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Waruguma

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Pescador (Middle) Street between | Buccaneer and Black Coral Streets, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
206-2893
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 559
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  • 247
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not as good as it used to be.

In the past, we regularly went to Waruguma and very much enjoyed their Pupusas and other dishes. Our lunch there was O.K., the pupusas were good, but the sauce was just a regular salsa instead of the yummy tomato sauce that used to accompany them. The quesadillas were small, and the cheese... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
bznez
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San Pedro, Belize
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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San Pedro, Belize
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

In the past, we regularly went to Waruguma and very much enjoyed their Pupusas and other dishes. Our lunch there was O.K., the pupusas were good, but the sauce was just a regular salsa instead of the yummy tomato sauce that used to accompany them. The quesadillas were small, and the cheese canned. The price is always good as is... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

one of the cab drivers recommended this place it's this tiny little hole in the wall place, looked like they might have good food. We tried the pupusas that was good and I had fish tacos. I got food poisoning that night and didn't leave the room till 24later ruined my whole day of vacation. Be careful when you eat... More 

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Ambergris Caye, Belize
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Loved the shrimp burrito - best burrito on the Island -two burritos fed four of us with some left over.

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New York
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Service isn't as quick as the place across the street, but they had a greater variety of papusas. The banana papusa was well worth the wait!

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Centralia, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Just returned from 3 weeks in Belize. While visiting San Pedro on Ambergris Caye, happen upon Waruguma hidden back on Middle Street and glad we did. The restaurant has a very comfortable environment, exceptional service and offers a selection of fresh local dishes, all prepared to order, and very reasonably priced. If you’re looking for great local food, without a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Loved this place! Great pupusas! We ate here a few times because many resort restaurants are overpriced. Try the mixed pupusa, and the banana one for dessert. Watch out if you get chicken because we found a few bones. Overall though this place is great!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

You know the food is great because the tables are packed night after night! We ate here at the end of lobster season so enjoyed a lobster burrito, a lobster coconut cream dish as well as their infamous papusas…lovingly hand made and grilled. Yum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Best Lobster Burrito of my life! Good size portions brilliant service and great atmosphere! Highly recommend it!

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Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you want to try authentic Belizean food at a good price, this is the place to go. Some may call it a dive but its one of San Pedro's long standing and one of the older places to enjoy a great simple meal and a few drinks. The food is excellent and the prices are even better. I tried... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The papusas which were excellent were made on a grill on the sidewalk and turned out to be great. My wife had the double lobster tail special and really enjoyed. I had a chicken dish that was also very good. The tables are crowed together so you might get to share conversation with other patrons.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pescador (Middle) Street between | Buccaneer and Black Coral Streets, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: 206-2893

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Central American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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