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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%
Travelers talk about
“fish tacos” (175 reviews)
“burger” (164 reviews)
“onion rings” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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

Outstanding service and great drinks! We hung out in the water and they brought drinks right to us! We saw sharks and sting rays from the lounge chairs. The perfect spot!

Thank leannefogg
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded today

Glad you had a good time and enjoyed yourself. The fish that come in are Tarpon and Stingrays. Hope you will come and visit again Scott, Jodie and Staff

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a fun bar. We took our teens so I would say it offers a family friendly atmosphere. The chicken nachos were delicious!!! We took our beers and drinks to the ocean and floated in inner tubes after eating. It was a lot of...More

Thank Colleenl01
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong, this is a decent bar, in a good spot: out over the water, on a pier, in a busy beach area. That being said though, it was very American feeling while we were there. Which isn’t a terrible thing, but in...More

Thank Samurai196
Reviewed 4 days ago

the food is so so but to sit on top of the water is interesting we only had lunch but the bar scene could be interesting from all the graffitti

Thank angelarK8845KX
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here on a recommendation of a friend. The drinks tasted like lighter fluid - mojito and punch. The food was what you see at almost every bar restaurant in the area. The panko shrimp were pretty good and everything else was forgettable. Service...More

Thank Jennifer C
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We don’t use a jigger and give you a one once shot of liquor in you drink, we free pour and put some kick into you drink and you might even be able to light it 🔥 Sorry your drink had to much liquor and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling can be exhausting so being able to get right in and get a table for a group of 8 is a huge deal. It has a great menu, even for those picky eaters in our group. The food comes out fast and the service...More

Thank BarefootDuchess
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this bar when searching for a place to watch the Brazil-Belgium World Cup game. We had walked the beach looking for a place that would be fun, and this certainly was it. The drinks were strong, the food was delicious, the bartenders were...More

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

Overlooking the Worlds Largest Living Reef while having an Ice Cold Beverage and having fun is what people travel for on a vacation. Glad you enjoyed and we hope to see you again. The playoffs continue and Sunday morning we are going to open early...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first place we went to when we got to San Pedro. Our resort recommended we go there. The water there is crystal clear. We enjoyed our lunch, the service was pretty good. They have sharpies where you can write on the tables...More

Thank momof2_7-4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For lunch I had the pulled pork sandwich which was nice and tasty. The location out over the water was great. Good place to eat and chill. Good, quick service.

Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for drinks after dinner. Everything sort of shuts down around 9/10 and this place was still open. Had whatever their specialty frozen drink/s were and they were delish. Then saw the shot ski hanging above (it is more of a long, large piece...More

Thank Therese_Piece
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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, Drinks
Restaurant features
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
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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