We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Secret Garden Restaurant

Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3617
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (42 reviews)
“key lime tart” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (892)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 871 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank mcgray2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 hotels in Placencia
Paradise Vacation Hotel
252 reviews
.32 km away
Robert's Grove Beach Resort
802 reviews
.34 km away
Cozy Corner
80 reviews
.39 km away
Captain Jak's Cabanas
127 reviews
.49 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Tutti Frutti
1,867 reviews
.09 km away
Brewed Awakenings
405 reviews
.50 km away
Dawn's Grill
739 reviews
.08 km away
Above Grounds Coffee
466 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Placencia Municipal Pier
13 reviews
.33 km away
The Secret Garden
127 reviews
.01 km away
DTOURZ Placencia - Doyle Gardiner
122 reviews
.65 km away
Pirate's Point Adventure Tours
87 reviews
.26 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jerry R
22 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
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.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing