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23 Far West Street, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-2283
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average32%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried chicken” (12 reviews)
“chow mein” (3 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
23 Far West Street, San Ignacio, Belize
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Maxim's is one of my favorite Chinese food restaurants in San Ignacio, in fact, in the entire country. The restaurant is clean, conveniently located in downtown San Ignacio. They have large portions and cold A/C both of which are important to me! If you want...More

Thank ddbelize
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Way better than typical Chinese in the states. Their egg Foo young and chow mein are really good and a very fair price.

Thank capeChef
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Not only is the food consistently delicious, but the servers are very friendly. The generous portions can actually be shared between two people.

Thank debmencias
Reviewed 23 December 2017

My kids really like the fried chicken + fried rice. Not to mentioned that it is inexpensive - two dishes cost me a little over BZD$20 which is more than enough to feed our family. For those who wonders where "Maxim's" comes from: Maxim's (美心)...More

Thank chanms2017
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Ok, so it is not going to be your typical North American Chinese restaurant; no fish tank, no dark lights, no waving kitty and no red table clothes. However, they do have pretty good food. Try the Kung Pao anything but if you like spicy...More

Thank ddbelize
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I choose Max, and glad I did. The tour to the cave was overwhelming. I felt excited, a bit nervous, and once getting to the opening of the cave I felt like I was entering a place that was not meant for anyone to be...More

1  Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The food here is cheap, super cheap. You get a fair amount. Not super tasty, but the fried chicken is pretty good. Don't expect fast or great service. Good for a budget trip.

Thank Chicabravaaa
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant we had planned on dining at was closed. Feeling tired from from a long day on the road, we went across the street to Maxims. At first we thought that we had made a bad decision as we were the only customers. That...More

2  Thank CowichanConnoisseur
Reviewed 2 March 2017

As a foodie I tend to be quite picky where I eat especially taking chances at Chinese restaurants. Yet most locals say that Maxim's is the better choice in town so I gave it a shot. Yes they do use MSG, just as most Chinese...More

2  Thank surfinraw
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were recently taking in San Ignacio for the day and when we asked what Chinese restaurant this local person recommended, they said Maxims. We arrived and as soon as we got our meal we were sure we made the right choice....More

2  Thank DurkDurkn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Far West Street, San Ignacio, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Cayo  >  San Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +501 824-2283
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