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La Gastroteca

Avenida Sur No. 6 Centro Historico 1ra | One block away from La Union park, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 5717
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good4%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
11 Mar 2018
“The best Restaurant in Guatemala”
30 May 2017
“Comida española”
Closed Now
Seafood, European, Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Avenida Sur No. 6 Centro Historico 1ra | One block away from La Union park, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Fresh food with the best ingredients of the region, the Gastroteca of Antigua Guatemala is the perfect choice for seafood fanatics like me, and for those who are not, it is the best way to start it. An incredibly efficient service, with a very friendly...More

Thank lourdesmorales0985
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Not worth it, relation price is not good, portimos to small, house winw cheap flavor and small.Visit it only if other restaurants in the zone are boocked

Thank Roberto A
Reviewed April 17, 2017

The food is nice, but you have to chase the waiters to take your order, and then chase them again for the drink you've asked 30 minutes earlier.

Thank Suzanne F
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We had some trouble finding fabulous food during our week long stay in Antigua. After eating at La Gastroteca we found that connection to a place that helps you feel at home. The seafood was amazing, and the menu is inspired by Spanish food, which...More

Thank Sonja N
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

I hardly ever return to the same restaurant and I'm difficult to please. But I went to this restaurant two nights in a row, each night licking the plates clean! The seafood paella and the fish were both heavenly -- so tender was the octopus...More

Thank gurumefish
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Gastroteca is a small restaurant outside of the main plaza with authentic Spanish cuisine set in a house. The chef, Alberto, is warm and engaging, as is his wife who also helps with the service. The menu is simple--outstanding classic paellas, excellent fish, pork, mussels,...More

Thank JSul
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Great Sangrias and delicious Spanish cuisine. I highly recommend fried calamari, the mussels on red tomate paste and the rice casserole and sangria jar.

Thank BeaNolaSol
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Wow, what can I say. The food was fantastic. The service was warm, genuine and engaging! It is so fantastic to see and meet the chef who is so enthused and happy to see customers enjoying their meal. The flavors were fresh, delicate, and integrated...More

Thank Enrique Z
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

The service was really good since the moment we walked in 'til we left. The chef that I asume is the owner explain to us the menu, recomended a really good wine and recomend us a delicious appetizers, all the food was really good. 100pts

Thank BarbaraM1590
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Nice and quiet place owner very engaged making sure you get the best possible experience from the choosing of your wine through food. Had the Cochinillo (baby pig) roasted it was great , you have to call to preorder as it takes over 4 hours...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Sur No. 6 Centro Historico 1ra | One block away from La Union park, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 5717
  • E-mail
We are a restaurant serving traditional Spanish food. Our intention is to provide our customers the conditions to feel at home, enjoying a nice quiet atmosphere, homemade food and music that moves them to the place of Spain they like most. We work with fresh ingredients in order to serve high quality dishes.
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