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13 Cork Street | Fort George District, Belize City, Belize
223 4759
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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California Hot Springs, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Customer service was a 2, food was a 1. The cost for the quality does not match up, and there were 14 of us!

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Thank sheri w
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Do not eat there! I repeat, do not eat there! Tasteless, overpriced food and expensive drinks. The starter was supposed to be a brochette of steak wrapped around cheese. Couldn't even chew the steak. My, what should have been, main course of stir fried mixed seafood in a garlic sauce, turned out to be a boiled up, under seasoned plate... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Our group of 20 sat outdoors and enjoyed dinner. Nice ambiance, delicious food. The seafood kabobs were excellent!

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Thank southernbelle504
Burbank, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We had dinner there. Food was good, but if you are a wine drinker, order beer or a drink. They have only one white, one red, and the red was not good. They were nice enough to take it away and not charge us for it. The Belikin Beer was good and cold. Food was good, but nothing earth shattering.... More 

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Thank Renee L
Boulder, Colorado
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Tasty selection of local and classic cocktails to start. I had the Icy Blue Ocean. Very refreshing. I had the "catch of the day" red snapper--very delicate crust--always a favorite and this was very good. My companion had the coconut shrimp--also excellent. I'll eat there again.

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Thank Linda K
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We sat on the patio and the most memorable thing was the adorable little kitties that came to sit by our table. The food was mediocre and the service was less. The staff did light incense to keep the bugs at bay. This place had high reviews but we couldn't figure out why.

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Thank Michelle S
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109 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Good food at affordable prices. Every night, they have a 3 course special that goes about $30. They have a conch curry, which I recommend if it's in season.

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Thank Tina N
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Overpriced, low flavour, average at best food. Seems tailored to cashing in on coach trippers. The decor is nice nice and I bet in high season it's pleasant but not while we were there. A local said we'd have been better going to the Radisson (if not local at least more imaginative and flavoursome for similar cost).

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Thank franc080
Maryland
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Our party of eight was seated outside as we requested. Two of our plastic chairs were broken (the arm and backs) and staff seemed taken back by a request to replace these chairs. The atmosphere of the place was very encouraging but it ended there. We went on Easter and that meant no drinking. There were no alternatives to drinking... More 

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Thank BudandCarol
Poncha Springs, CO
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122 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

It's been a long time since I've enjoyed a plate of Belizean rice & beans & chicken (or fish, as the case maybe). I'd describe the r&b at the Smokey Mermaid as average. The chicken, however, was quite good and consisted of probably a quarter breast prepared in the typical stewed fashion of Belize. The outdoor ambience of the patio... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Cork Street | Fort George District, Belize City, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District  >  Belize City
  • Phone Number: 223 4759

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?