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“great food and friendly service”
Review of La Fondita

La Fondita
Ranked #147 of 394 Restaurants in Antigua
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: Guatemalan
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: La Fondita is a small and comfortable restaurant located in La Antigua Guatemala. Our mission is, to serve to our customers deliciouse dishes for an affordable and fair price.
Reviewed August 25, 2014

We chanced upon this lovely little spot quite by accident. Luis, the owner, speaks fluent English and is very knowledgeable about Guatemalan specialties. The special of the day is a fantastic deal and the drinks are inexpensive. Take a spot by the window and get a glimpse of the fading sunset and locals heading home after work. You won't be sorry.

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Thank wendymac123
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

I was attracted by the price of the lunch of the day, or almuerzo. Not only the food is really tasty, as Luis and Gabriela are very special people.We felt at home everyday,and I would recommend La Fondita to all to this fantastic little place if they want good food, made with love, and great conversation.
One tip: try the hot chocolate, with no milk, made by Gabriela.

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Thank martirev
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

I was lured in by the price of the lunch special: 20 Q. It was a good move on my part. I had a piece of chicken, covered in a soy flavored sauce; veggies; and pasta! It was an unlikely combo but it was all very good. All this was served with good bread.

The owner and servers were nice and friendly.

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Thank luke47
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

La Fondita, owned by Luis, who spent years in California (and hence speaks perfect English), is the cheapest (and another very friendly) place in Antigua. Drinks are almost the same price as in the tiendas (actually some tiendas are more expensive), and Luis is a very friendly and interesting man. The decor is unremarkable, the location nothing to write home about, but rather than wait for happy hour at some other, more fancy places, this is the "neighborhood" bar to quench thirst and chill. Recommended for people who like a drink and not pay through the nose.

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Thank zecmanriodulce
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Reviewed July 30, 2012

We ended up in this cute little restaurant on a rainy evening, too tired to even look at a menu. Luis brought us a taste of the pepian de pollo that he had made, and we were hooked. He is friendly, knowledgeable, interesting and interested, as well as a superb chef. After visiting at least 30 restaurants over the last 5 weeks,, from steakhouses to foo-foo to bar food, I have to say that La Fondita made me feel most at home, and had my favorite foods. We went several times, and just asked Luis what he had made that day. It was like going to the neighbor's house, if your neighbor is a great cook. Thank you, Luis.

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