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My last 3 meals in San Pedro


Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest so even though I was just about to cook dinner, when Barb messaged me that they were going to town for a drink, snacks and asked if I wanted to go, I was happy to stop watching the “Great Food Truck Race” and go eat. I figured cooking a big breakfast plus snacking (which does not count as a meal) was enough in the kitchen for the girl with no cooking gene.

Our first choice for Mexican food was at La Hora on Back Street, sadly it was closed. I had a craving for tacos al pastor with grilled pineapple. Our low season Plan B and C were El Patio and Lola’s Pub, so we decided to hit both, for dinner then drinks after.

We started out at El Patio Restaurant with jalapeno poppers which always remind me of Tracy, he cannot get enough of theirs every time he and Maureen are on a volunteer vacation. For main courses Barb ordered Fried Chicken, Joe fajitas and I opted for the t-bone with garden salad and coconut rice. We all know Belize beef can be a bit of a crap shoot in San Pedro and while Joe did like his beef fajitas, unfortunately my t-bone was a bit gristly. The cheese and chicken stuffed poppers and frozen key lime pie more than made up for it though. We all agreed if that pie was at our house the whole thing would disappear fast. I love how they plated it too with a fancy chocolate design, very artistic.

Next we headed off to Lola’s and enjoyed hanging out for a few drinks and playing Jenga. Of course the games got cut throat fast as we all tried to sabotage each other and we laughed in awe at how each of us were able to avert the big crash and make the game go one more round.


  1. Charlotte August 29, 2014

    I’m drooling. I love photos of delicious food.

  2. Maureen August 27, 2014

    MMMM…poppers!! You makin me hungryyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! 🙂 Only a few more months (ok a few few)

  3. Emily August 26, 2014

    Yum…I am drooling on the keyboard now, especially for the coconut French toast. Yum!

  4. tacogirl August 25, 2014

    Placencia is good too Marsa. If you did got catch it on tacogirl facebook page this am check the article 7 Beach Destinations You Haven’t Tried Yet on http://blog.oyster.com/7-underrated-beach-destinations-45065/ Placencia comes up as one of the seven underrated beach destinations that are rarely a traveler’s first choice. Thanks for loving my posts 🙂 much appreciated.

  5. Marsa Hightower August 25, 2014

    Now I’m starving! While I had hoped to move to Ambergris (we actually met briefly at Mango House) appears that Placencia will become my Belizean abode. But sincerely hope we meet again on the Isla Bonita! Love your posts!


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