Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Antigua

Mesón Panza Verde

The restaurant of the exclusive B&B Mesón Panza Verde dishes up divine continental cuisine in an appealing Antiguan atmosphere. The menu features an eclectic global lineup, with the French-trained chef putting a…
Top Choice International in Antigua

Casa Troccoli

Front of house at this restaurant looks just like the early 1900s general store it once was, but with the walls racked with a rather more impressive collection of wine bottles. Amid the period photos and bistro furn…
Top Choice Crêpes in Antigua

Luna de Miel

Loungey Luna de Miel offers dozens of savoury and sweet variations on the classic crepe – try the chapín version stuffed with avocado, cheese and fried tomatoes – plus fabulous tropical smoothies. Eat on the roof de…
Top Choice Mexican in Antigua

Fridas

Dedicated to the eponymous artist, this brightly colored and ever-busy bar-restaurant has an enormous range of tasty Mexican fare, including some of the best soups and tacos in town. There's live music on Thursday a…
Top Choice Guatemalan in Antigua

Rincón Típico

This courtyard restaurant is always packed with locals who know a good thing when they're on to it. If you don't come for the huge Guatemalan breakfast, make it for the chicken cooked over coals with garlicky potato…
Top Choice Mexican in Antigua

Cactus Taco Bar

The bright 'Andy Warhol does Zapata' wall mural at Cactus gives an idea of how they mix up traditional and new-wave Mexican food, with superb salsas served in clay bowls. The shrimp and bacon tacos are heartily reco…
Top Choice French in Antigua

Hector's Bistro

This intimate, candle-lit salon across the way from La Merced has just a few tables, with the kitchen behind the bar. Guatemala City native Hector has garnered acclaim for his versions of bœuf bourguignon, grilled d…
Top Choice Salvadoran in Antigua

El Papaturro

This homey spot run by natives of El Salvador serves authentic pupusas – thick tortillas stuffed with cheese or chicharrónes (fried pork fat) and garnished with curtido (marinated cabbage) – and other snacks from Gu…
Israeli in Antigua

Zoola Antigua

The restaurant in this popular hostel whips up authentic Israeli fare. Nosh on falafel, kebabs or sabich – a wrap stuffed with hummus, eggplant and salad. Seating is at low coffee tables surrounded by pillows. On Fr…
Guatemalan in Antigua

Tienda La Canche

A hole in the wall if there ever was one, this eatery behind a 'mom and pop' store consists of two tables and a dining room behind the counter. Just a couple of traditional options are prepared daily, such as pepián…