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Dawn's Grill

Main Street | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
+501 602-9302
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Moma does the cookin, daughter does the servin. Only six tables that are always full. Friendly, unassuming, very fair prices. If you want the best food at the best prices be sure to get there right when they open at 5:30pm or go late.They always...More

Thank jimwoodpersonal
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Dawn's is not a very big spot but she certainly serves up tasty food. You can find this gem on the road just south of the telephone office. There are picnic tables outside along with the blackboard listing the specials. We sat inside and chose...More

Thank Defseek
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Myself and my 5 year old son ate here tonight and I have to say it was absolutely delicious! The Chef (Dawn) made sure to make the curry for my son mild and he ate the lot! My Snapper Creole style was so delicious. It's...More

Thank ljones2976
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Dawn's is the place to eat! Dawn meets and greets her customers and make everyone feel right at home! Dawn will cater to your needs! Special diet, no problem!

Thank cutenanaof9
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

If ever a doubt where to go for food in Placencia, just go to Dawn's. The food is always good. Dawn and her family are super friendly and make you feel at home!

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant several times over the past month and it has always been delicious / awesome food. The fish is fresh and prepared just right. I love the local creole sauce. and you hAve to try the key lime pie. The best...More

Thank TravelBug4LYfe
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We ate there for breakfast once (Belizean breakfast and lobster omelet. They both came with fry jacks...sooo good!) and dinner twice (snapper creole, curry shrimp, fried lion fish, blacked snapper, shrimp ceviche and lobster cebiche). We didn't have one meal there we didn't like. It's...More

1  Thank Senoritatonya
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to Dawn's our first night in Placencia based on the recommendation of a fellow hotel guest and a confirmation from TripAdvisor that they are vegetarian friendly. The recommendation did not disappoint! Our family enjoyed the cocktail of the day, a Cantaloupe Gin Cooler,...More

Thank Valerie L
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My husband and I decided to stop here for dinner after walking by a few times and then getting a recommendation from a local, and it was one of the best decisions we made the whole time we were in Placencia! First of all, the...More

Thank Savanna K
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Simply incredible. The food was outstanding. We showed up for dinner on fried chicken Friday. This is not at all what you think of as standard fried chicken. Dawn takes fried chicken to a whole other level. It's really tough to explain, but this was...More

Thank amymharbaugh87
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Chris B
8 August 2016|
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Response from DAWNP44 | Property representative |
Opens at 7:00 until 3:00 Reopens at 5:30 until 9:00 for dinner. Breakfast 7::00-11:00
21 June 2015|
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Response from samazing | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous travelers. You don't need to reserve, but if you in a group, then just stop by some time before meal and book for the many of you. Most especially, enjoy your meal! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 602-9302
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