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Pickled Parrot

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American, Bar, Pub
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Lot 1956, Placencia, Belize
501-636-7068
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Jacksonville, Florida
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the pickled parrot with my family and had a nice time. Had lunch and drinks. The philly cheese steak sandwich is really good, although it's not exactly what you would get in Philly. It had different meat, chunks. And you can't get cheese wiz in Belize. That being said it was very good. The owner, an expat from... More 

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1 Thank mkunovich
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed talking with the owners Gene and his wife. The bartenders served great drinks and welcomed us with name introductions. We only ate bar food but the menu did have many other options. Be sure to throw a stick for both their dogs( one even is three legged). The atmosphere is beautifully done. They obviously have... More 

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Thank Mbremner
Placencia, Belize
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from being a fun bar we love when they do game nights and competitions. Lynn and Eugene are retired New Jersians and have made their retirement fun for everyone. Great light foods, too.

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1 Thank Kirsten K
Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to feel right at home while watching a game, eating dinner, or just to have a couple drinks... Then stop by the Pickled Parrot. The owners, Eugene and Lynn are there to welcome you (as well as their pups, Mia and Ziggy) Pedro the bartender/waiter will take great care of you too! It sits between the sidewalk... More 

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1 Thank mbockew
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered the Parrot last year when we visited Placencia. It was our first stop when we returned this year. The owners, Eugene & Lynn are warm and friendly. Kareem the bartender is still there. (Thank goodness!) Love his personality & smile One of our favorite spots. Not as crazy or loud as barefoot or tipsy tuna. And the palapas roof... More 

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1 Thank tigergirl1313
Xenia, Ohio
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pickled Parrot sits between the main street and the Placencia sidewalk near the pier end of town. It is fairly secluded which makes a hot day seem cooler. The open air bar area is all wood and the fans keep it nice and breezy for cooling. The bartender was very friendly and quick to serve me. I did not... More 

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Thank BelizeBelievers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely love the place. Great atmosphere, location and drinks. Eugene and Lynn the owners are there all the time to ensure everything is running smooth. Remo and Pedro tend the bar and pour stiff drinks with a smile and great lines of BS. Mia and Ziggy are the owners border collies and are always up for a game of fetch.... More 

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Thank Ja C
Palm City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My husband and I stopped in for a beer. We did not eat here but we saw the food coming out of the kitchen and it looked delicious. Mostly locals were in here which says a lot about the place. The owners are from New Jersey and we enjoyed talking with them.

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Thank emschmitt
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We loved this friendly lunch spot with easy access to the shops and beaches of placencia. The owner and bartender were fast and congenial, and the food was fresh and good. Our teens were very happy with the burgers and fries. It was astonishingly cool under the thatched roof on a hot day.

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Thank Judy F
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We loved the thatched roof and friendly dogs. Our waiter was helpful and attentive We were there on Memorial Day and the special was hamburger baked beans and Mac n Cheese. Only $5 US dollars Everyday has a $5 US dollar special. Nothing traditional to Belize but excellent comfort food from home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 1956, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: 501-636-7068
Description
The Pickled Parrot is a thatched roof restaurant and bar mere footsteps from the crashing surf of the Carribean. We have delicious blender drinks, rum concoctions and ice cold Belikin Beer. Our food is home cooked style comfort food, made from fresh organic ingredients. We specialize in hand-cut french fries, burgers, chicken cheesesteaks, and Philly cheesesteaks. Our popular everyday option is a fresh large salad topped with shrimp, chicken breast or ribeye steak. Special diets are easily accomadated. Portions are ample and prices are low. Check out the daily $10 specials on the Pickled Parrot Bar & Grill Facebook !

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?