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La Cuevita de Urquizu

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Latin, Guatemalan, Central American, Spanish
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2da Calle Oriente # 9-D, Antigua, Guatemala
+502 7832 2495
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08:00 - 08:00
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Mon - Tue 08:00 - 03:30
Wed - Sun 08:00 - 08:00
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Bangalore
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch to this place as it was very local and found it in the Lonely Planet guidebook. Only after going there we realized that it had been featured on Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Foods on Travel Channel. We reached there quiet late hence found it not very busy. At the entrance were these claypots with different types of... More 

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California
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard great things about this restaurant but that was not our experience. We were rushed through our food selection and were given abrupt replays to our questions. Also noticed that locals got bigger servings than we did As we were sitting at our table waiting for our food and having a private conversation, a waiter came and moved... More 

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Thank kylev53
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275 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after a long day of driving and a bike ride. There meals are one meat and two sides which is plenty of food! Good selection of meat and sides. Super cool covered patio, like an oasis in the jungle. Good attentive service and friendly staff.

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Thank Sharonbader
Pitt Meadows, Canada
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a fancier dinner of local flavour. The meat dishes were fine but we found the sides were very bland. Also the wine they served wasn't very nice. The service was excellent though!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Our group wanted to immediately dive in and experience authentic Guatemalan culture and cuisine. La Cuevita delivered. My chicken Pepian was deliciously decadent. Upon walking into this restaurant, you're greeted with the simmering clay pots of the day's selection of foods. In addition to the wonderful food we were pleasantly surprised with the lovely courtyard where we enjoyed our meal.... More 

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1 Thank fiveperks
Guanaja, Honduras
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Great typical Guatemalan food,lovely place, great service and good atmosphere, a must to visit when in Antigua, we had several of the dishes and all was yummy.

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1 Thank Shawn H
York, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Ate here with a group of friends on the rooftop, beautiful views, cool breeze on a hot day. Everyone enjoyed their food. First of all, there are no surprises. The price includes 1 meat and 2 sides. Many of the meats are stewed in various sauces. I had the lamb, which was tasty and plentiful. Others in our group had... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This was the third time I visit this place, and the last one. The place was so crowded you have to make a line to order, I'm ok with that, the thing is the waiters take your food away from you to place it on the table and they get all confused and bring you the wrong plate, you have... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We asked our driver for a cheap auyhentic Guatemalan meal and he dropped us here. It was 80Q/plate! We were so upset. It was traditional Guatemalan food, but some side prepared rapidly as there were many people. My vegetarian plate was even 80q for veggies! Flavor was ok, typical caldos y sopas true, but waaaaay overpriced. Go to "El Rincón... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We went in because the way the food is displayed is very attractive. Very Guatemalan. Offer lots of variety. The service was amazing. Lots of waiters, all very attentive and kind. They accomodate large groups pretty quickly. Have a nice patio inside. If you don´t have a lot of time this is a great option, because it´s buffet style, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Guatemalan, Central American, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 08:00
Monday
08:00 - 03:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 03:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 08:00
Thursday
08:00 - 08:00
Friday
08:00 - 08:00
Saturday
08:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2da Calle Oriente # 9-D, Antigua, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 2495

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