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23 Far West Street, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-2283
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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Duncan, Canada
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152 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant we had planned on dining at was closed. Feeling tired from from a long day on the road, we went across the street to Maxims. At first we thought that we had made a bad decision as we were the only customers. That changed quickly as many patrons stopped by to pick up takeout and the restaurant started... More 

Thank CowichanConnoisseur
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132 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a foodie I tend to be quite picky where I eat especially taking chances at Chinese restaurants. Yet most locals say that Maxim's is the better choice in town so I gave it a shot. Yes they do use MSG, just as most Chinese restaurants use, yet they were happy to exclude the MSG as well as my request... More 

Thank surfinraw
Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were recently taking in San Ignacio for the day and when we asked what Chinese restaurant this local person recommended, they said Maxims. We arrived and as soon as we got our meal we were sure we made the right choice. The staff was friendly, the food was very inexpensive and tasty, and it came promptly.... More 

Thank DurkDurkn
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232 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

A basic Chinese Restaurant, just a few blocks from the center of town, they seem to do more take away than table service. We had heard about their pork chops and steamed vegetables so gave it a try, it went down quite well with a couple of adult icy cold beverages. Recommend it for a change of taste, but nothing... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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308 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

That's a weird name for a Chinese restaurant, isn't it? We stayed at Martha's and this place was right across from Marthas and probably the only place open during the holidays. We ordered carryout twice and it was fairly decent. The portions were good.

Thank jokerji
Kolkata, India
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432 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Had a lunch on our first day in San Ignacio and we didn't come back again. The food was not nice, loud music inside, which prevents you to have conversation, rowdy characters having drinks and creating a ruckus inside. Not a picture of a great restaurant for families. Not Recommended at all.

Thank Dr_B_Maitra
San Ignacio, Belize
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I always get great service and my food is always made the way I like it - the owner, wife and daughter are welcoming and listen to your choice of meal even when you want your favourite dish prepared to suit you. My husband and I love going especially - especially about 1 pm, I am always welcome, even minutes... More 

Thank Carla J
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

this is your typical Asian owned mom and pop restaurant they offer Chinese and a Belizean favorite fried chicken. the food is good with a great selection to chose from. only draw back is they water down the dang hotsauce.

Thank nevelo
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Food was average, the people at the table next to us complained about a bug in there food. No AC in the restaurant. Only good thing was they have a TV where we got to watch the Olympics.

Thank STravelsHappy
San Ignacio, Belize
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you like your food shortly after ordering it and are good to go with fried chicken then this is the place for you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Far West Street, San Ignacio, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +501 824-2283

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