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Palmento Grove Restaurant

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Fish & Chips, Caribbean, Bar, Central American
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North Western Lagoonside, Hopkins, Belize
+501 661-6039
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Description: Experience the best in Belizean & Garifuna Cuisine in Hopkins when Dinning...
Experience the best in Belizean & Garifuna Cuisine in Hopkins when Dinning at Palmento Grove in a beautiful, private and secluded lagoon setting. Cultural Cooking Experience in Belize is AMAZINGLY FUN? Palmento Grove is the place to visit. We are delighted to share with you our unique and flavourful cultural recipes and food preparation methodologies. We will engage you in your food preparation from the garden to the table that includes the harvesting of the many food items cooked to your personal taste. Take on the cooking challenge today: Select and pull your coconut off the many trees on the premises & learn to husk and grate the coconut while listening to cultural tales. Have fun peeling Banana or Plantains and being creative at preparing the hudut, tapou, bundiga and other dishes. Most of all dig in and enjoy the tasty meal. Yummy, Welcome to our Cultural Food World!!! Reservations preferred... Its Belizean dinning filled with Garifuna hospitality at its best. We also serve Belizean Cuisine for brunch, lunch and dinner. Like to treat yourself to our Cultural Breakfast that includes a wide selection of our organic herbal teas, then feel free to make a reservation. We cater for every individual INCLUSIVE of VEGANS & VEGETARIANS, couple, family and Group with a seating capacity to accommodate 40 - 50 people. Palmento Grove ... Where the royal treatment awaits you.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Completely unbelizeable! Hopkins is where it's at!

Belize has made me fall in love with Central America. The people in Belize are awesome and so hospitable, especially the people at Palmento Grove. I did not have the pleasure of staying there but I got the opportunity to EAT there (the food is AMAZINGLY delicious!!!!!!!!!!!) Also got to see a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2011
Shannon003
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Washington, DC
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

Belize has made me fall in love with Central America. The people in Belize are awesome and so hospitable, especially the people at Palmento Grove. I did not have the pleasure of staying there but I got the opportunity to EAT there (the food is AMAZINGLY delicious!!!!!!!!!!!) Also got to see a couple great shows of a Punta band! It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2010

This is the place to go for local Belizian style food. It's a bit out of the way, but there are alot of signs throughout the village to help you get there. Will and Mel are very nice and work hard to give you a great local experience. I have had the pizza (you can get it delivered to your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2010

If in Hopkins, follow the signs and go here. It was the best meal I had in Belize. I ordered the fresh snapper and my husband had lobster. Both were served with rice and beans and plantain chips. We washed it down with a couple of beers and we were in heaven. Talking to the owner added to our fun... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2009

My girlfriend and I just got back from a few days near Hopkins. We didn't stay at Palmento Grove, but went by for dinner after some local folks told us we needed to check it out. First off, the food: it's amazing. They have an extensive menu, but they specialize in authentic Garifuna cultural food. The chef (Gayle, I believe)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: North Western Lagoonside, Hopkins, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Hopkins
  • Phone Number: +501 661-6039

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Caribbean, Bar, Central American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups

Description

Experience the best in Belizean & Garifuna Cuisine in Hopkins when Dinning at Palmento Grove in a beautiful, private and secluded lagoon setting. Cultural Cooking Experience in Belize is AMAZINGLY FUN? Palmento Grove is the place to visit. We are delighted to share with you our unique and flavourful cultural recipes and food preparation methodologies. We will engage you in your food preparation from the garden to the table that includes the harvesting of the many food items cooked to your personal taste. Take on the cooking challenge today: Select and pull your coconut off the many trees on the premises & learn to husk and grate the coconut while listening to cultural tales. Have fun peeling Banana or Plantains and being creative at preparing the hudut, tapou, bundiga and other dishes. Most of all dig in and enjoy the tasty meal. Yummy, Welcome to our Cultural Food World!!! Reservations preferred... Its Belizean dinning filled with Garifuna hospitality at its best. We also serve Belizean Cuisine for brunch, lunch and dinner. Like to treat yourself to our Cultural Breakfast that includes a wide selection of our organic herbal teas, then feel free to make a reservation. We cater for every individual INCLUSIVE of VEGANS & VEGETARIANS, couple, family and Group with a seating capacity to accommodate 40 - 50 people. Palmento Grove ... Where the royal treatment awaits you.

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