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6a. Ave. Norte # 19 A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 1984
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“eggplant” (20 reviews)
“ceviche” (15 reviews)
“beef tataki” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6a. Ave. Norte # 19 A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

With a group of 5 we went here for lunch. It's small (but perhaps there's more space somewhere in the back) but that's fine. We just ordered different fish, meat and vegetarian dishes for the group. Service was quick and friendly. Not sure if the...More

Thank Tjalling_1
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this amazing little restaurant. Who would think you could find fantastic Asian tapas in Guatemala? We sat where we could watch the cooking and we were so surprised that they were above to make delectable meals from their tiny kitchen. If you...More

Thank paulakurkolarsen
Reviewed 15 March 2017

You can tell the chef trained at Nobu! Everything we had here was lovely. It is also a small place so the service is excellent. We ate here twice and both times were fantastic.

Thank Matt_B_Islington
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I went to Izakaya twice in my staying at Antigua. The Restaurant is run by a beautiful couple, husband and wife. The Fish is fresh and tasty. The Chef-Owner with his wife make sure you will leave this place satisfied. They have also many vegetarians...More

Thank marco a
Reviewed 24 January 2017

What else can you say about the place that hasn't been said? It's absolutely amazing - the food is creative and freaking delicious. We make it a point to go every time we are in Antigua and always talk about it multiple times leading into...More

Thank Austin D
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Wow, wow, wow! The owners Lorena and Gabriel work hard and have a passion for cooking that goes beyond this world. They are both amazing cooks and have an amazing menu that will leave you speechless! I took my wife and friends here for her...More

Thank chapingt75
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I have now gone to three Japanese restaurants in Antigua and this one is a little more on the exy side but well worth the money! Amazing Japanese - sushimi and wagyu, highly recommended! I will definitely be returning! If you appreciate good Japanese you...More

1  Thank Telllle
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We were a party of seven and decided to let the owner pick the dishes to share Everything was delicious

1  Thank Octavio C
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Izakaya is a tapas restaurant—the four of us ordered about 7 different dishes which were delivered to our table over the course of about an hour. All praised the eggplant en miso; I particularly loved the mushrooms/zucchini. My friend raved over the mahi-mahi en miso....More

1  Thank moemack
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Izakaya last night and TRULY ENJOYED absolutely everything about it. It's an intimate, cozy restaurant in beautiful Antigua. The service was very good. The food was amazing. We had the eggplant, the sirloin and the ribs. We were pleasantly surprised by each...More

1  Thank cristyLIC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6a. Ave. Norte # 19 A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 1984
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Izakaya is a Japanese Sake Establishment which also serves food to accompany the drinks. Enticing Oriental Appetizers with a tropical twist, creating a fusion between guatemalan and asian flavors. Fine cuisine prepared in an open kitchen, by reknown chefs with an international trajectory, which includes Nobu, Zuma & Gordon Ramsay in London. Cozy atmosphere and great music.
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