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La Esquina Asiatica

9 Avenida 6-79 | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
+502 7763 0316
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (11 reviews)
“pad thai” (13 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Avenida 6-79 | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is beautiful, located in the 2nd. floor of a two story building. I loved the posters and the decoration, my food tasted amazing, I was craving Asian food for quite a long time and this one completely fulfilled my cravings. I had the...More

Thank Natalia P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly place, awesome food, clean! Loved it!!! This is the only place wher you will find authentic asian food!

1  Thank Karla M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to try choose one of the combinations of a burrito with an Asian rice dish. The had lots of other options less "fusion oriented", but the combo seemed like the fun thing to try. I was not disappointed!! For starter we shared...More

1  Thank TekDenmark
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Whether coming as a group (as we did) or coming alone this is a wonderful place to eat! Make sure to try the dumplings and ribs while you are in town!

Thank DavidinGuate
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing pad Thai and French toast (in Xela??!!). Not your best choice if you're in a rush for dinner but the owners are great to talk to (he from Wash State, she a Guatemalan who did Canada World Youth). Love the Japanese art and windows...More

1  Thank Bill O
Casa S, Owner at La Esquina Asiatica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thank you for your review, we love what we do and it is an amazing feeling to have people liking it. We are still being challenged by the time-quality relationship, we strive to provide fresh veggies cooked at the moment and not frozen ones. We're...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We were craving for Asian food and were recommended this place by our accomodation. This place certainly did not disappoint, we went here twice during our 4 days stay in Quetzaltenango. We definitely loved their chicken pad thai and their massive burritos. We were so...More

2  Thank WaeHildebrand
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Loved this place, the waiter was awesome, offering advice on dishes which didnt disappoint either. Quaint little dining room above the busy streets of Xela, if you like asian this is the place for you

2  Thank antony_ofarrell
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

If you want it for breakfast they have it! 20 Q flat rate with coffee included. Lovely staff and a lovely setting. We'll be going back for sure.

2  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I've visited La Esquina Asiatica on several occasions and the staff is always really sweet and attentive and the food is of great quality to a great price. I also really like the dining room; spacious and airy and on the second floor, which takes...More

1  Thank Jennie E
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great place in central Xela serving really tasty, affordable asian cuisine. We had the dumplings and tofu stir fry and were very happy with both. Service was excellent, but we were also the only patrons dining at the time so that is to be expected....More

1  Thank Jess F
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30 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
USD 2 - USD 9
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 - 15:15
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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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