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El Convento

) #102 of 310 Restaurants in Antigua $$$$ International, European,
2 Avenida Norte No. 11, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7720 7272
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (4 reviews)
“fine dining” (5 reviews)
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International, European, Guatemalan, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
2 Avenida Norte No. 11, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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11 - 20 of 26 reviews

Reviewed May 27, 2014

Breakfast and dinner was delicious. Great quality food, service and atmosphere. We really enjoyed our Octopus Carpaccio and Sautéed Calamari as appetizers.

Thank cakoukla
Reviewed February 17, 2014

Sitz is an absolutley superb establishment. Fine dining at its very best. The ambiance is beautiful as it is set into a refurbished ruin and has a boutique hotel (El Convento) with beautiful rooms. The menu is unique. I had a steak ordered medium and...More

Thank Kennet L
Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

Good quality. Lovely decor. Calm and charming. Limited menu for vegetarians if you don't want cheese. Great breakfast menu. Look up some useful Spanish phrases before you visit!

1  Thank Jisabella21
Reviewed November 6, 2013

The atmosphere is spectacular, the food is superb and the service is great. Absolutely one of the best restaurants that I've eaten in anywhere in the world. Five smiles is not enough to adequately explain how great of an experience this restaurant is. Kudos to...More

1  Thank bumpercarr
Reviewed October 2, 2013

From the time you walk into Sitz you are welcomed by a beautiful atmosphere and superb service. The Menu is extensive and you know your are in for a fine dining experience. The salads are crsip, fresh and adorned with a salad dressing that is...More

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed August 22, 2013

Sitz is a beautiful restaurant with an excellent international menu! Service is impecable. The lamb is superb but so is the steaks. Everthing cooked perfectly to order and presented beautifully. I can{t wait to return!

Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed August 15, 2013

This is fine dining at its best. From the decor of the restaurant to impeccable service. The menu is international and would appeal to all tastes. We started with salads followed by fish and steak. The fish was fresh and flakey. Delicious. I ordered my...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed July 3, 2013

There are a handful of fining dining restaurants in Antigua but this is the only one that we give 5 starts to. Everything is perfect from the moment you walk in. The beautiful building and decor is striking. From the starters to the main dishes...More

Thank Damaris B
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Superb modern cuisine utilising fabulously tasty local produce served up by inspirational chef Titi Bruderer & team. Ground floor restaurant opening onto courtyard with fountain or alternative roof terrace where the log fire maintains the warmth after the sun goes down.

2  Thank Michael T
Reviewed January 31, 2013

the food was very good and creative. Chef Titi Brudker came out to chat and she made us something not on the menu > shrimp curry > that was fabulous.

1  Thank akane5400
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Avenida Norte No. 11, Antigua 03001, Guatemala (Formerly El Restaurant and Lounge)
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7720 7272
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Serving fresh, traditional Guatemalan cuisine with a modern twist in a sophisticated setting with magnificent vaulted ceilings, Elu Restaurant and Lounge at El Convento Boutique Hotel is a unique and delicious dining choice for both hotel guests and La Antigua residents. Accent your meal with a glass of wine from our well-stocked cellar, tea infusions and award-winning coffee. On Sundays, buffet breakfast is served on our terrace; enjoy breathtaking views of volcanoes and domes cupolas as you dine. Elu Restaurant and Lounge is truly a gourmand’s delight! We also offer room service, for those would rather enjoy their meal in the comfort of their suite. Elu Restaurant and Lounge is open daily from 6:00 am to 10:00pm for onsite dining and room service; the terrace is open from 7:00am to 10:00pm.
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