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Baymen’s Tavern

Baymen’s Tavern (Radisson Fort George Hotel, 2 Marine Parade Blvd., Belize City) – this hotel bar, which has live bands during the weekends, is noted for its pleasant outdoor deck. It attracts some of the local high rollers.

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St. George’s Dining Room

St. George’s Dining Room (Radisson Fort George Hotel, 2 Marine Pde.,Belize City) – this is the Radisson Hotel’s main restaurant, which serves hearty buffet lunches with a different theme daily (Mexican, Caribbean, Asian etc) and a mainly Mediterranean dinner menu, with plenty of seafood and some vegetarian options. There are also buffets on Friday, Saturday […]

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Smoky Mermaid

Smoky Mermaid (13 Cork Street, Belize City) – another hotel restaurant (this time, within the city’s Grand House hotel), the Smoky Mermaid serves tasty Caribbean and international food on a lovely patio, which features tinkling fountains and towering tropical trees. The meals are dependably good and the servings satisfying. The atmosphere also gets good ratings.

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Serendib

Serendib (27 Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, west Belize) – this place was opened years back by a British Army conscript of Sri Lankan descent. The menu here is a mix of Belizean, Chinese, and American dishes, along with Sri Lankan curries and teas. This eatery also serves the Wattalappan dessert (a Sri Lankan coconut custard […]

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Rainbow Bar and Grill

Rainbow Bar and Grill (off of Front Street, on beachfront midway between public pier and the Split, Caye Caulker) –this is another seafood-centric restaurant (with various grilled and fried fish dishes), along with burgers, fajitas and vegetarian dishes.

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Nerie’s II Restaurant

Nerie’s II Restaurant (corner of Queen & Daly Strees, Belize City) — Nerie’s offers most accompaniments imaginable to rice and beans, including curried lamb, stewed cow foot, lobster, gibnut and deer. You can start things off with a choice of soups, including chicken, escabeche (with chicken, lime and onions), chirmole (with chicken and a chilli-chocolate […]

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Maya Café

Maya Café (158 North Front Street, Belize City) – this restaurant serves a mix of café food (ranging from fresh juices, hot teas and strong Belizean coffee) to various Chinese meals.

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Macy’s

Macy’s (18 Bishop Street, Belize City) – yes, this is a restaurant and it’s NOT connected to Macy’s famed department store in New York. Macy is actually the name of the woman who owns this restaurant. Macy’s offers spicy Creole cooking, with friendly service and good prices. The menu changes daily, but you’re always likely […]

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Ko-Ox Han-Nah

Ko-Ox Han-Nah (5 Burns Avenue, San Ignacio, west Belize) – this is another eatery that attracts visitors returning from tours of Mayan ruins at Caracol and elsewhere. One of the more popular restaurants in this town, dishes served here range from Belizean beans-and-rice meals, to Cambodian and Korean chicken specialties, Indian lamb curries, and assorted […]

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Jambel Jerk Pit

Jambel’s Jerk Pit (164 Newton Barracks Road, Belize City) – as the name implies, this restaurant focuses on serving Jamaican-style jerk chicken. Along with that, sautéed conch, coconut curry chicken, and fish escabeche are also served here.