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6a. Ave. Norte # 19 A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 1984
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12:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 16:00
Tue 18:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 12:30 - 22:00
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Jericho, Vermont
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Izakaya is well-located near the central square. A very comfortable space with a warm feeling. If you wish you can sit at the bar and watch your dinner be prepared. All the ingredients are of the highest quality, which is particularly important for beef in Guatemala (it can be tough). We shared an eggplant ap; for my entree I had... More 

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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Good food. Not much variety but everything is very good. Starting with the soup and the carpatio. The wkewers are very good and so were the spareribs. Very tasty and excellent service.

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Thank Menahem S
San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Only six tables, but nor cramped. We sat in the dining room be the window overlooking the traffic on the street. Food is cooked on an open wood charcoal fire. We had the chicken skewers, ceviche, won tons, and something else I forget. All was very good. Wine was decent as was the mojito. Great place to go if you... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Enhanced an already memorable trip to Guatemala even more. Owners are truly gifted and exceptional people. Their passion for food was exemplified with every new course we tried. We look forward to our next culinary adventure!

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Thank Denise T
Maryland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

We really enjoyed the food here. The steak was honestly out of this world. The eggplant is also very delicious. Good mix of locals, expats, and tourists.

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Thank Kate S
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We were told about Izikaya and it was as enjoyable as we could have imagined! We were welcomed warmly, sat at the bar where we could watch the beautifully orchestrated preparation and enjoyed the chefs' description of the food. Flavors delicate but decisive, presentation, gorgeous. Delicious mojito. We felt like friends on our first visit!

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Thank Susan D
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The food is great, delicious, and well prepared. The owners are amazing, friendly, and you can tell their passion for the food they cook.

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Thank Travelready7
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

My fiancée booked a table for us for our anniversary. We came all the way from Guatemala City to eat at Izakaya and stay the night in Antigua. We were really looking forward to it. When we arrived at the restaurant on time and asked to be seated. They tried to seat us at a table for 6 in a... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

From the moment we were seated, we could tell it was going to be an extraordinary experience. We started with delectable sweet potato fried chips and a tasty mayo dipping sauce, followed with asparagus al dente, sashimi, and beef all with incredible sauces. To put the final touch was the apple crisp for dessert. Amazing. We cannot wait to go... More 

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Thank Kdeckx1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We have been in Antigua several days and going to the best that don't meet our standards for excellent food, wine, atmosphere, and friendly caring service Izakaya is the best in all categories. The food is second to none. Innovative and delicious. What more can I say! We had two dinners here and they were both superb! Don't waste your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 22:00
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
Description
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?