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The Little Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, South American
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Back Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
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Cleves, Ohio
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't follow the handpainted signs, you will not find this place! They had a delicious Rum Punch made with fresh mango and pineapple juice! I had the coconut curry snapper filet and JD had the coconut snapper filet. It was delicious!!! Abby & Carl, our new friends from Dublin showed up and we had a nice visit with... More 

Thank cammiedog
Mount Vernon, Washington
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

After reading several reviews and looking at pictures, I thought this was going to be a hidden gem. Arriving there the smell alone should have told us to turn around. The area was not what you'd expect for even back street dining. We were the only ones there. The bugs were awful. Thankfully we were brought a bottle of bug... More 

Thank Nichole T
Arvada, Colorado
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

There are signs posted which makes it easy to find, and so worth it! Truly homemade, local, secret recipes here being passed down from generations. Mom, the owner, has taught her daughter the ropes, who is teaching her daughters! Nice selection, fish dishes are fabulous, gotta go!

Thank Arlene R
Caye Caulker
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This restaurant is tucked away from the main street, but it is worth the search. Up a flight of stairs, and there you are. The prices are reasonable and the food is very good. What more can you ask for?

Thank CayeCaulkergirl
New Orleans, Louisiana
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

DO NOT GIVE UP TRYING TO FIND THIS PLACE! Yes, it's situated waaay back off the road and you have to go down a path that looks like you've certainly gone in the wrong direction but TRUST ME you're headed the right way and it's totally worth it. Look, this island is small and everyone is friendly so you are... More 

Thank BlondeWithADog
gardnerville, nv
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88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

When I first biked by I was not impressed with the setting. I am so happy we went here for dinner. The restaurant is upstairs on a deck. It feels very private and feels lightyears away from busy Front Street (which is a 4 minute walk). The food was excellent. Service was relaxed caribean. No rush mon.

Thank totineke
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We ate dinner here on our last night on Caye Caulker from the recommendation of another couple we met the night before at Wish Willies. The location is on the opposite side of the caye from the split and you have to keep following the signs and climb two flights of stairs to some terrific local fare. We had whole... More 

Thank Rose S
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Amazing food off the beaten bath. Just down from back street, have to look for signs. Seems like your not headed the right way but keep following signs. On the 3rd floor with a great sunset view. The food was incredible. I ordered garlic butter garlic shrimp and the portion was good sized. Also came with spaghetti type noodles and... More 

Thank Richard D
Des Moines, Iowa
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Yes it's a tad hard to find, but not as hard as other reviews make it out to be. There's signs guiding the way. It's back, around, and up. Do t be scared off by the sketchiness. The one waitress is very attentive and got our order and drink right away. Everything they serve is written on a blackboard so... More 

Thank Shakacie
Aurora, Canada
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Certainly a dodgy approach. Especially the 3rd floor location. Once there however the God was good. Such an interesting location, you need to try it.

Thank Scott A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, South American
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Back Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Caye Caulker
  • Phone Number: 620-8086-667-2178

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