Top ChoiceHistoric Site in Corozal Town

Corozal House of Culture

Built in 1886, this fine old Spanish Colonial building once housed a bustling market beside the old customs house. It was one of only 11 buildings spared by Hurricane Janet in 1955. Today the historic building...

Top ChoiceAsian in Corozal Town

Wood House Bistro

Wood House is a real standout among the Chinese restaurants in Corozal (and Belize in general). The dining area is open-air, with solid timber furniture, a Caribbean-style bar and a world music soundtrack. The...

Ruins in Corozal Town

Santa Rita

Santa Rita was an ancient Maya coastal town that once occupied the same strategic trading position as present-day Corozal Town, namely the spot between two rivers – the Río Hondo (which now forms the...

Belizean in Corozal Town

Patty's Bistro

This Corozal favorite retains its friendliness and commitment to good local food. The yellow walls are hung with hokey beach art, and the tables are covered in plastic tablecloths, but the atmosphere is so...

Pizza in Corozal Town

Corozo Blue's

The waterfront location at this semi-enclosed, stone-hewn restaurant and day resort is unbeatable, with indoor, beachfront and garden seating offering a spectacular view of the bay. It's popular for the...

Art in Corozal Town

Art in the Park

On one Saturday of every month, downtown Corozal hosts an outdoor art exhibition and mini music festival, known as Art in the Park. Artists congregate in Central Park to display their wares, with paintings,...

Indian in Corozal Town

Venky’s Kabab Corner

Chef Venky is the premier – and, as far as we know, only – Hindu chef in Corozal, cooking excellent Indian meals, both meat and vegetarian. The place is not much to look at on the inside – in fact there is just...

International in Corozal Town


The waterfront restaurant at Tony's Inn offers a delightfully sophisticated setting and fine food served under a breezy palapa (open-air shelter with a thatched roof) with dockside seating stretching out into the...

Belizean in Corozal Town

RD's Diner

Rick and his staff go above and beyond to ensure a good time at this unassuming eatery. The interior might be nondescript but it's an excellent place to sample some local specialties such as gibnut (small,...

International in Corozal Town

Scotty Bar & Bistro

This thatched sea-facing bar and restaurant is popular among locals, expats and visitors for its international menu of burgers, pasta, pizza, rice and beans and fresh fish. There's occasional live entertainment...

Bar in Corozal Town

Jam Rock

In a park right by the bay, this open-air watering hole catches plenty of breeze and is popular with expats and locals alike. Tasty meals are served from noon to 10pm, the bar is well stocked and there's a...

Nightclub in Corozal Town

Cactus Plaza

You can't miss this building, which looks a bit like a cross between a Christmas tree and a Mexican fruitcake. It's open late on weekends as a bar and nightclub, also serving Mexican snacks such as tacos (BZ$3 to...

Diner in Corozal Town

Al's Cafe

This tiny local place is one of several diners popular for tasty Mexican snacks and cheap daily lunch specials. Try the burritos with beans, chicken and cheese – and very hot habanero sauce!

Bar in Corozal Town

Bay Breeze

Have a seat at this open-air bar and restaurant and enjoy the Corozal Bay breeze with a cold Belikin or an even colder margarita or piña colada. Also has an extensive list of cocktails.

Museum in Corozal Town

Corozal Museum

Called 'A Window to the Past,' the exhibit at this little museum focuses on the experience of the East Indian population, who arrived around 1838 as indentured servants working on the sugar plantations, but also...

Notable Building in Corozal Town

Town Hall

A colorful and graphic mural by Belizean-Mexican artist Manual Villamor Reyes enlivens the lobby of the town hall. The mural depicts episodes from Corozal history, including the War of the Castes, with the...

Gifts & Souvenirs in Corozal Town

Gabrielle Hoare Market

Amid the fruit, vegetables and fish, you'll also find a few local craftspeople selling art, woodwork and tapestries. The 2nd floor has stores selling food and locally made clothing. You'll certainly find a...

Historic Site in Corozal Town

Fort Barlee

At the center of town, this fort was built in 1849 by Caste War refugees for protection from attacks by hostile Maya. Only the remains of the brick corner turrets are still visible on the fort site.