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El Patio Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, Seafood,
Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street | Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Cayes, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-3898
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street | Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Cayes, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Patio serves very good Belizean dishes. My husband and I stop here for dinner on every trip. We always seat at one of Omar's tables. He is very nice, a good waiter and works very hard. The waiters will try to drum up business...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chrystie1
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Not exactly on the corner, but you can enter through Barrier Reef Drive or where it's open on Black Coral Street. Some of the best Belizean food in town. A small bar with Ample covered outdoor seating, you can watch the world go buy while...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Our waiter, Omar made us feel like family. He had hustle! I ordered off menu and the ladies made me creole pork chops which were delicious and should be on the menu. My friend had a jalapeño burger off the lunch menu even though it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Quest55689978771
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is rather unassuming from the front. We dropped in expecting it to be average or just ok, but what a surprise! Some of the best food we had for the entire week that we were in Belize. And, we ate at some amazing...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank D T
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The terrace inside is hidden from view and is nice with a sandy bottom and beach decorations. The food is mediocre at most and the waiters show no interest in the customers and are hurried. Not recommened. The Caribian fish was too salt and the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Arvid K
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We had fish tacos and fajitas....so good! Our waiter, Osmar, was great. He gave us great info about the island, the food, very friendly! Highly recommend! It is not a cheap place but is totally worth it compared to some others. And the sangria and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank perrx5
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Had dinner there with my family and the food was great. And the service was excellent. The young man that was our waiter had charisma and made the night a fun one. The atmosphere was a nice one to be in family.Definitely was a night...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank manchperez20
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

My 3 adult sons, husband and I needed a nice meal after diving and in San Pedro. We parked our golf cart and started to look for a good restaurant. Osmar enticed us to eat at El Patio in a friendly and fun manner—He was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Have visited many times since 2011. They have TV’s for watching the games and such you want to watch and chicken stuffed jalapeños to die for! Love them!!!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank flybummedia
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I had the grouper which was good but would have preferred the green chile on the side. Service was excellent and atmosphere was very pleasant

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank laurahrn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street | Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Cayes, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 226-3898
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Locally owned restaurant in the center of town offer Belizean and Caribbean Food. We have great food, reasonable prices and excellent service. This restaurant has been serving San Pedro for over 25years.
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