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Riverside Tavern

2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
+501 223-5640
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (72 reviews)
“onion rings” (17 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Large portions. Steaks, seafood and incredible hamburgers! Good atmosphere. The waiters were efficient and friendly.

Thank kflake2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and service was superb ! The ambience was perfect and the staff was attentive and on point ! I ordered the tavern taquitos and everything was fresh and tasty . Drinks were cold and the waiter kept attending to us -which was...More

Thank Luverta M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was promptly served what I had ordered . We were very satisfied. The food was delicios. The ambiance was nice and cordial. The waiters were very attentive and serviceable. We felt at ease and in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Javier Oscar C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's not many decent places to eat in Belize City, from what we could find anyhow, but this place is good. Getting there is slightly sketchy since the road which runs parallel to river is supposed to be one of the safest in town, but...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This was a great find for us. The prices weren't cheap comparatively but the food (fresh red snapper, garlic mash and green beans) was delicious and the local beer was cold!

1  Thank taffyemmie
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

As a chef I appreciate the expense that can come to create a great experience for your taste buds, especially in a Central American Country. This restaurant has delicious food, hands down some of the tastiest dishes in Belize City. The downfall however is the...More

Thank MetaphysicalCreator
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is not a traditional Belizean restaurant. It has an interesting vibe though, and offers delicious meals. My favorite was the Jalapeno Burger and the Belizean hot sauce is a must to try.

1  Thank PakinamMoussa
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

To me, a bit nicer than a 'tavern' but still with that relaxed pub feel. They have a great selection of burgers and they are delicious. Decent price for the quality of food you're getting here, good sized portions. Belikins are priced right too! On...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few places that serves draft beer so we had a pitcher. It is closed on Sunday. The hamburger was very good and the cerviche was much larger than anticipated.

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 26 January 2018

close to work, so decided to try it. i don't regret it one bit. i recommend it 100%. i went there with a couple co-workers, best lunch break ever. the space is really nice and warm. the service is awesome. they make u feel at...More

Thank Nahim98
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20 December 2017|
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Response from Alaine N | Reviewed this property |
The Riverside Tavern will be closed from the 24th December, 2017 and reopen on Wednesday 27th December, 2017.
Annie N
28 June 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Belize sorry
29 December 2016|
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Response from Ray-n-Sol | Reviewed this property |
We saw a couple of NFL games showing on the screens when we were there. I would not liken this to a sports bar in the USA however.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District  >  Belize City
  • Phone Number: +501 223-5640
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