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Rafa's Bistrot

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4a Avenida Norte # 2, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 3194
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11:00 - 23:00
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Love the place, tiny but very cozy, either the atmosphere and the food are very good. The service are also good.

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Thank erbsa
Guatemala City, Guatemala
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

Loved the simple ambiance. The chef Rafa pays close attention to details. The salmon was superb as was all the dishes we tried. Service was very good as were the prices for this meal.

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Thank Aura P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

I went to Rafa's Bistro on 4a Avenida and they have closed. They were just removing the last of the furniture - no new location.

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Thank Lizbell
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

It was a quick Saturday night dinner... It was good. The menu isn't too extensive but the pasta we had was good, and the creme brulle delish. The live music across the street wasn't ba either.

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Thank WNDYPEN
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

It was tuesday, summer vacation and also "Semana Santa". We prefer to visit Antigua Guatemala early in the week, so there were we, my spouse and my daughters. Looking for a good restaurant to eat at lunch time. This place appears suddendly around the Central Park of Antigua Guatemala, it was a refreshing place. The menu went well and we... More 

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Thank Ivan C
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

I took my mother to Rafas for Mothers Day. Service was very good. The food was good too. My mother ate everything she ordered but wasn´t too enthusiastic with her lucns very good. Prices are a little high for the plates making for less than expected value.

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Thank Byron R
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

We enjoyed our visit to Rafas but they did not give us a WOW factor in any sense. The salmon lacked flavor (not sure it was fresh). Thwe burger was good but there are many better in Antigua. Prices are OK but were expecting better plates for the prices. Ambiance...OK too..certainly not as pretty as other bistros around

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Thank Oley M
Roseburg, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

Rafa's Bistro was our last dinner out in our three week tour of Guatemala. The menu offered something for each of us from the most delicious hamburger, tasty salads, yummy mushroom soup to the entrees. Everyone agreed that it was their favorite dinner in Antigua. We will definitely go back during our trip in November.

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Thank Trainer1962
Red Lodge, Montana
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

With so many great restaurants in Antigua rafa's really stood out. The food was delicious and the service professional. We would definitely go back.

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Thank 406dl
Santa Barbara, CA USA
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

I have eaten here on several of my trips to Guatemala and have never been disapointed. The food is great , staff is very friendly and proffesional. Good atmosphere and the cheff always come to check in on us , nice personal touch I think. A must when in Antigua.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4a Avenida Norte # 2, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 3194

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?