Latin American Cuisine on Ambergris Caye

During your visit to Belize, expect to be overwhelmed by the diverse set of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. Latin American food lovers should take note of the places that do it best. Luckily, you're likely to come across several restaurants of this theme.

With so much to try, from the very casual atmosphere at Celi’s Restaurant to the lovely dinner service at Palapa Bar & Grill, it really is possible to find the dish that tempts your taste buds.

Use the list below to peek at the several Latin American establishments in Belize. You can click each restaurant's name to find out more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Palapa Bar & Grill

San Pedro | (501) 226-2528

Palapa Bar & Grill

Palapa Bar & Grill is situated toward the northeastern outskirts of San Pedro. When it comes to specialty Latin American-inspired cuisine, this visitor favorite serves up an awful lot of barbecue and desserts. <p>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</p> <p>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.</p>

O Restaurant

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-4249

O Restaurant , which is on the premises of Las Terrazas Resort, is on North Beach; it's four and a half miles (seven kilometers) to the northeast of San Pedro. Considered by most to be an informal place to dine, it's nice when you're not in the mood to get dolled up. <p>The varying blue hues that decorate O are reminiscent of the ocean, giving the restaurant a cool underwater feel.</p>

Celi’s Restaurant

San Pedro | (501) 226-2014

Positioned in the heart of San Pedro, Celi’s Restaurant is a part of San Pedro Holiday Hotel. While more generally known for Latin American-inspired cuisine, this possible dining pick is especially proud of their hamburgers and seafood. <p>This restaurant has got the preparation of seafood down to a delicious science, so you can never go wrong ordering from the menu of conch, fresh caught fish, shrimp, and lobster. They are also serve up a great burger, and on Wednesdays nights they have a popular beach barbecue.</p>

El Zafiro

Ambergris Caye | (501) 670-2480

El Zafiro, on the premises of Sapphire Beach Resort, is a viable choice for guests visiting this side of the island; it is nine and a half miles (15 and a half kilometers) to the north-northeast of San Pedro. Seafood and Latin American flair are an outstanding combo at this noteworthy restaurant. <p>"Chef of the Year" at the 2010 Annual Taste of Belize, Chef Victor Nal heads the kitchen at El Zafiro, which turns out fusion cuisine that tends to focus on American, Caribbean, Latin America, and European styles.</p>

Elvi's Kitchen

San Pedro | (501) 226-2176

Elvi's Kitchen is located outside the center of San Pedro. Guests that are compelled to eat chicken will wholly like stopping here during a trip to San Pedro. <p>Fish, seafood and more fish abound at Elvi's Kitchen, but you can get some chicken too. Leave the vegetarian at home, unless they're content to drink delicious cocktails all night from Elvi's bar.</p>

Latin American Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Antojitos San Telmo 0.1 mi. East of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Latin American --
Bamboo Grill 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Latin American (501) 607-1514
Celi’s Restaurant 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Latin American (501) 226-2014
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 Sazon 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Latin American --
El Zafiro 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Caribbean, European, Latin American (501) 670-2480
Elvi's Kitchen 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Latin American, Mexican (501) 226-2176
Hidden Treasure 0.9 mi. South West of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Latin American (501) 226-4111
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
Popeye's Bar 1.4 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Latin American (501) 604-9168
Pupuseria Tipico Salvadoreno 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Latin American (501) 627-3865
Waruguma 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Latin American --

Similar Food

Lone Star Grill & Cantina

For something different in the same ballpark, maybe you should explore related flavor profiles at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Locals Restaurant (501) 635-0518 Mexican 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Rainbow Grill and Bar (501) 226-0281 South American 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
La Hora Taco (501) 629-6757 Mexican 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Habaneros Restaurant (501) 226-0487 Mexican 1.3 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
Micky's Restaurant (501) 226-2223 Mexican 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
My Secret Deli (501) 226-3223 Mexican 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Caliente (501) 2236-2170 Mexican 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Ms. Sara's Kitchen (501) 226-2870 Mexican Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
Lone Star Grill & Cantina (501) 226-4666 Tex-Mex 1.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Cocina Caramba (501) 603-1652 Mexican 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye

Sometimes, the most exciting dining options in Belize are those that you stumble upon while walking the streets near your hotel. At the same time, that doesn't mean you can't have a concrete plan for some meals. To read even more regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.

 

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