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Riverside Cafe

Riverside and Oak Street, Dangriga, Belize
+501 661-6390
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good47%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“breakfast” (9 reviews)
“tobacco caye” (10 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Riverside and Oak Street, Dangriga, Belize
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Food was extremely limited, but good. Service was terrible. We asked for coffee, it was instant with lukewarm water. No cold beer!

Thank CharlieGOO
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I went there twice on my way to and back from tobacco The boat departs from right in front Even if it looks small and cheap, well it is cheap, it is the place in Belize where I had the BEST fried fish ! The...More

Thank NathalieH36Paris
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Local no frills restaurant. Extremely basic, very average tasting food but clean, will fill you up. Rice, beans and meat stew for dinner. Cheap, 8-10 Belize dollars.

Thank AdM85
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Third world cafe. Serves local dishes. Stews, rice and beans. It's cheap and filling. No frills here.

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We have eaten here many many times since we started going to Dangriga for a week every January since 2001. Unfortunately an outstanding cafe style restaurant changed hands about 2012 or so. Since then the service can be great to ridiculously slow. The food however...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

It's good and cheap...maybe not so fast, but worth the wait. You know how when you were a kid and you told mom you were hungry and it felt like forever? But the payoff is freshly cooked good from someone that could be your aunt....More

Thank smaashley
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This place is ok if you're just stopping by for a local snack. We ordered panades (a version of an empanda made with masa) and the food came out hot and in a relatively short amount of time. The panades were 2 for $1 which...More

Thank Jette806
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Waiting fof boat to Tobacco Caye, had time to grab quick lunch of fried Jack fish, rice, slaw, stewed beans, and lime juice $14 BZ. No points for ambience or service, but convenient because this is where boat captains hang out and 10 minute walk...More

Thank murrayda
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Prior reviews hit it right on the mark. This is a local establishment. Just a few tables, no air conditioning. Menu not aimed at the package tour set. It's right by the water where the small fishing boats tie up in the center of town....More

Thank David F
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great service. One of the few locally owned restaurants in town. You can get a wide assortment of local foods and drinks.

Thank KaydeeBZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside and Oak Street, Dangriga, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Dangriga
  • Phone Number: +501 661-6390
We serve seafood like shrimp, lobster, conch(seasonal), fish fillet, and fried or streamed whole fish(snapper) daily for Dinner. For Lunch we serve the best of Belizean cuisine like rice and beans or stew beans served with beef, pork, chicken or fish. Breakfast consist of Fry Jacks or flour tortillas with all the trimmings. RiverView Restaurant is also a tourist resource center with maps and fliers about Dangriga destinations.
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