Typical Guatemalan Food – Photo Essay

Like every country in the world, Guatemala has it’s own unique cuisine. Here are some goodies for you to sink your teeth into!

Tortillas – Guatemala’s Staple Food

Tortillas - Guatemala's Staple Food


Guatemala’s Traditional Food Buffet

Guatemala's Traditional Food Buffet

Food Festival in Antigua – Typical Stews

Food Festival Guatemala Food Antigua typical Stews



Food Festival Guatemala Food Antigua Tostadas

Food Festival Guatemala Food Antigua Rellenitos

Food Festival Guatemala Food Antigua Rellenitos


Mole (Pronounced Mo – Le)

Food Festival Guatemala Food Antigua Mole

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Article by Marina Kuperman Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 10+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!
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12 Responses to Typical Guatemalan Food – Photo Essay

  1. oh, YUM!!! i am super hungry now!
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  2. Steve says:

    The buffet looks wonderful. What’s in a Rellenitos?
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  3. Molly says:

    Yum and another big yum! Fun photos of a lot of things I would like to try but didn’t when we went through Guatemala… next time! Thanks for the info, Molly

  4. Rebeca says:

    It all looks amazing. Reading these food posts is driving me crazy… must travel!

  5. Amazing photos! Brings me back. Missing all of the flavors of Guatemala!
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  6. Susan says:

    Wow…that food buffet looks AMAZING! If we’re ever in Guatemala, I’ll have to figure out where one is so I can try it!
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  7. veronica says:

    Hola me gustaria aprender todas las comidas típicas de Guatemala, mi esposo y yo acabamos de invertir en un restaurant en Los Angeles y aun no lo hemos abierto porque queremos agregar sabor de Guatemala en la comida y decoración típica de alla….unas dos cocineras que tengan el orgullo de esta tierra y lo demuestren en la cocina. Y yo seguire tomando clases de cocina Guatemalteca.


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