Mexican Cuisine in Belize

While exploring Belize, expect to come upon a wide range of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. If you have a taste for Mexican food in particular, then you should take note of the restaurants known for this style of cooking. If you're wondering how common it is, there's an over-abundance of dining options just within this category.

With many options, from the informal setting of Puccini's to the intoxicating breakfast, dinner and lunch at The Shak, you are sure to find something with just the right elements.

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Before your trip begins, you can scan and read details about the large collection of restaurants specializing in Mexican food to be found. For each restaurant, you can click its name to read more about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Caliente

San Pedro | (501) 2236-2170

Caliente, part of Spindrift Hotel Resort, is located outside the center of San Pedro. Don't overlook San Pedro for an unforgettable experience with the special: tacos.

Everything is super casual and laid back here, down to the miniature toy donkey who wears a colorful sombrero. The restaurant is also known for stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.

Caramba Restaurant

San Pedro | (501) 226-4321

Located near the middle of San Pedro, Caramba Restaurant is a viable option for vacationers exploring this town and the surrounding area. Fresh fish from Belize's coasts and Mexican panache are made for each other at this unique place.

Three flat screen televisions adorn the bar at Caramba, allowing guests to take in a game while the drink and indulge in delicious food.

Ms. Sara's Kitchen

Ambergris Caye | (501) 226-2870

Ms. Sara's Kitchen, a part of Exotic Caye Beach Resort, is on South Coconut Drive; it's eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) to the north of San Pedro. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Mexican food and of course pancakes, but wouldn't you know they're also dubbed a hotspot for sandwiches.

No matter what time of day you stop in, breakfast is what you'll find on the menu at Ms. Sara's Kitchen. Bagels, breakfast burritos, waffles, pancakes, french toast, and waffle sandwiches are all options to choose from. Come lunch, you can pick the rotating daily lunch special, or order for a list of sandwiches.

Elvi's Kitchen

San Pedro | (501) 226-2176

Elvi's Kitchen is found toward the center of San Pedro. Hoping to indulge a bit on chicken during your stay? Even if it's outside your norm, you'll likely agree Elvi's Kitchen could be the one thing you both agree on.

Fish, seafood and more fish abound at Elvi's Kitchen, but you can get some chicken too. Leave the vegetarian at home, unless they're content to drink delicious cocktails all night from Elvi's bar.

The Shak

Placencia | (501) 622-1686

The Shak is found near the heart of Placencia. Visitors that want smoothies will thoroughly like eating here during a trip to Placencia.

Breakfast is served all day long, alongside healthy Indian and Mexican dishes.

Mexican Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Cactus Plaza 0.4 mi. South West of Central Corozal Belize Mexican (501) 422-0394
Caliente 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Mexican (501) 2236-2170
Caramba Restaurant 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Caribbean, Mexican (501) 226-4321
Cocina Caramba 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Continental, Mexican (501) 603-1652
Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Italian, Latin American, Mexican, Vegetarian --
Elvi's Kitchen 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Latin American, Mexican (501) 226-2176
Habanero Bakery Placencia Belize Mexican (501) 523-3565
Habaneros Restaurant 1.3 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker Mexican (501) 226-0487
Hot Taco 0.4 mi. North of Central San Ignacio Belize Mexican (501) 675-7000
J. Dee's Restaurant and Bar Stann Creek District Belize International, Mexican (501) 503-3351
La Hora Taco 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Mexican (501) 629-6757
Lamanai Riverside Restaurant 0.7 mi. East of Central Orange Walk Belize Caribbean, Mexican (501) 302-3955
Locals Restaurant 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Mexican (501) 635-0518
Micky's Restaurant 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye International, Mexican (501) 226-2223
Ms. Sara's Kitchen 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye Creole, Mexican (501) 226-2870
My Secret Deli 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Mexican (501) 226-3223
Puccini's 0.4 mi. West of Central Belmopan Belize Italian, Mexican (501) 822-1366
Purple Toucan Bar 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Corozal Belize Caribbean, Fusion, Mexican (501) 402-0157
Rolson Cocina and Cantina San Ignacio, Western part of Belize Belize Mexican (501) 824-2730
The Shak 0.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Placencia Belize Indian, Mexican (501) 622-1686

Similar Food

Wet Lizard

You may crave something slightly different, in which case perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pupuseria Tipico Salvadoreno (501) 627-3865 Latin American 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Asha’s Culture Kitchen (501) 632-8025 Latin American 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Punta Gorda Belize
Wet Lizard (501) 610-4316 Tex-Mex Fort George, Central Belize Belize
Rainbow Grill and Bar (501) 226-0281 South American 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
King Burger Restaurant -- Latin American Dangriga, Central Belize Belize
O Restaurant (501) 226-4249 Latin American 4.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
El Sazon -- Latin American 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Antojitos San Telmo -- Latin American 0.1 mi. East of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
La Cabana Restaurant and Bar (501) 822-1577 Latin American 1.0 mi. South West of Central Belmopan Belize
Waruguma -- Latin American 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye

Sometimes, the most satisfying restaurants in Belize are those you didn't expect to find yourself craving while journeying to and from your hotel. Of course, you can't go wrong when you learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To read more concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.

 

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