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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%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (59 reviews)
“cracked conch” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lively, fun hangout serving excellent local food. The King Fish was moist and perfectly cooked, and I had the Conch. Simply delicious!

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went back to Dawns twice because of the atmosphere and delicious food. One night we had shrimp and lobster in garlic sauce and one night we had curried shrimp and lobster. Dawn came out to speak with us and her daughter was our waitress....More

Thank margaret t
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Formerly Grill & Go, we didn’t realize on earlier trips what great Belize flavors we were missing. Try shrimp curry and veg rice, or grilled snapper. Yum. And super attentive owner and staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The barracuda fillet was absolutely delicious!! Service was top notch!! Geat selection on the menu. Will be back.

Thank Willie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast and dinner at Dawn's and greatly enjoyed both meals. It's a nice small restaurant and the staff is friendly and the food is delicious. I had the shrimp curry for dinner and it was really tasty. I would highly recommend if you...More

Thank packedmule
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place! We ate here a lot. Dawn ,her daughter,and the rest of the staff were charming. Made you feel special. The food was really good, but did have a couple of meals slightly over cooked. The flavour was great. You have to try...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here before even having read the great reviews. We were treated to great service and great food. I had the fried chicken and my dining companion had the fried shrimp. Both were served with beans and rice and cole slaw. The menu changes...More

Thank lyrix428
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was excited by the good reviews but although the service was great and the owner was nice the food was just ok.

Thank Abi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little open air restaurant, very friendly staff, Dawn came out to ask us about our experience personally. My lobster tail was way overcooked and rubbery; however, my husband's grilled snapper and coconut white rice was some of the best we've had the entire trip...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a small and typical local restaurant. Mama is the cook and the daughters are serving you great cocktails. Everybody is so friendly and food is just great. Do not hesitate when you are in the area, great place for local food and very well...More

Thank Bart V
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 602-9302
  • E-mail
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