Italian Cuisine in Belize

During your visit to Belize, you'll come upon a wide range of places to have a hot meal. When your preference is Italian food, you will definitely want to check out the restaurants that do it best. This isn't a rare option either, considering there's dozens of restaurants for this type of food alone.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal attitude at Cella's Pizza House to the crave-inducing dinner and lunch at The Mare Restaurant, you're bound to find something that tempts your taste buds.

The list below allows you to read more about the wide selection of places serving Italian cuisine to be enjoyed. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to learn more about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

The Mare Restaurant

Placencia | (800) 746-3743

The Mare Restaurant

Located near the middle of Placencia, The Mare Restaurant is on the premises of Turtle Inn. The fresh taste of fish and Italian cuisine are made for each other at this enjoyable place.

To utilize the plentiful seafood offerings available from the nearby waters, and vegetables straight from the on-site garden, the menu at The Mare Restaurant is constantly changing. You can be sure to find pizza baked in the wood burning oven, ceviche, and gazpacho.

Miller's Landing Restaurant

Placencia | (501) 523-3010

Located in the northern outskirts of Placencia, Miller's Landing Restaurant is a part of Millers Landing, and is a good option for you to consider if you're thinking about exploring this part of Stann Creek District. Do you just have to have pizza during your visit to Belize? Actually, either way consider making this fun restaurant a priority on your agenda.

Chef Anne is especially known for her homemade pizzas, but there isn't a thing on the menu you won't enjoy. You'll find everything from local conch (when in season) to Italian inspired pastas. Vegetarian dishes are available, and all produce is garnered directly from a local farm. Seafood chowder, fresh fish, and lobster are their most popular items.

Capriccio

Stann Creek District | (501) 533-4117

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Capriccio, which is on the premises of The Placencia Hotel and Residence, is located south-southwest of Riversdale, a hamlet in Stann Creek District; it is within taxi range to the north-northeast of Placencia. Sure to please everyone, Capriccio isn't just Italian delights and particularly pasta, but wouldn't you know they're also quite the favorite for seafood.

The fresh seafood steals the show at Capriccio, but the menu is filled with other local favorites and Italian offerings. Pair your meal with a selection of wine from the 9,000 bottle wine cellar.

Pasquales Pizzeria

Belmopan | (501) 822-4663

Situated toward the center of Belmopan, Pasquales Pizzeria is on Forest Drive. Hoping to indulge a bit on pizza during your stay? Even if it's outside your norm, there's no shame in it being the go-to solution that satisfies everyone.

The owner of Pasquale's makes all of the pizza dough and bread fresh daily, and the entire kitchen staff is constantly testing new products and ingredients to ensure they are passing high quality products on to the customer. Pasquale's Pizzera serves pizza, pasta, subs, wings, and beer.

Pinocchio's Italian Restaurant

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-4447

Pinocchio's Italian Restaurant is a viable choice worth considering if you're going to spend time visiting the island. It's 8.5 miles north of San Pedro. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its Italian delights and particularly pasta, but they're also good at pizza.

Pinocchio's has the only firewood island in the oven, giving the pizza a taste like none other. Th restaurant also uses the firewood grill to prepare steaks and lobsters, and all pastas are made home made. To further increase the flavor quotient, Pinocchio's only uses produce grown locally or imported from Italy.

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Bella Italia 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Italian (501) 637-3798
Capriccio 3.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Riversdale Belize Caribbean, Italian (501) 533-4117
Cella's Pizza House Dangriga, Central Belize Belize Italian (501) 522-2536
Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Italian, Latin American, Mexican, Vegetarian --
Don Carby's Pizza Ladyville, Central Belize Belize Italian (501) 625-1197
Don Corleone Trattoria Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Italian (501) 226-0025
Fu We Pizza Belize City, Central Belize Belize Italian (501) 227-0408
La Dolce Vita 0.7 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize Italian (501) 523-3115
Mama Mia's Pizzeria Belize City, Central Belize Belize Italian (501) 223-1444
Miller's Landing Restaurant 2.2 mi. North of Central Placencia Belize Caribbean, Italian (501) 523-3010
Mr. Greedy's Pizzeria & Bar 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Ignacio Belize Italian (501) 804-4688
Pasquales Pizzeria 0.5 mi. West of Central Belmopan Belize Italian (501) 822-4663
PepperOni's 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Italian --
Peppers Pizza Belize City, Central Belize Belize Italian (501) 223-5000
Peppers Pizza 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central Belmopan Belize Italian (501) 822-0666
Pinocchio's Italian Restaurant 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Italian (501) 226-4447
Pirate Pizza San Pedro Ambergris Caye Italian (501) 226-4663
Pizza Caulker 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Italian (501) 206-0666
Planet Pizza 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Italian --
Puccini's 0.4 mi. West of Central Belmopan Belize Italian, Mexican (501) 822-1366
Tan's Pizza Orange Walk, Northern part of Belize Belize Italian (501) 635-0867
The Mare Restaurant 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central Placencia Belize Italian (800) 746-3743
Trattoria Placencia 0.5 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize Italian (501) 623-3394
Tutti-Frutti 0.7 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize Italian --
Yoli's Pizza 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Ignacio Belize Italian (501) 824-4187

Similar Food

The Barracuda Bar and Grill

If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar (501) 523-3335 Spanish 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
The Barracuda Bar and Grill (501) 523-7259 Mediterranean Central Belize Belize
Green Parrot Bistro (501) 678-5096 French 6.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Portofino Restaurant (501) 678-5096 European 6.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
El Zafiro (501) 670-2480 European 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
The French Touch (501) 631-2600 French 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant (501) 824-2034 Lebanese 0.7 mi. East of Central San Ignacio Belize
Rendezvous Restaurant (501) 226-3426 French 4.1 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
The Meating Place (501) 820-2031 Spanish Central Belize Belize
French Connection (501) 523-3656 French 0.5 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize

Plus, it's always possible to go for the mainstay dishes served at some of these restaurants:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Grace's Restaurant (501) 702-2414 Pizza 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Punta Gorda
Jaguar Bowling Lanes Restaurant (501) 601-4434 Pizza 6.7 mi. Northeast of Central Alabama Warf
Soul Kitchen -- Pizza 2.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Paniscea Restaurant (501) 620-1273 Pasta 0.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Orange Walk
The Smuggler's Den Restaurant (501) 600-9723 Pizza 7.4 mi. Northeast of Central Corozal
Marcello's Pizza (501) 422-3275 Pizza 0.1 mi. East of Central Corozal
Pickled Parrot Bar & Grill (501) 604-0278 Pizza 0.7 mi. South of Central Placencia
Micky's Restaurant (501) 226-2223 Pasta 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best cuisines in Belize are those that you didn't expect to find yourself craving while trekking the town of your choice. However, having at least a couple viable options on your itinerary, allows you to stay flexible. To find out more details about the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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