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Hector's Bistro

1ra. Calle Poniente No. 9A | Besides La Merced church and around the corner from the famous Arch, Antigua, Guatemala (Formerly Hector's / H Bistro)
+502 7832 9867
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Ranked #1 of 224 restaurants in Antigua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: French, International, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Open for lunch and dinner. Perfect for couples, small groups and special occasions. Cozy ambiance, great music and incredible food. .
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Istanbul, Turkey
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

I loved everything in this bistro! The setting of the cafe was wonderful, the staff very friendly, then Hector came and chatted with the visitors. The medallion was soooooo delicious and there also were nice options for wine. The prices are at the medium range but it is really really really worth it! The design of the dishes was like... More

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Halifax, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Our group of 8 visited this little bistro on our last night in Antigua. We did not have a reservation when we stopped by at 7:30 on a Saturday night. They were able to accommodate our large group within 45 minutes.... Enough time for cocktails down the street! The bistro has a decent wine list and several meat, game and... More

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New York, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I went here for dinner during one of our nights in Antigua this past week. We went on Monday and we got a table right away (We walked in around 9:30). The restaurant is adorable and YES all of the food is amazing!!! They pour very nicely sized glasses of wine. They also had an asparagus soup... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I was not sure what to think about Hector's when I saw the menu - several people had highly recommended the restaurant but it seemed a bit odd to have a very small menu that ranged from fries as an appetizer to expensive steaks as an entree. It was like half a fancy restaurant and half a casual eatery. But... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went to Hectors bistro for a dinner at around 7, it was easy to get a table, not to busy. Waitress attended promptly to give us menus. Only problem we had was we waited at least 10-15 minutes before we ordered our drinks, which I could understand if it was really busy but it wasn't. The white wine from Argentina... More

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Balmain, Sydney
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Funky little space on a downtown street. Service swift and professional. Beef dishes exceptional. Sweet potato crisps were just that and with a tasty tomato sauce. A welcome and really enjoyable menu amongst Guatemalas mixed fare.

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Seattle
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had friends rave about Hector's in the past but never had a chance to go. We made reservations for 8 people for a birthday dinner. We were stunned by the "top chef" quality meal. A bit pricey but worth the splurge! Will be back again!

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Miami, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My friend wanted to try this place since it has such wonderful reviews so we went for lunch. The food is delicious, I am not a meat eater but did try the sauce that came with his dish and it was truly something good. I had the fried sweet potatoes, a very generous portion and perfectly cooked. The place is... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were a party of 5, staying in Antigua for 3 days, on our way to San Pedro la Laguna. We stopped for a late lunch at Hectors and we the only ones there. We had a charming table in front of an open window so were able to watch the outside scene while waiting for our food, which takes... More

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Holmen
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is one of Antigua´s finest restaurants as it has the balance of great food and good pricing. The place is owned by a well trained chef and that comes out in the variety and creativity seen in the dishes.

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