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Manatee Lookout

8 1/2 Miles Northern Highway Belize | Just south of the international airport on the Northern Highway, Ladyville 78583, Belize
+501 205-2391
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Lebanese, Bar, International, Pub, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 1/2 Miles Northern Highway Belize | Just south of the international airport on the Northern Highway, Ladyville 78583, Belize
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate right on the river and it was really peaceful and relaxing. I know everyone seems to complain about the wait for the food but honestly it seemed normal for a meal that is actually cooked to order. Regardless I'd wait any amount of...More

Thank Bryon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant had a variety of dishes we didn't find elsewhere in the area. However, some items were not available the evening we were there even though it was on the main menu. I had the lamb chops which were cooked well, and had a...More

Thank gleveillee
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here for a late lunch and enjoyed it. The food took a little long but that was fine since we took in the view of the river and spent some time looking for manatees. We only saw one ... I'm sure some days...More

Thank chester97
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Because we had rented a house nearby, we visited this restaurant twice and both times had excellent meals. Our choices for three couples included burgers, conch fritters, chicken kebabs and kafta. All were large portions and excellent. The only issue that we had, especially on...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a great place and a must see on your trip. I seen so many manatees I was surprised at how many would come up. The water is just beautiful there.

Thank julielS8511JU
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the Manatee look out the first night we arrived in Belize. The view was terrific over the river and the server was friendly and helpful. We all ended up ordering burgers so we weren't exactly being adventurous but they were very good and...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is a very cozy spot off the highway. The people are so very friendly and the food is absolutely delicious! I had the chicken kebab and it was perfectly cooked and the sauce drizzled on it was amazing! I certainly would come back for...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is the first time visit to Belize.And I'm gona enjoy the middle America meals.but l have no choice to go to another bar.lve never eaten lebanon dishes.I thought that Mid East meals are only meat dishes.But this thought was fault.Salads are very good.That was...More

Thank milkoba
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We visited here for dinner after dark so we cannot speak of the view although we assume it is lovely. The indoor bar decor is mediocre and did have the smell of spilled beer. The food, however, was excellent. We recommend eating here for the...More

Thank Rasharra_Solarix
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I've known the owner, Jamil, for a long time and Manatee Lookout used to be one of my week end haunts. I left Belize for eight years and returned. Nothing had changed. Same good food, same good service and ambiance. Jamil hasn't changed a bit!...More

Thank BobbyDesab
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where exactly is Manatee Lookout located? We are staying in Ladyville for one night prior to our flight home and are looking for a place for dinner
12 April 2015|
Response from manateelookout | Property representative |
Hi there, we locate at mile 8 1/2 northern HWY . A 5 minute Drive from the Airport on the right hand side .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 1/2 Miles Northern Highway Belize | Just south of the international airport on the Northern Highway, Ladyville 78583, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District  >  Ladyville
  • Phone Number: +501 205-2391
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