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KIDS Restaurant

Mexican, Guatemalan, South American, Central American
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Callejon 4, Numero 11 | San Gaspar Vivar, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 5251 0202
17:30 - 19:00
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Fri 17:30 - 19:00
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Puerto Banus, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

With the help of a chef, the kids prepare a different menu every two weeks which has been previously rehearsed. The food is delicious and you can't beat that smile on the kids faces as they bring the dishes to your table!

Thank Patrick G
Antigua, Guatemala
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Although this restaurant is only once every 2 weeks, the center itself, where the kids come every day after school teaches far more than cooking. Only the older kids 12-16 learn how to plan the meal, to cook it, to serve it (in English), to make the menus (on computers) and to clean up and politely ask for payment. The... More 

Thank Deet L
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2016

a most unique adventure . it may have its flaws but a good dinner , a great experience and you may have helped out a kid in need

Thank aquarrelle
Antigua, Guatemala
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

KIDS Restaurant is a gem in Antigua! Run by TESS Unlimited, children who are part of their education program put on the restaurant every other Friday to practice cooking, English, and raise money for the program. And they do a great job! For only Q100 including free transport, this will be the highlight of your time in Antigua.

Thank MonaLucia1982
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

It was great to see the kids in kids restaurant do their thing. So nice to know that they can get a better future. And all that with a nice dinner! Food was nice and the staff even nicer! Great experience! Dank je wel tessa!

Thank Meinouw
West Palm Beach, Florida
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170 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

My family travel a lot, and the one thing I always look for when traveling are unique restaurants in each location. Out of all the cities and countries we've ever visited KIDS Restaurant is without a doubt the most unique and special place. The restaurant is actually part of an organization T.E.S.S. Unlimited which works with many underprivileged children in... More 

Thank Travel_Experta
Antigua, Guatemala
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2015

By far the most original restaurant I went to! KIDS restaurant is a project which is part of the organization TESS Unlimited, situated in San Gaspar. Really cool to see how they create opportunities for the kids future careers trough a project like this. Next to delicious and varied food, there’s a really nice atmosphere in the restaurant as well... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I live in Antigua and am a good cook. When I want a good experience and lovely food served by accomplished kids (with the help of fine international volunteers), I go on the shuttle ... up the volcano Agua and into a warm atmosphere of attentiveness. How fine for me not to have to cook and clean up afterwards. The... More 

1 Thank Deet L
Pijnacker, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2014

The KIDS Restaurant is an initiative from T.E.S.S. Unlimited, an organisation that helps children by providing them education. The kids practise their learned skills in the restaurant; they will help you using the English they learned and by being your waiters and cooks. It's an unique experience you can't miss when you're in Guatemala! You do have to make a... More 

Thank sarahweening
Antigua, Guatemala
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Last night's dinner at Kids Restaurant was better than many meals I've eaten in restaurants in Antigua! The main course, spinach and cheese cannelloni, was delicious. Ditto for the first course, a minestrone. Dessert was excellent -- apple tart with a freshly made crust, accompanied by berry ice cream. In all, a delightful meal -- for about ten bucks USD!... More 

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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 8 - USD 10
Mexican, Guatemalan, South American, Central American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon 4, Numero 11 | San Gaspar Vivar, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 5251 0202
Kids restaurant is a part of the educational centre the Tess Unlimited. The kids who come to the center to have englsih clas, computer class and cooiking class, can practice their skills 2 a month when we open the restaurant. This is where the kids can practice what they have been learning in classes. The prepare the food and serve it to the guests. Every kid can find themself a reason to come to kids restaurant!

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