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Nerie's II Restaurant

Nerie's offers most accompaniments imaginable to rice and beans, including curried lamb, stewed cow foot, lobster, gibnut and deer. Begin with a choice of soups, including chicken, escabeche (with chicken, lime and …
Ice Cream in Belize City

Ice Cream Shoppe

When the heat hits unbearable head to this boutique ice-cream parlor and cool off with delicious homemade ice cream in a variety of great flavors, including some starring local fruits. Order a few scoops and sit bac…
Belizean in Belize City

Nerie's I Restaurant

One of two branches of this local institution serving up budget-friendly quality Creole food.
International in Belize City

Celebrity Restaurant

We love Celebrity because it is a semi-swanky place that is not inside a hotel. The place has an extensive menu that includes American favorites, such as steaks and sandwiches, Mexican fare like fajitas and quesadil…
Indian in Belize City

Sumathi Indian Restaurant

Belize City’s best Indian restaurant provides a huge range of flavorsome curries, tandooris and biryanis (spicy rice with meat or vegetables), with plenty of vegetarian options, all in generous quantities. All curri…
Belizean in Belize City

Dario's Meat Pies

Ask any local who makes the best meat pies and they'll tell you without hesitation, Dario's. Get in line and choose from beef or chicken. They're also resold all over the country but it's best to buy them oven fresh…
Chinese in Belize City

Chon Saan Palace

The Chon Saan has been beloved in Belize City since it opened in the 1970s. The extensive menu includes more than 200 items, including plenty of fresh seafood (which you can see swimming around the tanks). Favorite …
Belizean in Belize City


One of the few places that you'll always find open in downtown, Marvas prepares cheap Creole classics served with a huge plate of rice and beans. The dining rooms is a pretty basic affair but you'll get to watch all…
Diner in Belize City

Dit's Restaurant

It doesn't look like much but Dit's is a local favorite and a fine place to get rice-and-beans Belizean standards, sandwiches and Mexican dishes, such as panades and salbutes (variations on the tortilla). Especially…
Taiwanese in Belize City

Ma Ma Chen Restaurant

Looking for an antidote to meat-heavy Belizean cuisine? Look no further: Ma Ma Chen's is a genuine Taiwan-style vegetarian restaurant, serving tofu, brown rice and vegetable dishes. The seating area is cozy and brig…