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Wet Lizard

Wet Lizard (Fort Street, Belize City) – even though it’s a restaurant that serves both Tex-Mex and local cuisine, this is also a popular bar & hangout spot because it caters to incoming cruise ship passengers and plays a lot of Jimmy Buffett music.

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Vogue Bar & Lounge

Vogue Bar & Lounge (Barrack Road, Princess Hotel & Casino, Belize City) — the lounge at the Princess gets lively on Friday nights when a mixed young crowd launches a new weekend. A DJ helps things get moving from 9pm Thursday to Saturday.

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Tinto and Blanco Wine Bar

Tinto and Blanco Wine Bar (13 Cork Street, Fort George, Belize City) – this is Belize City’s first and only wine bar. It’s a proven hit with tourists for its comfortable atmosphere, accommodating service, and superior-quality wines. The owner (Gerry Mitchell) even arranges occasional tastings of wines from Spain, South Africa, Chile and elsewhere.

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Rojo Lounge

Rojo Lounge (beachfront, North Ambergris, 5 miles north of town, Ambergris Caye, Belize) — one-time punk rock record producer (and now chef) Jeff Spiegel, started up this hip restaurant and lounge, which in time became a popular hangout spot for vacationers. Located in an open-air palapa on a beautiful beach, the food is also very […]

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Riverside Patio

Riverside Patio (Regent Street, City Center, Belize City) — this is the place to sink a beer after a hard day’s sight-seeing. By the river, next to the Commercial Center, the deck gets just enough breeze to make it comfortable any time of the day – but it’s particularly nice as the sun goes down.

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MJ’s Grand

MJ’s Grand (170 Barrack Road, Belize City) – with funky Belizean rhythms regularly played here, there’s also karaoke (which begins at 10 pm most evenings). MJ’s is popular with locals both for its indoor pool tables and outdoor terrace tables overlooking Newtown Barracks Green.

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Legends Burger House

Legends Burger House (1/4 mile north of the bridge, Ambergris Caye) – this eatery is for those who want a simple burger and fries (that can then be washed down with a cool beer or beverage). Along with the comfort food, there is also a buzzing bar and often live music.

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Lazy Lizard

  Lazy Lizard (The Split, Caye Caulker, Belize) – located within Caye Caulker’s favored shallow beach “The Split”, this bar is popular for its sunsets.

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Habaneros Restaurant

Habaneros (Front Street, due west from main public pier, Caye Caulker) – this restaurant is for vacationers who want to splurge. Various types of dishes are offered here, including Stone Crab Claws, Brazilian pork, Thai Snapper, Coconut Crusted Snapper, Three Meat Entrée, and Mayan Plate.

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Caesar’s Palace

Caesar’s Palace (190 Barrack Street, Belize City) – both the music and patrons at this venue are Latin, with a crowd forming after 10:30 pm – a reminder that not everything in Belize is Caribbean-centric.