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Benny's Kitchen

139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pibil” (81 reviews)
“pork” (23 reviews)
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Central American, Gluten Free Options
139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stopped by this lovely outdoor restaurant for lunch after visiting Xunantunich m. I had the pork pibil which was amazing. I loved the size and thickness of the handmade corn tortillas. We had juice to drink but many people got a...More

Thank kctraveler0311
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Bennys Kitchen after Xunantunich which is a popular place with tours! The day we visited was a slow day so there were open tables. We ordered Watermelon juice, very satisfying after being in the heat. We ordered Empanadas for an appetizer which were...More

Thank Klmeeks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG Pilbil was the best! We visited this stop based off of so many great reviews and being walking distance from Xunantunich it was a great spot to stop. Because this place is next to Xunantunich we noticed a lot of tourists and locals as...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think this was the best food that my wife and I had while we were in Belize, including a couple of much more expensive places along the way. We both got the pibil, and we split a fruit shake. Delicious.

Thank Robert55229
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Benny's Kitchen is an amazing place to get local & authentic food. Despite its popularity among tourists, locals do come here and it's kept its authenticity.

Thank Frieda1985
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We booked a tour with Edwin’s Belize Adventures and went here for lunch after seeing Xunantunich and it was great. The tour consisted of six people and everyone in our group had something different and we all thought our meals were excellent. So, it doesn’t...More

1  Thank romadaro
Reviewed 26 May 2018

If you're in the area, stop here. The food is consistently good and the atmosphere is fun. Some of the best plantains and soursop I've had in Belize.

Thank pinkspottedzebras
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Make sure you eat here if you are in the area. The food is good and quite tasty. It is about 1/2 mile off the main highway in a residential area so use Google Maps. This place is very popular with the locals so the...More

Thank G2services
Reviewed 15 April 2018

fter visit of Xunantunich late afternoon I stopped here to have a late lunch in this highly recommended. Unfortunately in the afternoon the choice was limited. I went for Pibil which was juicy and excellent. (Pibil Pollo Pibil is a traditional Mexican dish from the...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Came here with our family of 6 and had a really great meal. In the week since we’ve been in Belize, we’ve tried some highly rated places, but there was something missing from each one. Well Benny’s Kitchen really hit the spot. It was very...More

Thank Emeka E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Caribbean, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Jose Succotz
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