You will be able to try all kinds of Belizean specialties. Belize is famous for Belize rice and beans (often served with potato salad), conch fritters (served from October through to June), and fry jacks, a type of bun usually eaten for breakfast. You can also try coconut rice or more exotic options like oxtail or cow hoof soup. Belize has many cultural influences evident in its food, from the Mayans, the British colonials, and other Caribbean nations, making for an interesting and diverse cuisine.
Yes, a food tour Belize-style is perfect for cruisers. All tour operators know the cruise schedule backward and will make sure you’re back at your ship in plenty of time for departure. Tours are usually either a few hours or a half-day long, so ideal for cruisers who are on a tight schedule.
Nowhere in the world is entirely safe, but Belize City is much safer than it used to be, and the destinations you’ll visit on a tour are in the safest parts of the city. If you want to read more about the safety situation in Belize City, check out the article, Safety and Regulations for Travel in Belize.