14 Street 3-08 Zona 10
Guatemala City, 01010
Phone: (502) 24 213333
Fax: (502) 23 635766
With a warm, friendly ambiance and good service, the main reason people drop by to try out this restaurant is for one main reason, their steaks. Steaks are their speciality and what they do best. If you're a vegetarian, this may not be the place for you. From the choicest cuts to the best preparation, the place is very popular with locals and tourists alike as a place to get a good steak. The restaurant also serves as a cafe during the day, in case you're not in the mood for a meal. With nice outdoor seating and Guatemalan coffee, it's a pleasant place to relax for a bit. The restaurant stocks a good selection of Chilean and Argentinian wine, perfect to go with your meal. For reservations, give them a call.
Since 2002, Montana has been a popular local steakhouse. The restaurant is very popular with locals and tourists alike, and has a lively, warm ambiance. It has an excellent atmosphere and friendly service. A nice place for a casual meal with friends, or a family outing. Do not miss the chorizos and longanizas (pork sausages) starters. Continue with the Entranas (innards) accompanied with a fresh Caesar salad, and as a dessert, try the delicious almond pie.
Due to its cozy and warm atmosphere, this is one of the most popular restaurant chains in the city. It specializes in dishes from Northern Italy, with some Californian influence. Start with marinated fish with capers and house sauce, or beef carpaccio, and as a main course, try the Fettuccine Fruiti di Mare, finishing with any of their great desserts. All dishes can be accompanied by Italian or Californian wines. The service is excellent, either to eat in or take away.
Located at the Vivacentro shopping center, in the Zona Viva, it serves a wide range of international and American-style dishes for all tastes. It is decorated with a thousand white lights placed around the columns which encircle the restaurant, and contemporary furniture. It opens at 7 o'clock in the morning, serving formal and light breakfasts. For lunch or dinner, the menu includes a wide variety of dishes, such as pastrami, chicken, turkey, tuna or roast beef sandwiches, as well as soups and a wide range of desserts.
It is named after the goddess of fertility of the Peruvian-Bolivian Andean plateau. It is located in the center of the Zona Viva area and specializes in grilled meat. It opened recently, and it has become very popular. With its huge open barbecue area and great salad bar it offers a unique experience. On Friday and Saturday night, as well as Sundays, during lunch time, it offers an international menu accompanied with live music.
Located in the posh Plaza Fontabella, Sushi Itto is a popular chain of Japanese restaurants. Specializing in sushi, they are especially popular for lunch, serving a nice selection of specials. Whether you're in the mood to dine-in or take-away, it's a nice option for a tasty but simple meal. Other specials include the ever popular Prawn Tempura, California Maki Roll, Terriyaki Chicken and Mixed Sashimi plate. Wash it all down with a chilled Saporo beer or a glass of sake.
Portal Del Angel - Fontabella has a rustic ambiance which complements it as a steakhouse. This bi-level restaurant is a nice place for meat lovers as they serve succulent steaks that are seasoned well. Choose your cuts and relish the grilled meats with a glass of wine. Popular with locals, it has a relaxed, casual vibe, perfect for an evening out with friends and family. The dishes are hearty and filling, and they have a good selection of wines and beers. For reservations, give them a call.
Pecorino is a charming Italian restaurant serving up a delightful selection of popular and classic Italian cuisine. The ambiance is wonderful, and quite romantic especially in the evenings when the restaurant is lit by tiny lights. With intimate little nooks and crannies both indoors and out on the patio covered in flowers and greenery; it makes for a nice meal with someone special. They have an extensive wine cellar perfect to pair your meal with. Popular dishes on the menu include the Salmon with crushed pistachios, Florentine Steak and Italian Sausage Pizza. Reservations are recommended especially on the weekend. For details, give them a call.
A charming restaurant serving up a nice selection of continental favorites, Carpaccio is something of a local favorite. Equally popular with travellers to the city, it provides pleasant outdoor seating in one of the most vibrant neighborhoods. Located across from the Westin Camino Real, it's a convenient place for a light lunch or a romantic dinner. With a delicious selection of meat and seafood dishes like Grilled Prawns and Beef Carpaccio, the menu is fresh and seasonal. Don't miss out on the popular Zapote Mousse for dessert. A popular favorite. Reservations are recommended, especially on weekend evenings.
If you're craving a typical burger and fries combo, Moon Cow offers a good choice of options and a pleasant variation from the usual fast food places. Their burgers are freshly prepared, portions are generous and prices reasonable; making it quite popular with the local crowd. Wash them down with a side order of their rich cold shakes for a truly indulgent meal. They do serve beer as well. Don't miss out on their authentic hand-cut fries, something of a local sensation. A good place to stop by for a quick bite out with friends. With simple décor and a retro vibe, you can even leave a comment or a drawing on their wall of post-its.
Katok Bohemio in Zone 9 is mainly for meat lovers, especially pork. Their menu includes breakfast dishes, grilled and barbecued meats. For your morning hunger pangs, relish their Eggs mounted on Smoked Ham, Tipico and Traditional Kotak. Savor their Grilled Pork, Pork Chops, Pork BBQ, Grilled Rib, Peppered Tenderloin, Steak Pincho and Sliced Pork in Brown Sauce. Their pork is raised in their pig farm and that's probably the reason behind its distinct taste.
A haven for weight-watchers, Wokco, the unique chain of Asian fusion restaurants are present in three locations in Guatemala City. With a menu that features nutrient and calorie counts for each of their dishes, it is easy to stick to your diet when at Wokco. Apart from wonderful and healthy a la cart menu, they also have Build-Your-Own menus where you get to pick a base (rice or noodles), a protein (meat, seafood, tofu) and cook them with your choice of veggies and over 9 different sauces. The ingredients are super fresh and a typical meal here is truly delectable. For a moderate price Wocko offers a fun, interactive food that is healthy as well as delicious. Definitely worth a try!