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Lamanai Riverside Retreat

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, South American, Central American
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Lamanai Alley, Orange Walk, Belize
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258 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, which included several meals at this restaurant. The menu is solid, with a variety of choices, including great ceviche, burritos, chicken, fish, and other selections. The restaurant has an outdoor patio bar serving beer, wine, rum drinks, and several higher end spirits for a thirsty traveler. The view is wonderful. You can sit on... More 

Thank jazzie F
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Great food, great service, great location. Our room had a coffee maker but it was nice to also have self-serve coffee and juice at the restaurant.

Thank pjg90249
Fresno, California
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is where you change over from your bus tour for the Lamanai Mayan Ruins and Riverboat cruise from the bus to the boat. It's a bar/restaurant/gift shop. The food is ok, if you haven't tried rice made from coconut milk then this is a good chance for you. Otherwise grab a cerveza and cool off while waiting for your... More 

Thank WorldPhotographer68
Albany, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This restaurant is right on the New River. The setting is peaceful and quiet. Access is from a small road in the center of town...you will have to ask a local. The food was good and the beer was cold.

Orland Park, Illinois
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We ate here for dinner twice while in Orange Walk as we were staying in the cabins. The first night was excellent, everything was freshly prepared and delicious. The second night everything was good, but a little too salty. I think it was just a different cook. The prices were good and the portions were generous.

Thank juwayyidmom
Hobart, Australia
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed in one of the cottages at the retreat. It was basic but clean and comfortable. The folks at the retreat also organised our day trip to Lamanai which went very well - picked up from in front of the hotel. We also ate at the restaurant. The food was fine. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Ken H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Great Food... But do not be in a hurry, they take their time. Very nice staff We had 3 meals here in 2 days and we will be returning

Thank emailmetl
San Marcos, California
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299 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

On our tour of the Lamanai Mayan ruins, we were given a delightful picnic in an open Tiki-like building within the park. The food was very good and we all enjoyed everything.

Thank ntflady
Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

and always leave inspired by the birdlife and occasional crocodile. It's a great place to enjoy a river side table with a Belikin or delicious rum punch and binoculars. Bring some bug juice. We have never stayed at the cabanas which look rustic and inviting.

Thank agnes5252
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We thought this was such a nice restaurant over the water where we could watch the sunset, have a few drinks then a nice dinner. It was impossible to get service as the waiter had a table of friends he would have rather been with. The only 'wine' was some awful cashew home made stuff. Fish filet dinner was extremely... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lamanai Alley, Orange Walk, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Orange Walk District  >  Orange Walk
  • Phone Number: 501-670-7846

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