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Maya Beach Hotel Bistro

Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
+501 533-8040
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The view is amazing and the food has a professional touch. Drinks are a little too strong, but everything else makes up for it. Again, the view alone would rate the highest rating.

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Try Maya Beach Hotel Bistro. Arguably the best place for a meal in Placencia. I made it my regular spot for my entire trip to Placencia

Thank Zaheer F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Over the last three years I have been to The Bistro every timee i have visited Placencia and I have never been disappointed in the food or service. The staff are very attentive and the food quality excellent. I think their best meal is dinner,...More

Thank Francis B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Maya Beach Hotel and ate at the Bistro during most of our trip. We ate one meal in town and found the prices to be higher with a view of the street. We missed the beautiful ocean view and breeze at...More

Thank 397dktravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food (relaxed but quality food our favorite place for a family with kids 11 and 8), Super sweet staff, total kick back atmosphere, kids enjoyed ocean and pool during or 3 stops here.

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the peninsula and I LOVE Maya Beach Bistro. It was a pleasure to meet Mary Kay. She is a very talented chef and her mix of sweet and spicy is delicious. I had the Nut encrusted fish which I ate every bite of...in...More

Thank Shari W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Maya Beach Hotel Bistro several times during our 6-night stay this June. The local chef, Mary Kay, always applied great attention to detail to everything we ordered. The wine list was decent and the specials, when available,...More

Thank LeAnna O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favorite restaurant 2 years ago, but during this visit we found that prices had gone up and portion sizes had gone down. The food is excellent and atmosphere is typical Belizian (no air conditioning - located on the beach).

Thank Sondra R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked everything on their menu, and we ate there for both breakfast and dinner for all five days of our stay. Their service is excellent as well, and the setting is beautiful. Awesome restaurant!

Thank mcpandrews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the best meal we had in Placencia. It's a very seafood forward menu, with fresh, local ingredients in interesting combinations. They have an extensive wine selection, and you have to get dessert!

Thank Kate B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $28
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
Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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
  • E-mail
  • 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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