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Main Road Placenca Village | 200 Meters South of the Placencia Airstrip, Placencia 999999, Belize
+501 523-4474
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Ranked #6 of 56 Restaurants in Placencia
Price range: $6 - $22
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Steakhouse, International
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery
Description: Welcome to Mariposa Restaurant and Beach Suites Breakfast served all day, lunch and dinner. Known for the following specialty dishes; Eggs Benedict made with real hollandaise sauce and served with hash browns and fruit, French beef dips - shaved prime cut aged Angus beef with Au Jus, potato fries and coleslaw, Filet Mignon and lobster charbroiled your way served with creamy garlic mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables. These are a few examples of our 45 menu items to select from. Mariposa is also know for their creative Caribbean specialty drinks; enjoy a cappuccino or espresso with Baileys, Dirty Banana, Cadillac Margarita, Drunken Gecko, local imported beers or an imported bottle of wine from their wine cellar.
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Greenwood Village, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We attended the wine tasting on Sat. Dec. 6th. The food was delicious, wine wonderful, and hospitality absolutely superb! Christmas decorations and music were very inviting. Truly, a wonderful Holiday atmosphere. Sharon and Bruce are so gracious. It is always a treat to go to Mariposa. We shall return again and again. Betti & Roger Krapfl Lynn & Jeff Brown

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

Betti/Roger and Lynn/Jeff - thanks so much for the lovely comments and for completing a review on Trip Advisor. As you know this was our first wine tasting event and thanks to you and the many others that attended we will be hosting similar events in the future.You made it a success for us - thank you so much and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Great food for every meal. Large portions, great quality and very reasonable prices. Just a few minutes from the village.

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks Brad for your review - so glad you have had a chance to visit our restaurant at Mariposa. Breakfast, lunch or dinner plus our famous happy hour where you can enjoy any of our appetizers for half price with a cold beer. Come see us again soon. take care More 

Mantua, Ohio
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My wife and I have dined here several times and have never had a bad meal. Bruce has the best beef on the peninsula, the bruschetta is wonderful, sea food expertly prepared. We just enjoyed a wine tasting event and will definitely attend again. The wait staff is attentive to what ever you may need and the proprietors, Sharon and... More 

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you for this awesome review and we are so glad you attended our first wine tasting event. We hope to hold them frequently considering the rave reviews we recieved. We look forward to seeing you again. cheers More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went to Mariposa in July, and now that it is cold here in Chicago I am reflecting back on the little slice of heaven we experienced in Belize. The room was beautiful and the view was amazing. Every morning Sharon would make breakfast and we would eat out and look at the water before taking our... More 

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

I miss the snow but not the cold...Thanks so much for this lovely review and yes we sure hope you can visit us again. We had fun and really enjoyed making your vacation a memorable one and it touches us that your thinking of us while you sit back and reflect on your time that you spent at our Bed... More 

Maya Beach, Belize
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Over my extended stay in Placencia I find myself returning to the Mariposa at least 2 times a week for their varied menu with several delicious pasta dinner dishes and their delicious sandwiches for lunch..There are many wonderful places to eat in Placencia and Maya Beach and I love them all but Bruce and Sharon the pool, the view, the... More 

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

David - thank you so very much for this incredible review. We love having you and Linda join us at Mariposa. It is the people of Placencia that makes this all worth it. Always a pleasure and we hope to exceed your expectations every time you come. Take care More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is hands down one of my favorite places to spend a morning, afternoon or evening. Bruce and Sharon greet you as you walk in and make you feel like family. The staff is top notch and leaves you wanting for nothing. With your choice of Chicken, Fish, Beef there is something on the menu that your tastebuds will enjoy.... More 

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

You guys are the best and we love entertaining you as much as love entertaining us. Always a pleasure and I know our chef keeps coming up with new dishes to keep it interesting for you. Thanks so much for the review and we hope to see you soon. cheers More 

Belize
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My partner and I live in Belize on the Peninsula and eat at Mariposa often. It is our "go to restaurant" when we want great food at a reasonable price, excellent customer service, and a beautiful view of the Caribbean sea and beach. I commend Sharon and Bruce, who are extremely passionate about their restaurant/resort and it shows in every... More 

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and more importantly your constant support of our new restaurant in Placencia. Bruce and I really appreciate your business and your company. Glad you love the meatball subs and our famous steaks - aged to perfection and cooked your way every time. Take care and we look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

The rating of this restaurant on Tripadvisor is somewhat baffling. The setting is quite nice and owners are very friendly, but there are a lot of restaurants in Placencia that serve much better food. It's ok for breakfast, especially as a hangover cure, but we were disappointed with dinner. We were there for Thanksgiving special, and it was close to... More 

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are sorry that you did not enjoy the American Thanksgiving special that was served to over 100 guests. If you had let Bruce or I know during your visit that we were not meeting your expectations we could have tried to correct the situation. If your still in Placencia please stop by and... More 

Placencia, Belize
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Towards the airport and only a short cab ride, Mariposa is a very upscale restaurant with extremely reasonable prices. The atmosphere is awesome, especially the view from the deck to a lovely pool, pristine beach and Caribbean Sea. Very special when there is a big full moon! Sharon and Bruce have done a wonderful job ensuring your experience is truly... More 

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

Don - thanks so much for fabulous review. Bruce and I really enjoy your company and would love to have you back any time for our French Dips. Our atmosphere is stunning, our food is amazing however it is the amazing people like yourself that make Mariposa memorable. Take care More 

Yuma, Arizona, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I ate several meals at this restaurant and also partook in several beverages as well. The beef was world class. Compliments to the chef, who did an incredible job. I enjoyed the meals so much I had a burger and steak sandwich one day and then returned the following day for another burger. I am usually not a big burger... More 

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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa, responded to this review

David - thank you so very much for the review and we are thrilled that you love our beef. When we first arrived a few years ago in Belize we noticed that many restaurants did not serve beef and many told us it was because Belize beef did not taste the same as US or Canadian beef. Once we bought... More 

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Additional Information about Mariposa

Address: Main Road Placenca Village | 200 Meters South of the Placencia Airstrip, Placencia 999999, Belize
Phone Number: +501 523-4474
Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 22
Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood, Steakhouse, International

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