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“Great Place” 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 #19 of 126 Restaurants in San Pedro
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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“Great Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The nachos were great but the view and the great bartenders can't be beat.
Go here you'll be glad you did and the service is wonderful.
Be sure to take swim and snorkel gear. They have innertubes you can borrow as well.
Or just sit and watch all the rays and fish swim by from the upper level.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It is a bar out over the water in an idyllic setting, what more to needs to be said? We just went there for drinks, but we loved the place we went back. Its a long way from town. So, that says a lot! You will want a gold cart to get there...

We saw fish and a ray swimming in the water below us, while we sipped out drinks, looking out over the ocean. It doesn't get much better than that...

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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“Palapa Bar & Grill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Wonderful views, food and people. Right on/over the water. Service was excellent Try the fish tacos!

Visited August 2013
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“A bucket of beer and and inner tube, living the dream”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

OK, I have been here a few times.  Why, because it is fun, relaxing, and where else can you drink in the ocean sitting in a inner tube.  There is nothing I love better than going over to the bar around 3 or 4 and getting a bucket of beer waiting for it to be lowered down to me on a rope.  It taste so good.  We usually drink at the bar, but I will say they make a really good hamburger too.

Visited July 2013
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“BEST BEACH BAR”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Sitting under the square palapa (palm grass) roof overlooking the crystal clear, vibrant blue of the Caribbean below is one of my favorite bar views. A half mile north of San Pedro town, is Palapa Bar & Grill. We stumbled on it, or more accurately, discovered it when our family was exploring the north end of Ambergris Caye while driving a golf cart (the standard mode of transportation.) The main bar is on the second floor which affords a panoramic vista of the water out to the reef, the second longest in the world. We love the fresh fruit cocktails and “mocktails” for the kids. The other “bar” is in the water below where you can float on inflated tire inner tubes while buckets of icy cold local Belikin beer are dispatched to you by rope. Don’t forget to “leave your mark” by writing something on the bar.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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