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Dawn's Grill

Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-4079
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (61 reviews)
“cracked conch” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our first night in Placencia and we were hungry. Went walking and came upon Dawn's. Got a table right away, got our beers and order taken and then we waited...a long time. We didn't care but it did take a long time. Our waitress got...More

Thank 2justbreathe
Reviewed 6 days ago

We celebrated 2 '50th' birthdays during our stay in Placencia in December. Cannot say enough good things about Dawn's - we went there for both birthdays. Great food, great atmosphere, great service, wonderful time all around.

Thank Ted W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Dan's Grill on 01/09/18 and that was our favorite dining experience in Placencia. The dinner menu is simple but very reflective of true local creole Belizean food. I had the shrimp curry with coconut rice with the right amount of spicyness...More

Thank Alain C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular! Dawn is wonderful, as are her daughters. The lobster was perfect. We will return...best dinner in Placencia so far.

Thank joceintransit
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed a Saturday dinner at Dawn’s. It caters mostly to tourists (at least the night we were there) but has a intimate,casual, local feel. We got there just after six, which was perfect. The place got busy in a hurry. We...More

Thank tuprof_bill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The four of us liked the atmosphere and our meals at Dawns. The meals began with small fresh salads. We all really liked the balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Our dinners varied, the coconut rice was awesomely was the pork chop.

Thank 33rainbow
Jolie P, Manager at Dawn's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! Glad you mixed things up and enjoyed our salads! — Jolie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch with family here as it had great reviews. The food was good, but not outstanding. Very average prices and average food. Nothing to rave about but nothing bad either. We had a shrimp and lobster dish. Boys had chicken burger. Service was attentive.

Thank Magewaver11
Jolie P, Manager at Dawn's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for giving us a try! We appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dawn's Grill is an excellent choice for breakfast, lunch or dinner and we eat at Dawn's Grill very often. Dawn and Jolie are friendly and offer excellent service. If it is a busy time, the food is definitely worth the wait! My favorite for breakfast...More

Thank inkymoe
Jolie P, Manager at Dawn's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We’re so happy you enjoy our food!! Thank you for taking the time write :) — Jolie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Dawns grill for breakfast and it was great. Breakfast burritos were huge! We took our leftovers as an afternoon snack. The prices were great too! We even came back for dinner one night, lobster and prawns with coconut rice. It also was delicious....More

Thank nocshift
Jolie P, Manager at Dawn's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad the burritos made a good impression and brought you back in for dinner! Thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Following great meals at Maya Bistro and Rumfish y Vino, we went to Dawn's for dinner and were really disappointed. The place is tiny, felt dirty, and there were cats crawling all over. Very limited menu and the food was marginal at best. The crowd...More

Thank City2Beach
Jolie P, Manager at Dawn's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dawn and one assistant work in our tiny kitchen at our tiny humble restaurant, which would explain why we have a limited menu. (Honestly, sometimes I think we can cut back a bit more.) We’re sorry that you were not able to enjoy a Belizean...More

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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-4079
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