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Maya Beach Hotel Bistro

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Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
+501 533-8040
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I just spent a week at this great place. This resort had a "small feel" which made it a very relaxing place to enjoy our vacation. We picked this place for several reasons, we had read the reviews about the food which were all true and we were not disappointed. I was able to take short walks... More 

Thank Tim R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cedric our waiter was amazing. 9 people no reservations and no problems. Food was amazing. Best we had all week. Would recommend and go back.

Thank Airmom4
South Berwick, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This little restaurant was just a mile from the place we were staying and our host told us to go. I'm glad we listened. The service was fantastic and the food was great. It was very clear that everything was fresh; no Cisco truck pulling up with processed crap. I had the Nut Encrusted Fish which was so flakey and... More 

Thank Jeremy C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast at the Maya Beach Bistro and the food was delicious, the service was very good and the prices very reasonable. HUGE cinnamon rolls! We also had dinner there twice and the food and service were excellent. Dinners are a little more expensive but not out of line for something so creative and delicious. Food has a local... More 

Thank RiosParents
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere and the food are top notch! We went to dinner and had to return for breakfast. Both meals were delicious! Make this restaurant part of your visit, you will not regret it!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rocky Mount, NC
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Once we found this place we ate here A LOT! Apparently Dee Schneider was here during our stay but we missed him each night. Good Wine list and amazing food. We had it all!

Thank Brenda_D
Phoenix, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took 4 of our guests to the Bistro for dinner on Friday night. The first few times we were there we did not need reservations, but last night we are did and could not eat until 8:00. It is well worth the wait. Service started out a bit slow, but once the waiter came to the table the first... More 

Thank Gilbert R
Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

More sophisticated and tasty than I would have thought possible. So good for dinner and breakfast and the hotel is magic.

Thank TriniMarquis
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Maya Beach Bistro has won several Wine Spectator awards, and is a regular winner of "best local" restaurant, but that isn't why you should go. The folks here have just the right approach to high quality casual dining, some of the best service, and eminently reasonable prices for the value.

Thank nadeily
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can't say enough good about this place. Where to start? Happy hour is amazing with tasty watermelon and fruit drinks, along with amazing food delights to try or repeat over and over. The bar is a perfect place to sit and chat with others if you are alone, and anywhere in the place if you are with people. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $28
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 533-8040
  • This restaurant is at Maya Beach Hotel
We're certainly far from perfect, but we do try our best to create a winning experience for every single customer, whether they are hotel guests, Belizean neighbors or travelers staying at other hotels. Try pairing small plates with wines, choose from our creative main courses, or just enjoy some comfort food for breakfast or lunch. It's fun for us to meet new people and, well, just make them happy! Our casual beach bistro focuses on unique sauces and contemporary, tropical-themed flavor combinations while maintaining comfortable portions. Lots of fish and seafood. Bar service includes a 130-bottle wine list, local beer, rum drinks, and house specials. The outdoor atmosphere is casual so you can be comfortable in flip flops. Belize's "Restaurant of the Year" award was presented twice to the Bistro in June 2011 and May 2013.

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