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Captain Hook's Shrimp Restaurant & Bar and ACES Educational Croc Eco-Sanctuary

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Seafood, American, Caribbean, Central American
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End of Marge Street | Park at the Restaurant in the center of the shrimp ponds, Ladyville 99999, Belize
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Limerick, Maine
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to this restaurant on a friend's recommendation. There were six items on the menu and three were unavailable. The prices were high for the area. The plate we did order was okay - nothing great, nothing bad. Atmosphere was a bit depressing, but it did offer a view of a beautiful sunset. Not much choices in this area... More 

Thank gleveillee
Livonia, Michigan
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166 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Don't go here unless you want shrimp. We shared peel and eat shrimp and coconut shrimp for lunch. The shrimp was very fresh, portions were large, and very good. And it didn't hurt that beers were only $2 US each. If you are in the Ladyville area, it is worth a visit.

1 Thank David C
Grand Junction, Colorado
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Shrimp, and more shrimp. The other items on the menu were mostly unavailable. But we did come for shrimp and the shrimp were available in multitudinous servings. We had shrimp cocktail as an appetizer and the shrimp alfredo and were not disappointed.

Thank williamhS4270EY
Mooringsport, Louisiana
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Our first time out to Captain Hook for dinner. The restaurant is elevated ,open air and overlooking a organic shrimp farm. The views at night of the skyline of area are amazing. The shrimp were delicious and our server took care of us with a smile. We recommend and will return.

1 Thank 1mosquitoman
Orange Walk
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We noticed the Captain Hook's sign painted on a building along the main highway in Ladyville (very close to the airport) and decided to try it out. We wondered if we were going the right way because it seemed almost like the road ended, but then we saw signs for the shrimp farm. The restaurant is not at the first... More 

1 Thank Crystal S
Ladyville, Belize
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Could use a clean up, as the outdoor furniture in the restaurant is really quite shabby...but that doesn't take away from the ambiance, and the excellent food. The shrimp is caught for your plate...(can't get any fresher) and the farm is well maintained...like I said, spend a few dollars on the furniture and freshen up the place, and you have... More 

Thank josh906
San Ignacio Belize
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Can you get it any fresher??? Do you want a fun,smiling,laughing,joking waitress/cook,and a Cold Beer, PLUS fresh SHRIMP Then this is the place for you. If your in a hurry go some place where you get frozen shrimp. Here it is the real deal FRESH caught shrimp with every order. They actually have to net the shrimp clean it and... More 

1 Thank Peggy417
Cayo, Belize
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This is a great place to get fresh shrimp caught especially for you. You can watch the net being thrown as you sip on a cold drink. After you order, your shrimp is caught and brought to chef Judine where she cleans, prepares and cooks it up to your specification. The coconut shrimp is awesome! Have lunch or dinner and... More 

Thank Leslie K
La Crescenta, California
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Coconut shrimp are really good. That's the good news. It takes 45 minutes to an hour to get the food though. Enjoy the location and free WiFi while you wait.

Thank Luk4mud
Mankato, Minnesota
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I've had lunch at Captain Hook's a few times recently. It's a great spot for a leisurely lunch before or after stopping at the international airport, or if you happen to be passing through Ladyville. Depending on what you order, you may have to wait for your shrimp to be caught fresh. This is not a place for 'fast food'.... More 

Thank mngl0betr0tter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Seafood, American, Caribbean, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: End of Marge Street | Park at the Restaurant in the center of the shrimp ponds, Ladyville 99999, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District  >  Ladyville
  • Phone Number: 011-501-225-3360
Caribbean Shrimp Farm is a small sustainably minded shrimp farm located in the heart of beautiful Belize. Surrounded by a privately protected wetland habitat, the farm is the home of the new “Captain Hook’s Shrimp Restaurant & Croc Bar” and ACES Educational Crocodile Eco- Sanctuary.The 266 acre farm offers travelers and locals alike a great diversity of experiences. Educational shrimp farm tours teach you how these tiny crustaceans grow into the delicious shrimp we love to eat.Everybody loves to watch birds and here the amateur and professional birdwatchers alike will be overwhelmed by the abundant variety that you may encounter.Take a walk through time on the Mayan Nature Walk that meanders through the jungle that was once a thriving trading center. Get a first hand look at the local flora and fauna while witnessing the evidence of an ancient culture that litters the walking trail.Enjoy ACES Educational Croc Eco-Sanctuary and be thrilled and amazed by the rescued American and Morelet’s crocodiles. These prehistoric giants are the crocs that are too big and dangerous to be relocated into the wild. Feel the rush of being this close to one of the World’s most deadly apex predators. ACES staff will be happy to educate you on the importance of the preservation of these threatened and protected animals. By participating in this educational tour you are directly contributing to ACES efforts to protect an endangered species.After this much excitement enjoy some of the best food and beverages Belize has to offer at “Captain Hook’s Shrimp Restaurant and Croc Lounge.” Cool off, relax, and experience the freshest shrimp you will ever eat. Caught with a hand thrown net right before your eyes and on the table in minutes. No chemicals, no preservatives, just the best tasting organically raised shrimp you will ever have. And, if you’re feeling adventurous, why not take a free lesson in net casting and catch them yourself.Directions: Head North 1.5 km from the International Airport road junction and turn right on Marge Road (look for the rocket on the corner). Then drive 1.8 km straight down to the gate. Open for tours between 8:00am and 5:00pm daily. Call the Captain at 600-9945 for reservation or more information.

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