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Cristina De Barcelona Viva

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6a. Avenida 12-31 | Zona 10, Guatemala City 01010, Guatemala
+502 2360 2934
12:30 - 10:30
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Sun 12:00 - 04:30
Tue - Sat 12:30 - 10:30
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The place is surrounded by trees, has a comfortable seating area and the food is great. Try the lechon, rice with squid, paella or the fish and shrimp. Choose frpm the wide selection of wines and a good Pacharan at the end of your meal.

Thank Fer_MdelC
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

You'll love to visit this restaurant not just for his excellent food but also for his superb service, as you visit it you'll learn that are some dishes you can have if you ask for it and if you plane your visit in advance. Ask and try the Pork Belly and the Baked Rice both are incredible. Everything you choose... More 

Thank artvillagran
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

expect the most refined and well done spanish dishes you will ever get outside spain. As well as the most cold, indifferent, condescending and, rude service of all. over all, great food, unfriendly service.

Thank Hugo L
CRIFUS, Propietario at Cristina De Barcelona Viva, responded to this review

Good morning Peter I am very pleased about your opinión about my food, as you could see is a homemade food made with love, but I am very sad about you said for the service. Sometimes because of the hard work I do not see some behaviors of the waiters, but I would like you, inform me if you remember... More 

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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I am a frequent customer of this spanish restaurant. Very clean, great food and nicer owners. Cristina is the owner and chef of the restaurant. She is from Barcelona and she cooks really great. This is the only place in Guatemala that has original sangria. Try as many dishes as you can. They are all good.

Thank Peter J
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Always welcome customer. Best Spanish restaurant in city. Especially I love their pan con tomate (courtesy). Their foods are good. My favorite is Arroz Negro which is paella with squid ink. They can beat the food in Spain(I'd been in Spain). The owner is so kind too! Super recommended.

Thank Rachel_B0311
Grand Cayman
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340 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Great Spanish food, super services and good prices. Nice selection, good, nice surprise for a place that doesn't look like much form the outside.

Thank wrp57
Managua Department, Nicaragua
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed a delicious lunch at The restaurant. High quality, fresh seafood, cheese and jam. My favorite dessert crema catalana was wonderful. I recommend it.

Thank saranpineda
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We enjoyed a night out with friends here at the restaurant. We were attracted here because of the offering of Spanish Paella. I tried it and found it to be very good. There was a good selection of seafood including mussels and shrimp, as well as some pork and chicken. Given that I lived in Spain for 2 years, I... More 

Thank Ross S
Milton, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I was in Guatemala City for a school accreditation team visit in February and the host school recommended this wonderful restaurant in the vicinity of our hotel in Zona 10. For many of us, it was the culinary and atmospheric high point of a week of good restaurant eating in Guatemala City. Cristina personally welcomed the 13 of us. Our... More 

Thank LongTimeTraveler_11
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Great spanish restaurant in Zone 10. Loved the paella, sauted shrimp that was provided by friendly and helpful servers. I thought the price we paid was fine

Thank Vicky T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 04:30
12:30 - 10:30
12:30 - 10:30
12:30 - 10:30
12:30 - 10:30
12:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6a. Avenida 12-31 | Zona 10, Guatemala City 01010, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Guatemala Department  >  Guatemala City
  • Phone Number: +502 2360 2934

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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