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Bistrot Cinq

4 a Calle Oriente # 7, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 5510
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (9 reviews)
“beet salad” (7 reviews)
“seared tuna” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4 a Calle Oriente # 7, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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1 - 10 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried this place because it was rated in the top restaurants in Antigua. It was just ok. I had the steak tartare. Honestly, it was just average and very overpriced. On the plus side, they gave everyone artist pencils to draw on the paper...More

Thank dkgcmeam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good when we finally got it though the order was wrong. They skipped one entree which was likely a considerable portion of that night's revenue since no one else came in. The atmosphere was lovely but distracting since all five servers must...More

Thank Okopie
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Okopie, We are sorry to hear about your bad experience with us. We value our customers who are all the key to our 10 years of success in Antigua. Thank you for describing our faults and mishaps. I will make sure this does not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They got our order wrong. We asked to have the salad split they didn't We ordered two dinners of tuna we only got one. I had to get up and get my own water because no one would come to the table Very small glass...More

1  Thank 1910Traveler
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 1910 Traveler, We apologize for the inconveniences you encountered while visiting Bistrot Cinq. Please contact us at +502 7832-5510 if you still plan to stay longer in Antigua Guatemala so our Front of House Manager, Julio Ortiz, can take care of you properly. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellently prepared. Wait staff was attentive but not intrusive. Ambiance is romantic. Lovely experience!

Thank phojeda
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear phojeda, Thank you for visiting Bistrot Cinq while in Antigua! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience from service to food quality to our décor. Please do come back to see us when you are in town. Regards,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bistrot cinq, is best in the evening... it's interior is sexily atmospheric. Brick walls reflect the glimmer of many candles. The kitchen is visible through a shelves lined with bottles and pans. The manager keeps a gentle, jovial, eye on things and the restaurant manages...More

Thank Roland J
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Roland, We appreciate your recent visit to Bistrot Cinq. We enjoy reading that the entire experience was pleasant for you from the décor to the quality of food and service. We hope to see back soon! All the best,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice find was looking for authentic food, but stumbled on this European french fusion. quite delicious.

Thank Belizeanirvana
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Belizenirvana, We are grateful for your visit and happy you found us in Antigua. Thank you for your visit and for your review. We definitely look forward to your next visit. All the Best,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a good location with nice ambiance. Food was ok. To much butter in our lunch. It's overpriced. Average service.

Thank RJessee
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was once my favorite restaurant in Antigua. I sometimes timed my visit around the specials they had for each night! It is no longer a place I would go to. Nice setting but mediocre foodMore

Thank Globleg
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Globleg, We feel sorry about your appreciation of our restaurant. Bistrot Cinq, it's Executive Chef, Mario Godinez, the complete back of the house and 90% of the Front of House has been the same for the last decade which guarantees consistency of food quality...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

They do not update their web page menu. We were very disappointed that the choices we made before arriving were not available. The meals we did choose were good but not what we really wanted. Service was fine but somewhat stilted compared to other restaurants...More

Thank supercrutch
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Supercrutch, We are sorry about your feelings toward your recent visit to Bistrot Cinq. Our web page recently got hacked and we recently finished recovering it and posting an older version back up. Soon we will update the wine list and menu yet we...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We ate here one night as it was close to our hotel. We had the best meal of our trip if not one of the best meals in our recent memories. Service was excellent and attentive. The wine list had good selection of wines, the...More

Thank Clyde_1013
Juan Luis G, General Manager at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Clyde, It was a pleasure to have you visit Bistrot Cinq while in Antigua. Your feedback is welcome and our staff will be glad to hear good things about your review. This year marks our 10th Anniversary and most of our staff has been...More

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Wdita
How are the prices?
3 January 2017|
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Response from Juan Luis G | Property representative |
Thanks for your question Wdita. Our appetizers go from Q55 to Q85 approximately. Main courses from Q85 and up. These can vary depending on our weekly specials and fresh produce and catches of the week. Our wine list has... More
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Wdita
How are the prices?
3 January 2017|
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Response from Ayala555 | Reviewed this property |
You get a lot for your money! It's not expensive dollar wise while the food is very well done.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 a Calle Oriente # 7, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 5510
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