Creole Cuisine in Belize

While exploring Belize, expect to have the privilege of deciding between a wide selection of restaurants and other dining options. If you're admittedly obsessed with Creole food, you should pay attention to the places that do it best. Lucky for hungry guests, there's quite a broad selection of restaurants that offer this favorite.


With plenty of variety, from the very casual setting of Secret Garden to the unmistakable breakfast, dinner and lunch at Wish Willys, there's something in store for each traveler and every mood.

Use the list below to get more details about the restaurants throughout Belize where the focus is on Creole food. For each of the options, click to get further details about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar

Placencia | (501) 523-3335

Located near the heart of Placencia, Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar is a good choice for people thinking about staying near this section of Stann Creek District. Fresh fish from Belize's coasts and Creole panache make a nice pair at this super casual favorite.

Creole lobster or cheesy shrimp are featured on the entree menu, while lunch might be cow food soup. The options here are truly authentic, not redefined for foreign palates. Wendy's is a gastronomic adventure.

Secret Garden

Placencia | (501) 523-3240

Situated near the middle of Placencia, Secret Garden is a popular choice for guests visiting this part of Stann Creek District. When it comes to their style, the atmosphere this fun little destination is not formal in the least, and that means guests won't need more than comfortable clothes and a healthy appetite to eat simple, outrageously good grub.

The food is good, especially the breakfast options, but the coffee is fabulous so grab an afternoon espresso drink.

Ms. Sara's Kitchen

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-2870

Ms. Sara's Kitchen, on the premises of Exotic Caye Beach Resort, is a smart choice for you to consider if you're thinking about visiting the island; it's 8.5 miles to the north of San Pedro. While more generally known for food with Creole flair, this possible dining pick is especially proud of their pancakes and sandwiches.

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

The Wild Fig Restaurant

Stann Creek District | (501) 664-5554

Set south of Pomona Valley, The Wild Fig Restaurant is on the premises of Bocawina Rainforest Resort. If you're wondering, Dangriga is 11 miles (17 and a half kilometers) to the east. Patrons that want barbecue will wholly like dining here during a visit to Stann Creek District.

Using fresh ingredients and local cuisines, The Wild Fig offers up and authentic taste of Belize and Central America. Additionally, they also serve some delicious Creole meals and smoked BBQ that make a tasty addition to any day. If you have any dietary needs, be sure to let them know, as they can be flexible if given advanced notice.

Wish Willys

Caye Caulker | (501) 206-0307

Wish Willys

Wish Willys is at 1111 Caye Corker. When it comes to specialty Creole cuisine, this visitor favorite likes to suggest its chicken and seafood.

Located on the North End of Caye Caulker, Wish Willys is just as much about the experience as it is about the food. The open air spot invited the tropical winds in along with its guests, who will sit at homemade tables and chairs, and enjoy an eclectic selection of music during their meal.

Creole Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Italian, Latin American, Mexican, Vegetarian --
Ms. Sara's Kitchen 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Creole, Mexican (501) 226-2870
Omar’s 0.6 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize Creole (501) 523-3236
Secret Garden 0.7 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize Creole (501) 523-3240
The Wild Fig Restaurant Central Belize Belize Creole, Latin American (501) 664-5554
Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize Creole, Spanish (501) 523-3335
Wish Willys Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Creole, Fusion (501) 206-0307

Similar Food

Sweet Mama's

Also worth considering if you really love Creole food, there are more options from this same flavor palette at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
La Esquinita Deli -- Caribbean 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Feliz Bar & Grill (501) 615-4490 American 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Maya Beach Bistro (501) 533-8040 Caribbean 6.7 mi. North of Central Placencia Belize
Sweet Mama's (501) 523-3565 Belizean Placencia Belize
Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant (501) 824-2034 Belizean 0.7 mi. East of Central San Ignacio Belize
Jambel Jerk Pit Restaurant and Bar (501) 226-3515 Jamaican 5.3 mi. North of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Crazy Canucks Beach Bar and Grill (501) 670-8001 Belizean 0.1 mi. South of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Innie’s Restaurant (501) 503-7333 Belizean Hopkins, Central Belize Belize
Agave Restaurant and Lounge (501) 226-0403 Caribbean 1.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
El Pescador Restaurant (501) 226-2975 Caribbean 3.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye

Guests often find that the best places to dine in Belize are the ones you happen upon while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. At the same time, it doesn't hurt to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To discover much more regarding the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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