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Donde Joselito

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$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Guatemalan
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Av 10-06 4, Guatemala City 01009, Guatemala
+502 2334 2343
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 - 22:00
Tue 12:00 - 22:30
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Livingston, Guatemala
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I own a restaurant and Joselito's is the best I have found in Guatemala. a soup, beans, guacamole and chorizo platter are included in the price of your meal. The steaks are better than Ruth Chris steak house in the U.S. and about 1/4 of the cost. Hint - order caramelized onions served on top....I highly recommend Donde Joselito;s I... More 

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Thank Stuart W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is a little over priced, meat was just about average, nothing like I was specting, took them too long.

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Thank David D
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us ate here for about $43 USD and it was more food than we could possibly want and we ordered two different types of steak and 4 mixed drinks. We ordered their most expensive steak which was suggested and it was a boneless rib. We also ordered a lower priced steak and the lower priced steak was much... More 

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Thank Paul M
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holy cow. Really. You get half of a cow for less that US$20. Amazing how this place can do this. You might be thinking lots of crappy food at a low price. BUT NO! The meat was so tasty, the service amazing, the dishes that come with the meat are ok, not great but, as an advice don't eat them.... More 

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Thank elviajeronopajero
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was busy when we arrived (it is huge!) but quieted down over the course of our leisurely early dinner. After some help from our server, who was very patient and courteous with our broken Spanish, we ordered the (supposedly) smallest portion of their recommended steak - which was still huge! This was absolutely one of if not the... More 

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Thank CantankerousApe
St. Louis, Missouri
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had dinner with a couple that live in Guatemala City and this is their place to go for a steak dinner. They usually go on a weekly basis and lots of the wait staff and bar staff know them by name. We split a steak dinner for 4 people with 2 different steak types. They were all fantastic. The sides... More 

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Thank CANDD1
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2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I recommend the "Costilla" which is beef rib aand vacio " which is flank. Both are high cut meats. You can order it 1/2lbs or 1lbs. It's an awesome piece of steak that comes with sautéed onions and either smash, French fries or fresh salad. Sick of thin cut argentine style steak? You gotta try either one of those.

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Thank Alex C
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I had the pleased of dining at Donde Joselito with my business partners and I can tell you I was thoroughly surprised by how well the food was prepared. We started with some great appetizers and the house red wine. The delight however was the house favorite steak which by the way we ordered by the pound. The meat was... More 

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

Great cuts and excellent quality, very good service. Hard to find a table so reserve in advance, is always crowded. Price is right but the place has a humble decor. It is worth to try a visit just for the meat.

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Thank artvillagran
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very Good Steak....the place does get packed for lunch so arrive early or be prepared for a slight wait. The meat was well prepared and portions large. The side plates could you some improvement.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Guatemalan
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av 10-06 4, Guatemala City 01009, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Guatemala Department  >  Guatemala City
  • Phone Number: +502 2334 2343

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?