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El Patio Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American
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Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street | Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Cayes, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-3898
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17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lenoir, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Osmar was the nicest young man and took excellent care of us. We couldn't have been treated any better. Great atmosphere. Excellent food.

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Thank DSJ1258
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

A little off the beaten path in downtown San Pedro it's well worth finding. Sand floors, tropical vegetation and bamboo décor the atmosphere is a treat. The staff bent over backwards to make sure we were welcome and happy..I think they must hire comedians as they were a hoot. A good selection of very fresh excellently prepared food we weren't... More 

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Thank Bill M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twice it was, that we enjoyed dinner at this restaurant in the middle of San Pedro. A nice spacious seating area in a hidden courtyard with sand covered ground and a small fountain. The food was delicious ! And while waiting for it to be ready, Osmar will keep you busy with his napkin origami tricks. Oh, and don't forget... More 

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Thank Christof R
Florida Panhandle, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere and food. Waiter Osmar was one of the best! Staff could not do enough to please customers. Well worth a visit

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Thank samettu
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Osmar waiter was very entertaining and considerate of all guests. He brought extras to our table and was attentive to my wife's allergies.

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Thank James W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place. San Pedro can be a tourist trap at some places but it's gems like El Patio that balance out the town. The coconut curry was fantastic

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Thank Michael M
San Pedro, Belize
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely late lunch. Though service was slow, one might also consider it unhurried. The service was friendly. The food very good.

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Thank Barry L
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Having read all extremes in reviews about this place, I thought it is definitely worth checking out myself. And I advise you to do the same. This restaurant is far more local than you might think. Yes it can cater for groups, is very central and probably crowded in high season. But having been there on a rainy afternoon beginning... More 

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Thank Wim V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, meal and atmosphere. Shiskabb seafood mix is excellent with exception of conch, which does not work on kabob as it does not cook at same time as other items. The islander was terrific with salad and rice. Flan is 5 star menu item as a ending. Osmar the waiter is totally friendly, helpful, and timely. His dead chicken... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had dinner at El Patio. Osmar took care of us. Treated us to the most fantastic white fish soup - had a coconut milk base, and was absolutely divine. The menu has a nice variety of options Everything we had was delicious. The atmosphere is really nice. Open air, sand floor, tables are spaced out so you can have a... More 

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Thank Laura A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street | Corner of Barrier Reef Drive & Black Coral Street, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Cayes, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 226-3898

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