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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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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
3:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South Coconut Drive | 2.5 Miles South of Town, After the Croc Lagoon, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 00000, Belize
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is very unique and elegant. The best meal we had in san pedro! Our waitress, Maritza was top notch!she was so friendly, hilarious, beautiful oh and married too! She knew the menu well. She honestly recommended the crusted snapper with coconut rice which...More

Thank charles23leslie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cooked our fresh catch to perfection. And could not ask for a better waitress. Ethel is the absolute best!

Thank MarykShaw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Once again another great dining experience. Got to see our favorite waitress Ethel. She is the best. Looking forward to seeing them again in March

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great and the service was exceptional!!! We went twice on our trip in Belize. Our waitress Ethel was so accommodating and friendly! We will definitely be back!

Thank Teddy_Leatherman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu unchanged except for Thanksgiving and Christmas specials; new drink not yet on the menu is Harry's mai tai. Maritza married and is back as is Ethel who is learning to barkeep under Tom's tutelage. Judy's kitchen still putting out masterpieces, especially the Italian accented...More

Thank hbonnemx
Reviewed 1 week ago

People, service, waitresses and especially the chef's, Efember, Radience, Marlyn and help Nelson, all do a fantastic job! The Owners Tom and Judyann have done a grreat job creating that team of professionals who do such a GREAT job. Keep up the great work! Well...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we’ve visited Tom at the Black Orchid many times, last night was a spur of the moment trip south for dinner. We called ahead and our usual table and favorite server were waiting for us. Our food was delicious and our server, Ethel, was...More

Thank Procster1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here twice o. Our 5 day trip to the Island. Both times we were served by Ethel. She was so attentive and was helpful in helping us decide on our main dishes. The food was wonderful! So fresh and well prepared. Had...More

Thank Heather2929
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found the black orchid while driving around one evening. It’s an outdoor type restaurant situated south of San Pedro. The furnishings are quite elegant and the service was excellent. It was very full the night we were there. There was plenty of food and...More

Thank Eston S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classy, unique open air, quiet (away from the buzz of town), white linen but casual too!!! The best beef we found on the island. And the staff were super!!! Our server, Maritza, was adorable. Sweet and attentive. Went there twice in our week stay!!

Thank dressagemama97
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Questions & Answers
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
15 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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