Restaurants

Top Choice Guatemalan in Guatemala City

La Cocina de Señora Pu

This tiny hole-in-the-wall eatery serves up excellent 'modernized' versions of classic Maya dishes. The menu is impressively wide – featuring beef, chicken, pork, duck, turkey, pigeon, rabbit, fish and shrimp – cons…
Top Choice Fusion in Guatemala City

Ambia

As the prices may suggest, this is some of the city's finest dining, with a wide-ranging menu offering some good fusion dishes and leaning heavily on Asian influences. The presentation is fantastic and the ambiance …
Top Choice Guatemalan in Guatemala City

Kacao

Set under a thatched palapa roof with a soft marimba soundtrack, this is Zona 10's best comida típica (regional food) restaurant. The atmosphere and food are both outstanding.
Top Choice Vegetarian in Guatemala City

Arbol de la Vida

Zona 10's best vegetarian restaurant opens up for early breakfasts and offers a wide menu with tasty soups and mains featuring veg-friendly goodies such as tofu and quinoa.
Top Choice Cafe in Guatemala City

Café de Imeri

Interesting breakfasts, soups and pastas. The list of sandwiches is impressive and there's a beautiful little courtyard area out the back.
Guatemalan in Guatemala City

La Majo

Downtown Guatemala City's cultural renovation continues in this pleasing little boho cafe set in a crumbling colonial house. There's some OK food on offer and a couple of vegetarian and vegan dishes, but the big dra…
Fusion in Guatemala City

Tamarindos

A chic and delicious Asian-Italian restaurant with a Guatemalan twist. There's an inspiring range of salads on offer and some very good Japanese and Thai-inspired dishes. The decor is stylish and the service prompt …
Cafe in Guatemala City

San Martín & Company

Cool and clean, with ceiling fans inside and a small terrace outside, this Zona Viva cafe and bakery is great at any time of the day. For breakfast try a scrumptious omelet and croissant (the former arrives inside t…
International in Guatemala City

Hotel Pan American

The restaurant at this venerable hotel is high on ambiance. It has notably experienced and polished wait staff sporting traditional Maya regalia. The food (Guatemalan, Italian and North American) is fine, although i…
Cafe in Guatemala City

Café Leon

Hugely popular and atmospheric, with some great old photos of the city on the walls. Some good breakfasts and sandwiches are on offer, but the coffee is the drawcard. There's another branch a few blocks south.