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Paniscea Restaurant - CLOSED

Main Street, Orange Walk 0000, Belize
+501 623-7200
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
14 Jun 2014
“Sad to hear they are leaving”
9 Jun 2014
“Friendly hosts serve great food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Contemporary, South American, Central American, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Orange Walk 0000, Belize
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2014

This was a great place to eat and watch the river, Unfortunately they are closing on Monday June 16. They said they are working on selling to someone who may open it again but as of Monday they will be closed.

2  Thank KandSMorey
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

We met this nice guy on the road, started a talk about his limping dog. We continued to Paniscea Restaurant, where later this man proofed to be the owner, Doug. Both he and Lucy are very good hosts who know the balance between giving privacy...More

Thank Hippohanna
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Took a group of five to this restaurant in Orange Walk Town. It is located just on the outskirts of town by the river, a short walk from Hotel de la Fuente. It had the best dinner of our whole trip to Belize and we...More

Thank Geordias
Reviewed 16 May 2014

The open air dining in the gazebo is very nice with views of the river, and the friendly proprietor Doug makes you feel at home. We had delicious fish and garlic chicken, and enjoyed a nice group of local girls celebrating a birthday party.

Thank jalice0
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Been to Paniscea multiple times and Doug and Lucy outdo themselves upon every visit. Great food, superb atmosphere right on the river (bug spray at night though :)) and just a wonderful dining experience. I eat my weight in Fry Jacks every time we come!

Thank boeckeljeremy
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I ate here several times while on a recent mission trip in Orange Walk. It was a short distance from our hotel, and the riverside setting is beautiful. Doug, the owner, is from Canada and all the staff speaks English, so there was no language...More

Thank lbeachy
Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

The food is amazing the service is excellent I would definitely go back and recommend this place to anyone going to Orange Walk.

Thank SSAFDCB_Team
Reviewed 13 March 2014

We were recommended by our hotel to have dinner here and it was a delight. The food was excellent and Doug and his wife who run the place have managed to strike a good balance of being friendly and welcoming but not too intrusive. There...More

Thank Polo_and_Marco
Reviewed 10 February 2014

I spent nine days in Orange Walk and ate here 4 out of 9 nights. I tried a different meal every time and not once did I walk away disappointed. Doug the owner was very friendly and runs a top notch establishment. Everything about Paniscea...More

Thank Krystal M
Reviewed 1 February 2014

Had a delightful evening at the Paniscea. The owners are very friendly and helpful, and the food excellent. They work very hard to create delicious cuisine. It was a pleasure eating there.

Thank gwynn123
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 2 - USD 24
American, International, Contemporary, South American, Central American, Vegan Options
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Orange Walk 0000, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Orange Walk District  >  Orange Walk
  • Phone Number: +501 623-7200
  • E-mail
Set on a beautiful river setting in Orange Walk Belize this open air restaurant features excellent service, a diverse and exquisite menu at affordable prices...a rare find in Belize. Just opened on New Year's eve 2011!!
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