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Dawn's Grill

Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-4079
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (74 reviews)
“coconut rice” (37 reviews)
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International, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I came across this place because it was one of the only places serving breakfast during a village-wide power outage. We both had the omelet with fry jacks and a glass of fresh watermelon juice. AMAZING! We ended up coming back a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MichelleHodgden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Dawn’s after a morning of zip lining. It was absolutely amazing. The specials included shrimp curry with coconut rice and grilled shrimp with coconut rice. The place is small and cozy. It does a great take out business as well. We were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank itsanissue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dawn's was excelllent. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We had the grilled shrimp with coconut rice and beans and the Curry shrimp. We also had watermelon water which was absolutely delicious! I would recommend that if you are in Placencia, stop in and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Q4728FLjoer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, Placencia has several nice restarants, but this one is close to the top. The key - go with specials, they are superfresh and don't forget to use repellent since you're tasty too and mosquitoes will come for you as much as you will come...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Petr6533
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across Dawn’s for breakfast and enjoyed the food and staff so much went back for dinner that evening and breakfast the following day. Only wish I found the restaurant day 1 of vacation!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AllanC96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to be . My wife and i went here for several ocassions during our holiday. This is the place to be for all local dishes especially the lobster. We went for breakfast, lunch and diner. There is none more honest and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Odyssey61844147145
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here a couple of times during our seven days in Placencia. For was good servers are very friendly. Would eat here again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trvhilt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a shack on the main road with 5 tables. It's run by a local and many locals eat there, which is great. The food was also really good and the service was warm and friendly. It's a great option for local food, and local...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PabloPabloPablo
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We ate dinner and breakfast here! Really good creole style food here! Friendly staff too! I practically rolled myself out of the dining room i was so full!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jaimer26
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Dawn's Grill remains my favorite go-to Placencia Village venue for a relaxing, delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner, without breaking the bank. At Dawn’s, you can expect friendly, prompt service, along with the highest-quality, healthy, authentic Belizean ingredients and truly home-cooking style. Dawn is doing the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ViaggiareilMondoSTL
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Questions & Answers
August 7, 2016|
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Response from DAWNP44 | Property representative |
Opens at 7:00 until 3:00 Reopens at 5:30 until 9:00 for dinner. Breakfast 7::00-11:00
June 20, 2015|
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Response from samazing | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous travelers. You don't need to reserve, but if you in a group, then just stop by some time before meal and book for the many of you. Most especially, enjoy your meal! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-4079
  • E-mail
Small Belizean, no-frills, family-owned restaurant focusing on big flavors. We offer meat and seafood specialties and regionally and internationally inspired dishes. Vegetarian and vegan friendly.
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