Tex-Mex Cuisine in Belize

If you can't get enough Tex-Mex food, don't miss out on an opportunity to spoil yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a few restaurants in Belize within this category.

With lots to try, from the very casual backdrop at Lone Star Grill & Cantina to the inviting dinner and lunch at Wild Mangos, it really is possible to find the dish you'll return for again and again.

Take a moment to read more about the limited, though enticing, options for Tex-Mex places you could try during your stay. You can click each restaurant's name to discover the details about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Wet Lizard

Fort George | (501) 610-4316

Wet Lizard

Positioned in the heart of downtown Belize City, Wet Lizard is on the premises of Tourism Village. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Tex-Mex themed dishes and of course hamburgers, but 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.

Lone Star Grill & Cantina

San Pedro | (501) 226-4666

Lone Star Grill & Cantina is located in the southern outskirts of San Pedro. As part of a menu decked with Tex-Mex culinary creations, this local spot will recommend their best: fish and chips and 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.

Tacklebox Bar and Grill

San Pedro | (501) 226-4313

Tacklebox Bar and Grill is a good choice for you to consider if you're thinking about spending some time seeing this town and areas nearby. The fresh taste of fish and Tex-Mex fare are made for each other at this place. Start with chips and salsa and finish with a fish sandwich or grilled lobster tail.

Wild Mangos

San Pedro | (501) 226-2859

Located in the heart of San Pedro, Wild Mangos is at 42 Barrier Reef Drive . Affectionately identified as an informal dining option, it's not hard to see why people come here to "put their feet up". Consistently delicious and creative, Wild Mangos specializes in using local, organic materials that come from sustainably-minded sources.

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If seeking variety within the same genre, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
My Secret Deli (501) 226-3223 Mexican 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Bagit (501) 822-2720 American 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Belmopan Belize
Popeye's Bar (501) 604-9168 Latin American 1.4 mi. South of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
Caramba Restaurant (501) 226-4321 Mexican 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Hot Taco (501) 675-7000 Mexican 0.4 mi. North of Central San Ignacio Belize
Cactus Plaza (501) 422-0394 Mexican 0.6 mi. South of Central Corozal Belize
Rainbow Grill and Bar (501) 226-0281 South American 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Caye Caulker Caye Caulker
Puccini's (501) 822-1366 Mexican 0.4 mi. West of Central Belmopan Belize
Locals Restaurant (501) 635-0518 Mexican 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Omar’s (501) 523-3236 Creole 1.4 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best dining destinations in Belize are the ones you didn't expect to find yourself craving while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. However, having the names of a couple of reliable-looking restaurants in your plans, is recommended no matter the size of your group. To read much more about the types of food available to you, check out this page.


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