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Maya Beach Hotel Bistro

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Caribbean, Seafood, International, Contemporary
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Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
+501 533-8040
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Allen, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to try this place after reading all the great reviews. Was not disappointed, the meal was exceptional and the staff was so attentive. Enjoyed the wonderful location right on the beach!!

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is outstanding! We were 4 adults and 2 children. Tried several different plates and all were delicious! It was a windy night, the place was full and the service excellent! Don't skip this place!

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Thank ralacayo
Waukee, Iowa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved this restaurant. It is right on the beach so your dinner setting is beautiful. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food was absolutely amazing! We had excellent food our whole visit to Placencia but this was by far the best we had on our vacation. We started with the roasted garlic appetizer: it came with bread,... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ate there many times during a 10 day stay. The small plates are great....in particular the shrimp french toast.

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Thank Terry B
Victoria, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our tour guide suggested the Maya Beach Bistro for dinner after our day of tours. It was a great experience and the food was fantastic. The staff was very attentive and friendly. Thanks Lyra for suggesting this restaurant.

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Thank DWH704
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very close to Belize Ocean Club where we stayed but even if it wasn't it was worth a visit. We had a few meals here and they were excellent. The view is gorgeous as they are feet away from the ocean. The food is very fresh and we tried too many things to single out one except... More 

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Thank Kalynne31
Boston, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had brunch at this place one day. The view, beaches, boardwalk and of course the food was so good.

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Mahopac, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waked down from our hotel to this establishment at least 5x during our 2 week stay. The food was very good and reasonably priced. Would recommend.

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Thank jpcole55
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought this was our best dining experience in Placencia. I recommend going early on in your trip because you may decide it's worth another visit. Quality meal for the price.

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Thank Ryan E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and staff are so amazing that after our first visit, we couldn't even imagine eating anywhere and ate every meal here for a week. Everything we had was amazing and we cannot wait to go back!

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Thank Kathleen H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $28
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Meals
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, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?