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Happy Lobster Restaurant and Bar

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Main Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
501-226-0064
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
breakfast and dinner was great

We were recently in Caye Caulker for your wedding. We had dinner here one of the nights. There were 10 of us. We had an assortment of dishes and almost everyone loved their food. Someone didn't like the pasta but I think it was just personal taste. Just my wife and I had breakfast another morning... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
MidTownDon
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were recently in Caye Caulker for your wedding. We had dinner here one of the nights. There were 10 of us. We had an assortment of dishes and almost everyone loved their food. Someone didn't like the pasta but I think it was just personal taste. Just my wife and I had breakfast another morning. You must order the... More 

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Livingston, Guatemala
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

For over a week I have been having wonderful breakfasts, sometimes as brunch, from the good variety of dishes. The evening meals are freshly cooked to order, ample and very tasty. The menu, I guess, will suit all tastes. Easy to find on the Main Street. On certain days, it may be best to reserve a table for dinner if... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

According to our friend who has lived on the island over 20 years the stewed chicken with rice and beans is great. I had to agree. It was the best I ate on the island.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Despite the name, they don’t have lobster year-round, especially since when we went, lobster was not in season. Our group of 5 stopped in for a late-ish lunch on a weekday. We sat outside on the porch and our group of 5 ordered drinks, sodas, pork chops, (clearish seafood) soup, a burger, chicken fingers, and a special fish. None of... More 

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Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

3 of us just left the restaurant.... We asked if we could pay separately....waitress .said we would have to go to the bar to do that. Not a problem for us as for the past two weeks that is exactly what we have done in all the other restaurants on the island without issues. One of us went to bar... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Tried this restaurant as we were passing by, just wanted a quick meal. An excellent meal, well presented, reasonably priced, friendly staff and well worth the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The happy lobster was our regular spot for breakfast during our stay in caye caulker. They had great food and very friendly service. My picky eater son was thrilled because they made a great grilled cheese sandwich! They also had delicious lime juice. Can't go wrong with the happy lobster

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

I went into the Happy Lobster to have breakfast and found the decor charming. I then ordered my breakfast and took some snapshots with my cellphone to post on Facebook, the owner came over and complained that I cannot take pictures of the paintings that were for sale on the wall. She implied that I should delete them. I cancelled... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This was our favorite place for a sit down meal. They had high chairs, which are hit and miss. My son dug the fresh juice and the food was good. The breakfast and lunch were both good. They have a little more than your average stew chicken, rice and beans. We liked their BLTs when we needed a change. Banana... More 

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San Diego, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Very friendly, great breakfast with good coffee and good view of action on the walking street. Try the grouper for dinner - itwas very good!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Caye Caulker
  • Phone Number: 501-226-0064

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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