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Palapa Bar and Grill

1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
501 226-3111
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (172 reviews)
“burger” (159 reviews)
“onion rings” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
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Reviewed today via mobile

This lively yet relaxed bar has a view to die for. Boats coming & going, fun cocktails, and a spot to float in a tube while you sip your drink. Sometimes they have live music.

Thank c0ffeebabe
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great locations wth floating tubes and a cool dock to chill on but the food is meh and they play country music almost all the time.... weather you're into that or not it's something to take into account.

Thank Ritch I
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded today

What is Meh ?? Yes we play country music and switch it out with trop rock and classic rock. We do not play rap or thump thump music Scott

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great night of live entertainment with friends on the island. Returned another night for a snack after the Sunset Sail with Searious! which was fabulous as well.

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We swung by this place to have a few drinks after dinner. We quickly realized this was a fun bar! From the writing all over the walls, to the bartender doing the worm . We had some really cheap kamikazes, and delicious mojitos. The music...More

Thank Jasmine C
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself and had time to relax on vacation. We hope you will come back next year Thanks Scott and Jodie Owners

Reviewed 6 days ago

The Palapa Bar & Grill was walking distance from our resort, The Phoenix. The menu was varied and the drinks were cold. Overall, worth a stop especially if you want to drink while floating in an inner tube!

Thank Red1CO
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Since my last visit to AC this restaurant has relocated. I think the new location is better and the restaurant is larger. Nothing fancy but good bar food. We only had the fried pickles, fried mozzarella and some cold beer. The appetizers were homemade not...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was right where our hotel was, so we decided to go. My husband is not a foody. I am so we don't have it easy finding food. I will tell you, this was the best fish I had on the island and I ate...More

Thank Clzittle
Reviewed 1 week ago

What used to be the Palapa Bar is now the Tiki Maya Bar/Restaurant. About 2-3 years ago the Palapa Bar/Restaurant moved closer to San Pedro. They now have twice the size bar/restaurant and it much further from shore over the water. There is a bigger...More

Thank tlongin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and service. Food was good and inexpensive! Drinks were on point and the ability to walk out on the dock and swim or chill in floats while drinking was a plus for us! Great place to chill and eat good food! Overall a...More

Thank Mallory P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place. We stopped by for lunch and it was delicious. The bar was packed. It was a beautiful day and people were hanging out on the patio. They have tubes that you can sit in the water and drink and relax. Loved...More

Thank cestey13
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming out and enjoying the day. That’s what vacations are about Scott and Jodie

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23 August 2017|
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Response from Sandy G | Reviewed this property |
Scot and Jody did rebuild!
2 March 2017|
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Response from PalapaBarandGrill | Property representative |
There is only ONE Palapa Bar and Grill. "Palapa Bar and and Grill " is properly registered and trademarked to it's rightful owners Scott and Jodie Harnish The original was located north of the bridge and the PROPERTY was... More
27 June 2015|
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Response from nyynkez | Reviewed this property |
The sea grass around the coast of the island is a constant hassle. However, specifically at Palapas Bar, it's never been an issue for me. They have a roped off swimming area and an easy access ladder into the water that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: 501 226-3111
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MOVED into Town,Onto the Wet Willies Pier. Located 300' over the Caribbean overlooking the beautiful Reef. Enjoy cool breezes, no Mosquitos. Fresh Tropical drinks, ICE Cold beer. Delicious food,fresh made daily. Specialities are Humongous Cheeseburgers, BBQ Pulled Pork sandwiches, BBQ Beans, Fish Tacos, Shrimp and Snapper Dishes, Smoked Chicken Wings, Fresh Salsa, Sausage Dip. Bring your fresh catch and we will cook it for you!!!! Float in inner tubes in the cool Caribbean while you get cold drinks by the bucket.
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