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Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant

18 Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio 99999, Belize
+501 824-2034
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, International, Healthy, Steakhouse, Seafood
18 Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio 99999, Belize
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant
1. Natural Surroundings
"Lovely sitting outdoors on the patio or inside if it is too warm"
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2. Great Service!
"The service was prompt but not rushed, and friendly."
Allen M
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3. Varied Menu
"While it bills itself as a steakhouse it has a varied menu."
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On December 27th our family of 4 had a great meal at the san Ignacio resort. We did not stay at the hotel but the restaurant and setting were fantastic. My wife and I split the conch starch and it was amazing. Property was lovely...More

Thank darren c
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is a five star restaurant tucked away in the Mayan jungle. Family owned (the family raises the beef right outside San Ignacio) and it shows. Inside seating or the terrace overlooking the pool and grounds. Watch the Tucans flight from tree to tree at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Debi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not the staff's fault but this restaurant is not hotel customer friendly. The food is fine and it should be convenient but we arrived at 4pm after a days travel with nothing to eat since breakfast in peak season and the restaurant was not...More

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

For starters, the menu is rather limited. If they are going to call themselves a steakhouse, then they need to have more than three choices of beef on the menu. By the name I was expecting a much wider selection of beef choices. That said,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant has a nice setting, food and service are excellent. We could have not asked for a better place.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank islandseeker5
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

The reason I gave this a 3 was due to the food and the price of the food. If I could give it a 2.5 / neutral I would but I can’t. Let me start off by telling you that a) the service and our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelingwithgoodnes
sanignaciobelize, Manager at Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear travelingwithgoodnes, Thank you for taking your time to review our Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant. Our team is trained to meet and exceed visitors' expectations with unsurpassed levels of hospitality-- I am glad to know that our dining team was satisfactory and created a...More

Reviewed December 10, 2018

The restauarant has an inside room and a patio dinning room. The service was friendly and competent. The food selection was just right with all the food made from scratch. We tried something different each night we were there and was impressed. Though they feature...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 101edf
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Average food, priced higher than in town of course, like any resort. Very nice setting looking out onto beautiful flora, pool and if you’re lucky, you may see an iguana hangin’ in a tree. Service tends to be a bit slower so be prepared to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Everything about this restaurant is perfect: service, menu, ambiance, setting... I ordered the grouper and it was better than I could have imagined. We sat on the terrace overlooking the pool--a purely delightful evening with friends.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChicagoTravelers59
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

It was great to stay at the San Ignacio Hotel again. My husband and I love staying there. The hotel staff are very courteous and friendly. We always look forward to the welcome complimentary drink as well as the lovely room and relaxing balcony. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jane B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $40
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio 99999, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +501 824-2034
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at San Ignacio Resort Hotel
Honoured as Restaurant of the Year 2016, the Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant is the San Ignacio Resort Hotel’s all-day dining restaurant. The restaurant offers an air-conditioned dining hall and outdoor seating area where guests can enjoy a selection of appetizers and entrées that feature meats from the family ranch, family recipes, Belizean cuisine, vegan and vegetarian options. The restaurant also boasts exceptional views of the hillside property where diners can often spot resident birds, including toucans, that come to feed on nearby trees-- making for a unique "dining with the birds" experience.
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