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Serendib

27 Burns Ave, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-2302
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (23 reviews)
“yellow rice” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
27 Burns Ave, San Ignacio, Belize
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1 - 10 of 248 reviews

Reviewed 13 July 2017

I walked into this bar because I could see and hear from my hotel window good music and people having a terrific time. The bartender/owner Justin is a friendly guy who quickly became my favourite bartender. He makes drinks whose names I have never heard...More

Thank Indera N
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A meal to remember! Initially my curiosity was sparked by the notion of seeing a Sri Lankan restaurant in the middle of San Ignacio. Little did I realize Serendib has been somewhat of an institution for over 50 years! Over this time, it has developed...More

Thank Shishj2015
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Had the chicken in lemon butter sauce. DELICIOUS! Friendly and helpful servers. The eggplant dip is great as well.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

First day in San Ignacio was so wanting a cold refreshing beverage. I stopped at Serendib and had one of the best margaritas that I have had for a very long time...even in the States... The young man that brought me the margarita was very...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 5 March 2017

They were nice allowing us to eat even if it was very late, but food was not amazing and the place is kinda dark. Service ok. Easy to reach as it is placed in the central road of the town.

Thank bomb73
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We were lucky the restaurant was busy when we went so we were seated in the backyard dining area. It was a full moon that night and we were visiting with friends so a nice slow meal, sampling several menu items, in a great environment...More

Thank Nagoolak
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent and so was the service. The shrimp and spice was done just right. I would definitely eat here again. Something different but something great!

Thank Jenna V
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We didn't actually try any curries, just sandwiches and drinks for lunch. We sat outside and really enjoyed our sandwiches and the atmosphere.

Thank K S
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Amazing place, so surprising in this location. Founded by a Sri Lankan couple 60 years ago, it still features their authentic recipes. I had probably my best meal here in Central America.

Thank LosAngelesTraveler89
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The chicken curry with fried rice was very good, as were the lentil chips. The eggplant pickles were ok, but didn't really taste like pickles to me. Also had the bruschetta, which did not use fresh mozzarella but substituted salty feta instead. The rub was...More

Thank AdventurousGal67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Burns Ave, San Ignacio, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +501 824-2302
Description
Right next to the mall and by Polly? Pizza restaurant. I am Indian and not a huge fan of Indian food -- but randomly this was the BEST SOUTH INDIAN food I have ever eaten!!
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