American Cuisine in Belize

Almost everywhere in Belize, you'll be impressed by the plentiful supply of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. If you're admittedly obsessed with American food, you will want to visit the various establishments that always feature it on the menu. If you're wondering how common it is, there's dozens of options for food prepared in this style.

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Your plate will be full of choices, from the very casual atmosphere at The Wing Stop to the wonderful dinner service at The Smuggler's Den Restaurant, it really is possible to find the dish worth sending a postcard about.

Use the list below to pursue the numerous American eateries available in Belize. You can click each restaurant's name to read the full article about its location, style, and more.

Fido's Steak and Lobster

San Pedro | (501) 226-2056

Fido's Steak and Lobster is found toward the heart of San Pedro. Got fish and chips on the brain? If this describes your cravings, you'll likely agree Fido's Steak and Lobster could be the one thing on your list you do twice.

An open air bar and grill, this is a spot where the party doesn't stop, the drinks are always flowing, and the food is always delicious.

The Smuggler's Den Restaurant

Corozal District | (501) 600-9723

The Smuggler's Den Restaurant

The Smuggler's Den Restaurant is located in Corozal District, in Belize; seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the northeast of Corozal. Sure to please everyone, The Smuggler's Den Restaurant isn't just American goodies, which yes, includes hamburgers, but they're also fawned-over for another favorite, pizza.

When you want a break from local fare, you'll find a menu of American dishes at this bar including burgers and fries, pizza, and roast beef and mashed potatoes. As far as drinks go, the bar is fully stocked with locally produced brews and imported offerings as well.

Wet Lizard

Fort George | (501) 610-4316

Wet Lizard

Wet Lizard, on the premises of Tourism Village, is located within Fort George, near the center of Belize City. As part of their panel of American cuisine, this place serves up an awful lot of hamburgers and seafood.

Wet Lizard is always a busy spot with people eating, drinking, dancing, and having a good time. The second floor covered deck is favored thanks to its view of the Swing Bridge and the Harbor. Guests are encouraged to draw on the walls here, so grab some permanent ink and leave your mark.

Above Grounds Coffee House

Placencia | (501) 634-3212

Located in the heart of Placencia, Above Grounds Coffee House is a smart choice for guests thinking about exploring this part of Stann Creek District. Patrons that are in the mood for coffee will wholly enjoy dining here during a visit to Placencia.

In addition to coffee, espresso, cappuccino, and other specialty coffee beverages, you can also order teas, hot chocolate, organic juices, and a small offering of fresh baked goods. The homemade bagels are especially good.

Casa Picasso

San Pedro | (501) 226-4443

Located near the heart of San Pedro, Casa Picasso is a good choice that's worth considering if you're exploring this town and adjacent locations. Make the trip here to San Pedro if you love American food, but especially crave tapas.

Using local, organic ingredients, the kitchen staff challenges itself to make the ordinary extrodinary every day. In addition to eclectic tapas, they also have a full menu which features a nice selection of vetarian dishes.

American Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
2 Can B Sweet 0.6 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize American --
Above Grounds Coffee House 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize American (501) 634-3212
Ambergris Brewing Company 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean (501) 206-2533
Bagit 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Belmopan Belize American (501) 822-2720
Brewed Awakenings Placencia Belize American --
Cardie's Restaurant 0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Alabama Warf Belize American (501) 523-2187
Casa Picasso 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Asian Fusion (501) 226-4443
Chon Saan Palace San Pedro 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Belizean, Chinese, Indian (501) 226-3627
Dawn’s Grill N Go 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Placencia Belize American (501) 523-4079
Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Italian, Latin American, Mexican, Vegetarian --
Fido's Steak and Lobster 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American (501) 226-2056
Jaguar Bowling Lanes Restaurant 6.7 mi. Northeast of Central Alabama Warf Belize American (501) 601-4434
Lazy Croc BBQ 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American (501) 226-4015
Legends Burger House 1.9 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American (501) 226-2113
Riverside Tavern Belize City, Central Belize Belize American (501) 223-5640
Roadkill Bar 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American (501) 628-6882
Ronnie's Blues, Booze, & BBQ 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker American (501) 226-0650
Sea Urchin Bar & Restaurant Whipray Caye Whipray Caye American, Belizean (501) 610-1068
The Barn & Grill 2.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Belmopan Belize American (501) 664-7907
The Smuggler's Den Restaurant 7.4 mi. Northeast of Central Corozal Belize American (501) 600-9723
The Wing Stop 0.4 mi. South of Central Belmopan Belize American (501) 636-0048
Wet Lizard Fort George, Central Belize Belize American, Caribbean, Tex-Mex (501) 610-4316

Similar Food

Lone Star Grill & Cantina

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

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Calico Jack's (501) 832-2478 Creole 9.1 mi. Southeast of Central Santa Elena Belize
Lone Star Grill & Cantina (501) 226-4666 Tex-Mex 1.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Secret Garden (501) 523-3240 Creole 0.7 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Ms. Sara's Kitchen (501) 226-2870 Creole 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
Omar’s (501) 523-3236 Creole 0.6 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar (501) 523-3335 Creole 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Wild Mangos (501) 226-2859 Tex-Mex 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Wish Willys (501) 206-0307 Creole Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
The Wild Fig Restaurant (501) 664-5554 Creole Central Belize Belize

Or you could opt to sample the popular specials prepared at the following restaurants:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Jambel Jerk Pit Restaurant and Bar (501) 226-3515 Barbecue 5.3 mi. North of Central San Pedro
Fuego Bar & Grill (501) 824-3663 Hamburgers 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Ignacio
Y-Not Grill & Bar (501) 422-2055 Barbecue 1.1 mi. South West of Central Corozal
Micky's Restaurant (501) 226-2223 Hamburgers 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
A Piece of Chicken (501) 702-0044 Hamburgers 0.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Punta Gorda
Caladium Restaurant (501) 822-2754 Barbecue 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Belmopan
Pirate's Treasure (501) 668-2156 Barbecue 0.2 mi. North of Central San Pedro
DJ's Seaside Bar & Restaurant (501) 206-2464 Hamburgers 1.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Yoli's Bar and Grill (501) 523-3183 Barbecue 0.9 mi. South of Central Placencia
Auntie Luba's Kitchen (800) 746-3743 Comfort Food 0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central Placencia

Some of the most unique foods in Belize are the ones you wind up near unexpectedly during your exploration of different cities. However, writing down at least a few different places on your itinerary, will make life easier when no one can decide. To read more details about the types of food available to you, check out this page.

 

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