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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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Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is so delicious at Maya Beach Bistro. We tried many dishes on the menu during our 6 days here, and it is all prepared beautifully and tastes amazing. The staff is top-notch, friendly and always smiling. The view is also beautiful...right on the beach. We highly recommend Maya Beach Bistro for the food, people, atmosphere and welcoming spirit... More 

Thank mikevicki2017
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfasts here alot. It was just down the road from us at Swan Villas. Service was excellent, the fry jacks were great, and the view can't be beat. The only comment I have about dinner as we ate here one night for dinner. My husband had pork chops and he just raved about how good it was. I... More 

Thank Bullymama
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went for breakfast recommended by friends and it exceeded our expectations. We had the Benedict eggs with beef sauce and they were more that delicious. Then, I saw some warm rolls being carried in which I had to try. They were just baked Cinnamon rolls with a sauce or cover better than the Cinnabon's we all... More 

Thank 79aggie
Fort Collins, Colorado
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly efficient wait staff add to the overall appeal. The variety and quality of the food is excellent. The seafood augraten appetizer is delightful. The blackened fish tacos are my favorite. My wife and I both enjoy the lobster grilled cheese when in season.

Thank L Scott T
Round Lake Beach, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love coming to the Bistro for every trip. You are never disappointed with anything you order. Great views and even Better staff. It is a true gem. See ya next time.😍

Thank Sharon W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the shimp sussi pot, so good and the lobster grilled chese and the Grilled fish on spicy roasted vegetables. You wont regret it. Ate dinner here 3 nights in a row and each time it was amazing. The managers are SUPER nice and so welcoming and the wait staff was awesome as well. Will definitely always recommend this place... More 

Thank nat1227
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our last night was spent at Maya Beach Bistro. The whole experience was fabulous. I wish we would have found this gem earlier in the week. Great service and brilliant menu. Keep up the great work!!!

Thank Mary C
Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful dining experience. beautiful view, great service!! It has a great menu, excellent specials. The seafood was fresh and tasty. Great wine as well.

Thank Anne-Marie E
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we told people we met that our next destination was Placencia more than a few said we HAD to eat at the Maya Beach Bistro. Although it was a few miles along the coast from the main village it was well worth the trip. Everything we had for lunch was outstanding including soup, ceviche, coconut shrimp and the fish... More 

Thank Kysa V
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every entree here from breakfast to dinner is simply divine. I could eat the Belizean breakfast every day and be happy. The shrimp po boy for lunch is amazing, and just the right serving size. I don't think I have had anything bad for dinner, and I have tried almost every dish. Happy hour is from 3 - 5 pm... 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, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, 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
Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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