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Palapa Bar and Grill

1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
501 226-3111
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (172 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We swung by this place to have a few drinks after dinner. We quickly realized this was a fun bar! From the writing all over the walls, to the bartender doing the worm . We had some really cheap kamikazes, and delicious mojitos. The music...More

Thank Jasmine C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Palapa Bar & Grill was walking distance from our resort, The Phoenix. The menu was varied and the drinks were cold. Overall, worth a stop especially if you want to drink while floating in an inner tube!

Thank Red1CO
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Since my last visit to AC this restaurant has relocated. I think the new location is better and the restaurant is larger. Nothing fancy but good bar food. We only had the fried pickles, fried mozzarella and some cold beer. The appetizers were homemade not...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was right where our hotel was, so we decided to go. My husband is not a foody. I am so we don't have it easy finding food. I will tell you, this was the best fish I had on the island and I ate...More

Thank Clzittle
Reviewed 5 days ago

What used to be the Palapa Bar is now the Tiki Maya Bar/Restaurant. About 2-3 years ago the Palapa Bar/Restaurant moved closer to San Pedro. They now have twice the size bar/restaurant and it much further from shore over the water. There is a bigger...More

Thank tlongin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and service. Food was good and inexpensive! Drinks were on point and the ability to walk out on the dock and swim or chill in floats while drinking was a plus for us! Great place to chill and eat good food! Overall a...More

Thank Mallory P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place. We stopped by for lunch and it was delicious. The bar was packed. It was a beautiful day and people were hanging out on the patio. They have tubes that you can sit in the water and drink and relax. Loved...More

Thank cestey13
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming out and enjoying the day. That’s what vacations are about Scott and Jodie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bar is certainly fun and full of good people watching and people having fun. We ate lunch and the food was adequate bar/pub food. Went back for cocktails a 2nd time. Fun place!

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere here is pretty excellent. Beautiful view over the water and at night they have lights under the dock so you can see the fish swim through. We saw quite a few barracudas and rays. Drinks are pricey and you are definitely paying for...More

Thank Marina S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in San Pedro...you just gotta go to Scott and Jodie's Palapa Bar...more than once... Awesome Food... FANTASTIC Service...and Cold Buckets of Beer Delivered while floating in a Tube on the Caribbean...and I mean COLD BEER...Great View and Breeze... Live Entertainment...this place has got it...More

Thank Terry B
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August 23, 2017|
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Response from Sandy G | Reviewed this property |
Scot and Jody did rebuild!
March 2, 2017|
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Response from PalapaBarandGrill | Property representative |
There is only ONE Palapa Bar and Grill. "Palapa Bar and and Grill " is properly registered and trademarked to it's rightful owners Scott and Jodie Harnish The original was located north of the bridge and the PROPERTY was... More
June 27, 2015|
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Response from nyynkez | Reviewed this property |
The sea grass around the coast of the island is a constant hassle. However, specifically at Palapas Bar, it's never been an issue for me. They have a roped off swimming area and an easy access ladder into the water that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: 501 226-3111
  • E-mail
MOVED into Town,Onto the Wet Willies Pier. 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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