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16 Bullet Tree Road | South of Bullet Tree Road on West, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 631-2526
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“stewed chicken” (28 reviews)
“coconut fish” (12 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
16 Bullet Tree Road | South of Bullet Tree Road on West, San Ignacio, Belize
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Reviewed today via mobile

I wanted to try it because it seemed like the type of place where locals eat. The meal I ordered came with salad, the lettuce was wilted, food was average, nothing special.

Thank traveller-col1983
Reviewed 4 days ago

We hadn't been to Cenaida's in awhile and met friends there for dinner. We had stewed chicken with rice & beans and one of the daily specials which was creole shrimp with coconut rice, stewed beans and salad. The portions were generous, the food delicious...More

Thank LeeMike
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow - what a great local restaurant! After being directed to too many fancy, expensive, slow places to eat, we were so happy to finally find this place for dinner! The service was fast and friendly, and the food was good. My friend had the...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe I had borderline heat stroke after a long hot morning at Xunantunich, but our tour guide brought us here for lunch and the chicken burrito with a cold belikin was lifesaving. Definitely good value. Also has lots of fans so it was nice and...More

Thank lschleim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience, the food, the price and the service is just very good at Ceneida’s! Had the grilled shrimp twice :-) the whole fish was also muy bien.

Thank Geesje O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just came back from dinner, had the coconut shrimp and a vodka cocktail with fresh squeezed grapefruit juice- both absolutely fantastic!! Service was quick and friendly. Ambiance is quaint diner style. I would not say it is cheaper than the other places we have eaten,...More

Thank Isabel A
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

There aren’t many restaurants in San Ignacio but we saw a couple of good reviews and decided to try this place out. It was rather quiet on arrival but the service was quick and friendly. We ordered the beef steak and fish fillet. The portion...More

Thank TheCurtaulks
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Near downtown but a little ways off of Burns. Well worth the walk. Another local spot specializing in local food. Reasonable prices, large portions and great quality. My favorite things in a restaurant. And since all Belize food is exotic to me, a true taste...More

Thank jabariu18
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Our hotel, The Ka’ana, recommended this restaurant to us after dropping us off in San Ignacio to explore for the afternoon. This was not the only restaurant we went to while in San Ignacio, but it was definitely the best! I had the chicken enchiladas...More

Thank ah2adventures
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This is another excellent restaurant for local Belizean food. We had an excellent dinner there. Everyone enjoyed dinner including snapper, pork chops, and curry. Good chow. Highly recommended.

Thank Charles R B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Bullet Tree Road | South of Bullet Tree Road on West, San Ignacio, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +501 631-2526
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