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Asha's Culture Kitchen

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74 Front Street, Punta Gorda, Belize
+501 722-2724
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Columbia, South Carolina
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place was so relaxing after a day of PG adventure. The water slapping up against the piling with the sun setting, quietly allowing the evening to roll in. The Lion Fish was incredible!

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Athens, Ohio
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved the restaurant lots of space with a deck and covered porch next to the ocean. The owner is very friendly and the food is fantastic though like most of belize a bit over priced. Many nights local people come with drums and young tourists also participate in the fun. The restaurant is open for dinner only 4pm to... More 

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Arlington, Washington
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So happy to have found this gem. Food is always amazing. Thanks for treating us tourist so well. I will be coming back

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Thank tanys b
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Punta Gorda, you MUST stop by and eat at Asha's. We were so swept away by his delectable selection of food the first night we went, we had to go back the next day to try some more! We picked a few seafoods but let him take the reigns on how he wanted to season them... More 

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Thank Diane K
San Ignacio, Belize
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only thing that made it bearable was the ocean view...the staff was unfriendly and it took forever to get your food. Don't go there if you are hungry. Seafood was ok, the rest was not great at all. In the end the barkeeper interrupted the paying for taking new orders from other people, who apologized to us. And they... More 

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Thank rouvenhaack
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Belize two weeks ago for my birthday and the Bed and Breakfast I stayed at was just down the road form Asha's. Our cab driver recommended his spot on the way in from the airport, so my partner and I went for dinner that night. AMAZING food! AMAZING service! Asha is such an amazing chef and host.... More 

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Thank Jacquelyn C
Jackson, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Asha's fish dishes are heavenly. Fish was excellent but my favorite was cracked conch. Great atmosphere beautiful scenery and excellent food. This restaurant has to be on your go to list. Thanks Stacy and Asha for a great time!

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Thank silverbluff
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The first time we went to Asha's for lunch, it was closed because we didn't know it opens until 3pm - but we persisted and WOW what a meal! We went 3 times - once just for some coffee and twice for dinner. The prices for normal meals there are very reasonable; even the special, which only cost about $15... More 

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Thank MegT504
Belize Cayes, Belize
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I normally celebrate the entire month of October for my birthday. We traveled to Punta Gorda and Placencia. Punta Gorda is a little town, on the Caribbean but no beach. The people are friendly and helpful. We dined at Asha's Kitchen. Wow, this was one of the best meals on this trip. I had the coconut curry Shrimp which was... More 

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Thank MsDangriga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Culture is the reason we travel! A sojourn out of our norm. Words will not explain Asha's culture kitchen, it needs to be experienced. When the world wakes up to the health benefits of fresh never frozen they will follow Asha and the templet he has provided. Artistic meals made with love and passion from a man with plenty of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$40
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Front Street, Punta Gorda, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Toledo District  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +501 722-2724
Description
***Top quality seafood and barbeque in Punta Gorda***Relax at the only restaurant and bar around that is completely over the sea. Fresh meals are cooked to order with sustainably caught seafood; fish are often caught by Asha (the owner/head chef) himself. Open kitchen serves hearty dishes prepared with healthy ingredients.Listen to various styles of live music – including Creole and Garifuna drumming, Mayan marimba, and international performances – all while enjoying the Caribbean sea breeze with a view of the Guatemala highlands from across the bay.Exceptional service and competitive prices. Business practices are very environmentally friendly. Marine tours, sustainable-fishing classes, sunset-booze cruises, and cooking lessons are available. Great meeting spot to get to know the locals, meet other tourists, or get detailed information on Toledo. We cater to all needs; including large groups, food delivery, and a variety of events. Please call ahead for large groups, to-go orders, directions, or our music schedule.

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