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16 Bullet Tree Road | South of Bullet Tree Road on West, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 631-2526
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Tacoma, Washington
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

We visited Cenaida's while in San Ignacio and really enjoyed our visit. I had the special of the day, coconut shrimp. This is not the coconut crusted variety. It was small shrimp in a very tasty creamy coconut sauce and delicious. My sister and brother-in-law had stewed chicken with coconut rice and my husband had a shrimp burrito, all very... More 

Thank BonnieD1948
Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stopped in for dinner and everything was fine but not memorable The menu is basic and standard for the area. The food was good and the prices were excellent but it wasn't very memorable. The server didn't seem to excited and was heard being critical of the "Americanos". The atmosphere is also pretty average. I wouldn't make stopping here... More 

Thank forbin99
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

If you ask a local where to eat they will say Cenaida's. The best food at the best price. Great service and really helpful staff. You may be the only tourist in the place.

Thank TheSuperTourist
Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I cannot even put into words how delicious the food was we've had here! It's located in one of the back streets of the main street and has very high value for money. It's all super fresh, even the juices are all freshly made. Concerning the sour sop juice, they even came to our table to tell us about the... More 

Thank Linda D
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288 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

You'll find this eatery across from the post office in San Ignacio in a quite alley/side street. The food portions were great and quality was excellent for the price. The stewed chicken was great as were the quesadillas. The blended drinks were large and fresh. The beer was ice cold and service was great and friendly. Some outdoor seating (porch)... More 

Thank greenluck007
Euharlee, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Excellent ambiance and service - thanks Ricky Very good belizean food for unbeattable price in quiet atmospher

Thank celbono
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350 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is definitely local cuisine. The menu is not very varied, but it does have some good solid food. Service was efficient, if not overly friendly. We set on the porch, thinking it would be cooler. It turned out to be hotter than inside, so not extremely pleasant. One thing you can say, it is extremely inexpensive.

Thank TexasTravelerGoGo
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

After a long hike, Cenaida's is an economical and delicious choice for local Belizean fare. The coconut beef dish was quite satisfying and paired well with a banana smoothie.

Thank S H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

The service was very fast, and the food was delicious. My wife and I each had the Stewed Chicken, and each dinner cost only $3.50 (American) per person!

Thank Charles M
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Parfois un peu trop plein mais la cuisine reste bonne. It can get busy at times but the food stays good.

Thank Jean1111111

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Caribbean, Central American
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Bullet Tree Road | South of Bullet Tree Road on West, San Ignacio, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +501 631-2526

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