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The Secret Garden Restaurant

) #3 of 49 Restaurants in Placencia €€ - €€€ Caribbean, Seafood,
Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3617
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is tucked away off the main street. Very private, well shaded. Great selection of choices and excellent food. Service is excellent.

Thank rcmontex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I left the kids at the resort and had a date at this restaurant. I found it to be very quaint and enjoyable. It felt like a secret garden tucked back off the street in the midst of neat plants. I got...More

Thank saustin111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like to try a different restaurants while in Belize. We came across the Secret Garden hidden back behind the pharmacy in Placenica Village. The food was absolutely amazing and the atmosphere perfect. The owners Becca and Tobi are awesome. Becca gave us a list...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We have dined here before and came back to try some more menu items. The atmosphere was nice with a local musician an dthe food was way above average for the area. There really are only three restaurants that we dine at when in Placencia....More

Thank Heligypsy
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Enough veggie options. Nice atmosphere, outside, but away from the street. Service was good, nice hot towel to start with, a bottle of water on the table. Big portions of food and a tasteful cocktail.

Thank Iris9999
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I really loved the outdoor seating... order the chowder... so good. Service was nice and we even enjoyed the funny sink!

Thank Shari W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

On this particular evening our first choice restaurant was closed so we decided to try the Secret Garden. It turned out to be one of our best meals in Belize. After sitting down we were greeted with cooled towels scented with lemon grass. A really...More

Thank TahoeHiker
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We waited 3 hours for our meal. When we asked why it was taking so long they said it was because 2 people at our table ordered appetizers !?!?? The food was good, but NOT worth the 3 hr wait. And because it's an outdoor...More

Thank lovetotravelgirl46
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I went there based on positive reviews which in this case was a mistake. We hardly had time to take in the setting which was pleasant enough that a brusk waiter shoved a menu in our hands. We barely had time to sit down that...More

1  Thank foredeckchick
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We had dinner one night and the food was superb! Beast I had in Placencia It was a slow day so timing and service was top noch.

Thank Tico100
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Response from Rob G | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress is fine for most restaurants in Placencia. Shorts would be fine, perhaps not swimsuits as suggested above.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3617
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Relax in our garden & enjoy our "Asia de Caribe" cuisine --- combining influences of Spanish, Caribbean and Creole Cuisine with Pan-Asian cooking and flavoring techniques. You'll want to experience our "Signature Stacked Ceviche" --Local Fresh Snapper Ceviche Over Wasabi Guacamole, Fresh Cream, Red Chili Sauce and Lime Essence..... We're located in Placencia Village, across from the basketball courts.
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