Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Belize City

Spoonaz Photo Cafe

An oasis in downtown Belize City, this cosmopolitan cafe serves quality coffee as well as paninis and sandwiches. There is a smart air-conditioned lounge area inside but you really want to be under the green cloth u…
Top Choice Belizean in Belize City

Nerie's II Restaurant

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

Belamari

This open-air, seaside restaurant in Buttonwood Bay is a chic new spot for cocktails, and all the better if you make a meal of it. The menu spans several continents, with everything from Brazilian shrimp stew to mus…
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…
Vegan in Belize City

Om Shanti Cafe

This fantastic new vegan cafe in Fort George is just the thing after a challenging Ashtanga class in the attached yoga studio, or a massage at the wellness center, all set in a gorgeously restored and repurposed wat…
Grill in Belize City

Riverside Tavern

This riverfront establishment has developed a reputation for serving up the best hamburgers in Belize City, and its fried onion rings, pastas and steaks are also on point. The portions are large, and best devoured a…
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 the line (which will probably wrap around the block) and choose from beef or chicken. They're also resold all over …
American in Monkey Bay

Cheers

This large, airy and friendly restaurant serves hearty meals, including all-day breakfasts, roast-beef sandwiches and excellent Cuban tilapia. Naturally, rice, beans and stewed chicken are served as well. If you fan…
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 …
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 sour sop and craboo. Order a …