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El Frijol Feliz Cooking School

4a Ave sur # 1, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 5274
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Take home the rich culture of Guatemala by learning how to prepare the local cuisine at Antigua's premier cooking school! Begin with a personalized, hands-on class with local chefs and then enjoy your meal in our beautiful dining room or patio. Spanish to English translators are provided, and complimentary wine, beer, or soda are served during the class.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4a Ave sur # 1, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 5274

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time cooking with El Frijol Feliz cooking school. The staff were incredible and managed to rearrange their schedule to fit us in after flight delays caused us to miss our first scheduled cooking class. We enjoyed that it was such a...More

Thank seza05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this experience was perfect. The staff, the ease with communication and booking, the cooking experience in the kitchen, enjoying the delicious Guatemalan dishes and of course a little vino tinto. Highly recommended! I'm looking forward to recreating the deliciousness back in Australia with...More

Thank tidykate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love cooking schools. I find it a natural way to learn a language, and El Frijol Feliz is a gem. It is only a block from Central Parque. You tailor-make your own selection so you will end up with just what you want to...More

Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had a very nice cooking lesson there. If you are a foodie, it is worth it! I learn a lot and thanks to Felisa, our teacher, we were able to enjoy a nice dinner. I think we made a mistake of choosing the "date-night"...More

Thank YogaAdventures
Reviewed 2 June 2017

At first, I was questioning if to do this. I arrived at the place and I wasn't sure if it was worth it. But the time they spent explaining, the taste of the food, the location, the wine. Everything was worth it. We did many...More

Thank Justin M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We are a 76-year-old Australian couple who came on a five-day trip to Guatemala, based on the recommendation and photos of a friend. We were a bit apprehensive given the warning on travel advisory websites. We need not have worried. Because of excellent tour guides,...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

What a fabulous experience. There were just three of us cooking and our two teachers. I would thoroughly recommend this class if you visit Antigua.

Thank Briley H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

this school has so much of what you would look for r a total food experience. Ana took us to the market which was a real treat. She really knows her stuff. Then off to school. We got to pick our menu of a main...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

$49 for a 2 to 3 hour cooking/culinary course of typical colonial Guatemalan food. Amazing amazing amazing. Highly recommend it to all. Very thorough. Very friendly. And you get to enjoy the "food" of your labors afterward. In my case, my family is at our...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our whole family (kids aged 10 and 12) loved learning to make traditional Guatemalan dishes! You get to choose your menu if you reserve ahead of time, and we chose family favorites- tamales, rice, and guacamole. It was delicious, and the recipes are well within...More

Thank GNMom
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4 July 2017|
Response from dkgcmeam | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if children are discounted. For me and my 18 year odl son, it was fun but labor intensive. We both enjoy cooking a lot, but I think it might be a waste with younger children.
24 June 2016|
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Response from kkhill87 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to respond, was away from Internet..... Hope you did take the class.