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Hector's Bistro

1ra. Calle Poniente No. 9A | Besides La Merced church and around the corner from the famous Arch, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 9867
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1ra. Calle Poniente No. 9A | Besides La Merced church and around the corner from the famous Arch, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Hector's Bistro
1. loved it!
"small and cozy, fresh and lovely dishes."
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2. Best meat in town
"Always fresh fish, great wine, great meat."
Eve L
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3. Cute and cozy
"Very small cozy restaurant that features fresh specials everyday."
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Value, service and quality; you can have them all here! Yes, it is small, so make reservations or go early. Do not pass hector's up. Although ownership has changed since our last visit, you cannot tell it.

Thank SymnCwl
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Chose this for our last night in Antigua based on high recommendations. It did not disappoint. We started with a lovely caprese salad, then I had the duck breast with roasted grapes and potatoes while my husband had grilled beef medallions with spinach, potatoes, and...More

Thank Jill N
Paul V, Owner at Hector's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Jill N. thank you soo much we appreciate your review and we hope you come back soon to Antigua and our restaurant muchos saludos,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Antigua for a week. I read the TA reviews giving Hectors many stars & all thumbs up but everytime I passed it was full. Foolish Me!!!! I finally passed by on my last nght and lo and behold there was a small...More

Thank Victoria E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit Hector’s by a friend who had visited Antigua 4 years previous. We were the first in that lunch time and were followed by a number of locals or at least those with far superior Spanish than ours. We were given...More

Thank Chloe P
Paul V, Owner at Hector's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chloe, My sincere apology for this mystake on our behalf. We do write about the lunch menu in our entrance black board in order for all our guests to know about our lunch deal. the steak sandwich is NOT in that lunch menu because...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy french food, you will be pleasantly surprised at just how good Hector's Bistro is. The ambiance was just charming, the food was stunning and the service impeccable. Hunt this restaurant out, it is worth every penny.

Thank craigandkaren2016
Paul V, Owner at Hector's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Craigankaren, Thank you for your charming review about our restaurant. we hope you come back soon. Regards Paul

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted Beef and we found it. Fabulous open faced beef tenderloin and wonderful sweet potatoes fries. We are going back on Thursday evening. Will try the salads and other entrees. The service was perfect. Thanks. We will be back!

Thank jack w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just returned from five nights in Antigua where, for two nights, I thoroughly enjoyed dining at Hector's. The food, people, ambiance and people were all perfect. Both times I had the roasted tomato app which I hope to able to replicate at home. I...More

Thank Tim_POrlando_FL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have truly enjoyed every bite of my diner tonight! It was surprisingly original, tasty and prepared perfectly. And it looked good too. It was not just this one meal, what could have been a lucky shot, but also the two other, different dishes from...More

Thank Stan d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing dinner at Hectors! The surf and turf was exceptional! Marlo was our server and he was amazing! Very kind and provided great service! We will definitely be back!

Thank michaelshap
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Ate here on a recommendation of a few people and TA reviews. Food was really good, I had a salad and the open faced steak sandwich with sweet potato fries and a beer = $24 US

Thank el_cap
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Response from Erik B | Reviewed this property |
I would say around 10 tables. It is very small. I think it is possible drop them an email
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1ra. Calle Poniente No. 9A | Besides La Merced church and around the corner from the famous Arch, Antigua 03001, Guatemala (Formerly Hector's / H Bistro)
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 9867
  • E-mail
Open for lunch and dinner. Perfect for couples, small groups and special occasions. Cozy ambiance, great music and incredible food. .
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