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La Esquina Asiatica

9 Avenida 6-79 | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
+502 7763 0316
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (11 reviews)
“pad thai” (15 reviews)
“spring rolls” (4 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Avenida 6-79 | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here twice as a solo traveller. The quality is good and the price is made for travellers. One little note; maybe more vegetables. Don't expect too much and you will have a great dinner for the right price!!

Thank Arjen d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We managed to get breakfast after our morning hike (served until noon). Kids enjoyed their pancakes and french toast. Wife went for the regular egg breakfast. Being an Israeli and tried the shakshuka - nice try :-) Very good service, nice portion, tasteful and fairly...More

Thank shavaz0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice corner restaurant on a second floor, just a block or two from Central Park. Nice versions of asian recipes, cooked fresh to order and priced very affordably. The kitchen puts a lot of effort into the dishes, and the results are...More

Thank kayak-atitlan
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We had heard about this restaurant before we arrived in Xela and after all the hype it completely lived up to its expectations! On wednesdays they have live music which fills the space with such a beautiful atmosphere. The main dishes here are 30-40Q which...More

Thank Sinead_Ward
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I was looking forward to some great dumplings, based on TripAdvisor reviews, but I was sorely disappointed, No Tofu dumplings today. I tried the Miso Soup, worst miso soup I have ever eaten. I could maybe understand the Guatemalan substitution of green beans for dried...More

Thank chey_baybee
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I visted this restaurant a few times during my visit to Xela. I was happy to return for their delicious breakfasts most mornings. My favorites were the eggs in red sauce and the yogurt parfait. For dinner I ordered the Pad Thai was very good...More

1  Thank chicagobackpacker23
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We have been a couple of times now and will be coming again to try some of their other delights. I think the breakfast was a highlight for us at 25Q and with free coffee or tea included it's a really good price for a...More

Thank Brodie G
Reviewed 10 January 2018

If you're looking for good and fresh food, served with a beautiful smile and in a nice atmosphere with good music, don't go further, you found the place to be! What a nice surprise to taste asiatic food in Xela, it's so cheap, portion are...More

Thank Lidwine B
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

One of the best Asian restaurant I’ve been in Guatemala , All the products were fresh and the dishes had the warmth of home-made food. The chefs take great care in selecting the best quality ingredients. The portion is big and is quiet cheap! Highly...More

1  Thank Mona T
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We came here on recommendation of our host in Xela. The food quality is great, everything very "original": the pad thai was the best one we've had out of Thailand!

1  Thank PaolaBarboglio
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29 April 2017|
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Response from Casa S | Property representative |
Hola Cheha, we don't accept credit cards at the moment, we're working on it. We hope you can visit us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Avenida 6-79 | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Quetzaltenango Department  >  Quetzaltenango
  • Phone Number: +502 7763 0316
  • E-mail
La Esquina Asiatica is located 3 blocks away from Parque Central, the main plaza. It is on the 2nd level, across the street from the yoga house, as well as across from the taiwanese street food store. It is directly on the corner of 9a avenida and 8th calle! We're open MONDAY through SATURDAY from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. and SUNDAY from 12:30 to 3:00 P.M.
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