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.
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.
The name of this bar and eatery should be taken literally - continue past the first flight of stairs, up the spiral staircase, for some of the best views of Antigua to be found. Gaze out over the captivating displays of sunshine and shadows of the surrounding hills, or take the opportunity to learn about some major attractions in town : the Iglesia San Francisco sits just to the south, and streetscapes stretch out in every direction. The astonishingly friendly rooftop bartender will be happy to explain what you see between mixing drinks, chipping ice, and calling orders for food down to the kitchen.
A small bookshop in the entrance of this well-known Antigua establishment stocks a good number of titles, and a gamut of seating arrangements provide the ideal spot to curl up with your new read or discuss it with new friends. To keep you fueled, the menu offers a variety of cuisines (including plenty of vegetarian food), such hummus and falafel, traditional breakfasts, and plentiful drink selections. Happy hour runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. every evening, with live music most nights and lectures about local history and environmental initiatives every Tuesday.
Tienda Delicio, S.A., true to the word play in its name, offers a laundry list of delicious gourmet goods. Prepared sandwiches await suggestively near a case of beers, wines, and liquors, or the cheeses and dips make great accompaniments to their homemade baked goods. Pastas, meats, fish, and spices are welcome sights for those with access to a kitchen, and the deli even offers delivery... although, only two blocks from center, the location is conveniently accessible from most of Antigua.
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.
The delicious aromas of BBQ will beckon you inside this restaurant from afar. Tony Roma's is known for their mouthwatering BBQ preparations which are cooked, smoked and done to perfection, and served in generous portions. The king on their menu are the Legendary Ribs, these include Baby Back Ribs, Roma Ribs and Short Ribs; other must-try specials here are their gorgeous steaks, gourmet burgers and all of the seafood dishes. Tony Roma's is a carnivore's dream come true, vegetarians should probably give this one a pass.
Offering a wide range of seafood dishes. The menu includes more than forty fresh shellfish dishes, prepared by a chef specialized in international food. Here you will be able to taste lobster, oysters and ostiones (large oysters) prepared in many different ways.