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Cuevita de las Urquizas

Guatemalan, South American
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Calle Oriente 9D City Center 2a, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Denver, Colorado
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We were on a tour with 10 people and stopped to have lunch. We wanted to eat at a restaurant where locals ate. The food was good but a little bit pricey. We ate in an open air courtyard and enjoyed the over all experience.

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Portland Oregon
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

very pleasant meal at moderate price. Local Guatemalan dishes such as Chicken Pepian and Turkey Caq Ik. They have a number of grilled meats that are made fresh. I recommend the grilled meats as the are cooked as you order as many of the stews may have been made many hours earlier. Dining area was very quiet on a weekday... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If you are a foodie and like to try local food, this is the place then for Guatemalan food! You must try out Pepian, the local delicacy. It comes with different options like meat or chicken. Per plate price is 80 Q, and one can choose 5 different options from the spread so this gives a good idea of different... More 

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

it had already prepared food for u to pick. buffet style. food was delicious!!! accompanied by a gallo beer the local beer.

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Thank WALTER T
Trumansburg, NY
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Great little restaurant with very reasonable prices. Choice of entrees and delicious smoothies. Lovely outdoor courtyard.

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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Lots of chices of typical fare as you enter this restaurant! They are all lined up and you choose the items you want from a wide range of options. Everything we tried was good especially the chickem Service is very nice and prices are great value for the money.

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Thank Carrie B
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We really like the large selection of items at Cuevita de las Urquizas. As you enter the restaurant, there is the selection of options presented to you. We tried various items but were particularly happy with the chicken and the side dishes it came with. Service was great and the prices are too!

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Thank Cris L
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We went for lunch to Cuevita de las Urquizas. The selection of local cuisine was quite good. We tried various items includingpork, chicken and a few other dishes. Everthing was colorful and presented nicely. The flavors were really good too. Service was very good andthe prices wedre reasonable for what we received. Worth a visit if inthe area.

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Thank Alice G
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

If you want to try some typical Guatemalan food, Cuevita de las Urquizas is a good choice. There is a lot of selections to choose from. We both had the chicken that comes with a selection of side dishes. Both of us were happy with what we received. Prices are very reasonable too. Service is good.

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Thank Patricia P
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Basic but good typical Guatemalan food. You are greeted at the door with a large selection of fresh items to choose from We really enjoyed the chicken and carnes. All tasted very good and were prepared very well. We also thought the service was very good!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Guatemalan, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Oriente 9D City Center 2a, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?