Mexican Cuisine on Ambergris Caye

During your travels through Belize, expect to happen upon a diverse set of places to dine. Fans of Mexican cuisine should pay attention to those restaurants known for these fun flavors. And luckily, guests will have access to a respectable number of options that feature this cuisine.

From the very casual locale of Caliente to the inviting brunch, dinner and lunch at Caliente, you're sure to locate a menu item that suits your taste - and budget.

The following list allows you to get a taste for the handful of Belize restaurants that quench cravings for Mexican food. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to find out more about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.


San Pedro | (501) 2236-2170

Caliente, on the premises of Spindrift Hotel Resort, is found just outside the heart of San Pedro. Vacationers who desire tacos will fully enjoy stopping 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.

Elvi's Kitchen

San Pedro | (501) 226-2176

Elvi's Kitchen is located just beyond the the center of San Pedro. Head on over to San Pedro when you just can't help your cravings for chicken.

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.

Ms. Sara's Kitchen

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-2870

Ms. Sara's Kitchen is located at Exotic Caye Beach Resort, and is a logical selection worth considering if you are going to check out the island. If you're wondering, San Pedro is eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) to the south. Though one might say the overall focus is food with Mexican flair, this visitor favorite will recommend their best: pancakes and sandwiches.

Dine in, or take your food to go at Ms. Sara's.

Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill

San Pedro

Located near the center of San Pedro, Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill is a smart choice for guests who are going to explore this town and the surrounding area. It's worth noting that within the genre of food with Mexican flair, this potential favorite is especially proud of their barbecue and hamburgers.

This is the perfect place for families and large groups because they serve delicious Mexican and Creole inspired dishes at amazing prices. Locals are regulars and love spending time meeting tourists from all over the world. Great place to grab a quick bite, large meal or happy hour drinks with friends.

Lola's Pub & Grill

San Pedro | (501) 206-2064

Located near the heart of San Pedro, Lola's Pub & Grill is at 8 Barrier Reef Drive. When it comes to specialty Mexican culinary creations, this place is known for its appetizers and barbecue.

You can satisfy your hunger pangs with some Texas style smoked brisket, quesadillas, beef tacos, chili cheese fries, or wings. Their drinks are highly spoken of by customers; frozen drinks, cocktails, or beer served cold. When you visit, be sure to try their 'pink panther' drink as it is a popular item.

Mexican Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Caliente 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Mexican (501) 2236-2170
Caliente 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Mexican, Vegan, Vegetarian (501) 226-2170
Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Italian, Latin American, Mexican, Vegetarian --
Elvi's Kitchen 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Latin American, Mexican (501) 226-2176
Habaneros Restaurant 1.3 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Mexican (501) 226-0487
Lola's Pub & Grill 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean, Mexican (501) 206-2064
Ms. Sara's Kitchen Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Creole, Mexican (501) 226-2870

Similar Food

Palapa Bar & Grill

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

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Palapa Bar & Grill (501) 226-2528 Latin American 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Pupuseria Tipico Salvadoreno (501) 627-3865 Latin American 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Hidden Treasure (501) 226-4111 Latin American 0.9 mi. South West of Central San Pedro
O Restaurant (501) 226-4249 Latin American 4.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
El Zafiro (501) 670-2480 Latin American 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Ambergris Caye
Popeye's Bar (501) 604-9168 Latin American 1.4 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker
The Truck Stop (501) 226-3663 Latin American 2.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Waruguma (501) 633-0931 Latin American 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Antojitos San Telmo (501) 226-4575 Latin American 0.5 mi. South West of Central San Pedro
Wild Mangos (501) 226-2859 Tex-Mex 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro

Some of the most memorable kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Belize are those that you stumble upon as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, having the names of a couple of viable options on the list, is recommended no matter the size of your group. To discover even more regarding the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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