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Serendib

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan
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27 Burns Ave, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-2302
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Los Angeles
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123 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place, so surprising in this location. Founded by a Sri Lankan couple 60 years ago, it still features their authentic recipes. I had probably my best meal here in Central America.

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Thank LosAngelesTraveler89
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken curry with fried rice was very good, as were the lentil chips. The eggplant pickles were ok, but didn't really taste like pickles to me. Also had the bruschetta, which did not use fresh mozzarella but substituted salty feta instead. The rub was when the bill came. We were charged for two beers when we only had one.... More 

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Thank AdventurousGal67
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Indian food.we went here to try but sorry get disappointed.they even didn't know how to cook curry.i ask people abt place they said its local people own now before that it own by srilankan family.sorry

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Thank ramu1234
Davis, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place. The food was delicious, their staff was very friendly, and I loved their back courtyard to eat in.

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Thank gclester
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111 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful garden and super delicious Currys. Staff is friendly and very attentive. Their patio is lovely.

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Thank Nadja V
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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308 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I've had Sri Lankan food and this does not really taste like Sri Lankan nor South Indian Tamil food. But for a one time San Ignacio visitor, who cares. Decent food nevertheless.

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Thank jokerji
Honolulu, Hawaii
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We ended up here on Christmas Eve after having just flown in, not really realizing it was not a "local food" type of place. Nevertheless, they offered to make us some local food, and it was delicious! They made me escabeche soup (onions and spices and chicken), and my husband rice and beans and chicken (little did we know we... More 

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Thank Kelly K
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for some spicy food and it seemed like a good place to try. Unfortunately, I don't think we caught them on a good night. The wait was very long for both drinks and food (with us and those around us). We also had a spicy dish come out with no spiciness detected (tasted fine otherwise, but not what... More 

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New York
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506 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Serendib is a name of Sri Lanka. The restaurant was apparently previously owned by a Sri Lankan. Not too much of the Ceylon flavors,but there are some dishes with a nod to south Asian flavors.. such as the roti and pappadam. It is a great place to hang out and have a few beers in the evening. All belikin varietals... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great food (we had the different fish and chicken curries) and extremely friendly service! Our waiter noticed we liked hot sauce and gave us a few versions of his own hot sauce to try. We also met the owner's son who is really sweet and talked to us about his hopes for going to college and being an architect. Was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Burns Ave, San Ignacio, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +501 824-2302
Description
Right next to the mall and by Polly? Pizza restaurant. I am Indian and not a huge fan of Indian food -- but randomly this was the BEST SOUTH INDIAN food I have ever eaten!!

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