Italian Cuisine on Ambergris Caye

While staying in Belize, expect to come upon a variety of fine restaurants, quick eateries, and more. If you're admittedly obsessed with Italian food, you should take note of the restaurants that do it best. Fortunately, there's a pretty good variety of restaurants that offer this favorite.

From the informal favorite named Don Corleone Trattoria to the aromatic breakfast, brunch, dinner and lunch at Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill, you may very well stumble upon something worthy of multiple plates-full.

Below, you can get more details about the places that specialize in food of the Italian variety. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to see the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Pinocchio's Italian Restaurant

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-4447

Pinocchio's Italian Restaurant is a viable option worth considering if you're going to spend some time exploring this part of the island; it is 8.5 miles to the north of San Pedro. When it comes to specialty Italian-inspired cuisine, this possible dining pick is particularly known for its pasta and pizza.

Pinocchio's has the only firewood island in the oven, giving the pizza a taste like none other. Th restaurant also uses the firewood grill to prepare steaks and lobsters, and all pastas are made home made. To further increase the flavor quotient, Pinocchio's only uses produce grown locally or imported from Italy.

Bella Italia

San Pedro | (501) 637-3798

Situated just outside the heart of San Pedro, Bella Italia is a viable option worth considering if you are exploring this town and adjacent areas. Not only do they have festive fare including Italian cuisine and pasta, but we shouldn't forget they're also good at pizza.

Pizza Caulker

Caye Caulker | (501) 206-0666

Pizza Caulker is a good choice worth considering if you're going to check out this side of the island. From the restaurant, San Pedro is 12 miles (19 and a half kilometers) to the north. Does your whole family love pizza? Actually, either way make this restaurant the one stop that you'll each love for a different reason.

Along with the authentic thin crust pizza (with your choice of 15 different toppings), Pizza Caulker has a fully stocked bar.

Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill

San Pedro

Set near the center of San Pedro, Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill is a good option that's worth considering if you're going to explore this town and adjacent areas. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just Italian cuisine and barbecue, but wouldn't you know they're also quite the favorite for hamburgers.

Casual attire, friendly service and lively atmosphere is what to expect from Doc'ks, as all ages are welcome to enjoy the tasty treats and full bar offered at the restaurant. Indoor and outdoor seating is available as well as street and private parking for all attendees. Takeout is also available for those who are on the go.

Don Corleone Trattoria

Caye Caulker | (501) 226-0025

Don Corleone Trattoria is a viable option for guests who are going to be spending time seeing the island; it's to the south-southwest of San Pedro. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for Italian food and pasta, but wouldn't you know they're also known for putting out great pizza.

Decadent Italian dishes are available here. In addition to their gourmet pastas, seafood, and meat dishes, they also make a fantastic pizza.

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Bella Italia 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Italian (501) 637-3798
Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Italian, Latin American, Mexican, Vegetarian --
Don Corleone Trattoria Caye Caulker Italian (501) 226-0025
PepperOni's Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Italian --
Pinocchio's Italian Restaurant Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Italian (501) 226-4447
Pirate Pizza San Pedro Ambergris Caye Italian (501) 226-4663
Pizza Caulker 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Italian (501) 206-0666
Planet Pizza 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Italian --

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If you seek even more options in this same genre, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
El Zafiro (501) 670-2480 European 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
The French Touch (501) 631-2600 French 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Green Parrot Bistro (501) 678-5096 French Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
Portofino Restaurant (501) 678-5096 European Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
Agave Restaurant and Lounge (501) 226-0403 Mediterranean 1.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker

Also, if need even more options for your long visit, check out one of the specialties, like the pasta at Micky's Restaurant.

Visitors often find that the best places to try any cuisine in Belize are the ones you didn't expect to find yourself craving while trekking the town of your choice. That being said, it's still smart to plan on visiting specific venues. To find out much more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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