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Palapa Bar and Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Caribbean,
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” (153 reviews)
“onion rings” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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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1 - 10 of 2,553 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went there with friends for lunch. It was the off season, so there were maybe 10 people total at the bar. No real excitement and the food was nothing special.

Thank Jarrett B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This bar was the first place we went to when we came on the island and the last place we went before leaving. We could not get enough of the friendly staff and great food. I actually lost my phone at the restaurant and the...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner and drinks last night Michael the bartender was very entertaining 👍🏻 Sausage dip, fried shrimp and blackened fish tacos so yummy. Definitely recommend for lunch or a light dinner

Thank jasaxon
Reviewed 4 days ago

The ocean breeze, customer service and food make this bar our favorite on the island. We've been coming for 7 years and the new location is even better than the old place. The lobster was fresh and perfectly cooked...the fish tacos were excellent. The place...More

Thank poheeron
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so very much for your kind words and wonderful review. We appreciate it so much. We care very much about our business and all that come to visit . We look forward to your next visit Jodie and Scott

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had one of the best meals ever at this open-air restaurant. Our only objection was that they allowed smoking, and no matter where we sat, cigarette smoke blew right at us.

Thank readerviv
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food wasn't that great. It's a nice bar I'm sure to go for happy hour during High season when there are a lot of people but we went for lunch one day and there wasn't a whole lot going on. I had a sandwich...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really fun place. Great food and live music. We eat well and had a great time. The service was excellent a real fun place to go

Thank Millie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, great drinks, and good food. We were there in the slow season so the servers took a lot of extra time talk to us hang out. Tony was a great and extremely friendly. Great place and a great view!

Thank Kody L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great bands, service is wonderful, drinks are good and we love the service and family-friendly folks who hang out here.

Thank la dean b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great casual place for a sunset cocktail or watching a game on the tv. The love music is lovely. Staff are welcoming and friendly!

Thank Jana P
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View
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
  • E-mail
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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