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Cenaida's

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Caribbean, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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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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columbus, ohio
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was wonderful, service was fast and everyone liked what they ordered. Like most local restaurants, this was a little rustic but don't let that hold you back - it was worth it.

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Thank lisamusic
San Ignacio, Belize
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here is professional. The restaurant is clean. The food is very flavorful and delicious! They were fast at getting the food out and the prices are reasonable. Located near Martha's Guesthouse now.

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Thank Chicabravaaa
London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just off the main strip, this restaurant is well worth the visit. One of us had the special of the night, the cilantro chicken, and really enjoyed it. The other dishes were great as well. Good drinks and fantastic prices!

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Thank Linzrp
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Owner of Ajaw Chocolate recommended as traditional Belizean cuisine. I ordered a beef burrito as take out 4.50 $US. It was filling and good. Service friendly and quick.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide recommended Cenaida's and we were not disappointed. It was the best meal we had in San Ignacio. The owner was very friendly and the service was great. It was off the main drag, so we had to ask someone for directions. Glad we did.

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Thank Kime1664
Murphy
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great service, but the food was just okay. Not terrible or terrific. 4 of us ate lunch and drank bottled waters and the bill was exactly $20 US dollars.

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roslyn, new york
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70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We had been recommended to Cenaida's. It is very inexpensive and the food was fresh. There was nothing special...Dinner ran about $5 . I would rather pay $8 and eat at Han - nah's

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Thank res5137
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Nice low key place across from Maxims Chinese restaurant. Friendly, inquisitive, and helpful servers. Simple menu. Coconut fish with rice, plantains, stewed beans, and salad was very good. Daughter's chicken burrito was good also. Unfortunately do not serve desserts. Very reasonably priced.

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Georgetown, Colorado
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Cenaida's was definitely on my list to visit, and happy to hear they rebuilt after a fire a while back. Really great Mexican food in a relaxed family-friendly atmosphere, at super affordable prices.

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Thank sandyjackson2017
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

An amazing option for lunch or dinner. Good portions, authentic belizean flavour. Affordable. Good service. We will be back!

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Thank Kiki D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Caribbean, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?