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Luba Laruga is located right on the beach in the heart of Hopkins Village. We are right next to the public pier. We specialize in FRESH seafood dishes, but we serve chicken as well. Visit us if you want a very chill place with wonderful food at reasonable prices.
$10 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waterfront
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Reviewed December 17, 2020

When I hosted a yoga retreat in Hopkins, I would ride or walk down to this restaurant on the beach and order food for my retreat guests. The guys would take the order and cook everything up fresh on the spot. There are hammocks, tables,...and chairs you can hang out in on the beach, have a nice drink and watch the waves, get some sun or go for a swim before your food arrives. There is a little dock over the water here as well. Try the lobster if it's in season when you're in town!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed March 21, 2020

We were recommended to go here by a local and probably wouldn't have found it if we hadn't been searching for it. Luba Laruga is a very basic beach shack - right on the shore but we had a delicious meal here. The menu was...fairly limited but authentic and fresh. We ate the best fish dish that we had in Belize here. The service was relaxed and friendly. The cocktails were good too! Don't expect anything fancy but if you want delicious fresh fish at reasonable prices while listening to the ocean this is definitely worth a try.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020

Don't let the tiny place scare you off, the food and friendly service make up for the small space. The food was spectacular and plentiful. Excellent Garifuna home cooking!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2020

It took two and a half hours to get our order. Granted they only charged us for one dish due to the wait and that they were out of what we ordered (would have been nice to know 2 hours prior). Still, some local kids...roamed by and put on a heck of a show with drums and dancing to keep us and the other waiting diners entertained. Lobster tails were OK. Fried conch was rubbery and not in the good way. If you are able to get there earlier you might have a better experience.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 5, 2020

It's been 3 years since we last ate at Luba Laruga. I believe they have a new owner/chef. Meal was fantastic. Coconut shrimp, garlic potatoes, fried bread fruit. Also had an option for a side of veggies - not a lot of places in Hopkins...where that's offered. Won't wait 3 years to go back!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 31, 2020

Encrusted Snapper to die for, never a bad meal, if open, eat there and you will never regret.....easy to find, can walk from resort

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

I had the fish and other people in our group got the conch and chicken. Everybody loved their meals an the beachside location couldn't be beat.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

Great spot right on the beach. They serve freshly caught seafood with homemade sides. Very chill place.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 3, 2019

Their menu is not extensive- but what they have is amazing and at a great price. We had conch and snapper- with rice and veggies- both were delicious. The staff is wonderful. There are picnic tables overlooking the ocean if you want to grab a...Belikin and eat there. Or you can get it to go.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Absolutely BEST food in Hopkins! Even with picky children, there was something for everyone. Coconut shrimp is divine and the cornmeal snapper is the best I've ever had!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Response from 2freespirits | Reviewed this property |
I see you have already been answered, but here's my direction anyway. from Hopkins road, it will be the last building you see on your left before hitting water. simple.
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