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Bistrot Cinq

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4 a Calle Oriente #7, Antigua, Guatemala
+502 7832 5510
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 105
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I have eaten here here times and brought three different groups of people and they all love it. Wonderfully made, awesome staff and the only Ambsinth Bar in Antigua. I mean really good food. The hang drawing and sketches that customers draw. I have a sketch having...which I could go more often

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
PangeaTravel
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Scituate, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I have eaten here here times and brought three different groups of people and they all love it. Wonderfully made, awesome staff and the only Ambsinth Bar in Antigua. I mean really good food. The hang drawing and sketches that customers draw. I have a sketch having...which I could go more often

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We celebrated our first year anniversary dinner here. The service was excellent, and the food was truly fantastic. We had filet mignon and risotto and a bottle of red wine. Have the butternut squash apple soup and fried buffala mozzarella for starters! Delicious and great ambiance! Make it a first when visiting Antigua.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Bistrot Cinq has very good food, but it wasn't for everyone in our group. One person's entree went almost untouched but the waiter seemed unconcerned and didn't even inquire why. Most of the rest of the entrees were eagerly devoured, but I found much better escargot at another French restaurant in town. Supposedly they offer delivery in Antigua, but we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I have visited them two times, and the place is always great. Good service, good food and excellent drinks. Its the absinthe place in Antigua. The food size is quite big, even the appetizers and entries may/can be as big as a main dish. And of course, it's not that cheap as many people says. A plain salad can cost... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This restaurant is indeed a little pricey, but worth every cent! The service is very good, the ambiance Is like France during the time of Toulouse-Lautrec, and the food is prepared to perfection. I am so glad that we saved some of our vacation money for this. Even though the allure of the Absinthe drink is historical, DO NOT waste... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a great evening at Bistro Cinq. Marlon, our waiter, was friendly and his timing perfect. We had the Mahi-mahi and the Fish du Jour (grouper in almond crust). Very tasty and full of flavours. Combined very well with the alberino we drank with it. Best food in a month travelling Central America. Highly recommended!

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This restaurant was recommended and came with statements like "excellent service" and "food was delicious". That was NOT my experience. Being in the middle of the week and during the off season for tourists, the restaurant was not busy. Myself and two travel partners waited almost 5 minutes before we were greeted and seated. After another 7 minute wait our... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I reviewed this restaurant a couple years ago and said we spent a great afternoon there. Went back yesterday and had 6 different appetizers and a glass of Sauvignon blanc. the staff is real friendly and the ambiance is warm. Had another great couple of hours.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a really cute little French restaurant, with great ambience, good service and wonderful food- particularly their french fries (thin, crispy and well salted), their burgers (cooked to order- medium rare is actually red inside), and their steak frite (also cooked to order and perfectly seasoned, just get the bernaise separately- we were not impressed). We have also tried... More 

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Guatemala
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This continues to be one of my favorite restaurants. The food continues to be one of the best. However, last time we were there we had horrible service. What a bummer. The waiter spent more time chatting with his mates than serving us. He forgot our orders and just seemed like he didn't care. I hope Bistrot can improve the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 a Calle Oriente #7, Antigua, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 5510

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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