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Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat

) #97 of 140 Restaurants in San Pedro €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
North Ambergris Caye | 3 Miles North of San Pedro Town, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 9999, Belize
+501 226-2207
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fruit plate” (2 reviews)
“fry jacks” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Caribbean
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
North Ambergris Caye | 3 Miles North of San Pedro Town, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 9999, Belize
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at Captain Morgan's several times in the past and chose to stay in town this trip. We stopped in from the beach to have a beer and some ceviche. We were treated as an inconvenience by the bartender. We left quickly. Sad...More

Thank wadekellenm
CaptainMorgansBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by Buena Vista during your trip to Ambergris Caye. We regret you experienced some service that was not up to our, or your, standard, and for that we apologize. We will follow this feedback up you can be assured. We are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to like eating at Capt Morgans....I liked the polite staff and food although nothing special it was good for Burgers, chicken fingers & BBQ! They now have new owners and even that is terrible! We got burgers today & the meat was GRAY,...More

Thank 118BeckyW
CaptainMorgansBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We’re sorry for your experience in Buena Vista today – there’s certainly no excuse for the quality of your food, and we’re happy to hear you raised the issue with management. We are making changes to improve the service and food quality of Buena Vista...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

So disappointing the catch of the day was completely over cooked, we asked for coconut rice and got plain rice. Our cocktails had no alcohol and the finale was when the bill came and the bottle of wine we ordered was listed at what we...More

Thank laurazzzz2014
CaptainMorgansBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your stay at Las Verandas. Our team is dedicated to creating a quality experience from the moment you arrive and are served a welcome drink, and your bags are taken to your room, until the time...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We were at the swim up bar yesterday and Ronald the bartender didn't seem to know how to make any of the drinks on the menu other than rum punch. We understand the resort is undergoing staffing changes and renovations. We hope to have a...More

Thank DC_Eric_1977
CaptainMorgansBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback – it’s appreciated. We’re making a lot of changes here at Captain Morgan’s so we can be better than ever! With those changes come new members of our team who are getting to know the ropes – including our bartenders,...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived 15 minutes before dinner menu was to begin. Told by waitress that she would bring a menu for us to review, but we had to sit at the bar. Sat at the bar...the menu never came. Finally as others were being seated for dinner...More

1  Thank Kelli G
CaptainMorgansBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

We’re sorry to hear about experience at Buena Vista. It sounds like we did not live up to our expectations, or our own standards. We are making changes to our restaurant, and we rely on feedback from customers like you so we can continue to...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We spent a couple afternoons eating and drinking by the pool here. The food was good and the service was also from the restaurant. The bar service at the pool left something to be desired. Not very friendly nor did they put much effort in....More

Thank Henry B
CaptainMorgansBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thanks for trying out Buena Vista and our swim up bar while you were here at Captain Morgan’s. We’re not sure what may have occurred, as our servers, especially at the bar, are usually highly praised. But we will follow up on your observation as...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

If you prefer quiet nights and staying in then Buena Vista is the place for you. Top notch service and ocean front view. Dinner was good, trying breakfast tomorrow!

Thank Stormy R
CaptainMorgansBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thanks for trying out Buena Vista – it’s truly a quiet and romantic getaway! We’ve been making some changes in our kitchen and we’re happy to get your feedback. Please do let us know when you’ve had a chance to have breakfast, okay?

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had a mostly average meal at the Buena Vista one night. Service and view of the beach were first class. I ordered the grouper fish with a basil and pesto sauce. Unfortunately the spice in the sauce was overbearing to I had to scrape...More

Thank VancouverGinger
CaptainMorgansBZ, General Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience at Buena Vista Restaurant. We’re sorry that the spice on your fish was too strong – we encourage our guests to let us know straight away so we can make it right for them. We are in the process...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

I had Lobster - it was ok (pricey) the bar/resturant was nearly empty and not much going on - you do wait a long time for meals but that was everywhere. They did have a BBQ Beach Party but those of us who went couldn't...More

1  Thank tellinlikeitis
CaptainMorgansBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks for trying our Buena Vista Restaurant during your recent trip to Ambergris Caye – we appreciate it! Our menu prices are in Belizean dollars - so $20 item is only $10 USD. So, our actual prices are very reasonable, and on the low side...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

So we hade a quick lunch her. The special of the day was quite amusing to ask about. Two different in the staff did not know what it was other then the name of it. The food was good and arrived fairly quick. The staff...More

Thank abbe_81
CaptainMorgansBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Buena Vista Restaurant at Captain Morgan's Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thanks for stopping by Buena Vista for lunch! We apologize for the mix-up with the special and with your bill. Sometimes people can get nervous and make simple mistakes. All we can do is work harder to bring our guests consistent and professional service and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Caribbean
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Ambergris Caye | 3 Miles North of San Pedro Town, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 9999, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 226-2207
  • E-mail
Description
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Buena Vista Restaurant is a full-service restaurant featuring a variety of Belizean dishes, fresh seafood, and American classics. Buena Vista Restaurant is located at Captain Morgan's Retreat, a beachfront resort on Ambergris Caye. While many guests enjoy dining with us, the restaurant and bar is open to the general public.
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