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Black Orchid Restaurant

South Coconut Drive | 2.5 Miles South of Town, After the Croc Lagoon, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 00000, Belize
+501 206-2441
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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South Coconut Drive | 2.5 Miles South of Town, After the Croc Lagoon, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 00000, Belize
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The quality of the food and variety of entrees are a step higher than other food establishments but it is the professional, courteous and efficient service as well as the wine selection that sets it up as being above other restaurants on the caye. Especially...More

Thank hbonnemx
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are staying south of town and were very happy to find this gem right down the street. Lobster and rib eye were top notch and our server, Ethel, was super sweet and attentive.

Thank mindspark
Reviewed 6 days ago

We hav been at Black Orchid restaurant in San Pedro with a party of 7 including Children and it has been a really positive surprise! The restaurant is in the middle of nowhere and we did not think it was so good. The atmosphere is...More

Thank andrea_toy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family truly enjoyed Black Orchid's open air ambience and fantastic food. Our server, Ethel, was very attentive and extremely polite. I hope we get to return to the island one day, and if we do, Black Orchid will be on my must-do list.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to The Black Orchid felt as if we were going to a friend’s house for dinner. A friend who uses white table cloths, is an awesome chef, and has a great staff assisting them in making sure your dining experience is fantastic. I’ve been...More

Thank ronw6127
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant staff/waitresses went over and above standard service. Even creating an anniversary keepsake sign with our photo! Beautiful place, wonderful food and atmosphere. We go here every time we visit Ambergris Caye.

Thank andiswigart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed a lovely meal here while staying at Athens Gate. She ate the seafood alfredo and I the shrimp scampi. The food was delicious and our waitress Ethel took good care of us.

Thank Irisheyes72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here while staying at the Pelican Reef which is walking distance to Black Orchid. Dinner was delicious, very authentic food. We ordered the seafood Alfredo and it was very tasty. Maritza was our waitress and she was very friendly and...More

Thank simonegalvan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we ate here on our arrival day staying at Athens Gate. The food was delicious especially the coconut rice. It was definitely pricier than other places on the island but the food was delicious and the atmosphere was relaxing. it is open air so can...More

Thank Drew F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stop quite often for something to eat after work. Very comfortable, nice conversation not only with Tom (owner) but with Ethel a waitress there. Then comes the food. Fantastic. No complaints.

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1 June 2017|
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Response from Michael P | Reviewed this property |
We didn't take pictures either. What you see is what you get. It is VERY nice. But you go in wearing whatever. They don't care. (They'll also give you bug spray if you need it since it is an open air place.)
Amy G
16 February 2017|
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Response from Judyann H | Property representative |
Hello Amy, thank you for your interest in the Black Orchid Restaurant....Yes, we have several Gluten Free options to include our Mushroom Butter Braised Pork, Blackened Snapper, Scampi, Teriyaki Chicken and a few others... More
20 October 2015|
Response from Judyann H | Property representative |
Yes, however Tripadvisor does not allow me to put in my e-mail address....If you go to our website and look under contact information you will find my email address, simply send me the request and I'll get you a copy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Coconut Drive | 2.5 Miles South of Town, After the Croc Lagoon, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 00000, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 206-2441
  • E-mail
Island Dining at It's Best....Serving Dinner Tuesday through Saturday from 5:30p-9:00p......Happy Hour Social from 3p-5p......Just 2.5 Miles South of town, a quick Golf Cart Ride beyond the Croc Pond and well before the Marco Gonzales Maya Ruins.....Reservations Recommended.
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