Tex-Mex Cuisine in Belize

When the craving strikes for Tex-Mex food, you might have an opportunity to treat yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a couple of places in Belize serving this style of food.

With so much to try, from the very casual setting of Wet Lizard to the restaurants whose chefs' specials will have you craving more, there's something for every visitor and every mood.

Before your trip begins, you can get more details about the few Tex-Mex restaurants you'll encounter during your vacation. Click on one of the options to view the full article about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Lone Star Grill & Cantina

San Pedro | (501) 226-4666

Lone Star Grill & Cantina

Set in the southern outskirts of San Pedro, Lone Star Grill & Cantina is on Coconut Drive. Not only do they have festive fare including Tex-Mex goodies, which yes, includes fish and chips, but here they're also good at hamburgers.

All of your Tex-Mex favorites are on the menu, including nachos, tacos, and burritos with fajitas, quesadillas, and fish and chips being the top sellers. But the offerings don't stop there, burgers and fresh seafood are equally as popular among guests, and you can't leave without sampling the chocolate rum cake.

Wet Lizard

Fort George | (501) 610-4316

Wet Lizard

Wet Lizard, which is part of Tourism Village, is located in Fort George, in the heart of Belize City. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Tex-Mex cooking and their signature staple of hamburgers, but wouldn't you know they're also good at seafood.

Wet Lizard is always a busy spot with people eating, drinking, dancing, and having a good time. The second floor covered deck is favored thanks to its view of the Swing Bridge and the Harbor. Guests are encouraged to draw on the walls here, so grab some permanent ink and leave your mark.

Wild Mangos

San Pedro | (501) 226-2859

Wild Mangos is found near the middle of San Pedro. When you're hoping to find a delectable Tex-Mex dish in a welcoming setting, this breezy restaurant is just the thing.

Consistently delicious and creative, Wild Mangos specializes in using local, organic materials that come from sustainably-minded sources.

Similar Food

The Smuggler's Den Restaurant

You may crave something slightly different, in which case you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Mar’s Belizean (501) 223-9046 Latin American Downtown Belize City Belize
Ronnie's Blues, Booze, & BBQ (501) 226-0650 American 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
Above Grounds Coffee House (501) 634-3212 American 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize
Habaneros Restaurant (501) 226-0487 Mexican 1.3 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
The Smuggler's Den Restaurant (501) 600-9723 American 7.4 mi. Northeast of Central Corozal Belize
Ms. Sara's Kitchen (501) 226-2870 Mexican 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Ambergris Caye Ambergris Caye
Rainbow Grill and Bar (501) 226-0281 South American 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
Casa Picasso (501) 226-4443 American 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
The Shak (501) 622-1686 Mexican 0.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Placencia Belize
Riverside Tavern (501) 223-5640 American Belize City, Central Belize Belize

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best places to try any cuisine in Belize are the ones that you stumble upon during your exploration of different cities. But of course, it doesn't hurt to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To discover even more regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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