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Maya Beach Hotel Bistro

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Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
+501 533-8040
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Placencia, Belize
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

It's a very nice setting with Ocean views & the bristro itself is very nice as well. But like most places in Belize, don't be in a hurry for your food, The Servers are friendly enough but not overly zealous. THe prices are a bit on the high side catoring to the Ex-Pats, not a local Belizean hangout.

Thank Don W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at the Maya Beach Hotel so we obviously had to try out the Bistro as well and wow! So delicious! We actually ate there several times over 9 days. The breakfast was amazing and a great price. I'm in love with the Belizean breakfast. Scrambled eggs, black refrained beans and fry jacks. Lunch, my favorite... More 

Thank Belinda1006
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited Maya Beach twice in the last week, once for lunch and once for dinner. Their food and drinks are probably the best we had while traveling to multiple spots up and down the Belizean coast. Costs are reasonable for Belize standards, and low for a comparative quality meal in the U.S.

Thank Ryan P
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

My husband and I recently returned home from Belize on our honeymoon, and ate at the Maya Beach Bistro almost every night of our trip for dinner. Every meal we had was delicious (lunch too!), and very reasonably priced. All of the staff were super friendly and the chefs never disappointed. Highly recommend! Just a short walk (or bike ride)... More 

Thank eldeedub
Yellowknife, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Excellent dining. Top rate menu and service! The deserts were fantastic. A great wine list too. Make sure to reserve a good table.

Thank PandPYK
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We stayed just up the road at the Belize Ocean Club. Maya Beach Hotel Bistro was our go-to spot for breakfast as it was SO delicious! They also have a great happy hour with drink specials and delicious appetizers. Lastly, their dinner choices are out of this world! There was not one thing we tried that we were disappointed with.... More 

Thank Alamb15
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Delicious. Hands down best place we tried in Belize. All 4 of the people in our party loved their meals and the service was fantastic. Highly highly recommend.

Thank Erin W
Silverton, Colorado
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

While we were staying at Belize Ocean Club we ate most of our meals here. As someone who has owned 2 restaurants I can highly recommend Maya Beach Bistro. We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner here and all were exceptional ! Great food and service to match. Kenton, Cedric and Rosie were all excellent, I would hire any of them... More 

Thank DugW65
Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

The waiters were very friendly and accomadating. the food was excellent. We ate there several nights- kept ging back it was so good!

Thank johnny_vandyke
Gregory, MI
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We did not eat here, but a resort owner from San Ignacio says it has by far the best food in the area.

Thank Bill K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 533-8040
  • This restaurant is at Maya Beach Hotel
We're certainly far from perfect, but we do try our best to create a winning experience for every single customer, whether they are hotel guests, Belizean neighbors or travelers staying at other hotels. Try pairing small plates with wines, choose from our creative main courses, or just enjoy some comfort food for breakfast or lunch. It's fun for us to meet new people and, well, just make them happy! Our casual beach bistro focuses on unique sauces and contemporary, tropical-themed flavor combinations while maintaining comfortable portions. Lots of fish and seafood. Bar service includes a 130-bottle wine list, local beer, rum drinks, and house specials. The outdoor atmosphere is casual so you can be comfortable in flip flops. Belize's "Restaurant of the Year" award was presented twice to the Bistro in June 2011 and May 2013.

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