5 Great Restaurants in Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala is a colonial, small city surrounded by volcanoes. It is a small place filled with all kinds of stuff for every taste, there are beautiful hotels, handcraft markets, bars and restaurants. This time I want to focus on restaurants, here are my top  5:

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1. Cafe de la Escalonia

Ever since I found  Cafe de la Escalonia I fell in love with this beautiful open air restaurant located in what used to be a coffee farm. For me this is a great place to visit with kids. These guys also offer books, ornamental plants and local handcrafts. I really love it as a place for a family day out.

2. Chateau DeFay

Chateau DeFay is the only vineyard of Guatemala. You will find it minutes away from Antigua in a tiny old town. This is a great place that offers a miniature golf course, a wine tour that I really enjoyed and a decent restaurant.

3. Gaia

Gaia is a beautiful Mediterranean style restaurant and is located in one of Antigua’s most popular areas: Calle del Arco. This restaurant serves lunch, dinner and drinks during the day. If you want some drinks and fun you can visit it during the night too.

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4. Cafe Condesa

Cafe Condesa is a restaurant that has the best location in Antigua. It is right in front of the Central Park,  just steps away from the handcrafts market. This restaurant has the fame of serving the best coffee in Antigua but you be the judge. The restaurant has a small yet beautiful garden and 3 more beautifully decorated rooms for you to choose from.

5. Bistrot Cinq

Bistrot Cinq is an elegant French restaurant in Antigua Guatemala. You will find it on a corner just two blocks away from the central park. These guys also serve some Caribbean inspired dishes.

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About Marina 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 20+ 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!

3 Responses to 5 Great Restaurants in Antigua Guatemala

  1. Matt Hope says:

    Ah man! Wish this had been out two weeks ago when I was there! I’ve actually eaten at a couple of these but would have loved to try the others. Guess I have to go back now 🙂

    • Now you have to come back!!! These are just the tip of the iceberg!

      Your pictures are amazing, it looks like you had one great trip. We just went to Atitlan, but weren’t able to canoe or kayak it was too rough.

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