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Riverside Tavern

2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
+501 223-5640
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Central American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had a remarkable experience here with family the food was delicious and abundant and the drinks were awsome...will sure go again.

Thank Sheryln G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Riverside Tavern is in my top 2 Belize City restaurants, they served terrific red snapper, and have fantastic burgers. We were able to watch basketball playoffs on their sports bar TVs and mingle with local enthusiastic fans. Riverside uses locally sourced farm fresh ingredients, with...More

Thank GeogCat
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've visited here several times before. I was always pleased with the drinks and the quality of the food. On my recent visit however, while the drinks were still good, the service was slow. The food wasn't as good as I had once experienced and...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked Brown Sugar for a dinner recommendation and he didn't lead astray! Great food. Great atmosphere!

Thank totravelonwards
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is very sketchy so I suggest a cab. The food is safe- tasty but very American. The patio is great and the drinks are amazing! Service wasn’t quick but it was friendly.

Thank Josh T
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

We were told this was the best restaurant in Belize City by a couple of people. It was nice but wasn’t amazing. Started at the bar with a few beers before ordering food. I had the coconut shrimp which was tasty and also tried the...More

Thank BennyBlue
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Asked for a Big Beer to go with my Burger they came up with a large container of Belikin and a Glass must have been around 4 pints still I had to drink it after all I am English and we dont leave Beer, The...More

Thank Martenh
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

I had the fresh catch of the day, snapper, with a garlic sauce and white rice. It was absolutely delicious. Efficient and friendly service on the deck by Alex. Nice setting too right on the canal. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding food and Great and attentive service from Alex. I definitely recommend. Ask for Alex the best!

1  Thank Enrique B
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Echoing others, we found this restaurant on TripAdvisor. Very comfortable, casual family friendly restaurant with a wide range of food and drinks. My salmon with leeks over wilted spinach was perfectly prepared and delicious. They easily handled our party of 15. The setting on the...More

Thank Bill M
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December 20, 2017|
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Response from Alaine N | Reviewed this property |
The Riverside Tavern will be closed from the 24th December, 2017 and reopen on Wednesday 27th December, 2017.
Annie N
June 28, 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Belize sorry
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Ray-n-Sol | Reviewed this property |
We saw a couple of NFL games showing on the screens when we were there. I would not liken this to a sports bar in the USA however.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Central American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District  >  Belize City
  • Phone Number: +501 223-5640
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