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Bistrot Cinq

4 a Calle Oriente # 7, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 5510
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (9 reviews)
“beet salad” (7 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
4 a Calle Oriente # 7, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

It has been designed as a French bistro, complete with zinc bar (actually they are also a bar, and you can wander in and just have a drink at the bar any time). The decor comes off well I thought that the atmosphere was wonderful,...More

Thank moraira
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Dear Moraira, We appreciate your visit to Bistrot Cinq and to Antigua. We welcome your review and kind words about the décor, layout and ambience at our restaurant and wish you come back and visit us some time soon. Thanks again for stopping by. Cheers...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for the last six years, whenever in Antigua and it has had its ups and downs, but this last visit was the worst! I'm not sure if they've changed ownership recently but the changes to the menu were disappointing to...More

Thank TrishtheTravelBug
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear Trish, We are sorry to hear you were dissapointed with your visit to our restaurant. Our menu is dynamic and changes at least three times a year to rotate our classic dishes plus the weekend specials. The team in the kitchen and most of...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Charming ambience-great steak frites- this is always a wonderful place for dinner. The staff are helpful. One of our go-to places in Antigua

Thank Judy G
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Dear Judy, Thanks for being one of our loyal customers! We are always glad to read great reviews about our food & service. We appreciate your review. Hope to keep seeing you here in Antigua! Best Regards,

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We ran into this fantastic little gem! Great food, great ambiance! Service was fantastic and the owner was extremely personable and friendly. Looking forward to coming back!More

Thank Yisel C
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Dear Yisel, We appreciate your visit and are glad that you were able to try our food & service during your stay in Antigua Guatemala. We do hope we see you again soon at Bistrot Cinq. I will let the team know about your compliments...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

I first came across this gem on my very first trip to Guatemala. I was pleasantly surprised with their savory menu the first time and am happy to report that the continue to maintain the same amazing food. I ordered the mussels while there and...More

Thank Tmninjanyc
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear Tmninjanyc, We are always happy to read reviews from returning customers. We appreciate you taking the time to stop by Bistrot Cinq while back in Antigua. We are days away from our 10th Anniversary and joyful to stick aroung providing french fare in this...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had a fairly large party and they were able to accommodate us nicely. We enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere. It is close to the park and easy to find. Would definitely go back.More

Thank Kim S
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Kim S, Thanks for dining with us at Bistrot Cinq! It was a pleasure to serve your group and we are glad to be a part of your visit to Antigua Guatemala. We do hope you come back and see us anytime soon. All...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

We have been customers of Bistrot Cinq since they opened, and although they have gone through a few ownership changes, we are always happy when we eat there! There have been a few times in the past when the service wasn't the best, but it...More

Thank brihavey
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thanks brihavey! We are happy to read your review and appreciate you for being loyal customers for 10 years. Most of our team is still there since the start. Please do let us know whenever we are not up to par so we can adjust...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We recently had lunch at Bistrot Cinq because of its high ratings. Location is good, the place is lovely, but all three of us ordered different dishes and all were very disappointing. I ordered a pork milanesa that had no taste at all. We do...More

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Came here with family and absolutely loved it. The food was delicious, prepared in a timely manner and brought to us without a wait. The waiters were all excellent, polite, professional and helpful when it came to recommending choices. The food portions were definitely generous...More

Thank Arman R
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear Arman, We are excited to read that your entire experience dining with us was of great. Your compliments to Chef Mario Godinez have been communicated as well as your feedback towards our front of the house team. We are also glad you tried the...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

All was good, well presented and all the staff really nice!!! The food was supperb. French, chapin and with good local beer! So, really good!

Thank marcos b
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear Marcos, We really appreciate your review as well as your visit to Bistrot Cinq. We are pleased to offer Antigua Cerveza on draft. Please do come back! All the best,

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3 January 2017|
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Response from Juan Luis G | Property representative |
Thanks for your question Wdita. Our appetizers go from Q55 to Q85 approximately. Main courses from Q85 and up. These can vary depending on our weekly specials and fresh produce and catches of the week. Our wine list has... More
3 January 2017|
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Response from Ayala555 | Reviewed this property |
You get a lot for your money! It's not expensive dollar wise while the food is very well done.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 a Calle Oriente # 7, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 5510
  • E-mail
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