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Palapa Bar and Grill

1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Tres Cocos, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
501 226-3111
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Ranked #19 of 122 Restaurants in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $17
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Hamburgers, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: 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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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

This is a very fun place with good reasonably priced bar food. If you do any fishing you can also bring your catch here and they will cook it for you. This place is a must visit if in Belize.

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

There is nothing bad about this place... I have been here at least twenty times... I saw a bad review of this place and it prompted my to post mine... this is not a 4 or 5 star Michelin rated restaurant !!! The word "BAR" is in the name !!! How anyone could look at a bar, serving food, situated... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a really great bar. It was a little north of the main part of San Pedro. We rented a golf cart and drove the island and then stopped in to cool off , have a cold one and then watch some Soccer! Great staff and service !! You could also take a water taxi too

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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89 reviews 89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Had so much fun here we visited twice. Everyone that works here is super friendly. The food was great and so were the drinks. And you certainly can't beat the location.

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stopped in for a drink at the Palapa Bar during our visit to San Pedro. We were glad we stopped in to see what everyone was talking about, but it just wasn't for us. Great concept. Great views. We left after one drink. There are just so many other places to see. Not sure that we would return.

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Seattle, WA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This place is awesome! Great views right out over the water. Prices were fairly reasonable given the unique location. We planned ahead and wore our swim suits so we could float on the inner tubes out back. They reel you down buckets of beer while you float. How cool is that?! The service was great - nice guys and they... More

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Copley, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had the most amazing fresh fruit drinks we have ever had! The view was spectacular too! we wish that the weather was warmer so we could float in the inner tubes below and have drinks sent down to us! We made our "mark" on the wall! One of the coolest bars we have ever been too!

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Paw Paw, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fun and local, this bar is actually a Palapa, which is a thatch roof structure found out on the end of docks - bring a Sharpie!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Stopped by in the late afternoon as were returning from exploring the northern end of the island on a golf cart. Several Belikan beers and huge (and tasty) cheese sticks later the bar was filling up. This wacky, laid back bar is clearly a magnet for thirsty palettes. Have to come back another time to lay in the inner tubes... More

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Houston, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This spot seems to have a lot of local followers. The drinks were so so. Service so so. Loud customers. It seemed like a "click". Never need to go back...

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