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Placencia Sidewalk | near Serenade Guest House, Placencia, Belize
+501 605-5143
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Olmsted Falls, Ohio
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food is so good!!! You literally see the guys barbecuing it. Great amount of food. Tables are right in the sand. The guys were so nice. Food was a good price. It's a very casual atmosphere.

Thank Lea K
Annapolis, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2015

very nice place and prices affordable, also the fishing was great, the Hopkins Bay was able to provided me with a fishing line and bait every day of my stay.

Thank U2499MGjavierc
Richland, Washington
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

The food and location are great. The staff was very friendly. They have a large menu with lots of variety. Would eat here again.

Thank april m
Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

This is literally a few tables and a hammock in their sandy side yard. We were walking by and saw the BBQ pit and it smelled so good! We stopped to chat and started off with the rum punch-yum…. Such good food served by such humble people just trying to make it in the restaurant business! We ate there twice!

Thank Choie82
Citrus Heights, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

This food was sooo good! We were just walking down the sidewalk and the owner of the house started chatting with us and talked us into some late night dinner. The rum punch was great. But what my husband knew the owner as is " the Cookie Man". His lady makes great cookies my husband couldn't get enough of. The... More 

Thank TheWiseFamily
New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014

The food was great. A different dinning experience along main street, something we look forward to in Placencia.

2 Thank thebeam
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014

This is the best little restaurant in Placencia. It is easy to miss because there is just a small sign in front of the owners home. At night. The yard is lit by lights in the trees and two small tables are pulled out to serve dinner. I had jerk fish and it was incredible. The jerk sauce is made... More 

2 Thank ErinSharp
Wilber, Nebraska, United States
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

They were having a off night. Their ribs needed extra time, then their rice was out and addtional time was needed for that. But they were super nice and it was very relaxing just hanging out in the hammocks with some supermarket purchased beers.

1 Thank Sandra K
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2014

The next time I know of someone going to Belize I'm telling them to visit Placencia just for this place. Best street styled food I've ever eaten, this couple know how to cook. Incredible tastes, this simple bbq set up had us coming back again and again. The ribs were out of this world and the fried cookie dough had... More 

2 Thank m_dunn71
Corvallis, Oregon
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Lovely couple running a great restaurant! We had bbq chicken and home made baked beans and went 2 days in a row! The prices are so reasonable and the food is great! It is like dining at a friends house, very comfortable. They make and awesome rum punch and the fried cookie dough dessert is amazing!

1 Thank materialgirl719

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Barbecue
Dinner, After-hours
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Sidewalk | near Serenade Guest House, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 605-5143

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