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Antigua Recs


By Mafer :)


INSIDER'S TIP

⊹ Hike up to Cerro de la Cruz and check out Agua Volcano overlooking the colonial town we all love


RESTAURANTS

This town has A LOT of restaurants offering different types of cuisines. I’m sharing my favorite Guatemalan-owned options.

These are my top 3:

⊹ Comalote - 100% Guatemalan cuisine

⊹ Barriga Llena - If you only go out to eat once, this is it

⊹ Por Qué No? Cafe - For special times

More favorites:

⊹ Caoba Farms - Organic farm to table

⊹ Once Once - The only 100% vegan restaurant

⊹ Pitaya -Inside one of the BEST hotels in town

⊹ Kombu Ramen Shop - A locals favorite

⊹ Fridas - Mezcal and tacos

⊹ El Local - For chill times

⊹ Nana - Has a great vintage clothing store inside

⊹ Fermento - For the happy hour and ravioli


CAFES

⊹ Artista de Cafe - Co-work heaven

⊹ Alegria Cafe - Best coffee in town

⊹ 12 Onzas - Good carajillo and patio


BARS

⊹ Ulew - No menu but a nice surprise

⊹ Cafe no se - Mezcal dive bar

⊹ La Casa del Ron - Try some Guatemalan rum
DO

⊹ Check out some art spaces - From our cultural guide

⊹ La Azotea - 150 year old coffee farm

⊹ Calle del Arco - Home of the famous Santa Catarina Arch

⊹ Earth Lodge - Take a break from town

⊹ Casa Santo Domingo - Museums, hotel & spa

⊹ Colonial Ruins - Capuchinas is our favorite

SHOP

⊹ Nim Pot - Filled with pieces from Artisan Cooperatives

⊹ Xibalba Studio - Check out jade jewelry in the making

⊹ Luna Zorro Studio & Nada Duele - Design heaven

ART MATERIALS

⊹ La Bodegona Antigua - Check out the second floor

⊹ Office Depot

⊹ Papeleria Arriola

WORKOUT

⊹ Shakti Shala

⊹ QUBO