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“Good Food and Friendly” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Maya Beach Hotel Bistro

Maya Beach Hotel Bistro
Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
+501 533-8040
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Ranked #4 of 56 Restaurants in Placencia
Price range: $8 - $28
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We're certainly far from perfect, but we do try our best to create a winning experience for every single customer, whether they are hotel guests, Belizean neighbors or travelers staying at other hotels. Try pairing small plates with wines, choose from our creative main courses, or just enjoy some comfort food for breakfast or lunch. It's fun for us to meet new people and, well, just make them happy! Our casual beach bistro focuses on unique sauces and contemporary, tropical-themed flavor combinations while maintaining comfortable portions. Lots of fish and seafood. Bar service includes an 80-bottle wine list, local beer, rum drinks, and house specials. The outdoor atmosphere is casual so you can be comfortable in flip flops. Belize's "Restaurant of the Year" award was presented twice to the Bistro in June 2011 and May 2013.
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good Food and Friendly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

At breakfast here and enjoy every morsel of food. The duck sausage was delicious. We also visited during happy hours for a few drinks, then sat on the pier to sleep in the hammock.

Visited June 2014
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English first
San Francisco, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“So good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great food and wine and the best dining room views! We ate here 4 times in one week and could have done more. Loved the salads and the lobster tail.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Belize”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The food and service are so great that I have literally planned my vacation in Belize around The Bistro. They have amazing meals, wonderful happy hour specials, and a super friendly staff! My boyfriend heard me rave about The Bistro so much that he choose to propose there. We can't wait to go back!

Visited November 2013
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“The Best Lobster Grilled Cheese Sandwich Ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great bloody Mary with a view of Paradise, awesome place, great customer service and a must stop going to or coming from Placencia.

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“Absolutely amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

You need to go at least once. This is about 15 minutes from Placencia Village but totally worth the drive. We went for dinner and every bite was delicious. My husband especially liked the Lobster Mac and Cheese. Wine selection was nice as well. If you go at night be careful driving to and from the Bistro as there are a lot people on the sides of the road sitting, walking and biking that are hard to see.

Visited June 2014
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