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The Secret Garden Restaurant

Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3617
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
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1 - 10 of 874 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here for dinner and loved the quiet location. It is tucked away but, worth finding. The garden we sat in was charming. We ordered aps and some specials. My husbands steak was cooked perfectly and the veggies it was served with were perfect to...More

Thank Jennifer Q
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place had some of the best food we ate when we were in Placencia. The fish entrees were excellent. The owner was very attentive and nice. We had met the owner at The Tipsy Tuna and I was interested in the way she had...More

Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We haven't had a bad meal the 3 times we have visited Placencia, but this was my favorite all week. The atmosphere of The Secret Garden is beautiful and tranquil, like a hidden treasure. The service was spot on, under new management and doing an...More

Thank Monica D
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We were there March 7-12th and they were closed each day - I thought maybe they were on vacation but the hotel called and said they were out of business

Thank debrajune
Placenciamassage, Owner at The Secret Garden Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Debra! Im so sorry about The Secret Garden Restaurant being closed, We are undergoing a management change and its definitely NOT out of business! We will be RE OPENING the first week of April under great new management! Thanks!

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Had no fish, food good otherwise, bit closed in so the bugs were out more than a more open location.

Thank mcgray2018
Reviewed 20 February 2018

While off the beaten path the food was excellent. Tucked away in a area off the street do not let that fool you. Small quaint place. One of the few restaurants we asked to visit with the chef (it was not busy and we wanted...More

1  Thank Randy W
Reviewed 20 February 2018

A very cosy outdoor location and a variety of dishes to choose from. We had the lobster and Creole Gumbo which were both very tasty.

Thank survdale
Reviewed 19 February 2018

My sister and I shared the Vegetable Stir Fry. It was very well prepared, the vegetables remained crunchy and there was enough for both of us. For a single person, at $28 BZ we thought it was a bit pricey for a non-meat dish but...More

Thank Nicky M
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Excellent service, fantastic homemade meals w/fresh ingredients in a peaceful atmosphere. Becca & Tobi are great!

Thank Lynne O
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The folks at Secret Garden were kind enough to feed us in the middle of a heavy rain storm. Although most tables here are outside they managed to find us a dry spot. They proceeded to feed us well. The food was well prepared and...More

Thank Helena Traveler
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Jerry R
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Response from Rob G | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress is fine for most restaurants in Placencia. Shorts would be fine, perhaps not swimsuits as suggested above.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Village | Stann Creek District, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3617
  • E-mail
Relax in our garden & enjoy our "Asia de Caribe" cuisine --- combining influences of Spanish, Caribbean and Creole Cuisine with Pan-Asian cooking and flavoring techniques. You'll want to experience our "Signature Stacked Ceviche" --Local Fresh Snapper Ceviche Over Wasabi Guacamole, Fresh Cream, Red Chili Sauce and Lime Essence..... We're located in Placencia Village, across from the basketball courts.
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