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“AN UNEXPECTEDLY GOOD RESTAURANT ” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nahil Mayab Restaurant & Patio

Nahil Mayab Restaurant & Patio
Corner Guadalupe & Santa Ana Streets, Orange Walk -----, Belize
501-322-0831
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Ranked #2 of 10 restaurants in Orange Walk
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Latin, Vegetarian, International, Healthy
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Nahil Mayab Restaurant is the ideal venue in Orange Walk Town, Belize, for a family dinner, romantic date, business lunch, or to socialize. Guests can dine in our air-conditioned dining hall or in the courtyard surrounded by a lush, tropical forest garden. Choose from an array of dishes prepared by our certified chef and her team. Amenities include complimentary wireless internet and a children's playground.
Cathedral City, CA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“AN UNEXPECTEDLY GOOD RESTAURANT ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Orange Walk Town may not be a destination of choice for many tourists, but we were there as a base from which to visit the Mayan ruins at Lamanai. We stayed for two nights and considered ourselves fortunate to have been directed to Nahil Myab, meaning "Mayan House". The decor and furnishings are an attractive combination of mahogany furniture and a Mayan theme and the food was a very good sampling of well prepared and presented local dishes. Our four meals featured rice and beans with stewed chicken, beans and coconut rice with stewed chicken, cham cham chicken empanadas and seafood soup, all served by our waiter Jorge who also very helpfully made several local phone calls for us.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Not sure meets it's reputation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Great atmosphere-there with all Halloween stuff around. Out of the way somewhat. Staff fabulous. Despite rave reviews re food I have to say I wasn't impressed and also pretty expensive. Ate next night at tiny local "reataurant" - cost next to nothing and 5 weeks of travelling it was one of the best meals have had.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“The top restaurant is not always the best”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013 via mobile

It was a bit of a walk at night from our hotel down some dirt lanes well hidden from the main drag. The food was good but not outstanding, but the service was excellent. We had a more enjoyable meal from the dinky diner on the main road the next night where the locals go for about a third of the price and we still haven't found anything to surpass that meal!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“So beautiful.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

I loved the food (not so much the prices), the service was slow- but considering I was with a group of about 15, it was good. Their outside area was amazing though!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Punta Gorda, Belize
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Great restaurant, conveniently located in the middle of Orange Walk, delivering excellent food (with an unusual selection of Maya dishes - not to be missed!) in a comfortable environment with top-notch service and great coffee. Highly recommended if you're in town for the day and need a good place to stop for lunch.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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