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Palapa Bar and Grill

1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
501 226-3111
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (154 reviews)
“onion rings” (30 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful location and the best waiter - he was personable and funny. Went for lunch and I had the Taco Salad and husband had fish tacos that he raved about. A couple of Belikins and a perfect afternoon.

Thank shellyaggie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We often came here only for drinks, but we ate here one time. The food was typical of what you see around town, but you can’t beat the view!

Thank braudkara
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There was live music and the atmosphere was great, but unless you're trying to get drunk off the resort-priced drinks this place was ok at best. I would have enjoyed this place at a younger point in my life. The food was average at best....More

1  Thank LOUIS R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great sports bar located over the water. Grab a marker and sign your name or write a phrase on the table, walls, rafters etc. The food was good as well as the drinks. My wife enjoyed the ceviche served in a conch...More

Thank 877jodys
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy going live music. Simple good food. Very relaxed - right on the water. I would go back again. Everyone was cool.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Palapa is a fun hangout in San Pedro with the largest crowds. Great music one night, not as much another. The food is the typical fare of the area but then again you go to the Palapa to be at the end of the...More

Thank Curtis W
Reviewed 4 days ago

I took many photos of Palapa from the shore. It's a beautiful palapa at the end of a long pier. The restaurant itself is pretty much a cheap eats hangout. It felt a lot like a Carlos & Charlies or one of the other popular...More

Thank glbtrvler
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome food and great service!!! Recommend sitting in the tubes out back! Love how they lower your beverages down to you with a bucket and on the rope! Set us up for our parasailing trip as well!!!

Thank Erin D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Be prepared to wait for everything! Seven of us and we're told the food orders are prepared as they go in. The 6th and 7th people got their food 45 minutes after the 1st and the last order was a taco salad which had almost...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food great environment on the water bar with a deck and inner tubes to amuse the kids. This is a eat-in bar but kids are welcome. The outdoor are has inner tubes for kids to play in that are tied off to deck. Prices...More

Thank Jackie O
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23 August 2017|
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Response from Sandy G | Reviewed this property |
Scot and Jody did rebuild!
2 March 2017|
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Response from PalapaBarandGrill | Property representative |
There is only ONE Palapa Bar and Grill. "Palapa Bar and and Grill " is properly registered and trademarked to it's rightful owners Scott and Jodie Harnish The original was located north of the bridge and the PROPERTY was... More
28 June 2015|
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Response from nyynkez | Reviewed this property |
The sea grass around the coast of the island is a constant hassle. However, specifically at Palapas Bar, it's never been an issue for me. They have a roped off swimming area and an easy access ladder into the water that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro | Boca Del Rio Beach, Out over the Caribbean Sea., San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 12345, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: 501 226-3111
  • E-mail
MOVED into Town,Onto the Wet Willies Pier. Located 300' over the Caribbean overlooking the beautiful Reef. Enjoy cool breezes, no Mosquitos. Fresh Tropical drinks, ICE Cold beer. Delicious food,fresh made daily. Specialities are Humongous Cheeseburgers, BBQ Pulled Pork sandwiches, BBQ Beans, Fish Tacos, Shrimp and Snapper Dishes, Smoked Chicken Wings, Fresh Salsa, Sausage Dip. Bring your fresh catch and we will cook it for you!!!! Float in inner tubes in the cool Caribbean while you get cold drinks by the bucket.
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