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Palmilla Restaurant

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22 Coconut Drive | Victoria House, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Montvale, New Jersey
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Probably the only high end restaurant on the island. Very nice atmosphere with very well prepared food and the only decent wine list we saw while we were there.

Thank tangerine2015
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We stayed at VH and dined here several times. The food did not disappoint, and the staff was beyond exceptional! They are especially accommodating when you catch fish and ask them to prepare it to your liking. HIGHLY recommend dining here, even if you don't stay at Victoria House. They treated every guest with first class service!

1 Thank Rose I
Claremore, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We dined at Admiral Nelson's twice. My husband was not impressed with either of his meals and one of mine (pizza) tasted like the frozen box variety.

2 Thank Artgirl7681
Guest_Relations_Mgr1, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this review

We’re sorry to hear your dining experience at Admiral Nelson’s wasn’t typical of what most of our guests relate to us. We're all proud of the dishes we make from scratch (including the pizzas) in our kitchen and welcome feedback on all of our offerings. We hope to see you again. More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Had a nice dinner sitting on the patio with a view of the pool and the wind coming in off the beach. It was late, so the sun was completely set and I couldn't see the beach. I made a special request that they top my grouper with the pineapple salsa from another dish; it was amazing. I wasn't a... More 

Thank Erin D
Carlsbad, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The Victoria House is an incredible property to stay if you are looking for top rate service, food and accomodations. Views of the Caribbean Sea from every room. It can't be beat.

Thank BeatriceV933
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We actually stayed here & never felt the need to leave to get food elsewhere- WE were all surprised by the service and quality.

Thank Mydogzoom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Our resort restaurant. We had great food. Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. They know what they are doing.

Thank beverlyd144
Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the Victoria House resort which is stunning! This resort is gorgeous. The food at Palmilla is excellent and the service is outstanding. Great wine selection. This is the first restaurant I would recommend if visiting San Pedro!

Thank John C
Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We had heard great things about this restaurant. So we had high expectations but sadly we did not have a great time. Despite having bug spray on, we were bitten to death. But what was worse was that the lighting outside is so poor (one assumes to keep the bugs population down) that we had to use a flashlight to... More 

Thank Elizabeth V
BrentKirkman, General Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth V, Thank you for choosing to dine with us at The Palmilla Restaurant recently. Our property and indeed, all of Ambergris Caye is home to a certain amount of insect life, some innocuous and others annoying at times. We do control our onsite insect population with various products, while being as ecologically friendly as possible, but eradication is... More 

Houston, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This attractive restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner (the same menu is served at the hotel's bar) and the food is quite good. Service can be a bit slow depending on how busy the restaurant is, but for a resort restaurant, it is very nice. Seafood is really tasty... wine prices are high (not unusual on an island like this).

Thank Jonathan H
Guest_Relations_Mgr1, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at Palmilla – widely regarded as one of the finest restaurants in Belize. We’re sure you’re aware, now that you’ve visited our part of the world, the concept of “island time” tends to apply to nearly every part of the service industry. But there’s a reason for it here at Palmilla. We take a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Caribbean, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Coconut Drive | Victoria House, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: 5012262067

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?