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La Canche

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Avenida Norte 6a, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chicken” (7 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Guatemalan, Central American
Avenida Norte 6a, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Like others have said you walk through the store to get to the restaurant. I had the pepian here on a food tour. The next day tried the pepian at Rincon Tipico and it was disappointing, smaller portion, not as flavorful and the chicken was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank el_cap
Reviewed May 7, 2018

My husband and I stumbled on La Canche almost by accident. Located in the back of a tienda facing La Merced, if you dont know its there you would miss it. When you go to the tienda ask for Pepian and they will take you...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mrandmrsdavis2015
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

It took us a few tries to find this listing from the Lonely Planet and I’m glad we persisted. It was some of the best tipico food we had in Guatemala. We had to walk thru a grocery store to find it. The table needed...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank cellofool
Reviewed December 20, 2017

centrally located, but still far away from the tourist folks, this place is first a little shop. passing the shop desk, you get into a room with two large tables. all is very simple, but the food is tasty (and cheap). just beware of the...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Nice decent food and really helpful and friendly staff when having questions. Nicely priced too. Luuk

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank luuk62
Reviewed June 23, 2017

This restaurant has been around for about 60 years from what I understand and is well know with locals. You'd never find this place on your own as a gringo. The Pepian is sublime. We also sampled a local dessert called rellenito de platano, which...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank StationToStation
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

This place was a nice find. Cheap and quick and definitely an experience worth remembering: the guy running the cash register took us out to the back and led us to a small room with two tables. The lady came by and told us the...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank ruitaihu
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We went there because we heard we had to try it while in Antigua. This is a local place not too much advertised. There is just a small sign in the small store offering "el menu del dia" for 20Q (3$US). To get to the...More

Date of visit: September 2016
3  Thank Marco
Reviewed March 14, 2016

"A hole in the wall if there ever was one, this eatery behind a 'mom and pop' store consists of just two tables." Lonely Planet We actually managed to ferret out 2 more tables (total of 4) in the court yard. Food was okay and...More

Date of visit: February 2016
1  Thank churchie26
Reviewed February 19, 2016

You enter the shop and go behind the counter to find the restaurant. Nearby a parrot sits free of its' cage commenting on all and sundry. You might get two choices for food chicken /beef, both will be cheap, hearty and tasty. Fresh avocado and...More

Date of visit: January 2016
1  Thank C M
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Restaurant Details

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Latin, Guatemalan, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Norte 6a, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
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