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Beach Front, Caye Caulker, Belize
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Leucadia, California
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Is Frans a restaurant? I am not sure - maybe it is, maybe it is the most fantastic pop up food truck, it certainly feels like it could only exist on Caye Caulker - its basically a shack on the beach, Fran gets frfesh lobster and then grills them on a charcoal bbq right on the beach, serving you them... More 

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Thank ElRatler
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, and we got offered free rum and pineapple drinks while we waited... good location, with the ocean breezes!

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Thank Kristian J
Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very disappointing meal at Fran's Grill. It had been hugely recommended to us prior to the evening , so our expectations were high. We were then left hugely disappointed when the lobster given to us was very small, the 'unlimited rum punch' was given out sparingly and the staff were just so unbelievably rude. When we complained... More 

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1 Thank gracespurgeon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

they were so nice first but as soon as you sit down.....the service was super unfriendly (and drunk I think), we had to wait 90minutes for our food and the lobster was tinny! we had to ask so many times for the refill of the "unlimited" rum punch, it got really annoying. at the end we just wanted our cake... More 

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Thank Julia H
Cleves, Ohio
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited in October, so this was our 2nd visit to Fran's and she did not disappoint! This was our first night in Caye Caulker in July! We both had a huge lobster with garlic bread and garlic mashed potatoes! It was delicious! Her prices also include rum punch and chocolate cake! 35BZ... for both of us!! The wind... More 

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Thank cammiedog
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The vegetarian option of the day was a vegetable coconut curry with rice, mashed potatoes and garlic bread. The food was incredible (one of the best meals of my whole holiday) but the service was really slow. We ordered in advance and said we'd be back in an hour. When we got back we waited another hour to get our... More 

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Thank annavkmelb
San Antonio, Texas
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The food is great. It takes some time, but it is worth it. The free unlimited rum punch may have made me like this place a little more. The cake for dessert is just ok, but again, the food is great. Right on Front Street with all outdoor seating.

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Thank myachinhead
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Please listen to the terrible reviews. These people have the ability to suck you in but it would be by far the worst food on island... Actually in saying that worst food I ate in the 6 months I've been travelling! The shrimps in the curry were so I over cooked I couldn't eat them. Avoid this place!!!

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Thank bhsherry
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

My friends and I decided to stop by here one night because the ocean breeze felt great. The location of this little hut is right on the water and when the weather is nice and breezy, it's a perfect location. The food on the other hand was OK. I had much better food on the island. Also the unlimited rum... More 

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Thank Tina A
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Recommend to come here for 'best lobster' my sister had last time she visited the island. Stopped by three times and they never had lobster? On the third night finally decided to settle for the vegetarian curry and my partner ordered the surf and turf. (BZ$25 and $35 respectively including unlimited rum + desert) Really long wait, the 'unlimited free... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Front, Caye Caulker, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Caye Caulker

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