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Bistrot Cinq

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4 a Calle Oriente # 7, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 5510
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12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Santiago, Chile
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meal was excellent. Service was a bit slow at first, but then things picked up nicely. The desserts are particularly tasty. We went on a Sunday night, so the place was deserted at first, but then things picked up a bit. Try the boullabaise.

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Thank Juan N
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved everything about bistrot cinq. Food was great. They know how to do steak frites. Tuna tartare was incredible too. Our waiter Marlon was the best too. He put up with all our stupid questions and was a delight. Highly recommended

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing , staff were so professional and slick & such a beautiful atmosphere n furnishing for a special meal

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Thank Emma N
Washington DC
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place, opened kitchen, nice decor, interesting cellar. The kitchen was a not exactly flexible in accommodating my food allergy. The portions were very generous. The main course tuna, of excellent quality, but served kind of cold (this is why I don't give them the 5 stars), which means that it was pre made and if heated up would lose... More 

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Thank Ayala555
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

One of the best meals we've had anywhere, and we reside in the San Francisco, Bay Area: land of great food.

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Thank Thomas B
Juan Luis G, Director General at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this review

Thanks Thomas for your review and for your visit to Bistrot Cinq while in Antigua Guatemala. We are flattered to read your opinion of our cuisine. We hope you visit us again soon! More 

Plano, TX,USA
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I'm puzzled that some people would give this place bad reviews. If you are expecting world-class French cuisine then you probably would be let down: it pales in comparison to Louis 16 in Monaco. Having said that, it does not mean that this isn't a great place: it is: great food and service with a real zinc bar. I had... More 

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Thank WorldTravelerWantabe
Juan Luis G, Director General at Bistrot Cinq, responded to this review

Dear WorldTravelerWantabe, thank you for your review of our restaurant. Your notes motivate our staff and helps us move forward and strive to become better and continue to serve our loyal customers as well as the ones that just got know us. We just celebrated 9 years of service and look forward to many more years. We hope you come... More 

Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Bistro cinq is somewhere between a very nice bar, with exotics such as absinthe, and a very good but limited restaurant. Mostly we end up getting the steak frites, which is very good but, well, steak and potatoes. A good wine list. But Cinq is pricey for not being very inventive--normal upscale Guatemalan fare.

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Thank JSul
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Totally unexpected and totally great! The elegant and quiet ambiance add to wine and food appreciation. I enjoyed a great cup of French soup and shrimp risotto. The lighting is warm and serene; I truly recommend a visit here.

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Rogers, Arkansas
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72 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We were absolutely the only 4 people in the restaurant and it was impossible to get service! One glass of wine didn't arrive until we asked several times. One entree did not arrive until we questioned it. Escargot was delivered at the same time as the entree. Muscles weren't fresh... And we all agreed the food was mediocre at best.... More 

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Thank maggie2moo2002
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. There were 10 people working and r of us yet they forgot 1 of 4 drinks 1 of entree, never asked how our dinner was we had to stand up and wave to get a second drink. Absolutely awful service. Save your time and money and do not ever go here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
French, European
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, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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Guatemala Department, Guatemala
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?