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Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant

2.5 Miles North San Pedro Town | Belize, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 00000, Belize
+501 226-4047
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (98 reviews)
“tapas” (72 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Spanish, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2.5 Miles North San Pedro Town | Belize, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 00000, Belize
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1 - 10 of 706 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so hidden, it was very underrated. This place was mentioned to us by a local so we decided to check it out. It is in the back of a hotel and it is very secluded and hidden in trees, super romantic. The...More

Thank john n
AJITAPAS, Owner at Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and for trying out our hiding place. We are thrilled that you had a great time and would love to have you join us again. Mike

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we went up north to Aji's. The Paella was as fantastic as I remember it. Does take 45 min but order some ceviche share the paella and take in the view. Don't forget to check out the bathrooms. Quite cute. Staff was great....More

Thank bagswife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We retuned three nights in raw! Tried almost all vegetarian (veg paella, stuffed tomatoes and salads) and seafood dishes and they were all delicious. Location is wonderful, right in the beach, outdoor sitting only, lots of great atmosphere! Did not fail us.

Thank Sharon P
AJITAPAS, Owner at Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the business and the great review. I hope your whole experience in Ambergris Caye was great and you will visit again. Mike

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely spot to enjoy dinner. It is on the north end of the island so we went by water taxi though driving your golf cart to it is fine. We shared tapas to start - excellent. And then salads, which were ok- one...More

1  Thank Robinlovetotravel
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Loved the atmosphere, great food, very interesting bathrooms! Would definitely eat here again. Service, appetizers, entrees all worth it!

Thank heathrn705
AJITAPAS, Owner at Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you so much for joining us at Aji Tapa. We really appreciate your business and the great review. We hope to see you in the future. Mike

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Make a reservation to be assured a nicer table. We went for a night out and splurged for appetizer dinner drinks and dessert. The outdoor seating has great ambiance and is romantic. The bacon wrapped figs were awesome and the conch fritters great too!. For...More

Thank richallen97225
AJITAPAS, Owner at Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you so much. We strive to give everyone a great dining experience and are thrilled to hear about yours. We appreciate your taking the time to give us such an awesome review. Please join us again. Mike

Reviewed 15 May 2017

We spent a week on the island and I have to say hands down this was one of my favorites! Highly recommend the Shrimp in olive oil, garlic and chili peppers. The only thing I hated was it took us till the last night to...More

Thank Diann O
AJITAPAS, Owner at Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for a wonderful review and more importantly for joining us at AJI. We hope your visit to Ambergris was memorable and that you will return again. Mike

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Aji was amazing! The atmosphere, the food, the wine. We had the calamari, the shrimp, queso frito, chicken was a white wine sauce and the mixed paella. The queso frito wasn't any of our favorite but everything else had us talking about it for days...More

Thank Anaklein403
AJITAPAS, Owner at Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Wow what a nice review. We can't thank you enough for joining us and hope the rest of your time here was wonderful. We hope to see you in the future. Mike

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Dine with your toes in the sands with romantic lighting. Awesome waiter catered to everything we needed, even bug spray. We choose Aji based on what we had heard, so we expected amazing food. What we got was average food. The calimari was over cooked....More

Thank laco78
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We chose this restaurant because it was just a short beach walk from our hotel. We are early bird people so we did not have to compete with anyone for our waiter's attention. Pablo was excellent - warm and welcoming. He recommended a shrimp appetizer...More

Thank purdue92
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Bri2312
Do you take credit cards?
28 May 2017|
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Response from GETAWAYLADY61 | Reviewed this property |
No they only took cash when I was there.
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Al A
What are the gluten-free options?
21 December 2016|
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Response from Chandler A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry that I didn't see this sooner.
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Kimberly D
I would like to get in touch with the owners. Any idea how I can reach them? Would like to ask specifics about their menu
13 February 2015|
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Response from TudorExplorer | Reviewed this property |
Google: Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, then select the Fodor's site. They have email & phone #. TE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2.5 Miles North San Pedro Town | Belize, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 00000, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 226-4047
  • E-mail
Description
A one of a kind 5 Star Tapas Lounge and Restaurant situated on the enchanting island of Ambergris Caye, Belize. Come visit us for an exotic cocktail under our Palapa bar, or bring the family to dine in our outdoor beachfront restaurant. Enjoy the myriad of flavors our tapas menu has to offer and relax in the moonlight inside the tropical Tapas lounge . Looking to celebrate? Our beautiful property is perfect to house your wedding, or specialized private event, alongside our event coordinators. .If you plan on visiting Ambergris be sure to visit Aji, where you will be captivated by the tropical, romantic atmosphere, fine food and fun friends you will make while visiting.
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