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The Secret Garden Restaurant

Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 634-9789
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Ranked #5 of 54 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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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My partner and I went here for dinner and can honestly say over our two week holiday to Mexico and Belize we had the best food and service than we received anywhere. Tracy the waitress was knowledgeable of the menu and her service and friendliness second to none. This may not be the cheapest place to eat but it is... More

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Lafayette, California
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Sabrina runs a yummy restaurant in a beautiful garden setting! The seafood and specialty martinis are a must, and the desserts were a wonderfully homemade and local.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The only thing better than the food and ambiance of this Secret Garden is the owner, she is a gem and a great host.

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houston
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

we tried several places in town. Secret garden had the best service and food in town. The quality and presentation of the food was outstanding. Rumfish and other restaurants are also ok and worth trying but dont miss out on this restaurant.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Having tried fried grouper in over six countries in this region, The Secret Garden has the best, and I mean by far, THE BEST grouper that I have ever had. It was a charming atmosphere and a great choice at under $50 US for two.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had dinner here the last night of our weeklong trip, it was outstanding. Creole lobster, gumbo and apps were so good and friendly service.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

There is a charming outdoor courtyard where we ate. The menu offers many selections and I must say the appetizer, main course and dessert were wonderful! It is a must for those visiting Placencia.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

The food was great along with the atmosphere and the people. Sabrina made sure that everything was done well. Looking forward to return trip!

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Los Angeles
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We celebrated a birthday at The Secret Garden in May. 14 of us. Sabrina took great care of us. She is the proprietor and runs the place with military-like efficiency. The Roasted Garlic appetizer is not to be missed. The Caesar Salad was also very nice. Great dressing, kind of surprised me. My wife and I had fish, both were... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The food was delicious. I had the grouper, and my boyfriend had their jerk chicken. Both were excellent and the portions were more than we could finish in one sitting. Great food, value and service. The atmosphere is also very romantic.

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