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13 Cork Street | Fort George District, Belize City, Belize
223 4759
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice outdoor courtyard location.

The eating area has an outdoor feel but is in the courtyard of an old historic hotel. Very nice for eating with groups. The food is good and the service is good but paced to match the laid back locals. Relaxing venue.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Gary S
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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89 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The eating area has an outdoor feel but is in the courtyard of an old historic hotel. Very nice for eating with groups. The food is good and the service is good but paced to match the laid back locals. Relaxing venue.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This restaurant is one of the few restaurants in this area, close to the Redisson hotel. We had a good pizza, however at a ridiculous price: 20 US dollars + 12.5% service charge was way too much. And the staff just sits uninterested behind the counter. Not many other options, but better to avoid.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Had dinner at the Smoky Mermaid and wasn't really what I was expecting. We pre-ordered since we were a large group. When we got there, it was like they didn't do anything before we got there. Took a while for the food and then it wasn't anything special when we got it. I ordered Shrimp and it was okay as... More 

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Virginia City, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We had a great meal here. Nice ambiance and terrific food. The blackened snapper was excellent. After 5 pm they say not to be walking around. It's easy to get a cab as the Radisson is across the street.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

After staying in Belize City for two nights and trying to eat all local fare, we decided to splurge and be lazy to go here (just downstairs from Great House Inn). They try with the presentation but the quality wasn't fresh and worth what they charge. We got the sautéed shrimp starter (five measly shrimp, mushy and bad texture), the... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It was fair. We had breakfast there with friends and for about $10 US you can get a fairly normal US breakfast. Sadly it is average. You can walk down the street about 2 blocks and get about the same breakfast for $6 US. The bugs were bad in the morning and the waitress was not very helpful. She tried... More 

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North Tustin, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We ate inside on a rainy night. Visited twice during our stay. Once for cold beer with great service. Second time for nachos and a burger. Food was good - above average for a hotel. Drinks and service were good again.

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Belize Cayes, Belize
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

So many mosquitoes as soon as I'd ordered. Thought staff was slow and inattentive. Food, though okay, was priced too high for its value. Won't go back.

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Forney, Texas
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Food was OK but bland and not prepared very well. There are better choices in Belize City. Has great atmosphere but need help in the kitchen.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

IT is located in the Radisson Hotel and was able to handle over 45 people at a quick clip. Meals were pre-ordered so that helped; however servers were responsive to the needs of individual diners. Serving sizes were more than adequate- one of the few places who provided decent sized servings in all of our Belizean adventures.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 Cork Street | Fort George District, Belize City, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District  >  Belize City
  • Phone Number: 223 4759

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?