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Black Orchid Restaurant

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South Coconut Drive | 2.5 Miles South of Town, After the Croc Lagoon, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 00000, Belize
+501 206-2441
15:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 15:00 - 21:00
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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is located very near to Athens Gate, we went to this place for dinner. Wine was great but food mediocre, the shrimp dish was too sweet, Owner took it of our check which was great. Lone Star Grill and Robins Kitchen nearby have better food in my opinion, possible we had wrong choices.

Thank Rachel G
Judyann H, Owner at Black Orchid Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello RachelG....We are saddened to hear that you did not enjoy your evening at the Black Orchid Restaurant....The other two restaurants you mentioned also serve food; Robin's is a roadside deli with picnic table settings and the Lone Star serves Tex Mex comfort food in a Cantina setting...... We are a completely different dining experience with unique international cuisine.....Certainly not... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To celebrate my birthday with 11 friends, we had a wonderful meal here. Service was attentive and meal delicious. My Sea Bass was amazing. The shrimp were huge and tasty. The open air restaurant is well worth the drive south of San Pedro.

Thank fourthand10
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if it's hot out, try the shrimp dip. Super tasty. We got the blackened snapper, which was a little spicy and wasn't overwhelmingly blackened; the spicy shrimp, which had some tasty mild heat; and the grouper with coconut rice. We're planning a repeat since it's near our accommodations!

Thank Megan M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was incredible!!! I couldn't believe how delicious everything was. We each tried a different dish so we could share. Everything was amazing and couldn't have been better.

Thank Lynn L
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generous portions of well prepared and nicely presented food. Attentive and friendly staff who are anxious to make your time with them special. We went on the recommendation of a friend and were glad we did.

Thank Kebjlb
Springfield, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little south of town on a dirt road. We were exploring, stopped in for a drink and the bartender Gordana was so friendly and helpful we went back for dinner. Foodwas top notch. Server Ethel was great. Met the owners and got a peek at an immaculate kitchen. A little pricier than some, but worth it. Suggest you make... More 

Thank mwalker937
Newbury, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tom and Judyann have a 1st class business with a top notch professional kitchen and dining facility..Jardonnie the Bar waitress as well as the waitress Ethel and Marissa. is pleasant personalble They all create a wonderful relaxed friendly dining experience,. they work well together to make your time with them feel welcome and like part of there family.Thank you all... More 

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La Porte, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family of 20 was served timely and with delicious food. Our grandchildren were entertained with pirate hats and coins. This was the best meal of our trip.

Thank jshipwash
Rochester, New York
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81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is owned by a retired guy from, I think, California. Really nice dude. The place is very classy, but not over-the-top. It's off the beaten path a little bit south of town, but it was perfect for us because it was on the way to our house View The Blue, which is down towards Hol Chan Resort. Half... More 

Thank JoshRochesterNY
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224 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant off the beaten path in which I would highly recommend you take a taxi to and from. Overall food was awesome service is great keep in mind they do not take American Express

Thank Matthew L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?