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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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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (35 reviews)
“spicy shrimp” (15 reviews)
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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 4 days ago

A group of 13 friends and I dined at Black Orchid Restaurant on New Year's Eve. Despite the large size of our group and the fact that the restaurant was fully booked, we had a wonderful time and an excellent meal. Specifically, the service was...More

Thank SanDiegoSunSeeker2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not our first trip to Black Orchid however not only did we dine there for New Year’s Eve and have a wonderful time we had even referred other island guests who did the same by dining there on New Year’s Eve it was...More

Thank Abouttoloseit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a large party (12) of friends for New Years Eve and we had a great time. Several of us ordered the lobster and steak special and the lobster tails were huge! The lobster was well cooked and the beef was very good. Tom...More

Thank aljudu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Black Orchid Restaurant is locally owned and operated restaurant, situated on the south side of Ambergris Caye. Tom and his wife built the restaurant to deliver on her dream of being the owner/cook. He manages the front end, including the bar and staff. The restaurant...More

1  Thank MDMR
Judyann H, Owner at Black Orchid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello MDMR.... Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review of your experience. Our deepest heartfelt apologies for letting you down on your special night out. We had a record night of guests that evening and found ourselves a bit overwhelmed and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’d been meaning to try Black Orchid all week but somehow neglected it until our last night, much to our regret. We began with fabulous mojitos from the bar and finished with spectacular red velvet cake and banana “pudding” (which is really like a textured...More

Thank kruisyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here two evenings in a row as we had tired folks who didn't want to go far for dinner--it was just a short walk for us. This restaurant is 2.5 miles south of San Pedro area and caters to folks who live nearby....More

Thank HurricaneFinley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined at one of my favorite restaurants on the island with friends last night, and the food, beverages, and service at Black Orchid was excellent, as usual. From the Key Lime Martinis through the Orange Rum Grouper and Spicy Shrimp, our meal was exceptional. Ethel,...More

Thank Procster1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Fast and friendly service. The shrimp dip was great and they have an Asian twist to fresh grouper. Definitely check it out. Higher end cost.

Thank stephATL1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had dinner here on a Saturday night and were very happy with the entire experience. Shrimp dip and the calamari were both excellent. Entrees were equally well prepared and the service was the perfect balance of attention without being overbearing. A...More

Thank Karl K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great food and drinks! The margaritas were so fresh as was the fish. We had calamari, shrimp cocktail, grouper and seafood Alfredo. The service was great too! We loved our server Ethel. Great experience overall!

Thank treytrey32
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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