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6a. Ave. Norte # 19 A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 1984
12:30 - 16:00
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Sun 12:30 - 16:00
Tue 18:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 12:30 - 22:00
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Antigua, Guatemala
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I hadn't been back to Izakaya in 2 years but went back on the weekend with some friends who were visiting from outside of town. Of course, we sold them the restaurant as the awesome place it is, and there are few restaurants I would hype up as much as I do Izakaya. To no surprise, the food lived up... More 

Thank Andres A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

The food is so so good!!!!!! It's a small place but the service and food amazing! You must try if you are in Antigua! But make reservations! It's very busy!

Thank siguere
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Lovely zen place for a date and a nice treat, visited a few times with friends and family. Great location in town.

Thank Cesar C
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Service very good, they explained the concept of the restaurant, how to order and timing for serving. Price adequate for the type and quality of the food. Even though we order combinations with sea food, it was fresh. Very well located and decorated. A nice place to celebrate with your family.

Thank Ricardo G
Antigua, Guatemala
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

The mixture of Japanese blended with Spain, whatever the mix. This was one of the best dining experiences our "Gourmet Dinner Club" has had during the three years I have been a member. With absolutely nothing but word of mouth and tripadvisor publicity I have finally found my Asian restaurant I have so desperately sought in the heart of Antigua,... More 

Thank DavidADean1234
Fresno, California
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137 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

The folks who own Izakaya present a nice fusion of the tapas tradition of Latin America and Japan's analogous tradition, robatayaki. Only about fifteen dishes are offered. We shared three, accompanied by Gallo, Guatemala's signature lager. Izakaya's ceviche was really, really good. The base was very fresh grouper, marinated to perfection in lemon and salt and mixed with black olives,... More 

1 Thank nworbd
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

My sister had been telling to go for a while, so we finally made plans and drove over to Antigua, which is the most amazing colonial city in the world. The restaurant is small and cozy, with an open kitchen right on the entrance. We actually sat on the bar stools that look over the kitchen so it was a... More 

Thank mencos1
Montreal, Canada
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162 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Delicious asian fusion gastronomy with fresh ingredients and subtle tastes. While reasonably priced given the quality, the portions are a bit small, so it adds up if you take a couple of dishes. Stylish decor. This is a place to go for the culinary experience.

Thank IWanderAr0und
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my meal here. I arrived after having had a late lunch and bananas and lychee from the market so only had room for the (free) endamame and two dishes: Nasu dengaku and cerviche. Both were bursting with flavour and after travelling in Latin America since the end of March were a welcome change from the usual meat,... More 

1 Thank PandaGOTravel
Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Beautiful food, we had 6 dishes as it is tapas you don't get rice or other accompanying foods but yoU don't need it, we had king prawn tempura which is fantastic, wonton, vegetables tempura, aubergine with soy and ginger, mushrooms and zucchini plus chicken skewers, this was a lot for two people so 4/5 dishes would suffice, we will definitely... More 

1 Thank calindsay2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Asian, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6a. Ave. Norte # 19 A, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 1984
Izakaya is a Japanese Sake Establishment which also serves food to accompany the drinks. Enticing Oriental Appetizers with a tropical twist, creating a fusion between guatemalan and asian flavors. Fine cuisine prepared in an open kitchen, by reknown chefs with an international trajectory, which includes Nobu, Zuma & Gordon Ramsay in London. Cozy atmosphere and great music.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?