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Yoli's Bar & Grill

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Bar, American, Caribbean, Pub
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Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3183
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Jaco, Costa Rica
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This bar can be hard to find but is worth the effort. Located over the water just south of the village it can be hard to find so you may need to ask any local how to get there. Service is great and quick. This is a favorite of the local expat community and have free live music on Wed... More 

Thank robbo2804
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Just went and spent a few hours at Yoli's not far from the house we are renting. Sat us in a nice breezy spot over the water and had a few drinks and awesome BBQ ribs. Met the owner and his wife - very friendly. Everyone that dropped by was glad to see everyone else. Nice rustic spot with shade... More 

Thank Backwoodtraveler
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Yoli and Reagan are simply the best. The hospitality they show is out of this world. All their recommendations were spot on. The location is great and has an amazing breeze. The Sunday BBQ was fantastic. Our last minute trip to Belize would not have been the same had we not stumbled into this place.

Thank Skhoury83
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

When it's stifling hot in Belize, this over-the-water bar and grill is the place to be for a cold drink and some BBQ. Nice and relaxing.

Thank solarguy48
San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We spent most of our afternoons hanging at Yoli's relaxing with a drink and playing the Ring Game. The staff makes everyone feel at home and a part of the family in this friendly laid back Beach Bar. I'd like to keep it a secret, but we really should share.

Thank smartva
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Walked in by chance, met friendly people at the bar, then noticed there was going t o be a rotary lunch meeting. Being a Rotarian ourselves we joined the group for lunch and met a dozen new friends. What a great way to spend a rainy afternoon. Our food and drinks were great, company was fabulous.

Thank Planetflower
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This rustic bar is off the beaten track and is one of the best places to meet so many different people.A number of the persons who anchor their sail boats in the harbour come here for drinks and to pick up supplies.The food is excellent, the drinks even better and the atmosphere is unbeatable.Eric the bartender is a remarkable nice... More 

Thank BruceOnt_Canada
Richmond, Canada
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

You haven't lived until you've been to Yoli's. Likely one of the only bars that boast a dock for you to pull up in your boat. Although they don't offer a menu, they often have special 'wing' days. After you've gnawed the meat off the bone, you toss the leftovers into the water beside you and watch the fish have... More 

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Capon Bridge, West Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Yoli's Bar and Grill is off the main beaten path at the end of the Placencia peninsula. If you are visiting by boat, you can dock at the bar...or if you are coming by land, when you arrive, you will be pretty much at the end of the peninsula. Great food...great drinks...good company. All open air dining and drinking and... More 

Thank gregrS2534RU
San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We anchored in the harbor and dinghied ashore to meet up with our ex-pat local friends. Perfect spot for a Friday night (or any night) meet-up. Music, TV, food, friendly, welcoming service. Yoli's has it all.

Thank Pamela T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, American, Caribbean, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3183
fantastic please, people are wonderful. Makes you feel very welcome

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?