa Atitlan (formerly Jarachik)
Rooms: Off season $7-$8 US, high season $14-$28 US for room. Dorms: off season $6-$7, high season, $6-$7. Email: Phone: 502-7721-8319
All rooms have private bath. Room with view Q280 ($35). Without view, Q195 ($24.50). Dormitory: Q60 ($7.5) per person) Phone: 502-7721-8232
Double occupancy rooms without bath, Q45 per person. With bath, Q50 per person. Dormitories that sleep up to six, no bunk beds, Q35 per person.
For more info on lodging at the lake, see Lake Atitlan Hotels.
It is also a Back to School Party, so the official costume will be a school uniform. The party goes from 6-11 PM, with Q10 tequila shots and beer. Drink and food revenues go to two Lake Atitlan charities for local kids.
Yo Mama’s Casa Managers Leaving Soon
After seven months of turning Yo Mama’s Casa into one of the most popular hostels in San Pedro la Laguna, Mario and Dee say that January 31 will be their last day. The owner of the property is taking over. But they’ll be back after a vacation. So come on down and party with them at Yo Mama’s tonight.