Creole Cuisine in Belize

While staying in Belize, you'll be impressed by the delicious array of restaurants and other dining options. When your preference is Creole food, you should check out the places known for these fun flavors. Luckily, you're likely to come across a respectable number of restaurants of this theme.

With many options, from the very casual favorite named Ms. Sara's Kitchen to the inviting breakfast, dinner and lunch at Calico Jack's, you could encounter a dish worth sending a postcard about.


Before your trip begins, you can preview the handful of Belize restaurants that specialize in food of the Creole variety. On each restaurant's name, click to discover the details about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

The Wild Fig Restaurant

Stann Creek District | (501) 664-5554

The Wild Fig Restaurant, which is part of Bocawina Rainforest Resort, is located south of Pomona Valley, in Stann Creek District; it is 11 miles (17 and a half kilometers) to the west of Dangriga. Pay a visit or two to Stann Creek District when you just can't help your cravings for barbecue. <p>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.</p>

Ms. Sara's Kitchen

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-2870

Ms. Sara's Kitchen is a part of Exotic Caye Beach Resort, and is a smart choice for vacationers thinking about spending some time seeing this part of the island. It is 8.5 miles north of San Pedro. Speaking of delicious, specialty food with Creole flair, this possible dining pick serves up an awful lot of pancakes and sandwiches. <p>Dine in, or take your food to go at Ms. Sara's.</p>

Calico Jack's

(501) 832-2478

Calico Jack's, on the premises of Calico Jack’s Village, is situated southeast of Santa Elena, a town in the vicinity of San Ignacio; it's 10.0 miles to the east-southeast of San Ignacio. The fresh taste of fish and Creole flavors make for an exciting meal at this super casual establishment. <p>An open air restaurant set under a thatched roof palapa, guests enjoy great food in a casual setting.</p>

Secret Garden

Placencia | (501) 523-3240

Situated near the center of Placencia, Secret Garden is a viable option for travelers thinking about going to this part of Stann Creek District. For a convenient, fuss-free place to start eating flavorful Creole food, remember this place which is a very casual establishment. <p>The food is good, especially the breakfast options, but the coffee is fabulous so grab an afternoon espresso drink.</p>

Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar

Placencia | (501) 523-3335

Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar is located toward the center of Placencia. The fresh taste of fish and Creole cuisine both describe the best dishes at this friendly establishment. <p>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.</p>

Creole Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Calico Jack's 9.1 mi. Southeast of Central Santa Elena Belize Belizean, Creole, Vegetarian (501) 832-2478
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

The Smuggler's Den Restaurant

For something different in the same ballpark, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Soul Kitchen -- Belizean 2.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Caroline's Cookin' -- Belizean 0.2 mi. South of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
The Smuggler's Den Restaurant (501) 600-9723 American 7.4 mi. Northeast of Central Corozal Belize
Blue Iguana Grille (501) 226-3038 Caribbean 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
Palapa Bar & Grill (501) 226-2528 Caribbean 1.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Maya Beach Bistro (501) 533-8040 Caribbean 6.7 mi. North of Central Placencia Belize
El Establo Bar & Grill (501) 322-0094 Belizean 1.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Orange Walk Belize
Miller's Landing Restaurant (501) 523-3010 Caribbean 2.2 mi. North of Central Placencia Belize
Chaa Creek Restaurant (877) 709-8708 Belizean 3.0 mi. South of Central San Ignacio Belize
Fuego Bar & Grill (501) 824-3663 Belizean 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Ignacio Belize

Some of the best places to try any cuisine in Belize are those you wind up near unexpectedly during your exploration of different cities. Although, that doesn't mean you can't make a list of specific places to try. To learn more details concerning the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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