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Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites

Main Road Placencia Village | 200 Meters South of the Placencia Airstrip, Placencia 999999, Belize
+501 523-4474
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Steakhouse, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
Main Road Placencia Village | 200 Meters South of the Placencia Airstrip, Placencia 999999, Belize
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Mariposa Beach suites and enjoyed breakfast here each morning. The setting can't be beat. Sipping coffee while watching the sun rise, waves crashing into the earth, a light breeze to keep you cool, and friendly staff to chat with - what a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank miss_christine1
Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much for your review - it was so nice to have you here. God bless!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel to Placencia to participate in the End of the World Half/Full Marathon -- Our third trip. Bruce and Sharon are so accommodating to our needs as runners. They have their chef prepare a red sauce pasta dish the night before the race --...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarykShaw
Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience staying with us here at Mariposa beach Suites. We are happy to have host you all for the end of the world marathon. Our chef will be pleased to know his meal was a delight. We look forward to...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

My wife and I spent our 12 wedding anniversary here and the experience was wonderfully fantastic. They accommodated our 75lb. dog just fine (extremely pet friendly) water bowls, Dog bath, and access to the sea were a plus not to mention the large sandy area...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you so very much for selecting Mariposa Beach Suites as the place to stay for your anniversary and birthday celebrations. Loved to have you back and JD was very impressive as a service dog. I hope my wonderful pets learnt a thing or two...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018

We enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Mariposa and highly recommend them! Fresh, local ingredients artfully prepared by a master Belize chef make this a must stop when in Placenia!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you for your review and most importantly thanks for staying with us. Chef Aron is incredible and takes the time to utilize local recipes and ingredients to make incredible dishes. Take care and safe travels! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed June 4, 2018

Knew Bruce and Sharon from when we had a home nearby. Sold the home two years ago and this was our first trip back. This time we stayed with them. So often a few years changes things, either your perspective or the place itself. No...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Allen W
Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure to share our little piece of paradise with you and Dawn. So glad you enjoyed your stay and we are thrilled that you will be back. Take care and thanks again for your valuable...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

I cannot say enough about this resort and restaurant. The owners, Bruce and Sharon and some very special folks. They are so accommodating to guests, visitors, campers, etc., and genuinely lovely folks. They visited with us every day we were there and Bruce even drove...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Karen D
Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you so much for your review and the amazing compliments. Our staff really enjoyed reading your review. They are amazing and our new chef was especially happy that you tried so much from his new menu. One of the highest compliments a resort owner...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We wanted a beautiful fish dinner for our last nite in Placencia and that is exactly what was received! The Mariposa is a hidden gem to be sure... We enjoyed cocktails, house Chardonnay and mojitos first along with ceviche. Great first course.... We ordered the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

So very glad you found Mariposa. Your review says it all - many have told us how much they appreciate our little hidden gem and our chef receives raving reviews.. Thank you so much and we are so glad you enjoyed Belize. Come again and...More

Reviewed March 18, 2018

Trip Advisor classes this as a restaurant but it is a hotel with a restaurant. This review is for both. This hotel should cost more than it does. The groups, pool and beach are emaculate, the owners are helpful and friendly, and the staff are...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Shaun M
Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Our staff, plus Bruce and I are so pleased you had a wonderful time. Our new chef was excited to hear that you loved the restaurant. Safe travels and please come again.

Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

We are traveling in a 21ft motorhome and the owners allowed us to camp on their property and provided us with AC power. All for the cost of eating one meal a day at their restaurant. Which I might add was delicious. Planned to stay...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Thank you for staying with us and thank you for the review. Safe travels and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved staying at this boutique hotel with the highest of standards both for the facilities and the restaurant. Very professional staff with a family feeling. You know hat you will be taken care of just like if you were at home! Bruce and Sharon...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Sharon M, Owner at Mariposa Restaurant & Beach Suites, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you so very much for your amazing review. Our staff were so proud to read this review and they certainly earned it. Please send many of your friends and family our way. We would love to have the opportunity to provide them the same...More

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GuppieOntario
November 22, 2015|
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Response from Sharon M | Property representative |
Hi there We have an International menu; eggs benny, omelets, any style eggs pancakes etc Open 9:00-9:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road Placencia Village | 200 Meters South of the Placencia Airstrip, Placencia 999999, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-4474
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Mariposa Restaurant and Beach Suites Breakfast served all day, lunch and dinner. Known for the following specialty dishes; Eggs Benedict made with real hollandaise sauce and served with hash browns and fruit, French beef dips - shaved prime cut aged Angus beef with Au Jus, potato fries and coleslaw, Filet Mignon and lobster charbroiled your way served with creamy garlic mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables. These are a few examples of our 45 menu items to select from. Mariposa is also know for their creative Caribbean specialty drinks; enjoy a cappuccino or espresso with Baileys, Dirty Banana, Cadillac Margarita, Drunken Gecko, local imported beers or an imported bottle of wine from their wine cellar.
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