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Benny's Kitchen

139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pibil” (78 reviews)
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
“pork” (18 reviews)
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139 Belize | CAYO District, San Jose Succotz, Belize
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When touring the Xunantunich this is a fantastic near-by restaurant worth stopping at for a lunch. All outdoor seating under a roof with a playground attached.

Thank sulouwill
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

EAT HERE!! We had amazing food all throughout our Belize travels but Benny's was our favorite-and very affordable. We stopped after many locals recommended it when we said we were going to Xunantunich and we quickly realized why. Amazing food, cute spot, fresh juices. The...More

Thank Kaylarm14
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We came in a group of nine at a busy time of the day...after two amazing tours of local Mayan sites we were hungry...most of us had the pibil, tender slow roasted pork served on home made tortillas, amazing food! Service was fast and friendly....More

Thank michael b
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My fiancé and I recently visited Belize and went to Benny's Kitchen on a recommendation from someone who grew up in the area. This was easily our best food decision during our trip! We had sebutes, pibil (highly recommend this pork dish!), and the rice...More

Thank Its_Colleen
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Straight forward, and delicious! Even one of the few areas that stay open late that has a internet cafe inside of it!

Thank Brandon R
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Our group was served two huge burritos and they were amazing! They had some cabbage like fine slaw in them and it had tons of flavor!!! Then fresh fruit!!! Yum!!!

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We found Benny's to be pretty good and a great value. The beef items (fajitas, beef steak) were a bit tough, but tasty. The chicken wings were good. The empanadas were fantastic. If you are vegetarian, or even like veggies, do not miss the chaya...More

Thank M L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Always stop here after our visit in Xunantunich with my groups. Nice milkshakes, Horchata, juices and of course big plates with tasty food.

Thank carleska
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Benny's has about every national dish of Belize on the menu. My husband had the pilbil and said it was excellent. I think that I ordered carne asada -- I never eat red meat but I made an exception this time but darned if I...More

Thank BorneAppetit
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our guide took us to Benny's for lunch. I had the local stewed chicken and rice/beans. Very good, worth the stop.

Thank CoastGuardSteve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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