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Wish Willy - Bar & Grill

near the split - opposite Frenchie's Dive Shop, Caye Caulker, Belize
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“chicken” (81 reviews)
“lobster” (120 reviews)
“filet” (11 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Barbecue, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
near the split - opposite Frenchie's Dive Shop, Caye Caulker, Belize
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best chicken I ever had. Laid back vibe, grab your own beer from the cooler or get the home made rum cocktail. Everything on the menu is 20B$, I suggest u go for the chicken.

Thank 705bartb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is just like popping to a friends house for a BBQ, no real menu, just grab a beer from the cooler take a seat and see what's cooking. Great value

Thank Lizzie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure how Willy's place even got such a high rating on here, as we were certainly fooled by the reviews ourselves!!! First off there is no service at this place just kinda help yourself with everything here, then after reviewing the menu board in...More

Thank buggyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Willy's and came back for Thanksgiving dinner. Willy is a great cook and host, and the restaurant is very laid back and charming, e.g. you get your own beer. Also highly recommend Il Pellicano Cucina Italiania (excellent Italian), Reina's (also excellent...More

Thank mrequalsmc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why does this place only have 4 stars? Best restaurant I've been to on the island. The chicken jerk is so gooood (and spicy). I also loved the outdoor dining area.

Thank ymini3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good for what it was but was not sure what all the hype was about. It was good seafood but not spectacular.

Thank Wanderer27968563249
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here's the thing about Willy's, this guy is super chill and a one man operation, so just be patient. Seat yourself, grab your own beers from the cooler and go to the kitchen to order when you're ready and to pay your bill. He may...More

Thank Caitlin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wish Willy is a must. Maurice and Monique are so warm and friendly! The food is always amazing and the vibe is right up my alley; chill and laid back! I celebrated my birthday (again) at Wish Willy last month! Wish Willy is always my...More

Thank Godsey333
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We met Maurice one day walking around the island looking at the restaurants. He was headed to the dock for that day's seafood, and told us what he expected to find (lobster, snapper, conch, shrimp, maybe grouper) and what he would do with it. (Grill,...More

Thank RePete0930
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place with great food totally captures the character of The Island. Willie is nice and friendly and so is his staff. They accommodated me even though I came well past what was supposed to be closing time cooked up an excellent meal. Definitely...More

Thank Vincent W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: near the split - opposite Frenchie's Dive Shop, Caye Caulker, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Caye Caulker
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