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Benny's Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Caribbean, Central American
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the pibil and watermelon juice and it seriously gave me life. The colorful open air patio is also a plus.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jenmar5283
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first meal in Belize and it was great. We were served promptly, the food was good, the beer was cold.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DandL1590
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a decently priced and authentic Belizean restaurant. The pulled pork and regular pork were really awesome but the carne asada was like shoe leather and the service was slow. However, it’s a pretty good place to eat after you get some seeing the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bigredk9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get there early that this place is packed. I always found south american food heavy, Belizan food is not. If you are looking for local, very casual, and great eat, this is the place.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank islandseeker5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent local food at reasonable prices. Well signposted from Xunantunich ferry up the hill into the village. Good service but can get busy as tourists stop by for refreshment after visiting Xunantunich. Do try the fresh fruit juices - I can recommend the sour sop...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to stop in to eat after seeing the Xunantunich ruins. It is right around the corner from the ferry, on Church St. Benigno is the owner and is very friendly. The food is amazing. They have festive delicious smoothies. Make...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SoraciSauce
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Came there for breakfast / early brunch before going to the Xunantunich Maya site. The empanadas and other delicacies there were delicious, ridiculously cheap and abundant. They also had delicious fresh juices, and every ingredient tasted fresher than anything in the USA, for example. Service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stdenis93
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We ate at Benny's Kitchen after touring Xunantunich; appetizers are tasty and incredibly low priced--can't believe how they can sell them that cheap. Meal was really good. Highly recommend eating here.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bdelafield
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

A local guy recommended I eat here and I arrived to see a fair few locals having lunch, picking up take away and the delivery guy picking up orders. I am vegetarian and there were plenty of optiona for me. I tried Orchata which was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The lunch was delicious there. We’re starving when we arrived, and left the place full stomach. High recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank michellebL5886DK
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