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Arrin Cuan

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Guatemalan, Central American, Latin, Spanish, Soups
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5a Av 3-27, Guatemala City 01001, Guatemala
+502 2238 0172
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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went here w 2 foreign friends and all 3 of our credit cards were cloned. The next day all 3 of us has fraud charges in 100s of dollars. The food is good, the place is nice, too bad they don't have good practices to prevent fraud. To begin with, they take your card to the back of the restaurant... More 

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San Francisco
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245 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Restaurant is very big with the tour groups. The food is typically Guatemalan. Definitely have a cup of coffee, simply delicious end to a meal. The toilet facilities do leave something to be desired, but the food does overcome that part.

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Thank Sue P
Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This place was recommended by my taxi driver when I asked him what's good and traditional Guatemalan restaurant around here eat. I dined at the restaurant at Zone 1. I have to the say the ambiance to the food it was wonderful and every penny well spent here. Great flavored food with warm and welcoming staff. And during lunch time... More 

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Thank Trevin F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

For my fellow Canadians pls be careful when using your credit cards as method of payment in this restaurant their system is very slow so if you don't pay attention. You may be charged twice I had a bad experience on October 26/2016 along with my mom in zone 1 location where she got harassed my some funny lady there... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

There seem to be several locations in Guatemala city and Antigua. I went to the one in Zona 9 in the capital. I got the feeling that this is really traditional Guatemalan food, as they advertise. I had a kak'ik and it was really good. The live marimba contributed also to the atmosphere.

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Thank Caminant
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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397 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This was a pleasant lunch, though the food was uninspiring. Perhaps the most enjoyable part of our experience was the live band, which, with 3 players on a giant xylophone, was prettyy entertaining.

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Thank Rob S
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The food is just amaizing! Very tipical restaurant with live marimba music and great food and service. This was at Arrin Cuan Antigua, recommended!

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Thank Tirso S
Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Lovely place for lunch and dinner, Arrin Cuan has several locations in different cities. Their menu may be a bit difficult to understand to foreigners due to the names of the traditional dishes, but a small explanation included in the 2 language menu helps a lot. Live “marimba” music, traditional decoration, and an excellent price makes this place a top... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

THere is an ARRIN CUAN in Aantigua.They have alovely garden and marimba live music playing. We tried a sampler of four local dishes, with recados or sauce.Plenty of food for the 3 of us.TRy their natural juices !

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Thank Lorena S
Antigua, Guatemala
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Our taxi driver recommended Arrin Cuan and we had no idea what to expect, other than it had marimba music. What a pleasant surprise! We appeared to be the only tourists in the place, which was full of families enjoying their Sunday afternoon. The host was super-friendly and treated us like royalty. From our table in the small courtyard we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Guatemalan, Central American, Latin, Spanish, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5a Av 3-27, Guatemala City 01001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Guatemala Department  >  Guatemala City
  • Phone Number: +502 2238 0172

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