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“Casa Sophia located in United Ville, Cayo, Belize, serves great Italian cuisine.”
Review of Casa Sofia

Casa Sofia
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Italian, International
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Authentic and traditional Italian cuisine comes together at Casa Sofia's restaurant. Join us for an open-air relaxing dining experience surrounded by an eclectic decor, lush gardens and a very unique architecture for Belize. Savor the pure flavors of homegrown fruits, vegetables and garden herbs that we grow ourselves; try our made-to-order Sicilian pizzas, our braised or grilled local meats and fish or simply indulge in one of our many signature sauces paired with any of our handmade pastas of choice. Then, relax and let us treat you to the perfect selection of wines to compliment your meal and dining experience. "Good Food, Good Times, Good Friends" BAR-LOUNGE After a day of Belize excursions or a long week at work, our Bar-Lounge area is the perfect place to relax and meet new people. We offer a selection of fine wines; ice cold local beers and classic cocktails including favorites such as martinis and daiquiris, as well as our very own signature drinks. ACCOMMODATIONS At Casa Sofia Inn we are dedicated to providing you with the best experience possible. Our accommodations are one-of-a-kind and were designed by co-owner Luigi Lungarini. Cayo is blessed with a bit of everything for everyone and not all that is beautiful resides outdoors at our place. Enjoy the comfort of one of our five rooms all designed with their own spacious private bath and each offering their own very unique flair and countless details. Casa Sofia Inn is an eclectic experience and redefined way of traveling to the villages of Belize. We provide a restful, comfortable and affordable place to stay while experiencing Unitedville picturesque village of rolling hills. Although our establishment is located outside of the city boundaries of San Ignacio and Belmopan, we are very accessible by public bus or by vehicle and within close proximity to all major attractions the Cayo district has to offer. Our rooms and amenities were planned with your ultimate comfort in mind and our friendly staff will ensure that all of your special requests are met. From room service to planning a last minute excursion, we will provide the best possible services and experience.
Reviewed March 12, 2016

The Lungarini Family owners take great pride in serving their guests fresh and delicious Italian dishes.

Our friends, my wife and I arrived for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The group consisting of 10 adults and 6 young adults arrived without a reservation.
Apparently the customer load on Sunday afternoons is not large. The staff of three quickly moved tables and chairs to accommodate such a large group and made us all feel welcome. Our drink orders were taken immediately and served quickly.

Alexia M the chef came out to greet us and asked to serve our meals family style. We all agreed family style sounded fine. Alexia did all the cooking with the help of her daughter.

The first course was three freshly made pizzas. The light and crisp crust held just the right amount of meats and vegetables. The teenagers and adults devoured the large pizzas quickly.

The next course consisted of two different freshly made pasta dishes, one a creamy alfredo and the other a tomato pasta. The serving size fed our small army.

A salad course rounded out the meal. The house made vinaigrette dressing complemented the fresh vegetables in the salad.

One friend with a gluten allergy was given special attention by the chef. Our friend received a beautiful grilled chicken salad with no fuss and without calling attention our friend’s special need.

Unfortunately, an unpleasant odor permeated the open air patio due to a neighbor’s inconsiderate behavior. The Casa Sophia staff did everything possible to mitigate the offensive smell including scented candles and moving the tables as far as possible to the other end of the patio.

Hopefully the next time we stop of lunch we won’t be bothered by the neighbor’s reckless behavior.

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Thank Douglas S
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Reviewed March 12, 2016

This restaurant is located on the Western Highway on the way to Belmopan from San Ignacio. The buildings are very unique and you can't miss it. The place is beautiful and clean and the food is really good also. The owner is very nice also.

Thank villacayobelize
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Reviewed February 10, 2016

Our group of 7 adventure travelers had the absolute pleasure of spending 3 days with our new Belizean family over the Christmas holiday this year, and it was surely the biggest highlight of our entire Belize trip (even including our trip to Ambergris Caye at the end of the week). Luigi, Alexia, Allessandro, and Amelita made us feel right at home, like we were one of the family, and the accommodations and food were simply superb. We had more fun and laughs with the family, in one of the coolest and funkiest artistic settings I have seen in any of my previous travels anywhere. They helped us plan our outstanding day trips down to the finest detail, which included zip lining, cave tubing, and jungle exploration. Evenings were spent in the outdoor courtyard restaurant reliving the day's adventures, over great food and drink. We wanted for nothing during our entire stay, and I would go back there in a heartbeat! Which truly makes Casa Sofia a can't-miss on your trip to Belize. Thanks, family!!!

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Thank DrewLyons
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Reviewed January 9, 2016

The owners and their 2 kids work very hard! We had a great time with this family.The place is like nothing we have ever seen. A true organic piece of Art! It is amazing. We spent New Years Eve here, and the buffet was great. The homemade pizza is great!

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Thank 703cynthia
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Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Family run inn & Restaurent
Great service and ambiance
Luigi and Alexia and their 2 kids are great hosts.
Will come back!

Thank PrabhakarT
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