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Maya Beach Hotel Bistro

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Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
+501 533-8040
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Placencia, Belize
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Bistro is hands down my favorite hangout in the area. They have great food. The wait staff are wonderful and friendly. They welcome residents. While breakfast is my favorite, their happy hour specials are great, too!

Thank Bznberry
Magnolia, Texas
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner here. It was a nice spot right in the water. All 4 of us loved our meals. We are actually planning on going back for a second time tonight!!

Thank Kristy L
Manvel, Texas
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can't say enough about this restaurant! We stayed at the hotel for four days and had all of our meals there, so we got to try many of the dishes. The cinnamon roll french toast is to die for, and some of the meals I wasn't sure I would like, but when I tried it all together, it was... More 

Thank cathibray
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once my friend and I discovered this place it was difficult to eat at our own resort. I recommend the lobster grilled cheese but anything you order here will be great. I also had the cacao pork as a dinner entree and the duck hash for breakfast. All were amazing. The drinks are excellent as well. We frequently had a... More 

Thank Sydney H
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had two breakfasts and two dinners here. Everything was delicious. All the wait staff is friendly and kind. We had a big problem with sand flies biting our legs when seated in a less windy area, so be sure to use insect repellant BEFORE you become dinner for insects. Very family friendly, lots of well-behaved kids.

Thank Mary Beth E
Vulcan, Michigan, United States
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a late night dinner when we arrived at the hotel. It was great food - very classy. The view was beautiful and the wine and drinks were a delicious compliment. Pricing was affordable and they were able to charge directly to your hotel room. I highly recommend if staying at the Maya Beach Hotel - or just stopping... More 

Thank Jamleip
Milford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did not stay here, but ate at the restaurant which was excellent. The food was varied and presented beautifully.

Thank susanhutch2017
Creede, Colorado
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We heard from several local sources that this place is incredible and after eating here we agree! We wanted to come for dinner but ran out of time however we looked at the menu and it looked fabulous. We did enjoy a delicious breakfast complete with mimosas. We will make sure to stop again next visit to Placencia!

Thank Barb R
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at a nearby resort and wandered over to the Bistro for breakfast after hearing great reviews about their food. We wish we would have visited earlier in our trip because we were very impressed! The coffee was a bit on the strong side, but very good. The fruit was fresh, the bread was homemade and... More 

Thank Dallas C
West Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything we had here was delicious, breakfast, lunch or dinner. Nice variety of selections, not just ordinary stuff. Fabulous desserts, fresh bread, cinnamon rolls, seafood. Large selection of wines. We had to force ourselves to try other restaurants, but Maya Bistro has the best food in the area. It is not cheap but typical prices of most other good food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maya Beach | Mile Marker 15, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 533-8040
  • This restaurant is at Maya Beach Hotel
We're certainly far from perfect, but we do try our best to create a winning experience for every single customer, whether they are hotel guests, Belizean neighbors or travelers staying at other hotels. Try pairing small plates with wines, choose from our creative main courses, or just enjoy some comfort food for breakfast or lunch. It's fun for us to meet new people and, well, just make them happy! Our casual beach bistro focuses on unique sauces and contemporary, tropical-themed flavor combinations while maintaining comfortable portions. Lots of fish and seafood. Bar service includes a 130-bottle wine list, local beer, rum drinks, and house specials. The outdoor atmosphere is casual so you can be comfortable in flip flops. Belize's "Restaurant of the Year" award was presented twice to the Bistro in June 2011 and May 2013.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?