The bar of this great hotel offers the most exclusive entertainment with style. Intended for first-class travelers and businesspeople, it offers the best services in the city. Simple but stylish decoration which provides the setting for an international atmosphere. A wide range of Guatemalan and imported liquors, cocktails and drinks.
One of the best restaurants in the city, serving international food prepared with the unique touch of the well-known Jake Denburg. The Cappresse salad with mozzarella and the Bayonne Prawns are the most popular starters. You can choose from a wide variety of main courses such as meats, pasta and seafood dishes; a popular choice is the Black Angus Steak or the Robalo Venecia Royal. Finish with the special créme brule. You can also find all kind of cigars. This restaurant will surely exceed your expectations.
One of the cultural meeting points in Guatemala city, this place is more of a cultural project than a meeting point. It organizes debates and exhibitions, as well as live music shows ranging from the most perverted trends of rock to classical and jazz music concerts. There are performances virtually every day, but the main shows take place on weekends. The bar serves national drinks and delicious chicken sandwiches. Sometimes an admission fee is charged, so it is recommended to inquire in advance. The decor is eclectic with posters evoking different cultural events from Guatemala and other countries.
This restaurant specializes in barbecues and international food. It serves exquisite dishes for the most demanding customers. To start, you can try the Cebolla Crisantemo or the Gazpacho Andaluz (vegetable soup served cold), continue with the Medallones de Lomito (loin steak) served with three sauces, or the Diana Steak, as a main course. Both are served with the side dish of your choice. The wide range of desserts include the Bananas Foster and the Crepe Suzzete.
A hidden treasure in the northwest corner of town, Santo Pecado offers great live music, drink specials, salsa dancing, and tasty meals all under one roof. The talented musicians and gracious dueño are fast to befriend you, and after the impassioned, percussive show, these people are sure to know the best late-night parties in town. Monday brings an hour of free salsa dance lessons, followed by a 6-9 p.m. happy hour with two for one drinks (happy hour runs Monday through Saturday). Live music performances overlap nicely with happy hour, running from 8-10 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. The Santo Pecado is closed Wednesday, but otherwise, it would be all too easy to wander this way every evening of the week!
The little shop filling the entranceway to Sabe Rico is a sweet place, in all senses of the word. It stocks specialty foods both packaged and homemade, including gluten-free products ranging from chocolates and granola to bread and pasta. The already impressive establishment is increasingly amazing as patrons walk deeper; the shop gives way to a courtyard, then two separate garden areas filled with lush greenery and charming shaded tables. The menu lists a delicious variety of dishes, and pleasant surprises like teas brewed from herbs grown organically just a few feet from your table... or, with luck, the pure white rabbit who was too cute to cook might pop out of the vegetation to lend a fanciful feel to your dining experience.
Fulanos y Menganos offers its guests a selection of succulent steaks, sausages, seafood and Argentinian style grilled meats. The restaurant is a haven for meat lovers, and with its attentive, friendly and efficient service, the restaurant is a great choice for the entire family. The free salad bar is an attraction in itself and offers an extensive selection that perfectly complements the main meat dishes. The live musical performances bring the restaurant to life, and add an air of festivity that is sure to charm you.
Situated near the Avenida Bolivar, one of the most prominent roads in the city, McDonald's Bolivar is not only a meeting point but a busy pit-stop as well. Drop in for breakfast, lunch, dinner or any other hunger pangs in between to grab their happy meals, burgers, fries and more. Complement your dishes with coffee or other choice beverages.
In an area where there are more commercial properties and few restaurants, McDonald's Roosevelt-Sn Juan is a nice spot to curb your hunger pangs. Like all the branches of McDonald's, this also is a vibrant space for families and groups. Dig into their burgers, wraps, salads and smoothies. Let the kids enjoy their toy gifts along with the happy meals. Drop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner for a quick bite.
Although it is a bit far from the hotel area and the lively atmosphere of the Zona Viva, this is a highly recommended place to visit. It offers live music by Guatemalan musicians reminiscent of the golden age of rock, as well as some theater performances for which it is recommended to inquire in advance. A rustic Spanish-style decor gives the place a very cozy atmosphere. It offers a high standard international bar and Spanish dishes such as mussels and "Cayos a la Madrilena."