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Palapa Bar and Grill

1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
501 226-3111
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (141 reviews)
“burger” (127 reviews)
“pulled pork” (44 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
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1 - 10 of 2,138 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

On our vacation to Ambergris Caye we found Palapa Bar and Grill if I had to sum this place up with one word it would be FUN! The staff is extremely attentive and the food is delicious, I highly recommend the Nacho's being from San...More

Thank phinsfan2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of cold beers and everybody having a good time. I am so glad they rebuilt. The place is even better. Very popular but you still get good service.

Thank DKL93405
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great location, great service and great food. Fun place, right on the water. They take food and service very serious and it shows. Prices were also very reasonable

Thank Waynebg5
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank very much for your positive feedback, we appreciate it and look forward to seeing you again Thanks, Scott and Jodie Owners

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good and the atmosphere can't be beat! The service was outstanding and the prices are reasonable. Ask the waiter for a marker and leave your message written somewhere to find when you return someday. You WILL be coming back. This place just...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Palapa's on a Saturday evening, excited because we had heard so many great things. Upon arrival there was a band, lots of dancing, and the place was 75% full. I immediately thought it was a similar atmosphere to a Senior Frogs, not...More

Thank Kelly L
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

That Saturday that you are referring to was one of the worst days we have had EVER. We went to a P.O.S Point Of Sale system and it should be called a Piece Of S*** System. Everyone was overworked and frustrated. They orders would NOT...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fresh lobster roll.The fish tacos are amazing.Great place to sit back,relax, eat,and drink.This is a must stop, put it on your list if your coming to AC.

Thank Sherri D
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good morning and thank you for the great commend. You should try the seafood, It is đź‘Ť See you again Scott andJodie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a blast for drinks and dancing with snacks. Then we ordered food... big mistake! We waited 1 1/2 hrs for a hamburger and fish sandwiches. Large fun crowd, good music but just don't plan to eat here. The food is so so and...More

Thank Sailright
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

P.O.S. is supposed to stand for " Point Of Sale ", I think it should be " Piece of S*** " It has complicated and compromised the turn over time from when the order is taken until the customer gets their food. We the owners...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our favorites to visit, both day and night! Great atmosphere overlooking the water and food and drinks were great too.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the tubes that are tied to the back of the patio/pier. The service was excellent and ended up staying for lunch likes our snapper entree. Great way to spend a day either from their large patio. At with excellent views of water...More

Thank Adrienne B
PalapaBarandGrill, Owner at Palapa Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So nice to have you at our place. Glad you had a fun time and thank you for being so positive and we look forward to seeing you again Thanks Scott, Jodie, Sunny and Staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere! This place was awesome for dinner. Some of the best fish tacos I have had. Place was so good we returned for a second time and eat the same thing.

Thank Mkonno
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do you have 2 locations? why are there 2 identical names on TripAdvisor? very confusing and unfair to other restaurants. please remove one.
2 March 2017|
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Response from PalapaBarandGrill | Property representative |
There is only ONE Palapa Bar and Grill. "Palapa Bar and and Grill " is properly registered and trademarked to it's rightful owners Scott and Jodie Harnish The original was located north of the bridge and the PROPERTY was... More
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L0vetheCarribean
How bad was the sea weed? Headed there in a week for the 4th time and am getting a little bummed. We battled the stuff last year here, in Galveston. YUCK!
28 June 2015|
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Response from nyynkez | Reviewed this property |
The sea grass around the coast of the island is a constant hassle. However, specifically at Palapas Bar, it's never been an issue for me. They have a roped off swimming area and an easy access ladder into the water that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: 501 226-3111
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Description
MOVED into Town,Onto the Wet Willies Pier. Located 300' over the Caribbean overlooking the beautiful Reef. Enjoy cool breezes, no Mosquitos. Fresh Tropical drinks, ICE Cold beer. Delicious food,fresh made daily. Specialities are Humongous Cheeseburgers, BBQ Pulled Pork sandwiches, BBQ Beans, Fish Tacos, Shrimp and Snapper Dishes, Smoked Chicken Wings, Fresh Salsa, Sausage Dip. Bring your fresh catch and we will cook it for you!!!! Float in inner tubes in the cool Caribbean while you get cold drinks by the bucket.
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