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Asha's Culture Kitchen

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74 Front Street, Punta Gorda, Belize
+501 722-2724
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Overlooking the sea, in quiet location on South side of town. Extensive and varied menu with plenty of local food choices as well as 'international' meals. Good value. Gets busy at weekends, get there early to ensure an outside table!

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

My friends and I spent 3 nights in PG and ate dinner at Asha's all 3 nights! The seafood is amazing and fresh. You pick your seafood of choice and then 2 sides to go with it, ranging from fries to salad or rice and beans. I HIGHLY recommend the Lion Fish in Garlic Sauce. Pair it with a Belikin... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stayed in PG for 4 nights and ate dinner at Asha's every night. Too many wonderful choices of fresh seafood on the menu to go elsewhere. Fish can be cooked one of 3 different ways (try the curried snapper). Each dinner comes with your choice of 2 sides, and there were plenty to choose from. Be sure to try... More 

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Thank Linda V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and beautiful location. Walking distance from center of town. Lobster dinner was good value for money. Very cozy place to hang out on a balcony that hangs over the sea. Ian and Astrid

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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Much further down the oceanside road than we thought, had to ask several people where it was. The road is a bit rough, go slowly. Currently doing some expansion building a big dock, but this did not interfere with our meal. I had Snook with coconut veg rice and plantain, it was outstanding! At lunch it was only BZ$15. Fresh... More 

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Phila
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had some good curry there. Service was good lots of fish choices its on the water and seems to be popular with gringos as well as Belizans

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Thank JROE
Spring, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We enjoyed Asha's so much we went back for dinner again the next day. I had the snapper and the shrimp all good...the chocolate cake was home made and lucious.

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Thank Diane B
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Asha has owned this restaurant for some years, and it is on the waterfront at the end of Front Street. Beautiful fresh seafood and excellent beef. Dont miss it. Asha is a great host.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Great spot in PG. Food and vibes are what makes it the best. Right on the bay. Try the lion fish fingers.

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Thank Hillary47
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

You can't go to PG and NOT eat here - seriously fresh and tasty fish choices, excellent flavors and superior service. Choose from their full wall menu, order at counter and sit and enjoy the view and company. Brought a large group (called ahead to tell them we were coming) and they were quick and efficient and food on every... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Front Street, Punta Gorda, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Toledo District  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +501 722-2724
Description
***Top quality seafood and barbeque in Punta Gorda***Relax at the only restaurant and bar around that is completely over the sea. Fresh meals are cooked to order with sustainably caught seafood; fish are often caught by Asha (the owner/head chef) himself. Open kitchen serves hearty dishes prepared with healthy ingredients.Listen to various styles of live music – including Creole and Garifuna drumming, Mayan marimba, and international performances – all while enjoying the Caribbean sea breeze with a view of the Guatemala highlands from across the bay.Exceptional service and competitive prices. Business practices are very environmentally friendly. Marine tours, sustainable-fishing classes, sunset-booze cruises, and cooking lessons are available. Great meeting spot to get to know the locals, meet other tourists, or get detailed information on Toledo. We cater to all needs; including large groups, food delivery, and a variety of events. Please call ahead for large groups, to-go orders, directions, or our music schedule.

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