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Riverside and Oak Street, Dangriga, Belize
+501 661-6390
06:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great service. One of the few locally owned restaurants in town. You can get a wide assortment of local foods and drinks.

Thank KaydeeBZ
Gales Point, Belize
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This is definitely not the best place to eat in Dangriga, but we had a decent meal there. The service is okay, but the menu is limited, as it is in lots of restaurants there. It does have a certain local "charm" but it is not very clean and the bathroom is just plain gross.

Thank desertcowgirl1959
Belize City, Belize
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

affordable, convenient for travellers heading to the cayes, well prepared food, friendly and helpful staff. Situated right along the north stann creek river, and in downtown Dangriga. Let the staff help you arrange a trip to the nearby cayes.

Thank chamor2547
San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Great local breakfast with nice puffy fried jack, fried beans and egg. Excellent prices. Great service.

Thank Debbie B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

First tried the hamburger and was hooked...only place in Dangriga I go to when I want a food burger. Saw the fried fish & rice and beans combo served to a couple one day and it looked and smelled delightful . strange quaint little location. But anywhere I can text in my order and have it ready by the time... More 

Thank Monique F
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

As others have noted, Riverside Cafe is located by the river, where boats come in with their catch and you can see and smell local commercial fishermen cutting up the fish they've brought in. You can also pick up a trip out to Tobacco Caye here -- you'll get plenty of offers, but I suggest you ask your hotel manager... More 

1 Thank JamesHanley
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This place is located along the dock so it's convenient to have a cold beer while you're waiting for your boat shuttle to the Cayes. Sometimes the locals hang around the outside which might intimidate some. The food is passable but I would suggest getting the fish since it is a fishing village, or a hamburger. The washroom can be... More 

Thank vonnie3314
Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We ate here twice. Once for lunch, once for breakfast. Both meals were good and fresh and the service was good. Fry jacks were light and fluffy. Chicken was tasty. Lunch for 2 was $12 us including beer.

Thank Pris_12
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner on the recommendation of the hotel owner. When we arrived the people sitting behind the bar were surprised we were there to eat dinner and didn't know what was on the menu. I think we caught this place at an off night because the other reviews seem positive. However, the food was... More 

Thank wareiskaty
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

We came to the Riverside Cafe because we were told to find a boat captain there that would take us out to Tabacco Caye. It turned out to be very convenient - we waited about 40 minutes for a captain, and got some breakfast while we were waiting. We both had fry jacks, eggs, and bacon - it was very... More 

Thank Marilyn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Caribbean, American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside and Oak Street, Dangriga, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Dangriga
  • Phone Number: +501 661-6390
We serve seafood like shrimp, lobster, conch(seasonal), fish fillet, and fried or streamed whole fish(snapper) daily for Dinner. For Lunch we serve the best of Belizean cuisine like rice and beans or stew beans served with beef, pork, chicken or fish. Breakfast consist of Fry Jacks or flour tortillas with all the trimmings. RiverView Restaurant is also a tourist resource center with maps and fliers about Dangriga destinations.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?