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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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“lasagna” (37 reviews)
“shrimp app” (22 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
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

The menu hasn't changes and there is no reason 9oigt should. This time I had the fresh garden salad with blue cheese dressing and the twin 5oz steaks with twice baked potato. Absolutely mouth watering as was my favorite standby, lasagna, last week. The wait...More

Thank hbonnemx
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a marvelous meal last night with old friends from the US. Everything was perfect, from the welcome by the owner Tom, to the bartender mixing wonderful cocktails (we particularly liked the Key Lime Martini), to our server. As usual, dining at Black Orchid was...More

1  Thank Procster1
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a caye filled with good bar food it was nice to have dinner at a restaurant with linens. We started with some great cocktails and conversation with owner Tom. We discovered we are from the same place int he states. Then we ordered. I...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night we went to Black Orchid and it was fantastic This was my second time eating at Black Orchid. Both times did not disappoint. This time around we had the amazing server Maritza, she is a very sweet and attentive server. She helped the...More

Thank Briana O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at this restaurant the service, food and prices where really good. Our server Ethel was outstanding, always with a smile! The fire coral cocktail is very good too. You must go while in San Pedro!

Thank Jecafer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ethel was such a lovely lady who served our table at our dinner! She's extremely friendly, had good recommendation and very tentative to us! The restaurant alone is also very cute and well setup. We enjoyed our lunch very much and defiantly will come back...More

Thank Hien T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Ambergris Caye, make sure to dine here. It's well worth the 15 - 20 minute drive from San Pedro. Our waitress, Ethel, was great. The food is excellent. I had the Parmesan sea bass and others in our family had the...More

Thank JakeBatonRouge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant ambiance is exceptional, one of the best train staff on the Island, polite and they make sure everything is perfect. The food out of this world, world class chef, This is a must only 15 minutes from town.

Thank danielmV6615JH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best place in SoAm (South Ambergris). Great food, ambiance and staff. Giordana is best mixologist on the island. Her Margarita is fantastic and she endures the pain to make my vodka martini super frosty shaken! Ethel and Marissa make the service first class and Tom...More

Thank townarchtect
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have always enjoyed coming to Black Orchid over the years, but our trip this year was not enjoyable at all. My husband had chicken cobb salad and all he got was lettuce with dry chicken on top. My terayki chicken was so dry and...More

Thank marshallcountyme
Judyann H, Owner at Black Orchid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello marshallcountyme.....Our deepest apologies for your poor experience with us. Our staff works with all their hearts to make the best meal possible, it is unfortunate that we did not succeed in providing you with the experience you have come to know at the Black...More

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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, 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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