Spanish Cuisine in Belize

If you're a big fan of Spanish cuisine, you might have a chance to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a few restaurants in Belize within this category.


With many options, from the very casual locale of Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar to the fantastic breakfast, dinner and lunch at Bull Frog Inn Restaurant, there is something to suit each and every visitor and even for a memorable date night.

Below, you can read up on the small handful of Spanish eateries that you may come across while vacationing nearby. For each option that interests you, click the name to view more information about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

The Meating Place

Belmopan | (501) 615-5069

Located in Central Belize, The Meating Place is located at Roaring River Golf & Accommodation. It's 19.1 miles east-northeast of Belmopan. It's worth noting that within the genre of Spanish-inspired cuisine, this potential favorite is especially proud of their chicken and seafood.

At the Meating Place is where "quality over quantity" rings true. The breakfast menu is limited to eggs, toast, french toast, and a B.L.T. served up with orange juice and coffee. You can come back for dinner and every time you'll find a rib eye, pork chops, shrimp, fish fillet, and chicken available. The highlight of the menu, however, is their steak. This is a highly regarded menu item, known to be the best in the area. Dessert, meanwhile, is your choice of ice cream flavors.

Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar

Placencia | (501) 523-3335

Positioned near the center of Placencia, Wendy's Creole Restaurant and Bar is a good choice for people thinking about visiting this part of Stann Creek District. Lovely, mild seafood and Spanish cuisine go well together at this colorful restaurant.

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.

Bull Frog Inn Restaurant

Belmopan | (501) 822-2111

Situated near the heart of Belmopan, Bull Frog Inn Restaurant is at 25 Half Moon Avenue. Fresh fish from Belize's coasts and Spanish food go well together at this enjoyable place.

At Bull Frog you'll find a menu of Spanish dishes like Escabeche, as well as come Caribbean offerings like conch coup, curried beef, and shrimp creole.

Finn and Martini

San Pedro | (501) 623-4789

Finn and Martini is situated just beyond the the center of San Pedro. This local establishment isn't merely Spanish food and of course desserts, but here they're also known for salads.

Here, you can enjoy unique flavors as the chef mixed international cuisine with local Belizean style cooking. Seafood wontons, carpaccio, and even watermelon salad are raved about by customers. This eclectic atmosphere sets a romantic, calming mood. Both indoor and outdoor seating are available in addition to seats at the bar.

Similar Food

Aguada Hotel Restaurant

If you're willing to step just outside the box, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Rumfish Y Vino (501) 523-3293 Belizean 0.7 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Aguada Hotel Restaurant (501) 804-3609 Belizean 1.9 mi. Northeast of Central San Ignacio Belize
The Galley (501) 523-3133 Belizean 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Nouveau Jungle Cuisine (800) 627-8227 Belizean 16.1 mi. Northeast of Central Crooked Tree Belize
Emery’s (501) 702-2929 Belizean 0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Punta Gorda Belize
Caladium Restaurant (501) 822-2754 Belizean 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Belmopan Belize
Yoli's Bar and Grill (501) 523-3183 Belizean 0.9 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Jungle Terrace (800) 627-8227 Belizean 16.1 mi. Northeast of Central Crooked Tree Belize
Tan's Pizza (501) 635-0867 Italian Orange Walk, Northern part of Belize Belize
The Snack Shack (501) 670-8001 Belizean San Pedro, Northeastern part of Belize Ambergris Caye

Plus, for even more fare from this family, try the popular specials prepared at places like those below:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Red Ginger (501) 226-4623 Tapas 0.9 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
The Truck Stop (501) 226-3663 Tapas 2.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Aji Tapa Bar and Restaurant (501) 226-4047 Tapas 3.1 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Casa Picasso (501) 226-4443 Tapas 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central San Pedro
Rojo Beach Bar & Lounge (501) 226-4012 Tapas 5.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro

Some of the best culinary offerings in Belize are the ones that you didn't think you'd ever wander into during your exploration of different cities. But, jotting down the names of some nice-looking restaurants on your schedule, means even your fall-back options are good ones. To learn more regarding the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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