San Pedro is one of the most popular destinations in Belize. It is located on Ambergris Caye, which is the largest Belize island. Most notably it is the location of the Belize Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is just 0.75 miles from San Pedro. San Pedro has luxury beach resorts, amazing nightlife, and excellent restaurants. Better yet, San Pedro offers modern conveniences with picture-perfect views and plenty of activities to entertain you during your vacation. In this article, however, we are going to cover the best places to eat in San Pedro, Belize.
This vegetarian eatery offers a wide variety of vegan and non-vegan food and juice options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Chef Sergio is passionate about healthy food and eating well. At Juice Dive they make all their soy milk, almond milk, oat milk, and tofu on-site using the best ingredients. All of the cold-pressed juices are made fresh daily and certified organic. This is one of the best places for breakfast, with an excellent Tofu Scramble containing fresh peppers, onion, kale, and their signature spice mix for extra flavor. Finally, the wrap and bowl options are also delicious and packed full of fresh ingredients. Juice Dive is located right across from Central Park on Barrier Reef Drive, Juice Dive is easy to get to and is open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm every day.
The Blue Water Grill is located right on the beach, making it the ideal location to relax and enjoy your meal. Open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm every day, they are known for their fresh fish, shrimp, and seafood dishes. The Thai Curry with steamed rice and vegetables is delicious and fresh. In addition to delicious seafood, Blue Water Grill also serves amazing wood-fired pizzas. The Veggie Lovers with mozzarella cheese is full of flavor. Finally, the Blue Water Grill offers a large variety of regular and frozen cocktails, perfect for relaxing throughout the day or watching the sunset.
Located within Ramon’s Village Resort, Pineapples on the Beach is a tropical-inspired restaurant with incredible food right on the beach. Chef Rommy Kie offers daily specials and the Belizean staff will ensure you have a great time. With a wide variety of cuisines on offer, there is bound to be something for everyone in your party. The Mexican Black Bean and Corn Soup is an excellent appetizer. For your main, the Rasta Pasta is tremendous and full of flavor. Finally, all newcomers to San Pedro, Belize, and Pineapples must try the Pineapple Boat! This is the chef's recommendation and is visually amazing and full of fresh ingredients. Pineapples on the Beach is open 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Sunday through Thursday and 9:30 am – 9:00 pm Friday and Saturday.
This beachfront, Caliente Restaurant is a great option for lunch and dinner. This little ‘hole in the wall’ restaurant serves delicious food and great margaritas with an amazing view. Better yet, your drink comes with complimentary salsa and chips. Both of which are freshly made and the perfect snack while you wait for your tacos, curry, burrito, or fresh fish. When dining at Caliente you must try the fresh ceviche and margaritas with fresh lime. Open from 11:00 am – 9:30 pm Tuesday through Saturday.
There you have it, some of the best places to eat in San Pedro, Belize. Better yet all of the options above are vegetarian and vegan friendly, plus they offer gluten-free options. Sticking to your diet while on vacation doesn’t need to be a challenge if you know where to eat! Book your trip to San Pedro today and enjoy an affordable beach vacation with delicious food and amazing beaches.