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All 55 Placencia Restaurants

The Secret Garden Restaurant

Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 634-9789
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Ranked #7 of 55 Restaurants in Placencia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $18
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Asian fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: 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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los angeles
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We loved the Secret Garden..not only the atmosphere and service and food presentation but also the food itself has lots of options (even for vegetarians) with fresh fresh seafood and organic vegetables. Plus the food was delicious. By far, the Secret Garden was the most delicious and fresh (and healthy) meal we had while in Belize. If you plan to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This was a nice, creative mix of local dishes and some fairly exotic stuff. It's in a quiet place so you can hear your dinner companions and have a real conversation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal I had the steak topped with a lobster tail and for dessert had the warm choclate cake! It was all wonderful! Wish I could have it right now!The owner is originally from the US super friendly! I loved the garden atmosphere as well!

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Cool place - sitting outdoors with cats roaming (which my kids loved!). They make fresh juice and have an excellent menu. Really good food and great overall experience. Highly reccommend!

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usa
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7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

what a nice surprise ! it was a nice calm evening as we were walking around and stumbled on the nice looking place and decided to give it a try. it started raining moments after we were seated and the staff were very quick to help us move to a dry table to eat at. food was very good quality... More

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Kemah, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food here was incredible. We had grouper and crab cakes the night we went. The food and the service were very good. It was a very hot night with no breeze. The staff made sure they turned a fan in our direction to cool us off. The menu was interesting with a lot of variation which made it hard... More

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Clifton Park, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I believe it was the owner we were talking with- she's from Nevada- and came over to make sure we were doing well. She was extremely friendly and answered all of our questions. The food was excellent. We enjoyed the roasted garlic with coconut croutons. The black bean soup had the perfect amount of spice. And the Rum cake was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was a our second trip to Placencia Belize. The first time we visited, the Secret Garden was closed. But on this second trip, it was open and we made sure we had a reservation. The Secret Garden has the best food in Placencia and the owner Sabrina is fantastic and fun! We loved our first meal so much that... More

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Placencia, Belize
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

After being on a boat for a week, we had a few days to hang in Placencia. The restaurants are all pretty good but the Secret Garden really knows how to put it together. We went back the next night and had a delightful experience all over again. We were leaving for home in the morning and asked if they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

the food was some of the best in Belize, which is saying something. atmosphere was amazing as well, and our server (who happened to be the owner) was a delight. really cool place, don't pass through Placencia without dropping in.

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Additional Information about The Secret Garden Restaurant

Address: Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
Phone Number: +501 634-9789
Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
Average Prices: USD 7 - 18
Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Asian fusion

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