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Riverside Tavern

2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
2235640
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Ranked #3 of 52 restaurants in Belize City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Caribbean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Toronto
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Air Conditioned and clean! Excellent burgers and onion rings. Loved the Naked Iguana drink, pineapple juice, blue curaco and rum :) Very potent!

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Dependable food and service. The staff was helpful. The food was good and varied without a huge markup.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Very comfortable and the service is good although sometimes a little slow as the place is popular and gets very busy. The pork chops are delicious and you get two large ones. You have to order vegetables and anything accompanying meat separately and the portions are very generous. We tend to share the accompanying foods between two people. The onions... More

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Belize City, Belize
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

A place where one can enjoy delicious meal and good service. A/C inside and a river view outside on the veranda. Good place for sport lovers. Prices a bit high for regular visits.

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Lake Worth, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Spend several days on business in Belize. Found the Riverside Tavern from a friends recommendation. Food and atmosphere was the best. Dustin, the owner, was a fine host and showed real interest in his clientele. Can't wait to return for one of the worlds best burgers. REALLY, I AM NOT KIDDING!! This place needs to be on your burger bucket... More

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Corozal Town, Belize
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Nobody says Belize City is a nice place, but the perspecitve of eating at Riverside Tavern makes it bearable. One of the few places in the country to enjoy draught beer (well yes, the brewery owns the place). Their burgers are a highlight, and so far, I have not tasted anything like it in Belize and beyond. They prepare the... More

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San Ignacio, Belize
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Our favorite place to eat when we visit Belize City! The food is always great; I definitely recommend any steak and any hamburger! Secure parking, air-conditioning or al fresco dining, free wi-fi, attentive waiters. It's also a favorite for many other locals so lunch can be crowded. Plan to go a little before or after the lunch hour. While you're... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Super service, delicious food, it was very noisy, filled with locals on a Friday evening, everyone was having fun and there were no hassles.When we returned two weeks later, the ambiance was quieter, food still great. Big portions, we found sharing a dish was the perfect amount of food.

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Waxahachie, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The food was great. Had a hamburger, best in Belize. Iwas told that they raise their own beef. Will go again.

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Irby, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Dined here a couple of times once at the start and again at the end of an Live-on-board dive boat out of Belize City. Both occasions were a relaxed experience and as we were a group of around 12 we created our own atmosphere. However, even if I'd been there solo the place would have been a pleasant experience. Food... More

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