Vegetarian Cuisine in Belize

While staying in Belize, you'll have the privilege of deciding between a great number of places to sit down to a meal. If you have a taste for vegetarian food in particular, then you should take note of the various establishments known for these fun flavors. In this destination overall, there's plenty of restaurants serving this style.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal atmosphere at Buena Vista Restaurant to the inviting breakfast, dinner and lunch at Ma Ma Chen Restaurant, there's a menu suited for each type of traveler and any style of dining desired.


Below, you can get more details about the selection of restaurants in Belize that specialize in food of the vegetarian variety. On each restaurant's name, click to view the full article about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Soul Kitchen

Ambergris Caye

Soul Kitchen is a part of Ak'bol Yoga Retreat & Eco Resort, and is a viable choice that's worth considering if you're going to spend time visiting this side of the island. It is 2.6 miles northeast of San Pedro. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its vegetarian delights and particularly juices & smoothies, but we shouldn't forget they're also dubbed a hotspot for pizza. <p>Traditional dishes and international favorites are on the menu, made in a wood-brick oven and perfectly seasoned to give your taste buds a thrill. Everything is homemade and much of the produce is selected fresh from the garden. If you're not in the mood for a full meal, you can still stop by for a fresh-squeezed juice or herbal tea.</p>

Buena Vista Restaurant

Ambergris Caye | (888) 653-9090

Buena Vista Restaurant is a part of Captain Morgan's Retreat, and is a viable option worth considering if you are visiting this side of the island. If you're wondering, San Pedro is three and a half miles (six kilometers) to the south west. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer vegetarian cuisine and hamburgers, but wouldn't you know they're also quite the favorite for seafood. <p>Truly tropical the restaurant has doors that open on to a patio so guests can either sit outside or enjoy the view from inside. The decor inside features a mishmash of patterns, and local artwork, while outside the patio style furniture is comfy and inviting. The atmosphere invites relaxation and fun, with a wide range of entertainment available on different nights of the week.</p>

Calico Jack's

(501) 832-2478

Located southeast of Santa Elena, Calico Jack's is located at Calico Jack’s Village. It's 10.0 miles east-southeast of San Ignacio. Lovely, mild seafood and vegetarian fare get along famously at this completely casual establishment. <p>An open air restaurant set under a thatched roof palapa, guests enjoy great food in a casual setting.</p>

The Crow's Nest Cafe

Placencia | (501) 620-7320

Located near the heart of Placencia, The Crow's Nest Cafe is a part of South Water Resort. Beautiful seafood and vegetarian cuisine make a nice pair at this fun eatery. <p>At the Crows Nest, guests are treated to a three course meal every time -- appetizer, main entree, and dessert. Fill up on seafood, meat, or vegetarian options.</p>

Wild Mangos

San Pedro | (501) 226-2859

Located near the middle of San Pedro, Wild Mangos is at 42 Barrier Reef Drive . Affectionately identified as a casual place to eat, it's like a mecca for hungry, intrigued travelers touring the town. <p>Consistently delicious and creative, Wild Mangos specializes in using local, organic materials that come from sustainably-minded sources.</p>

vegetarian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Buena Vista Restaurant 3.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Australian, Eclectic, Vegetarian (888) 653-9090
Calico Jack's 9.1 mi. Southeast of Central Santa Elena Belize Belizean, Creole, Vegetarian (501) 832-2478
Doc'ks Tiki Bar & Grill 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye American, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Italian, Latin American, Mexican, Vegetarian --
Gomier’s Restaurant 0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Punta Gorda Belize Vegetarian --
Ma Ma Chen Restaurant Downtown Belize City Belize Asian, Vegan, Vegetarian (501) 223-4568
Mesa Cafe 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Contemporary, Vegetarian (501) 226-3444
Soul Kitchen 2.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Belizean, International, Vegetarian --
The Crow's Nest Cafe 0.9 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize Eclectic, Vegetarian (501) 620-7320
Wild Mangos 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro Ambergris Caye Tex-Mex, Vegan, Vegetarian (501) 226-2859

Similar Food

You may crave something slightly different, in which case perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at restaurants like Belly Happy which serves vegan food.

Some of the most memorable kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Belize are the ones you didn't expect to find yourself craving as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. That being said, it doesn't hurt to make a list of specific places to try. To learn more details concerning the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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