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Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant

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18 Buena Vista Street | San Ignacio Resort Hotel, San Ignacio 99999, Belize
+501 824-2034
07:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sun 07:00 - 22:30
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed bird watching and scenery at a table overlooking the jungle every morning, as we also enjoyed a full Belizean breakfast. All foods are local, too.

Thank kefwills
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This should be a one star review. However I'll get to why it's not. Our family (3/4 of which we're staying at the resort) decided to go big for dinner on Thanksgiving Thursday. They had a preset '4 course' (one of which is a drink) menu with a few options. The drink ended up being an extremely watered down sangria.... More 

Thank Chase C
Trinity-2011, Public Relations Manager at Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and for providing your constructive feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your steaks as this is our speciality however I am disappointed to hear the Thanksgiving special didn't work out well for your family. I have passed your constructive feedback down to our F&B manager who is working to ensure this does not occur... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove here from Belize City, and toured the Green Iguana Conservation project after having lunch at the Running W. Next day was the 2 1/2 hour drive each way to Caracol, which we kicked off with breakfast and capped off with dinner (lobster, was in season and was superior). Amazing. Next am had fabulous bfast on veranda...before going to Xunantenich,... More 

Thank MarkSS1
Trinity-2011, Public Relations Manager at Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad you loved your meals here. Please come back and dine with us again soon More 

Deerfield Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The steak, medium rare, cooked nicely and seasoned traditionally w salt. Eggs, hash browns and juice all perfect. We looked for a special drink as our five year anniversary of meeting in Belize is fast approaching. Champagne, a stem, arrived with a less than stellar appearance. Obviously not freshly opened. Just no bubbles. Guys, if you can't serve every dish... More 

Thank CloverDanee
Trinity-2011, Public Relations Manager at Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback as it helps us improve on our services. I sincerely apologize for the mimosa you received during breakfast. There aren't any excuses for this type of oversight however we are now purchasing mini champagne bottles to eliminate this occurring int he future. Thank you for dining with us and we owe you a complimentary bottle of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at the hotel restaurant 6 times during my stay. The service was good. The restaurant was nearly empty each time other than for breakfast. The pork chops were tender and juicy ($18 USD). For breakfast the bowl with yogurt, fruit and granola was $9 USD. .

Thank MoonCat6
Ellensburg, Washington
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were great and attentive; kind of like that you don't have to track down the tab. Had conch strips, now a competitor to calamari...when you can find them. Lebanese plate was different and tasty.

Thank eburgrobinette
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is one of my favorites in the country. Although it is attached to a high end resort, the cuisine is authentically local and very good. I had my first tastes of Belize here and it does a great job of introducing guests to the local palette. The fresh juices and alcohol drinks are a great compliment to any... More 

Thank Caritravels
Baytown, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had several breakfast lunch and dinners there, was never disappointed, was always the best. Awesome chefs and beautiful plating as well. I'm from Texas and have eaten at many places. I was extremely impressed and not exaggerating when I say, best food ever!

Thank mmml636
Mission, Texas, United States
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere and service was outstanding. We could select any meal for dinner as part of the birding package.

Thank Bill S
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

While it bills itself as a steakhouse it has a varied menu. I enjoyed all i ate and thought the prices reasonable. The only downside was how long it took for food to arrive after it was ordered. It was not overcrowded and the dishes we ordered should not have taken so long to make. We stayed at the hotel... More 

Thank Marilyn A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Central American, Steakhouse, Lebanese, Bar, Mediterranean, South American
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Buena Vista Street | San Ignacio Resort Hotel, San Ignacio 99999, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +501 824-2034
  • This restaurant is at San Ignacio Resort Hotel
The Hotel's all-day dining restaurant offers a newly remodelled air-conditioned dining hall that boasts exceptional views of the hillside property. The menu is international with all the flavours and the best of Belizean cuisine featuring meats from our own family's ranch where the Restaurant got its name. Dining outdoors very often includes the visit of resident birds, including toucans, that come to feed on nearby trees making for a unique "dining with the birds" experience. Some favourites include our specialty steaks as well as tasty Lebanese dishes from our family recipes. Running W Steahouse's Lobby Bar is open to the outdoor dining area of our Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant and offers a modern Baroque design themed décor. In this relaxed, open concept and air-conditioned setting, guests can enjoy an innovative selection of classic cocktails and Belizean mixology offered alongside a menu of light plates. With live music on some weekends, the Lobby Bar is the perfect place for an afternoon drink, early aperitif or, late evening cocktails.

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