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“Super Friendly and Great Drinks/Food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Palapa Bar and Grill

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 #24 of 121 Restaurants in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $17
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Barbecue, Hamburgers
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
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.
Sitka, Alaska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Super Friendly and Great Drinks/Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We happened upon this place without a recommendation, and we returned 3 out of the 5 nights we were on Ambergris Cay! The waiters, especially Abner, are super friendly and he makes awesome drinks! Rony and the others are equally as wonderful. I have fish tacos a lot in my travels, and theirs are of the best! The prices are good and we need not mention the absolute fantastic atmosphere! The breezes keep any pests away, the fish and rays swim underneath as you watch, and a water taxi stops there if you need transportation from far away resorts. We drove our golf cart from Reef Village. This place is one of my new favorites. It's open from I think 10 a.m. til 9 p.m., so not an all night party spot. Which makes it perfect for my tastes.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Madison, WI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“funky bar over the water”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

best lobster on the island (fresh daily), excellent service, great atmosphere. we went back for more!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Newcastle, Washington
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Drinks any time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

This is a place where you go for drinks, a fun time and a spectacular view. Absolutely do not waste your time on the food.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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palapabarandgrill07, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this review, December 10, 2012
Thank-you for visiting the Palapa We are glad you enjoyed our view and drinks but are very sorry you did not enjoy the food Please feel free to contact us with further information We take pride in our food and recipes and always try to exceed expectations,
With further information I can work on immediate improvement
Thank-you again
Jodie and Scott
palapabarandgrill.com
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Bonanza, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Fun place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

The Palapa Bar is a fun place to watch rays swim by and have a drink. FUN staff, and very attentive. A Must do in Ambergris Caye!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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madison, wi
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great Bar and Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

The lobster was amazing, bar was fun, service was very personable. The place is out over the water with amazing views and perfectly clear water.

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