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Benny's Kitchen

139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pibil” (81 reviews)
“empanadas” (14 reviews)
“pork” (20 reviews)
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Caribbean, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After riding horses into Xunantunich we stopped here for some lunch after tying up the horses across the street. The food here was seriously amazing. I could not believe how good this was! On the advice of our guide, Isiah, I had pibil for the...More

Thank dphazelwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like many Trip Advisor reviewers - we stopped here after seeing the Mayan ruins based on the recommendation of our guide who told us that it was authentic Belizian cuisine. It was crowded with both locals and tourists on a Sunday afternoon. We weren’t terribly...More

Thank Travelpages33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very close to Xunantunich which made it a perfect lunch stop before exploring there. I had the rice & beans with chicken which was tasty. My husband had the pibhil pork, which was DELICIOUS. The beer was cold, and the food was quick.

Thank jesmod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful local restaurant! Our group loved the food and service. The Pork and chicken were delicious and the Belelkin beer cold!

Thank Charger2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice local spot after visiting Xunantunich. Seems like many tour groups make this stop but there is a reason why - the food was good, the service was friendly and lots of options. I also liked that they had a small playground which was good...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were there for lunch and the food was superb. I had been looking for soursop and was beyond happy when I found out they sell it there. I am so going to go back there each time I come to Belize....More

Thank JackieGB123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For me, Benny's is the epitome of comfort food. Our tour guide at Xunantunich recommended this restaurant as a local favorite, and boy he couldn't have been more right. Benny's has all the local flavors down pat. If gibnut is in season, I highly recommend...More

Thank Barz P
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Good local food, good prices. I had the pibil and soursop drink. Both were great. Actually both were outstanding. I'm like a magician with pork, but this pibil puts all my efforts to shame.

Thank OffshoreSambo
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Great local spot. The food was great and affordable and my fresh squeezed juice was just what I needed. I loved the atmosphere and table set up.

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Great local dining experience outside the entrance to Xunantunich - try the house made green habanero chili garnish and the pig's foot soup. So good!

Thank KileNichole
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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