Italian Cuisine in Belize

During your visit to Belize, you'll have the privilege of deciding between a tempting spread of places to sit down to a meal. Italian food lovers should pay attention to the places that dub it their specialty. Fortunately, there's an over-abundance of dining options just within this category.

With so much to try, from the informal attitude at Pizza Caulker to the sumptuous breakfast, brunch, dinner and lunch at Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill, you might come across a dish worth sending a postcard about.

Take time to get more details about this full list of Italian eateries awaiting Belize's guests. Click on one of the options to discover the details about its hours, location, and other offerings.

The Mare Restaurant

Placencia | (800) 746-3743

The Mare Restaurant

The Mare Restaurant, part of Turtle Inn, is located in the heart of Placencia. Salty, fresh seafood and Italian flavors are a great pair at this unique eatery. <p>The Mare Restaurant is an open air establishment with a tiki hut style thatched roof and casual wood furnishings.</p>

Capriccio

Stann Creek District | (501) 533-4117

Capriccio, which is on the premises of The Placencia Hotel and Residence, is situated south-southwest of Riversdale, a hamlet in Stann Creek District; it's 8.4 miles to the north-northeast of Placencia. Though they're broadly known for Italian culinary creations, this place is particularly known for its pasta and seafood. <p>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.</p>

Miller's Landing Restaurant

Placencia | (501) 523-3010

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Located in the northern outskirts of Placencia, Miller's Landing Restaurant is on the same premises as Millers Landing, and is a logical choice for you to consider if you're going to spend some time exploring this part of Stann Creek District. Head on over to Placencia when you have a strong hankering for pizza. <p>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.</p>

Pinocchio's Italian Restaurant

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-4447

Pinocchio's Italian Restaurant is a smart choice for you to consider if you're thinking about spending some time seeing the island. San Pedro is approximately eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) to the south. Not only do they have festive fare including Italian cooking and their signature staple of pasta, but here they're also dubbed a hotspot for pizza. <p>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.</p>

Pasquales Pizzeria

Belmopan | (501) 822-4663

Pasquales Pizzeria is located toward the heart of Belmopan. Hoping to indulge a bit on pizza during your stay? Actually, either way remember the name Pasquales Pizzeria and make it the one thing on your list you do twice. <p>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.</p>

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 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central Belmopan Belize Italian (501) 822-0666
Peppers Pizza Belize City, Central Belize Belize Italian (501) 223-5000
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

Rendezvous Restaurant

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

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
French Connection (501) 523-3656 French 0.5 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Bull Frog Inn Restaurant (501) 822-2111 Spanish 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central Belmopan Belize
Agave Restaurant and Lounge (501) 226-0403 Mediterranean 1.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
Rendezvous Restaurant (501) 226-3426 French 4.1 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
The Barracuda Bar and Grill (501) 523-7259 Mediterranean Central Belize Belize
The Meating Place (501) 820-2031 Spanish Central Belize Belize
El Zafiro (501) 670-2480 European 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant (501) 824-2034 Lebanese 0.7 mi. East of Central San Ignacio Belize
Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar (501) 523-3335 Spanish 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Green Parrot Bistro (501) 678-5096 French 6.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye

Or you can sink your teeth into the specialties from the following restaurants:

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

Sometimes, the most satisfying places to dine in Belize are the ones you casually come across while trekking the town of your choice. But, including a couple of different places on your schedule, might save you in a pinch. To discover more regarding the culinary options available to you, check out this page.

 

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