Category Archives: Guatemala Restaurants

Find the most family and kid friendly restaurants in Guatemala.

Where to Eat in Guatemala- 6 Restaurant Recommendations

I have lived in Guatemala for many years and have taken the time to explore it. Most of my readers know this so I get tons of emails every day asking for all sorts of tips and recommendations. One of … Continue reading

Hotel San Carlos – Elegance and Convenience – Guatemala City

Every time my family and I go the US Embassy in Guatemala City we pass this gorgeous European style house. After several trips, I finally had a chance to find out what the place was all about it and it turns … Continue reading

Real Homemade Italian Cooking – La Fattoria Restaurant, Guatemala City

When I was in high school I had a really close friend who was old school Italian. When I say Old School, I mean her parents were off the boat with all the old traditions in tact. Her mother reminded … Continue reading

Dining and Art in the Most Unique Restaurant of Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala, in my opinion, is a central hub for restaurants of all sorts of gastronomical experiments.  And, when one lives in Antigua it is easy to experience most of them since the town is so small. And even though there … Continue reading

Things to Do In Guatemala City – Family Staycation

So what’s a staycation? To me it means either doing a small vacation like trip (either day trip or multi-day trip) that is super close to home. And that is exactly what we did! Our chosen location, one least thought … Continue reading

Where to Stay in Guatemala City – Grand Tikal Futura Hotel

Living in Antigua it is virtually impossible not to hear about Tikal Futura Mall. We’ve been there several times to go bowling and do a bit of shopping. Visiting the mall I’ve seen signs to Grand Tikal Futura Hotel, but … Continue reading

Family Friendly Dining – Nais Guatemala City

Eating is a huge part of traveling. So, when I was in the process of working with INGUAT, Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo (Guatemala’s Tourism Board and Institue), for our private tour of Guatemala City, Nais Guatemala Restaurant was recommended. After doing … Continue reading

Unique and Healthy Restaurant in Flores Guatemala – La Danta

Searching for a healthy restaurant in Flores always caused a major challenge for me. For several reasons: 1. Most restaurants serve the same type of food which is usually Guatemalan cuisine or Italian. These could be construed as healthy, but … Continue reading

Authentic Japanese Food On Lake Atitlan, Guatemala? Crazy, but True!

Looking for something totally new and different and least expected? My family and I always do, especially when we are returning to a spot we have been to many times before. This time my search was all about restaurants on … Continue reading

A Romantic Getaway for Parents (Sans Kids) in Antigua

What would be the perfect birthday gift to the Papa of my children? How about an escape from Papa duties to enjoy a romantic getaway with the Mama of his children. Without extended family nearby, we aren’t able to go … Continue reading

Pizza Grizzly – Oldest Theme Restaurant in Guatemala

Since living in Guatemala one of the biggest challenges we have had was finding good pizza. We have tasted every pizza made in Antigua and simply are not pleased. Isn’t pizza supposed to be an easy thing to make? Apparently … Continue reading

4 Restaurants of Antigua Guatemala for Families

There are many things to do in Antigua Guatemala, it might be a tiny city, but it is filled with a lot of culture & history. It is also a place filled with great restaurants & bars for all tastes … Continue reading

A Unique Cafe in a Parisian Style – Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua is famous for it’s hidden finds. Either a great restaurant that is tucked in some corner or a hotel that looks tiny and opens up into a huge place with a courtyard. We just happened to ‘happen upon’ a … Continue reading

Secret Rooms and Traditional Food of the Incas- Only In Antigua

For the past few months, I’ve passed Inca Restaurant on many occasions. Each time I tugged on my husband’s shirt and said – “We have to try this place out, it looks fantastic!” But, as we all know, life gets … Continue reading

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   Guatemala’s Traditional Food Buffet Food Festival in Antigua – Typical Stews … Continue reading

Kids Restaurant – The Only Kid Run Restaurant in Antigua, Guatemala

Eating out for me is about the experience. Anyone can go to any old restaurant, but how about trying something totally new and different! Living in Antigua, I can say we have tried 90% of the restaurants here. It was … Continue reading

Where To Get Panines in Antigua, Guatemala

It’s hard not to get into the Panini trend. They seem to be everywhere. However, at this point I’ve had quite a few different ones and I have to say the ones on a French Baguette seem to be my … Continue reading

Do You Know French Cuisine? I Learned at Bistrot Cinq in Antigua, Guatemala

I have very little experience in French Cuisine, so dragged my husband for a taste test. He has even less experience, if that’s possible. The extent of my knowledge of French food is French Onion Soup, duck, Escargot, lots of … Continue reading

A New Restaurant in Town – Santo Domingo Del Cerro!

I’m not one of those people that run to every opening of every new restaurant, but some of them I just have to check out. Especially if they are family friendly and have something new to offer, since it feels … Continue reading

Private Romantic Dinner for Two!

Years ago I remembered my sister in law had a super romantic engagement. It was before I was living here, but I specifically recalled it was in Antigua and her fiance reserved a section of a restaurant. Feeling romantic and … Continue reading

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