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 French in Antigua

Bistrot Cinq

Popular among the mature expat crowd, the Cinq is a faithful replica of its Parisian counterparts, offering zesty salads and classic entrees such as mahi-mahi amandine and filet mignon. Check the blackboard for exci…
Top Choice Mexican in Antigua

Cactus Grill

Created by a Mexico City native, this colorful little place does a brisk trade in authentic Mexican fare, both traditional and new wave, with superb salsas served in clay bowls. The fish tacos are heartily recommend…
Top Choice Israeli in Antigua

Zoola Antigua

The restaurant component of Zoola hostel whips up highly 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 pill…
Top Choice Cafe in Antigua

Restaurante Doña Luisa Xicotencatl

Refreshingly local in character, this cafe is a place to enjoy the colonial patio ambiance over breakfast or a light meal. The selection of pastries are from the attached bakery; banana bread comes hot from the oven…
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 just two tables. A couple of traditional options are prepared daily, such as pepián de pollo (a hearty chicken stew cont…
Vegetarian in Antigua

Samsara

At this small veggie cafe, fresh organic ingredients are excitingly combined in soups, salads and drinks – how about a kale, peanut butter and avocado smoothie? For breakfast there's quinoa porridge or banana and am…
Sandwiches in Antigua

Y Tu Piña También

An international crossroads, this natural-foods cafe does healthy, sophisticated fare for foreign students on the go. There's a tempting array of sandwiches (served on whole wheat, pita or bagel) and salads. It open…
French in Antigua

Hector's Bistro

This tiny, intimate 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 duck br…
Cafe in Antigua

Café Condesa

Baked goods – pies, cakes, quiches, scones and house-baked whole-wheat sandwich bread – are the strong suit at this grand old cafe set around the patio of a 16th-century mansion off the main square. The lavish Sunda…