san ignacio

From an all breakfast-themed menu to some good old fire hearth rice and beans and international cuisine, San Ignacio has a buffet of wonderful selections sure to satisfy your taste buds. Here are a few restaurants considered the best of the best.    

These venues are nothing short of amazing. Each has its unique touch and original flavors. San Ignacio is a central base catering to eco-adventures. It is a town west of Belize, great for horseback riding, kayaking, hiking, zip-lining, bird watching, exploring Maya Ruins and filled with friendly people and, best of all, with some of the best restaurants.  

1.    The Guava Limb Café 

The Guava Limb Café is rated as #1 Restaurant in San Ignacio Belize by Trip Advisor. Guava Limb is a cute two-story turquoise building with an outdoor garden. This restaurant serves freshly harvested organic fruits and vegetables, local dairy farm and meat products from their 32-acre farm in the Macal River Valley. Guava Limb is a gourmet restaurant with cuisines that exhibit distinct flavors of the Caribbean and Latin American region.    

2.    Ko-Ox Han-Nah 

Ko-Ox Han-Nah which means “let’s go eat” in Maya is a restaurant that specializes in curry dishes but also offers Belizean and Mexican food.  

3.    Pop’s Restaurant 

The best spot for breakfast. Pop’s restaurant serves an all-day breakfast menu specializing in the classic Belizean dishes such as fry jacks as well as pancakes, waffles, eggs, sausage, oats, burritos, burgers and fruits. It is a restaurant that features French, Latin America, Mexican, Vegetarian and Belizean cuisines. Pops are the perfect treat to start your day right.  

4.    Mincho’s Fast Food 

Looking for something more casual, fast and affordable? Mincho’s is one of the most popular fast-food kiosks located in the middle of San Ignacio Town. Mincho’s sells affordable foods for breakfast or lunch such as classic Belizean panades, fried tacos, and salbutes along with fresh natural juices.  

5.    Erva’s Restaurant 

A family-oriented restaurant located in the heart of San Ignacio serving fresh and homemade meals at an affordable price. Erva’s restaurant is a bar and grill serving  Belizean and eclectic cuisines and BBQ. 

6.   Crave House of Flavour 

Crave House of flavor has day to day dishes with unique names and freshly grown, picked and prepared dishes. It is a tiny, intimate restaurant focused on bistro, grill, and wine. The layout and design of the restaurant also make for a chill and relaxing ambiance.  

7.    Tolacca Smoke House 

Tolacca Smokehouse is a restaurant that has perfected the grill; serving the best barbeques and steak. The meat is marinated in local herbs and spices, smoked until soft before it is grilled.  

Written by Jiyoung Chehade

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