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Happy Lobster Restaurant and Bar

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, American, South American
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Main Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
+501 226-0064
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139 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happy Lobster was recommended by our hotel and was one of the only restaurants consistently open on the island during the low season. We had both lunch and dinner there, sitting outside on the brightly colored table and benches combo. We found the food to be very good, both the chicken dishes, the meat dishes and the eponymous lobster (excellent!).... More 

Thank Hélène D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pork chops and the shrimp curry, it was so delicious! This restaurant doesn't dissapoint. The servings are big and the prices are reasonable.

Thank Giomeli21
Winnipeg, Canada
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179 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Usually I'm disappointed when I don't pick the place but not this time, food was good as was the service. Our server was friendly and helpful unlike some of the other staff that could only be described as surly and indifferent.

Thank Travellingfool2013
Stevensville, Montana
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking to find some well done local art while dining on some excellent food this is the place. The walls are covered with some quality art work by locals. Encouraged by our dive masters We came here with our dive group for lunch. A great selection of seafood dishes, salads, sandwiches, burgers etc. ... I had fish and... More 

Thank Bill M
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We actually sat down and ended up leaving after we read the menu. It's right on front street, but not on the water. Seemed like it was overpriced average food, which we were bummed about. It was really buggy that day too which may have detracted from our experience too. Just couldn't see paying all that cash to get eaten... More 

Thank Carrie S
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After trying many overpriced and mediocre restaurants on the island, Happy Lobster is one of the better ones, probably the best. Portions are HUGE so makes it worth the prices. Restaurant seems clean and tidy, and you can enjoy the breeze outside or sit in by the fan. I've had the grilled lobster here, big and juicy for a 'medium'... More 

Thank emmio
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Saw how busy this place was so decided to eat there the following wing evening. Meal was delicious and reasonably priced. Friendly and attentive staff.

Thank Colin C
Liege, Belgium
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53 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

After arriving a couple of days after a hurricane, we just wanted to relax and enjoy some good food. We decided to go there to enjoy a good lobster and we were not disappointed, it was big, very tasty and cheap. It is a cheap looking restaurant with plastic chairs but definitely what you're looking for when you go to... More 

Thank Felie1612
Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Best dinner, portions are huge but service quite slow if in a large group. Very good value for money!

Thank ElliMC
Indianapolis, Indiana
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

It was so nice to find a traditional breakfast place serving up delicious omelettes! They have yummy blood mary's too! We ate there multiple times during our trip to the island. Eat in confidence. Everything they have is delicious!

Thank USATravelbug_194

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, American, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Caye Caulker
  • Phone Number: +501 226-0064

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?