Asian Cuisine in Belize

During your visit to Belize, you'll encounter a great number of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. Can't resist Asian food during your holiday here? Guests will want to visit the various establishments that always feature it on the menu. Prepare your taste buds for the varying interpretations of Asian food available with the places profiled below.


With choices such as the very casual backdrop at The Truck Stop to the welcoming breakfast, dinner and lunch at Ma Ma Chen Restaurant, there is something to suit each and every guest and any desired budget.

Below, read more about the fairly full set of options that offer Asian fare. For each of the options, click to see the full article about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Chateau Caribbean

Fort George | (501) 223-1326

Positioned near the middle of downtown Belize City, Chateau Caribbean is a viable choice worth considering if you are exploring this neighborhood or the surrounding area. Salty, fresh seafood and Asian flavors play nicely together at this unique dining option.

Your morning is shaping up to be a good one if you start it with a meal at Chateau Caribbean. A traditional Belizean breakfast, which is savory and hearty will keep you sustained through lunch, when you can return for a lunch of the freshest seafood and produce available. The menu at this time features Asian, North American, and Caribbean influenced dishes, and this carries through until dinner, when you can also order a cocktail from the bar to compliment your meal.

Ma Ma Chen Restaurant

Belize City | (501) 223-4568

Located in downtown Belize City, Ma Ma Chen Restaurant is on the premises of Mama Chen Guest House. Looking to enjoy a satisfying meal in a comforting, convenient environment? Check out the casual ambiance at dining options such as Ma Ma Chen Restaurant.

The Truck Stop

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-3663

The Truck Stop is at 1 Mile North; it is 2.5 miles to the northeast of San Pedro. Though one might say the overall focus is food with Asian flair, this local spot boasts about their ice cream and pizza.

A big open area surrounded by 3 different food trucks and picnic tables provides a relaxed and interesting environment. You can enjoy weekly cornhole tournaments each Sunday, movie nights on Wednesday, and live music every Friday and Sunday. They also host a farmers market each month.

New Asia Restaurant

Belize City | (501) 227-5876

Located west-northwest of downtown Belize City, New Asia Restaurant is at 15 Vernon Street . Thinking about Asian food, and definitely need some steak? Then you'll likely agree New Asia Restaurant could be the one thing on your list you do twice.

Golden Restaurant

Toledo District | (501) 600-1928

Golden Restaurant is on the premises of Golden Motel, and is a popular choice that's worth considering if you're going to explore this part of Belize. If you're wondering, Punta Gorda is approximately three miles (approximately five kilometers) to the southeast. For times that call for a laid-back atmosphere while eating great Asian food, remember this restaurant which is a very casual establishment.

Similar Food

China Town Palace Restaurant

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Yummy's Restaurant (501) 802-0403 Chinese 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Belmopan Belize
Flight Cafe (501) 608-3035 Japanese 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Yim Saan Restaurant (501) 822-1356 Chinese 1.1 mi. West of Central Belmopan Belize
China Town Palace Restaurant (502) 226-0368 Chinese Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
Jyoto Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar (501) 628-0100 Japanese 1.2 mi. South West of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Hong Kong Restaurant (501) 322-2406 Chinese Orange Walk, Northern part of Belize Belize
Lee's Chinese Restaurant (501) 322-2174 Chinese Orange Walk, Northern part of Belize Belize
Antonini's (501) 623-4775 Chinese 0.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Belmopan Belize
Dragonfly Moon (501) 523-5662 Asian Fusion 0.5 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Chon Saan Restaurant Belize City (501) 223-3008 Chinese Belize City, Central Belize Belize

Oftentimes, the best places to dine in Belize are the ones you didn't think you'd ever wander into during your exploration of different cities. Then again, it's still a good idea to make a list of specific places to try. To discover more details concerning the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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