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Benny's Kitchen

139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
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  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pibil” (72 reviews)
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
“pork” (18 reviews)
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139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Straight forward, and delicious! Even one of the few areas that stay open late that has a internet cafe inside of it!

Thank Brandon R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group was served two huge burritos and they were amazing! They had some cabbage like fine slaw in them and it had tons of flavor!!! Then fresh fruit!!! Yum!!!

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found Benny's to be pretty good and a great value. The beef items (fajitas, beef steak) were a bit tough, but tasty. The chicken wings were good. The empanadas were fantastic. If you are vegetarian, or even like veggies, do not miss the chaya...More

Thank M L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always stop here after our visit in Xunantunich with my groups. Nice milkshakes, Horchata, juices and of course big plates with tasty food.

Thank carleska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Benny's has about every national dish of Belize on the menu. My husband had the pilbil and said it was excellent. I think that I ordered carne asada -- I never eat red meat but I made an exception this time but darned if I...More

Thank BorneAppetit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide took us to Benny's for lunch. I had the local stewed chicken and rice/beans. Very good, worth the stop.

Thank CoastGuardSteve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here last week with a large group of teens from the USA. The service was quick and the food was very good. They had a small shop too where students could buy an ice cream or soda.

Thank MsEnergyTeacher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a house in Succotz Village and travel throughout Belize frequently. Benny's is one of my favorite places in the whole country. You can order traditional Belizean dishes or get American-style food like burgers. Benny's is very popular with tour operators but is usually...More

Thank Chekist
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Tasty food, great place to stop in for lunch or dinner. I think a lot of tour groups make this a regular stop since it's so close to the river ferry.

Thank JessGR
Reviewed May 6, 2017

A rather unpretentious eating place in Belize and close to the ruins of Xuanantunich. It is a partly open air type of restaurant which is welcome in the stifling heat. The menu is extensive and the food is local and good.

Thank gyanfernando
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Jose Succotz
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