Benny's Kitchen

"Inspired by tradition," this quaint restaurant is best known for allowing visitors to sample traditional Mayan dishes after a day of touring the ruins, making the experience whole. Locals especially love this spot, so you know the food is authentic.


Start off by ordering one of the official national drinks of Belize, a Belkin or a Fanta, as you look over the menu and see what the Mayan people traditionally eat. Options include chicken with mole sauce; stew pork with rice, beans, and plantains; and cow foot soup.

Benny's Kitchen is a popular grill that happens to specialize in Latin American cuisine. When deciding how to dress for this restaurant, consider that the style of the food and service is very casual. When is this restaurant option on the table? They're open during breakfast, lunch, and dinner, allowing you and your group to enjoy this option at almost any meal.


Benny's Kitchen can be found northeast of Banque Viejo del Carmen, a town in Central Belize; it is 5.6 miles to the south west of San Ignacio.

If you'd like to combine your restaurant visit with some local sightseeing possibilities, you'll find a handful notable sites within a reasonable distance, like Xunantunich.

Nearby Restaurants

If you are looking to find another area restaurant where you can get some more Mexican-style cuisine, you might like Spezias.

Of course, if you want something a little different, this region of Belize has an impressive range of restaurant options that will suit the tastes of nearly every type of diner. For instance, you might also enjoy eclectic eats at Trek Stop Restaurant, which is approximately a mile and a half away.

Hours and Other Info

Almost every menu item will cost you less than $6(USD), including the full entrees.

Operating hours are 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.

Contact Info

Location: Central Belize, Belize

Phone: (501) 823-2541

Secondary Phone: (501) 667-1929



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