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Dawn's Grill

Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-4079
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (65 reviews)
“cracked conch” (8 reviews)
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International, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed yesterday

Best food we had on our stay in Placencia. Nice little spot with great atmosphere and flavour. We bought some of their creole spices and hot sauce to bring home with us. Service was mint.

Thank broberts474
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had yummy pancakes there one morning and the coffee was good. Dinner, the service wasn't without issues but he tried real hard. The food wasn't exactly what we ordered. Grilled pork chops with pineapple ... I guess they thought we wouldn't notice the lack of...More

Thank HappyTraks
Jolie P, Whatever my mom wants to call me at Dawn's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you enjoyed our pancakes! Sorry our pork chops didn’t have enough pineapple sauce for you! Dawn has instructed her sous chef to be more diligent with this. We definitely want our customers to get a good dose of pineapple chunks in every bite! Thank...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Local dishes prepared by Dawn herself, Her daughter was our server and spend time talking about her mother and the food. Great food, atmosphere, friendly and reasonable priced. We returned the next morning for breakfast and again enjoyed the meal.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent and service was very good (even though they were short staffed the evening we visited). Key lime pie was outstanding! Try their home made hot sauces.

Thank CasaBelize
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went to Dawns for lunch. This is a local favorite.We all agreed that it was totally delicious and fresh and satisfying. Great value. We sampled the fish plate, chicken and pork plates. All served with rice and beans. Very very delicious. Also...More

Thank canada777-1207
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fantastic, and atmosphere was great. We had Conch, Snapper, Red Beans, and Rice. And multiple Belican Beers.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner at Dawns and definitely recommend it. I had hot shrimp curry and coconut rice - fantastic. My husband had the pork chops and loved them. Tiny place where Dawn greats her guests at each table Would definitely return!

Thank Paulareview
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Lunch at Dawn’s the food was awesome and the service excellent. It is small with very personable service. I can highly recommend Dawn’s

Thank jgpurgason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not big on atmosphere but tasty food. Sometimes a wait for tables as there are not many. Especially good during lobster season.

Thank Fishingforinfo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drinks , appetizers and entrees were very good. Very friendly staff and plenty to eat. Don’t forget to try the key lime pie.

Thank Mary Jane S
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Chris B
7 August 2016|
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Response from DAWNP44 | Property representative |
Opens at 7:00 until 3:00 Reopens at 5:30 until 9:00 for dinner. Breakfast 7::00-11:00
20 June 2015|
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Response from samazing | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous travelers. You don't need to reserve, but if you in a group, then just stop by some time before meal and book for the many of you. Most especially, enjoy your meal! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-4079
  • E-mail
Small Belizean, no-frills, family-owned restaurant focusing on big flavors. We offer meat and seafood specialties and regionally and internationally inspired dishes. Vegetarian and vegan friendly.
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