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Serendib

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan
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27 Burns Ave, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-2302
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Davis, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved this place. The food was delicious, their staff was very friendly, and I loved their back courtyard to eat in.

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Thank gclester
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful garden and super delicious Currys. Staff is friendly and very attentive. Their patio is lovely.

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Thank Nadja V
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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305 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've had Sri Lankan food and this does not really taste like Sri Lankan nor South Indian Tamil food. But for a one time San Ignacio visitor, who cares. Decent food nevertheless.

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Thank jokerji
Honolulu, Hawaii
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up here on Christmas Eve after having just flown in, not really realizing it was not a "local food" type of place. Nevertheless, they offered to make us some local food, and it was delicious! They made me escabeche soup (onions and spices and chicken), and my husband rice and beans and chicken (little did we know we... More 

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Thank Kelly K
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for some spicy food and it seemed like a good place to try. Unfortunately, I don't think we caught them on a good night. The wait was very long for both drinks and food (with us and those around us). We also had a spicy dish come out with no spiciness detected (tasted fine otherwise, but not what... More 

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Thank DLynnfull
New York
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471 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 456 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Serendib is a name of Sri Lanka. The restaurant was apparently previously owned by a Sri Lankan. Not too much of the Ceylon flavors,but there are some dishes with a nod to south Asian flavors.. such as the roti and pappadam. It is a great place to hang out and have a few beers in the evening. All belikin varietals... More 

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3 Thank KANewYork
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food (we had the different fish and chicken curries) and extremely friendly service! Our waiter noticed we liked hot sauce and gave us a few versions of his own hot sauce to try. We also met the owner's son who is really sweet and talked to us about his hopes for going to college and being an architect. Was... More 

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Thank Christina W
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited two nights running to try to have dinner - they could not cope with requests - so did not get to eat - 7:15 second night Get there early if you want to try

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Thank Mark G
Bellflower
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting family run bar restaurant, all the staff were very helpful and attentive, took a seat at the bar till a table was free, so tried one of their interesting mixed drink and locally brewed Guinness, which tasted much better than its American cousin. Once at our table we ordered the house shrimp cocktail, not what we expected but still... More 

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Thank Hanger24
Rockies
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Many of the locals said I should try this place, but I was very disappointed. The waiter was not friendly like many of the other shops and restaurants I visited. The food was OK, but felt a bit icky afterwards. I was bummed, as I had heard such good things.

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Thank Snarketto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?