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Waruguma

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Salvadoran, Central American
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Pescador (Middle) Street between | Buccaneer and Black Coral Streets, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
206-2893
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 598
    Excellent
  • 269
    Very good
  • 62
    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
Viva la Cocina Salvadoreña!

The BEST mango smoothie, BEST spinach and cheese pupusas, and BEST tres carnes chimichanga we've ever had. The portions are so large, the waiter himself recommended we order just one chimichanga "because ithe portions are huge... the size of the plate." IT WAS THE SIZE OF THE PLATE! And the tab... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Ana P
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The BEST mango smoothie, BEST spinach and cheese pupusas, and BEST tres carnes chimichanga we've ever had. The portions are so large, the waiter himself recommended we order just one chimichanga "because ithe portions are huge... the size of the plate." IT WAS THE SIZE OF THE PLATE! And the tab was all of $21.00 U.S.! This was delicioso!

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Sacramento, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Pupusas are the best food item on the Island. Waraguma is right across the Street from Pupuseria, and you can't go wrong with either restaurant. Enjoy!

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Houston, Texas
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249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Stopped just to get Papusa's. We tried Papusa's with red snapper, fish and then pork. Our favorite was the pork beans and cheese. Love the tomato sauce. The snapper was better than the shrimp. Going back to try the stone crab in garlic butter. Must stop here while in San Pedro. One of the best local foods.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Decided to try some authentic Salvadorian cuisine while on San Pedro and were very happy with the food. We are vegetarian and they were lots of veggie papusa options..we tried the bean/cheese one, the spinach and mushroom one and the pumpkin one which were all good. For dessert had the banana and chocolate one. All for a great price! Took... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I love Waruguma! I first had their pupusas last year and have been craving them until last week when I finally returned! So authentic, so delicious, and decently priced. I love all the varieties, even tried the octopus, pretty yummy! Can't wait to go back again!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has grown a lot since we first started going to Waruguma. The ceviche is a must have. If in season you also must try the Lobster Burrito but it is big enough to share, especially with an order of ceviche. The pupusas are also amazing.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We were expecting great things when we read all the great reviews. We were a little disappointed. Nothing is prepared until you order it. We even watched the waiter make our watermelon juice from a fresh watermelon right after we ordered it. We tried conch ceviche at many places all over the island. Unfortunately this was our least favourite. Fish... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

predictably delicious food at Waruguma's became our go-to place for lunch. Two blocks in from the beach and worth the walk. Inexpensive fare, try any kind, fish, lobster, pork, chicken, crab, you'll keep coming back for the papoosas.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Stopped here based on a recommendation from a friend. This is a great little restaurant for an excellent meal!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This local restaurant, is fairly small, very basic and clearly a family business. Simple fare to quite elegant. decent prices. I tried a Pupusas for the first time - a little corn meal

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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: Salvadoran, Central American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, 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?