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La Esquina Asiatica Restaurante

9 Avenida 6-79 | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
+502 7763 0316
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“dumplings” (10 reviews)
“pad thai” (13 reviews)
“asian food” (11 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Avenida 6-79 | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing pad Thai and French toast (in Xela??!!). Not your best choice if you're in a rush for dinner but the owners are great to talk to (he from Wash State, she a Guatemalan who did Canada World Youth). Love the Japanese art and windows...More

1  Thank Bill O
Casa S, Owner at La Esquina Asiatica Restaurante, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we love what we do and it is an amazing feeling to have people liking it. We are still being challenged by the time-quality relationship, we strive to provide fresh veggies cooked at the moment and not frozen ones. We're...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We were craving for Asian food and were recommended this place by our accomodation. This place certainly did not disappoint, we went here twice during our 4 days stay in Quetzaltenango. We definitely loved their chicken pad thai and their massive burritos. We were so...More

2  Thank WaeHildebrand
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Loved this place, the waiter was awesome, offering advice on dishes which didnt disappoint either. Quaint little dining room above the busy streets of Xela, if you like asian this is the place for you

2  Thank antony_ofarrell
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

If you want it for breakfast they have it! 20 Q flat rate with coffee included. Lovely staff and a lovely setting. We'll be going back for sure.

2  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I've visited La Esquina Asiatica on several occasions and the staff is always really sweet and attentive and the food is of great quality to a great price. I also really like the dining room; spacious and airy and on the second floor, which takes...More

1  Thank Jennie E
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great place in central Xela serving really tasty, affordable asian cuisine. We had the dumplings and tofu stir fry and were very happy with both. Service was excellent, but we were also the only patrons dining at the time so that is to be expected....More

1  Thank Jess F
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We went here for a friends birthday dinner and the food was great! Many vegetarian and vegan options. Even gave us a free yummy dessert with a candle for our friend with the birthday!! Highly recommended for anyone looking for some good Asian fusion!

1  Thank sheer s
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Excellent service, good food, good prices! Muchas gracias! We stayed at Casa Seibel and came here for breakfast every day.

Thank David F
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We were with a weaving tour staying nearby at Posada Catredral. A leader saw the restaurant so a group of us had dinner. Many had pad thai - tasty! A large group had come in ahead of us, but the owner was fantastic - he...More

1  Thank Sailthtbay
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is led by the owners of the Casa Seibel, a hostel nearby. After travelling through all over Central America, this is the best asian food we tasted so far. The prices are very reasonable and the staff is really friendly. I highly recommend...More

Thank jsabellem
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Response from Casa S | Property representative |
Hola Cheha, we don't accept credit cards at the moment, we're working on it. We hope you can visit us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
12:15 - 15:15
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 19:15
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Avenida 6-79 | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Quetzaltenango Department  >  Quetzaltenango
  • Phone Number: +502 7763 0316
  • E-mail
La Esquina Asiatica is located 3 blocks away from Parque Central, the main plaza. It is on the 2nd level, across the street from the yoga house, as well as across from the taiwanese street food store. It is directly on the corner of 9a avenida and 8th calle!
We're open MONDAY through SATURDAY from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. and SUNDAY from 12:30 to 3:00 P.M.