Latin American Cuisine on Ambergris Caye

During your visit to Belize, you'll be overwhelmed by the variety of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. Those who adore Latin American cuisine particularly will definitely want to check out the various establishments specializing in this cuisine. Expect to encounter plenty of restaurants that offer this favorite.

With choices such as the informal favorite named Hidden Treasure to the unmistakable breakfast, dinner and lunch at O Restaurant, there's something for every guest and all types of budgets.

Before your trip begins, you can get a taste for the several restaurants serving Latin American cuisine to be found. On each restaurant's name, click to get further details about its location, ambiance, and more.

Palapa Bar & Grill

San Pedro | (501) 226-2528

Palapa Bar & Grill

Positioned in the northeastern outskirts of San Pedro, Palapa Bar & Grill is on Tres Cocos Street. Speaking of delicious, specialty Latin American-inspired cuisine, this possible dining pick is particularly known for its 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.

El Zafiro

Ambergris Caye | (501) 670-2480

El Zafiro is on the same premises as Sapphire Beach Resort. It's 9.7 miles north-northeast of San Pedro. Fabulously fresh fish and Latin American flair share the same plate at this well-liked restaurant.

"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.

Hidden Treasure

San Pedro | (501) 226-4111

Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure is located near the middle of San Pedro. For those visitors thinking about delicious Latin American food in a welcoming setting, this simple restaurant is a safe bet.

Rustic elegance is the theme here, with an open air, wooden cabana-style building decked out in luxurious linens and complimented by twinkling lights that offer a romantic air in the evening.

O Restaurant

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-4249

O Restaurant is on the premises of Las Terrazas Resort, and is a smart choice for travelers who are going to spend some time exploring this side of the island. If you're wondering, San Pedro is four and a half miles (seven kilometers) to the south west. Considered by most to be an informal restaurant, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings.

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

Celi’s Restaurant

San Pedro | (501) 226-2014

Positioned in the heart of San Pedro, Celi’s Restaurant is on the same premises as San Pedro Holiday Hotel. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its Latin American themed dishes and of course hamburgers, but here they're also dubbed a hotspot for seafood.

Dining is available both indoors or out, where the screened in dining room it set right in the sand.

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 --

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If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Micky's Restaurant (501) 226-2223 Mexican 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Locals Restaurant (501) 635-0518 Mexican 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Caramba Restaurant (501) 226-4321 Mexican 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Ms. Sara's Kitchen (501) 226-2870 Mexican Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
Wild Mangos (501) 226-2859 Tex-Mex 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Habaneros Restaurant (501) 226-0487 Mexican 1.3 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
La Hora Taco (501) 629-6757 Mexican 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Cocina Caramba (501) 603-1652 Mexican 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Caliente (501) 2236-2170 Mexican 0.6 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

Oftentimes, the best culinary offerings in Belize are those you casually come across while journeying to and from your hotel. Of course, it's still a good idea to have a handful of favorites in mind. To read more information regarding the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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