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Brenda's BBQ

Main Road, Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“macaroons” (36 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (39 reviews)
“tamales” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Barbecue
Main Road, Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I don't even know where to begin with this place. We had walked by it several times on our way to a nearby dive shop. Brenda was always friendly but we were on our way to go diving and never stopped in. One day my...More

Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped in at Brenda’s for a lunch our first day in Placencia. We met Brenda and had a great conversation that led to us having jerk chicken, conch fritters & rum punch. It was a fun lunch and we got some local info that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

She is a colorful character and fun to visit with but don’t look around too much lol ...I am all for local street food but this was really rustic and not all that great really. Been there done that....,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brenda makes good food but NEVER pay her in advance, she will stiff you, local knowledge. I wanted some fresh lobster and she promised she could get it the next day if I gave her $20, I was there for 6 weeks and I finally...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Brenda was warm and welcoming. The food was fantastic and the rum punch strong! Some of the ex-pat clientele were pretty colourful to say the least. One caveat is ask the price before you order. We had a fantastic lunch, but were a little surprised...More

Thank Callicles
Reviewed 21 March 2018

My wife and I were in Placencia for the third time. We met our sailboat friends who were anchored in the Placencia harbor and were to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. We had visited with Brenda on our previous visits and she is a hoot!...More

Thank RexInTulsa
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Brenda’s BBQ isn’t even an outdoor restaurant, just two covered picnic tables down by the end road near the town dock. If you can’t find it no worries, look lost for a moment and Brenda or her nephew with call you over! There are only...More

Thank debrajune
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We met Brenda on Valentine’s Day and she is a hoot. We had a plate of wonderful fruit before our dinner and then had some creole lobster with salad and rice , a rum drink and key lime pie. It was delicious .

Thank Mary Jane S
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I was taking a picture of a sinking boat when a voice from the shadows, called out, "would you like some coconut macaroons?" My friend and my faces lit up like we were at the Blue Door, french restaurant ordering chocolate macs from the patisserie...More

Thank T_Rice99
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Miss Brenda puts it down for breakfast: fresh fish, conch, crab, and shrimp. She also sliced open a coconut for fresh water and shared her fresh hot macaroons.

Thank APlusTestPrep
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
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