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13 Calle 0-43 Z-10, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2339-2331
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Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The Best Spanish Food in town

I have been a regular of Marios for a very long time, I reckon that restuarants in Spain are superior, however, given the limitations to get the right ingredients here, Marios is very decent when compared with top Spanish restaurants. Having said that, I recommend Marios seafood Paella, you will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
Pedro R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I have been a regular of Marios for a very long time, I reckon that restuarants in Spain are superior, however, given the limitations to get the right ingredients here, Marios is very decent when compared with top Spanish restaurants. Having said that, I recommend Marios seafood Paella, you will not get a better paella in Guatemala, as good as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by a gentleman that has been living in Gutate for the last 15 years. He said it is an excellent fish restaurant. And he was right. I had a "robalo" with garlic, olive oil, vinegar and chili (one of their specialities) and it was quite good. The service was very friendly and the beer was cold... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We really enjoyed De Mario. We went with a group of 6 people. We had paella, fish, 16oz steak and deditos tocino. Everyone was very happy with their meals. Presentation, preparation and flavor....excellent. Everything freshly prepared by the owner and chef. Excellent personal attention and service. Well done all around!!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

I enjoy to eat this wonderful stake! The waiter was a very nice person, and the food as well i order a entry called "Deditos de Tocino" i love them! So delicious! And then 16oz of real steak! 3/4 woow incredible after that i was about to order a dessert but the owner Don Mario was there and seems on... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

If you want to have the best spanish taste in Guatemala, don't miss De Mario. Located in the heart of Zona Viva (z10), Totally recommend their meats, the lobster and their paella valenciana. Please do yourself a favor and order your meat with "patatas a lo pobre", you will not regret it!!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

we had lunch at this spanish restaurant on our recent trip to guatemala city. I had grilled fish with toasted garlic and my husband had the squids cooked in their ink. Both dishes were well prepared; the portions were enormous!! The bread was superb and other than the annoying habit that most restaurants have of clearing one persons plates before... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

the paella is specially good in this place plus some other authentic spanish dishes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

No doubt, this is one of the best Spanish kithchens in town... even spaniards choose this place when they come to live here... everything I have tried here has been great, the meats, the fish, jamon, croquetas, paella, etc...

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Address: 13 Calle 0-43 Z-10, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Phone Number: 2339-2331
Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Guatemala Department  >  Guatemala City
Cuisine: Spanish

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  • Address: 13 Calle 0-43 Z-10, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Guatemala Department  >  Guatemala City
  • Phone Number: 2339-2331

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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