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23 Far West Street, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 824-2283
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (11 reviews)
“chow mein” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (11 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
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Chinese, Asian
23 Far West Street, San Ignacio, Belize
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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

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 5 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

1  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

1  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

1  Thank DurkDurkn
Reviewed 10 January 2017

A basic Chinese Restaurant, just a few blocks from the center of town, they seem to do more take away than table service. We had heard about their pork chops and steamed vegetables so gave it a try, it went down quite well with a...More

1  Thank Hanger24
Reviewed 9 January 2017

That's a weird name for a Chinese restaurant, isn't it? We stayed at Martha's and this place was right across from Marthas and probably the only place open during the holidays. We ordered carryout twice and it was fairly decent. The portions were good.

Thank jokerji
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Had a lunch on our first day in San Ignacio and we didn't come back again. The food was not nice, loud music inside, which prevents you to have conversation, rowdy characters having drinks and creating a ruckus inside. Not a picture of a great...More

Thank Dr_B_Maitra
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I always get great service and my food is always made the way I like it - the owner, wife and daughter are welcoming and listen to your choice of meal even when you want your favourite dish prepared to suit you. My husband and...More

Thank Carla J
Reviewed 10 October 2016

this is your typical Asian owned mom and pop restaurant they offer Chinese and a Belizean favorite fried chicken. the food is good with a great selection to chose from. only draw back is they water down the dang hotsauce.

Thank nevelo
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Can you put up a menu, please? If I want to preorder for pickup that would really help!
1 June 2015|
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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 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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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