Ambergris Caye is one of Belize’s most popular vacation destinations and Rico’s Bar and Grill is one of the most popular restaurants thanks to its wide range of delicious entrees, tropical cocktails, homemade sauces and, of course, its fantastic view of the Caribbean.
Located in San Pedro Town on the grounds of the Villas at Banyan Bay, Rico’s Bar and Grill has consistently been ranked as a top restaurant. Known for its fresh-caught seafood dishes including stone crabs, a dozen kinds of fish, creative lobster entrees including curried lobster, shrimp, and conch ceviche, Rico’s Bar and Grill features a wide range of Belizean and international cuisine. All desserts are made fresh on location, including an unforgettable Key Lime pie, lemon meringue pie and a concoction known as “Chocolate Mortal Sin” made with real Belizean chocolate.
Popular with locals and expats alike, Rico’s Bar and Grill opens at 7:00 am everyday with a wide range of breakfast options including huevos rancheros and personalized omelettes. Lunch is a great time to try a Belizean classic like fish tacos or potato salad with rice and beans, or simply choose from a wide range of American and British favorites. With plenty on the menu to choose from for both kids and adults, dinner is truly a special affair whether you’re sampling the local lobster, coconut rice and beans, or a spicy Mayan-Mestizo dishes like chicken escabeche and tamales recommended you read.
Once night sets, take in the gorgeous view of the sea with a cocktail made from local rum and your choice of locally-grown organic tropical fruits or sip on a Belikin beer, the national brew of Belize.
Location and Hours of Operation
Rico’s Bar and Grill is located on the beach adjacent to the Villas at Banyan Bay just a few steps from downtown San Pedro on the island of Ambergris Caye. It is open seven days a week from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm and features both adult and child menu options.
To see a full listing of all of Rico’s mouthwatering entrees as well as daily specials, the menu can be accessed here.