Restaurants

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…
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…
French in Raxruhá

El Bistrot Frances

The best eating for miles around is oddly located a few kilometers west of town on the road to the Candelaria caves. The small French-inspired menu offers decent variety and the daily special is always worth investi…
French in Quetzaltenango

Royal Paris

Overseen by the French consul himself, this bistro ought to be authentic, and the escargots, baked Camembert and filet mignon approach Parisian standards. Check the blackboard for nightly specials. The cozy ambiance…
French in Guatemala City

La Maison de France

French-Guatemalan probably isn't a combination you were expecting, but this little place does it well, with some good French dishes, such as garlic snails (Q60), imported wines and live music on Fridays.
French in El Remate

Mon Ami

Down the north shore road, here's the French jungle bistro you've dreamed of, a peaceful palm-thatched affair. Try the lake whitefish or the big ensalada francesa (French salad).