Authentic And Delicious: Best Restaurants in San Pedro Belize

What are the Best Restaurants In San Pedro?

Let us let you in on a little secret about what the best restaurants in San Pedro are. 

Planning your trip takes time. Deciding where to stay, what to do, and most importantly where to eat is sometimes hard. Whose opinion matters? Are you listening to locals or tourists when you read up about a destination online? Here we are to tell you about restaurants in San Pedro where our guests have raved about countless times and where we as locals frequent as well.

Food is such an important part of travel. From understanding the culture of your location to gaining sustenance to power through your adventures. Don’t miss out or waste time on a bad meal – let us give you our local insight. The following are great sit-down restaurants in San Pedro to hit up during your vacation.


Sandbar Beachfront Restaurant in San Pedro

If you stay with us, you’ll definitely enjoy a meal at Sandbar. Sandbar is our on-site restaurant. Their cuisine is typical American bar foods, pizza, with some Tex-Mex flare. Sandbar undoubtedly has the best pizza on the island – with locals, expats, and tourists flocking to order take-out and delivery as well as eating in person at the restaurant. You could order via phone or also online.

Estel's Dine by the sea

Be sure to take a breakfast at Estel’s during your trip. Many eat lobster for breakfast when they visit, along with a morning bloody mary or mimosa. There’s live music playing on Sunday mornings. If you want to enjoy an early morning view of the sea, their place is aesthetically old fisher vibe which makes it unique. The restaurant floor is sand so you are having breakfast on the beach. With options like their excellent breakfast burritos and traditional Mayan breakfast, you cannot go wrong.

Blue Water Grill

If you want to dress up, Blue Water Grill is a good option. BWG is a beachfront restaurant, with huge open-air seating. The menu is wide-ranging and includes some safe options, such as pizza and pasta. For a group dinner – we suggest making a reservation. The Diablo Pasta is a favorite – but anything with seafood is a great option. They have sushi nights weekly!

El Fogon

This restaurant is located in the backstreet of San Pedro, right by the airport. The restaurant is located on a side street, so the views aren’t the best, but the food is superb. Their specialty is Belizean food and seafood cooked by fire hearth. With decades of experience, you’ll enjoy an authentically Belizean creole or curry dish.  We recommend visiting for a lunch, where local favorites are available on their lunch specials. Amazing soups and local comfort foods are offered almost daily.

Caliente Restaurant

Caliente is a lagoon-front restaurant notably said to have the best margaritas in town. Easily walkable from Drift Inn San Pedro. The service is incredible, with salsa and chips being offered while you wait for your food. It is a great spot to catch sunset along with your meal. They have live music some nights and some of the best tacos.

Elvi's Restaurant in San Pedro, Belize

Now, you may find this on every list you see on “top restaurants in San Pedro, Belize” and there will be a reason why. Elvi’s not only has a beautiful ambiance, but the food is well-plated and mouthwateringly good. Their take on curry is to-die-for and we at Drift Inn haven’t had a dish we didn’t like. Great customer service as well. Readily available on middle street – you may want to make a reservation for this one.


Crocs Sunset Sports Bar

This sports bar is perched over the lagoon, offering a stunning view of the sunset. It has 10 flat-screen televisions playing all sorts of sports. This place is good for chilling because if they are not playing music on the speakers they have live music by local bands, nice bar games, and sports on. Going to Crocs you might want to rent a cart or hitch a ride to get across the bridge. Evenings around 4-6pm is the best time to be at the restaurant to view that amazing sunset. They have great sharable foods like nachos, ceviche, and loaded fries. BUT – their catch of the day dinner specials and dinner menu offer gourmet dishes.


If you’re craving some Japanese cuisine and fresh fish – make a trek down south on the island to Mahogany Bay. Jyoto is a sushi restaurant owned by a Japanese gentleman, Toshiya. He has blended the cultures and flavors of traditional Japanese food with Belizean flavors and options native to Belize. Their ramen, gyoza, and sushi are all delicious. It is perfect for a dress-up, fancy dinner with your significant other.

If your favorite isn’t on the list – be sure to reach out and let us know what we missed.

Visiting Belize? Stay with Drift Inn

Are you ready for an adventure in Belize? Look no further than Drift Inn. Our comfortable and affordable accommodations provide all the necessities for your trip, including premium mattresses, private bathrooms, A/C, hot water, and WIFI. Plus, our convenient location on the island or in Cayo puts you just steps away from the beach and easy access to all major tour sites.

But we don’t just offer a place to rest your head. Drift Inn is a community of travelers who live to explore and make new connections. Our staff can organize tours and excursions, from trips to the Blue Hole to golf cart or car rental. And with opportunities to meet other guests at the bar, participating in tours, and gathering for live music, you’ll never be short of company. So, book your stay with Drift Inn and start planning your Belizean dream adventure today.

Restaurants in San Pedro

There are countless good restaurants in San Pedro. This list is inclusive to the restaurants our guests rave about and we ourselves frequent. The list also only included sit-down restaurants. If you are wanting cheaper options, check out this list.

If you have visited Belize and have another restaurant which should be added to the list – let us know in the comments.

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