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Top Choice Vegetarian in Punta Gorda


There's a laid-back bohemian vibe at this small open-air restaurant where excellent organic vegetarian cuisine, veg and conch fritters, fresh juices and a variety of tofu-based creations are the order of the day. Fr…
Top Choice Cafe in Punta Gorda

Snack Shack

Tucked away off the main street among a group of shack restaurants, this is the best spot in town for western or Belizean breakfasts. Lunchtime is 'build you own burrito' served alongside brain-freezing slushies. Th…
Seafood in Punta Gorda

Grace's Restaurant

A longtime favorite of locals and travelers alike, Grace's offers a wide range of dishes, from Belizean specialties such as stew chicken, fry fish, and rice and beans, to more exotic seafood fare and good breakfast.…
Chinese in Punta Gorda

Hang Cheong Restaurant

Hang Cheong does a brisk lunchtime trade and some good vegetarian dishes such as chow mein.
Bar in Punta Gorda

PG Sports Bar

This bar is incongruously enhanced by a staggering collection of US sports photos and posters. There's usually a DJ or live music on Friday and Saturday.
Caribbean in Punta Gorda

Marian's Bayview Restaurant

This nondescript 3rd-floor outdoor eatery on the southern waterfront has a good local reputation and great views. Marian serves up excellent east Indian cuisine. Lunch and dinner are served buffet-style.
Maya in Punta Gorda

Fajina Maya Food

Above the Fajina Crafts Center, this small restaurant serves interesting Maya soups and stews with vegetables and poultry from farms in the outlying communities. The specialty of the house is caldo, a chicken soup c…
Seafood in Punta Gorda

Mangrove Restaurant

Chef Iconie is well known locally for her fusion Belizean meals, incorporating locally caught seafood, curries and pasta dishes. Choose from a small selection of mains and sides on the changing blackboard menu. It's…
Bar in Punta Gorda


This big, breezy palapa, a mile northeast of town, is a popular weekend spot, especially for Sunday sessions when the BBQ fires up and everyone goes swimming off the pier opposite. There's cheap bar food and Garifun…
Tex-Mex in Punta Gorda

Olympic Bar & Grill

This popular little spot serves spicy hot wings, burritos and burgers, along with ice-cold beer. Happy hour is from 5pm to 7pm and Thursday is 'wings night'.