In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age
of 38. Now, into their 3rd decade of this
financially independent lifestyle, they invite you
to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.
Restaurante y Taqueria
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli
When traveling around, we
love to enjoy an
upscale dining experience with its perfect ambiance, great presentation,
impeccable service, an outstanding view, lovely background music, and an
interesting combination of flavors.
Just as important, is
finding those special places where one can get a solid meal for affordable
prices; A place that is
clean and friendly.
Antigua, El Faro
Restaurante y Taqueria is just such a place.
Mexican food in
In Guatemala, Mexican food
is considered to be international cuisine.
Mexico has a
surprising amount of variety when it comes to sauces,
diversity in dishes and
flavor, and utilizing chilies. Guatemalan food does not offer much in terms
of the picante flavor, preferring the more traditionally mild and gentler
Six tables and a counter
Inside El Faro, it's
intimate. One cook, one waitperson and about 20 seats. People say hello, buen
provecho, and are generous with their smiles.
The whiteboard with
Daily specials run from
$4.60USD to $5.50USD and desserts, which include a cup of coffee, are $2.60USD.
There is also a regular menu from which to choose a meal, side dish and other
chicken, guacamole and salad
This chicken quesadilla
plate was 35Quetzales, $4.60USD and was ordered off the main menu. The amount of
food was enough for us to take part of the quesadilla home to enjoy
A delicious and large
chicken salad with grilled strips of chicken, the above mentioned chicken
quesadilla, a fresh strawberry licuado and fresh lemonade totaled
90Quetzales, about $12USD, plus tip.
The special of the day
Barbeque chicken, rice,
salad and guacamole was the special of the day and was only 20Quetzales, about
$2.60USD. Portions are consistently large, and the flavor of the food is very
pleasing. Prices are perfect when one is
Along with the BBQ chicken
plates, we ordered two lemonades (which were huge!!) at 15Quetzales each and our
bill totaled 70Quetzales, a little over $9USD plus tip.
entrance to El Faro
If you are not on the
lookout for it, this restaurant is easily missed with its understated entrance.
There is a small sign stating that the location is El Faro Restaurante y
Taqueria, along with its menu.
If you'd like a simple,
tasty, affordable meal with no fuss but lots of friendliness, definitely stop by
El Faro's in Antigua, Guatemala.
El Faro Restaurant y
5a Calle Poniente 12 "A"
Tele: 502. 7832. 4857 or
502. 7832. 8540
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About the Authors
Early Lifestyle appeals to a different
kind of person – the person who prizes their
independence, values their time, and who doesn’t
want to mindlessly follow the crowd.