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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
+502 7832 9867
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (112 reviews)
“gouda cheese” (10 reviews)
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European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1ra. Calle Poniente No. 9A | Besides La Merced church and around the corner from the famous Arch, Antigua, Guatemala
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Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

They weren't kidding when they said this place was small. It probably holds no more than 25 people. When we arrived there was a waiting of 45 mins. While waiting outside the restaurant, we ordered some wine, we enjoyed people watching, and admired the beautiful...More

Thank Sonya A
Reviewed March 4, 2015

A tiny french bistro worth the wait in the heart of Antigua Chef takes obvious care in the building of levels of flavour, Ate for a valentines dinner on our honeymoon and it was all we could ask for. Quaint, friendly service, reasonably priced for...More

Thank chililoaf
Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Had the open faced beef tenderloin with sweet potato fries, homemade ketchup and mayonnaise. Every ingredient was awesome and in balance. Great QPR.

Thank André B
Reviewed February 28, 2015

We went to Hectors by a recommendation of a friend. I asked about other places that came up while we were in Antigua. He said that we had to go to Hectors. Was he right. As soon as we arrived we were warmly greeted by...More

Thank 43allanr
Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

This is my last evening in Antigua, so I could say, this was the best meal I had here. The roasted tomato starter was great ! So good looking that my next table also ordered one after. The Gouda cheese on top was so-so in...More

Thank ClovisNY1
Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

We hit this place the first night in Antigua, just happened to be walking down the street and heard soulful funk music being played, then we caught the delicious aroma! It was a bit of a tight fit, but our dining neighbours were happy to...More

Thank SmokehouseJ
Reviewed February 22, 2015

I discovered Hector's four years ago on my first visit to Antigua and have dined there six times over five trips. The food, service and atmosphere are excellent. I think I have tried everything on their limited menu over the years and each dish has...More

Thank Razorfish
Reviewed February 21, 2015

The food was very good. The restaurant has a good Trip Advisor rating. The service was excellent. The downside was the space. Highly recommend this as a place to visit.

Thank 371mark777
Reviewed February 20, 2015

Small, crowded and sometimes a wait? YES. DO IT. You will not be disappointed. Try the shrimps, sautéed in butter and garlic; Roasted tomatoes with gouda cheese, balsamic, olive oil, garlic and fresh basil. My friends rave about the Duck. Wines are decent and affordable....More

Thank adriennerosen
Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant deserves it's top rating on TripAdvisor. The filet mignon was divine, the atmosphere charming and the service attentive. Excellent wine selection.

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Scotty and Barb M
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Response from Erik B | Reviewed this property |
I would say around 10 tables. It is very small. I think it is possible drop them an email
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1ra. Calle Poniente No. 9A | Besides La Merced church and around the corner from the famous Arch, Antigua, Guatemala (Formerly Hector's / H Bistro)
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 9867
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Open for lunch and dinner. Perfect for couples, small groups and special occasions. Cozy ambiance, great music and incredible food. .
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