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Brenda's BBQ

Main Road, Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“macaroons” (36 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (42 reviews)
“tamales” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Barbecue
Main Road, Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 18 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 11 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
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We stumbled upon Brenda's one morning looking for breakfast. She greeted us with Rum punch and the most amazing macaroons! We asked for fryjacks and next thing we knew, she went to the store across the street, bought some flour and prepared the most amazing...More

Thank lbugzee
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Brenda whipped up a whole box of food for my husband and me to take back to our hotel. The flavor was great and the meal was incredibly hearty. Brenda is such a sweetheart, too. She's been doing this a long time and for good...More

Thank Le_Chef_Sucre
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I met Brenda walking down the road near the condo we stayed at, she told me she baked at Brenda's, did I want to stop by her home to taste something ? And that is what it's like to visit Placencia Village! I did not...More

Thank Plumeria D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Brenda is a one of a kind, you sit eat meet new people watch the fishing boats come in, a site you don't see very often. Down the beach a bit is her Aunt Yoli 's pub, Merel is Yoli's mom, best food in town....More

Thank TBUGCalifornia
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I hesitate to give Brenda 5 starts, because truly it is very rustic and kind of dirty. I got the fish, which was just ok. However, the jerk chicken my husband had was seriously amazing, the rum punch was refreshing, and she made my trip...More

Thank Shawny L
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Restaurant Details

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