Caribbean Cuisine on Ambergris Caye

The cuisine of the Caribbean is viewed fondly by visitors from every corner of the globe, especially for their use of sweet and savory flavors, ripe veggies and fruits, and some of the best seafood in the world. When it comes to availability, there's dozens of restaurants for this style of food alone.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the informal backdrop at Blue Iguana Grille to the lingering deliciousness of dinner and lunch at Caramba Restaurant, you may very well stumble upon something worthy of multiple plates-full.

Take time to pursue this full list of restaurants serving Caribbean cuisine in Belize. Click on one of the options to view the full article about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Palapa Bar & Grill

San Pedro | (501) 226-2528

Palapa Bar & Grill

Set toward the northeastern outskirts of San Pedro, Palapa Bar & Grill is a logical choice worth considering if you're thinking about going to this town and nearby areas. While more generally known for Caribbean-inspired cuisine, this local spot will recommend their best: barbecue and desserts.

The location of The Palapa Bar and Grill is like none other, set 300 feet out over the beautiful Caribbean. You can sit under the shade of the Palapa thatch, enjoy the beautiful breeze and view of the reef or

you can sit on our sun decks and work on your tan. The best is part is being able to float in the inner tubes and have your ice cold beer lowered down to you by the bucket from one of the members of the staff. Stools also surround the bar, allowing guests to eat and take in the view, plus Adirondack chairs and small side tables on the top sundeck. Finally, there are three picnic tables downstairs.

Caliente

San Pedro | (501) 2236-2170

Located near the center of San Pedro, Caliente is on the premises of Spindrift Hotel Resort, and is a logical choice for you to consider if you're going to explore this town and its environs. Visitors that want tacos will particularly enjoy eating here during a trip to San Pedro.

Everything is super casual and laid back here, down to the miniature toy donkey who wears a colorful sombrero. The restaurant is also known for stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.

El Patio Restaurant

San Pedro | (501) 226-3063

El Patio Restaurant is located in the heart of San Pedro. Lovely, mild seafood and Caribbean fare make a nice pair at this favorite restaurant.

Seafood is their specialty, but there are a number of grill offerings to choose from as well.

O Restaurant

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-4249

O Restaurant , a part of Las Terrazas Resort, is a good option for you to consider if you're thinking about spending some time visiting this side of the island; it is 4.5 miles to the northeast of San Pedro. Craving much-loved local cuisine in a breezy and inviting environment? Then definitely don't miss the casual ambiance and service at this place.

The varying blue hues that decorate O are reminiscent of the ocean, giving the restaurant a cool underwater feel.

Caramba Restaurant

San Pedro | (501) 226-4321

Set near the heart of San Pedro, Caramba Restaurant is at 20 Pescador Drive. Fresh fish from Belize's coasts and Caribbean panache are made for each other at this favorite place.

Three flat screen televisions adorn the bar at Caramba, allowing guests to take in a game while the drink and indulge in delicious food.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Aba Isieni 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean --
Agave Restaurant and Lounge 1.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Caribbean, Fusion, Mediterranean (501) 226-0403
Ambergris Brewing Company 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean (501) 206-2533
Blue Iguana Grille Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Caribbean (501) 226-3038
Caliente 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Mexican (501) 2236-2170
Caramba Restaurant 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Mexican (501) 226-4321
Chak Ek Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Caribbean (501) 662-7356
Crave Restaurant 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean (501) 226-3211
Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Italian, Latin American, Mexican, Vegetarian --
El Patio Restaurant 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean (501) 226-3063
El Pescador Restaurant 3.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean (501) 226-2975
El Zafiro 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Caribbean, European, Latin American (501) 670-2480
Estel's Dine By The Sea 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean (501) 226-2019
Hidden Treasure 0.9 mi. South West of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Latin American (501) 226-4111
La Esquinita Deli 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean --
Marin's Restaurant 1.5 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Caribbean (501) 226-0104
O Restaurant 4.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Latin American (501) 226-4249
Palapa Bar & Grill 1.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Latin American (501) 226-2528
Portofino Restaurant Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Caribbean, European, Fusion (501) 678-5096
Rico's Bar and Grill 0.6 mi. South West of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean (501) 226-3739
Roses Grill and Bar 1.3 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Caribbean (501) 226-0407
Syd's Restaurant and Bar 1.4 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Caribbean (501) 206-0294

Similar Food

For something different in the same ballpark, you will find similar ingredients and influences at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Robin's Kitchen -- Jamaican 0.7 mi. South West of Central San Pedro
Lily's Treasure Chest Restaurant (501) 226-2650 Belizean 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Ms. Sara's Kitchen (501) 226-2870 Creole Central Ambergris Caye
Jambel Jerk Pit Restaurant and Bar (501) 226-3515 Jamaican Central Ambergris Caye
Chon Saan Palace San Pedro (501) 226-3627 Belizean 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Island Time (501) 226-4220 Belizean 1.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Pedro
Cafe Cubano (501) 226-3022 Cuban 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
The Reef (501) 226-3212 Belizean 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Pirate's Treasure (501) 668-2156 Belizean 0.2 mi. North of Central San Pedro
El Fogon (501) 206-2121 Belizean 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro

Sometimes, the most exciting Caribbean restaurants in Belize are the ones you decide upon spontaneously as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. Then again, it's still smart to plan on visiting specific venues. To read more information regarding the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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