Tex-Mex Cuisine in Belize

If you've got a hankering for Tex-Mex cuisine, don't pass up a chance to treat yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a couple of places in Belize where you can sample this kind of food.

With options including everything from the very casual atmosphere at Wet Lizard to the restaurants where wine and cocktails are just as important to dinner as the dishes they serve, you could encounter a dish you'll return for again and again.

Use the list below to read more about the few delicious Tex-Mex eateries that you may come across during your stay. For each option that interests you, click the name to find out more about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Wet Lizard

Fort George | (501) 610-4316

Wet Lizard

Wet Lizard, on the premises of Tourism Village, is found within Fort George, in the heart of Belize City. This local establishment isn't merely Tex-Mex cuisine and hamburgers, but it's also known for seafood.

Everything you would expect to find at a bar in the United States is on the menu here, including burgers and fries, but there are also a local dishes like conch fritters and coconut shrimp as well as a Tex-Mex menu.

Wild Mangos

San Pedro | (501) 226-2859

Wild Mangos can be found toward the center of San Pedro. For those times when you're thinking about darn good Tex-Mex food in a relaxed atmosphere, this mellow restaurant fits the bill.

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

Similar Food

Hidden Treasure

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Flight Cafe (501) 608-3035 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
Cardie's Restaurant (501) 523-2187 American 0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Alabama Warf Belize
Caliente (501) 226-2170 Mexican 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Hidden Treasure (501) 226-4111 Latin American 0.9 mi. South West of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Feliz Bar & Grill (501) 615-4490 American 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
Lamanai Riverside Restaurant (501) 302-3955 Mexican 0.7 mi. East of Central Orange Walk Belize
Legends Burger House (501) 226-2113 American 1.9 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye
J. Dee's Restaurant and Bar (501) 503-3351 Mexican Stann Creek District Belize
The Shak (501) 622-1686 Mexican 0.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Placencia Belize

Some of the most memorable food and drink options in Belize are those you stumble upon during your daytime travels. But, including at least a few different restaurants on the list, will keep this aspect of your trip worry free. To read even more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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