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El Frijol Feliz Cooking School

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El Frijol Feliz Cooking School
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11 Jul 2018
“Poor communication”
27 Feb 2018
“Cook and Eat Guatemalan”
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Take home the rich culture of Guatemala by learning how to prepare the local cuisine at Antigua's premier cooking school! Begin with a personalized, hands-on class with local chefs and then enjoy your meal in our beautiful dining room or patio...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4a Ave sur # 1 | less than one block off Parque Central, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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+502 7832 5274
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Attempted to visit during my trip to Antigua in May 2018. Like a couple other reviewers, we had a confirmed reservation, and were given a meeting place/time and no other communication. The meeting place turned out to be a completely different school, La Tortilla. They...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lilybubbletea
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The market tour was a photographers dream and the dinner plus desert we prepared was entertaining, delicious and informative. I would highly recommend a cooking class--my teenage granddaughters enjoyed every minute of the actual food preparation and enjoyed interacting with our Guatemalan chef and French...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank janW5880JD
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

An amazing cooking experience with the owner- chef filled with laughter and skill! Many choices of meals were offered and included wine. Techniques and tips abound! The culminating meal which you have prepared, served by staff, is a just and fulfilling reward, with to-go boxes...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Linda L
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We had confirmed reservation, went to the place and couldn't find the entrance--we spoke to other merchants and were told the place has been out of business for one month. Another reviewer reported a similar problem last week, but was apparently notified. We were not.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mgbenjer
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We booked a cooking class with El Frijol and all was confirmed weeks in advance. The day prior we were advised by them that the meeting location was changed to "their sister location" rather than as planned (we were to start with a market tour...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

If you love food, you'll love this experience! No matter where your cooking skills are you will be able to engage in the process. I took a class on my own first and had so much fun that I returned with friends. It is easy...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank jennykbrooks
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Loved this place! I took this class during the evening hours and joined a group of 6 warm and welcoming Canadians .The entire process was hands-on, fun, and interesting. The chef was a hoot. She explained everything clearly and with a sly sense of humor...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank janetjaffe
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Delightful experience with Laby and Pedro! We laughed and learned with this hands-on experience in a clean environment, both in the kitchen and dining room. Laby was fun and obviously an experienced cook and Pedro was knowledgeable and an excellent translator! Easily a do-again activity!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Linda L
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I had booked this cooking class about a month ahead, and was super excited as it's now one of my traditions to take a cooking class when I travel. Upon booking, you may choose the dishes that you want to cook (plus +). When I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were in Antiqua from a cruise ship on Sept. 29 and had booked the cooking class here at El Frijol Feliz. There were several delays from the ship and getting lost on the highway even though we were on a ship tour to Antiqua....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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lahughes124
4 July 2017|
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Response from dkgcmeam | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if children are discounted. For me and my 18 year odl son, it was fun but labor intensive. We both enjoy cooking a lot, but I think it might be a waste with younger children.
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jlsplit21
24 June 2016|
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Response from kkhill87 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to respond, was away from Internet..... Hope you did take the class.
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