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The Secret Garden Restaurant

Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3617
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We were there March 7-12th and they were closed each day - I thought maybe they were on vacation but the hotel called and said they were out of business

Thank debrajune
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Debra! Im so sorry about The Secret Garden Restaurant being closed, We are undergoing a management change and its definitely NOT out of business! We will be RE OPENING the first week of April under great new management! Thanks!

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had no fish, food good otherwise, bit closed in so the bugs were out more than a more open location.

Thank mcgray2018
Reviewed 21 February 2018

While off the beaten path the food was excellent. Tucked away in a area off the street do not let that fool you. Small quaint place. One of the few restaurants we asked to visit with the chef (it was not busy and we wanted...More

1  Thank Randy W
Reviewed 20 February 2018

A very cosy outdoor location and a variety of dishes to choose from. We had the lobster and Creole Gumbo which were both very tasty.

Thank survdale
Reviewed 19 February 2018

My sister and I shared the Vegetable Stir Fry. It was very well prepared, the vegetables remained crunchy and there was enough for both of us. For a single person, at $28 BZ we thought it was a bit pricey for a non-meat dish but...More

Thank Nicky M
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Excellent service, fantastic homemade meals w/fresh ingredients in a peaceful atmosphere. Becca & Tobi are great!

Thank Lynne O
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The folks at Secret Garden were kind enough to feed us in the middle of a heavy rain storm. Although most tables here are outside they managed to find us a dry spot. They proceeded to feed us well. The food was well prepared and...More

Thank Helena Traveler
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This was by far the best meal we've had in the village. pork chops were tender and the desserts were fabulous. Lovely atmosphere. It truly is a secret garden. It was a delight to meet Becca!!

Thank goodearthcabins
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem that won’t disappoint . The food was outstanding . Fresh fish , gumbo and salads are a home run .

Thank zekeferret
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

My fiancee and I (along with another couple) decided to visit Secret Garden for our date night of the vacation. We were not disappointed! Owners Becca & Tobi greeted us, and even sat down at our table for good conversation. 3 of the 4 of...More

Thank Sarah M
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Jerry R
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Response from Rob G | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress is fine for most restaurants in Placencia. Shorts would be fine, perhaps not swimsuits as suggested above.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 18
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3617
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Relax in our garden & enjoy our "Asia de Caribe" cuisine --- combining influences of Spanish, Caribbean and Creole Cuisine with Pan-Asian cooking and flavoring techniques. You'll want to experience our "Signature Stacked Ceviche" --Local Fresh Snapper Ceviche Over Wasabi Guacamole, Fresh Cream, Red Chili Sauce and Lime Essence..... We're located in Placencia Village, across from the basketball courts.
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