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Belize City, Belize
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Outdoor Seating
Description: Convenient location on the pier of the Belize cruise ship port. Downstairs...
Convenient location on the pier of the Belize cruise ship port. Downstairs offers great cocktails and light snacks, the upstairs is a full restaurant offering the best of Belizean cuisine. Conch, shrimp, fresh fish. Everything is made fresh daily. A great place to spend the day, to relax, or get up dance and party with us.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great party bar

After shore excursion went here for a beer before heading back to ship. Sits right down the boardwalk from the tender pier. Easy to walk to.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Patti B
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Orland Park, Illinois
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Bury
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We went in the wet lizard after a long day at Goffs caye and had a few beers before getting our tender back to the boat. A great watering hole with bags of atmosphere and local charm.

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Vermont
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We sat in the upstairs restaurant and enjoyed out bucket of local beer and nacho's. Great location, fun people watching. Our family agreed that the nachos were some of the best we have ever had. Would go back in a heartbeat!

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gonetropic, Owner at Wet Lizard, responded to this review

So great that you loved our nachos... we add our own special seasonings and touches to everything we make at the Wet Lizard. Thanks for stopping by and having a good time, Can't wait to see you again. If you ever get to Nassau be sure to visit our sister company The Bearded Clam opening up June 1st., we will... More 

Inverness, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Since our last visit in October, they have added draft beer at $2 a glass. It's plenty cold and the Wi-Fi is still free and excellent!

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gonetropic, Owner at Wet Lizard, responded to this review

Ah ha, a draft lover. We will still have that there for you on your next visit. Thanks for stopping in and taking time to write comments. I hope you stop on back and visit. Laura More 

Orland Park, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

After shore excursion went here for a beer before heading back to ship. Sits right down the boardwalk from the tender pier. Easy to walk to.

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gonetropic, Owner at Wet Lizard, responded to this review

THanks so much for coming by and joining the party. See you on your next cruise.. Laura More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We visited this restaurant on a day trip to Belize City on a cruise. We stopped here for drinks and a small bite to eat. They had great drink specials and advertised free wifi. The waitress was friendly, but had far too many tables to wait on. We had nachos to eat and they were pretty good. The free wifi... More 

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gonetropic, Owner at Wet Lizard, responded to this review

So glad you stopped on by and enjoyed yourself. Yes we do offer wifi, and yes, Belize still struggles with it being constant and efficient. Thats why you get to have a drink, some nachos, and wait for the download. LOL Hope to see you back here again real soon and please say hello Laura More 

Mont Belvieu TX
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The staff was very friendly the drinks were very good right on the dock in the middle of all the things going on

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gonetropic, Owner at Wet Lizard, responded to this review

So happy you came by for the day. Yes, Wet LIzard is right in the middle of it all, easy access to your tenders, and we ARE the party. Glad you had fun. See you again. Laura More 

Pearland, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

If you are an old stick in the mud and do not like cold beer and island music, then this not your place. After a morning of excellent snorkeling, we came back to the Belize City port and when I notice 2 for $5, I had to stop by. While my wife shopped in the chocolate shop across the way,... More 

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gonetropic, Owner at Wet Lizard, responded to this review

Hi Joel: You sound like you had just a perfect day. Snorkeling is amazing here in Belize, so glad you got a chance to take it in. What a great way to end your trip, yes, the Bearded Clam and Wet LIzard are related, and we both try to offer cold beers, and a good time to our guests. Glad... More 

Poquoson, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The best port side bar in the Caribbean! The BEST conch fritters, local sources bar food, great, inspired drinks- terrific atmosphere!! Be sure to say hello to Laura (owner and really sweet!)

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gonetropic, Owner at Wet Lizard, responded to this review

Hi Virginia: Thanks so much for the compliment, I'll remind my staff that I'm sweet.. when they forget. Glad you had a great time and thanks for taking time out of your day to write a comment. It is always nice to know what our guest are experiencing. Come on back again, and lets chat. Laura More 

Forney
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Went on an excursion from our cruise to Belize and found this restaurant on the shopping pier. It's on the 2nd story so there's a staircase to climb. Service was a little slow, but they were busy with all our fellow cruisers ( I think 2 cruise ships were docked). The food was good, I'd go there again just for... More 

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gonetropic, Owner at Wet Lizard, responded to this review

Hi Joan: Thanks for stopping by, yes there are steps to climb but once you get there, the breeze and the view are worth the climb. We also have a bar on the dock, with no steps, give us a try there next time. Hope to see you back soon. Laura More 

MO
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The food here is authentic Central American food. Spicy and flavorful. They also have American food on the menu. My main issue was the touristy prices.

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gonetropic, Owner at Wet Lizard, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write about us, and glad you enjoyed it. we make everything fresh and try to keep it authentic as possible. Sorry you felt our prices were high, but they are on par with local restaurants around the country, and actually when I travel, I find that we are quite a bit less than most other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Belize City, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District  >  Belize City

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

Convenient location on the pier of the Belize cruise ship port. Downstairs offers great cocktails and light snacks, the upstairs is a full restaurant offering the best of Belizean cuisine. Conch, shrimp, fresh fish. Everything is made fresh daily. A great place to spend the day, to relax, or get up dance and party with us.

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