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All 18 Punta Gorda Restaurants

Marian's Bayview

Front Street, Punta Gorda, Belize
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Ranked #8 of 18 Restaurants in Punta Gorda
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This review is based upon Belize and Central American comparisons. My wife and I had two lunch and dinner with Marian. The restaurant is on the waterfront several blocks from the central park area of town. The restaurant is on the third floor a cement building and you actually dine on the roof. The building is not much to look... More

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Alexandra Headland, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

the food was great, i am just not a huge fan of buffet style eating. however, the location at the top of a building gives a great view over the bay, the food is really nice, and the lime drink is a perfect compliment to the spices.

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Pittsburg, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Super friendly service. The food was excellent and the lime juice....mmmm....can't get enough! The rice was so good! Sitting over the water with great view it is definitely a great placebo eat!

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Bloomington, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Marian is a very sweet woman who will create quite the spread of a family style meal if you call her in advance and see if she is free. We took a group of 15 or so to her restaurant and ate some of the best Belizean food for a very good rate. Very filling and delicious! Not to mention... More

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The Dalles, Oregon
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137 reviews 137 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We headed into Punta Gorda Town from Hickatee Cottages in a taxi and asked the driver for a recommendation for dinner. So happy to have asked since Marian's was her recommendation! We enjoyed choosing from a colorful array of Belizean and East Indian dishes which we devoured with gusto while gazing out over the water. Recommended!

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Manitoba, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Wow - the view and the food are a twin bill. The shade was welcome. But, really, it's the food. The lunch buffet was exceptional - a curried style fish dish, and several other unique local dishes.

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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Our first day in Punta Gorda and we were just getting acclimatized to the area. Although Marian's is only open for supper she invited us in for lunch. Very good East Indian food.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I enjoyed the buffet here, especially for the money. It was also good to be able to try many different dishes. The service is impeccable! Very friendly! I also loved their hot sauce and lime juice.

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Belize
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I had the best fried Snapper with an Onion Sauce and Rice and Beans.I ate as I sat looking over the Punta Gorda Bay which is a view of power. Make sure to ask Miss Marian for a bottle of her habanero Pepper Sauce which she makes and bottles from scratch.

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Coban, Guatemala
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Marian is a great cook, but not so keen on the cafeteria style set-up for lunchtime...but go at night and you know what you are getting is fresh, especially if you order shrimp or fish, which she will fry there and then! Great views across the sea, but the outside look of the building is a little eclectic!

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