We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Riverside Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
American, Caribbean, Bar, Pub, South American, Central American
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

246 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 229: English reviews
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Onion rings are not the only good food at Riverside Tavern. The hamburgers are excellent, also. Fish of the day and salads are good, too. Service is okay, and the place is popular. Sitting out on the deck makes fo a lovely evening!

Thank Patricia B
Margate, Florida
Level Contributor
110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've heard a lot about this place, so we went for a visit. Service was a bit slow, but it was busy and the waiter was very courteous. The food was good. Nothing to complain about. I loved their stacked onion rings, and the margaritas were to die for. I love the outside dining by the river...better out there. It... More 

Thank BobbyDesab
Oceanside, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent bar and restaurant in a fairly run down neighborhood, but most of what we saw of Belize City was. We only had one meal there, but we enjoyed it very much. It was within easy walking distance of our hotel.

Thank Jeanne951
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere great staff great food and drinks nice to see how they cater to you and if you have big group they arrange table and seating for all

Thank stud T
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of us had a great meal, mine was a steak. others had Burgers and also salads were great. The service was very friendly indeed.

Thank Jamila J
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, atmosphere was perfect and the service was warm and friendly. It took a little while to get our food but the wait was worth it. I'd totally recommend tavern to my friends visiting back home.

Thank Karibbeangal
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything was good! Burgers are great, drinks were superb, and dessert was amazing! I'd definitely go back!

Thank InternationalMomager
Belize City, Belize
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Visited the tavern with my friends and I must say the place surpassed my expectations. The outside does not do justice to the inside. The set up inside is beyond impeccable. The drinks are amazing. I had a Mudslide and I enjoyed every sip of it. The food was great too. I loved the nachos with the tortilla chips, beans,... More 

Thank Jacqueline S
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

A little American flavor in belize great place to have dinner or lunch with friends.the food is good and the staff is friendly.

Thank Ulysses B
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

The service was outstanding during my recent visit. Our waiter Carlos recommended the blackened red snapper with shrimp, lemon and caper sauce and it was delicious! My son ordered the jerk chicken and enjoyed it very much. Thank you Carlos!

Thank Claudia D

Travelers who viewed Riverside Tavern also viewed

Belize City, Belize District
Belize City, Belize District
Belize City, Belize District
Belize City, Belize District
Belize City, Belize District
Belize City, Belize District

Been to Riverside Tavern? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Caribbean, Bar, Pub, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District  >  Belize City
  • Phone Number: 2235640

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Riverside Tavern and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Riverside Tavern staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?