We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

RJ's Barbecue

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Main Street, East Side before the Lagoon Bridge | Across from Alton's Dive Shop, Utila, Honduras
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

165 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 155: English reviews
Utila
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I love RJ'S because it's simple so good all times. They accomodate my sides and Cook my grill to my esoecific taste. The crew is very friendly and the owners very nice.

Helpful?
Thank IrisMilady
Chicago
Level Contributor
27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

RJ's has some amazing eats and as others reviewers mentioned, there may be lines to order. Keep an eye on their schedule as they are closed on nights of the week.

Helpful?
Thank AMasiuk
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Hands down, no competition, best food on the island and sometimes queues out the door to prove it. Just wish they were open everyday as I couldn't get enough of their food!

Helpful?
Thank Adam P
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level Contributor
79 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

This place I have eaten 3 out of 7 nights a week ... and only because they are only open 3 of 7 days a week. I have had the menu and not one Item I was Disappointed with. The serving is heathen size, you also get another plate of fixing like beans rice salad toast and sometimes more. Sundays... More 

Helpful?
Thank Indi M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

There is not many choices in the Island of Utila as most places open only a few days a week. The food here was good and the price was reasonable. WE tryed fish and steak and both things were really good.

Helpful?
Thank AG M
Level Contributor
70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

When it is open you should go. We had both Fish and pork chops with a little mutton as well. Fresh food well done with a fun atmosphere you can't go wrong eating here and the prices are resonable for what you get.

Helpful?
Thank Phil P
Boston
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Luckily my wife and i discovered RJ's early during our recent four week stay on Utila and went there often. I got so I looked forward to Sun, Wed, and Fri when it was open. There is a large variety of fish choices (and a couple other entrees), and each meal comes with six sides. Everything was delicious - the... More 

Helpful?
Thank LLJBoston
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

The atmosphere was wonderful, fish even better. Done to perfection, with tasty salad like in the picture. Wasn't disapointed, will be back.

Helpful?
Thank bill h
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Barracuda was good, Wahoo was also good. Rest of the table's fish looked good. Friendly staff. A friend ordered the pork and the serving was huge.

Helpful?
Thank Daniel M
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

So try to tell it as short as possible. I ordered the barracuda that was terrible by the way and I became very very sick. So some locals told me no one is eating that fish because in this time of the year it's very dangerous because you can get poisoned by the fish because the little fish are eating... More 

Helpful?
Thank james0611

Travellers who viewed RJ's Barbecue also viewed

 
Utila, Bay Islands
Utila, Bay Islands
 

Been to RJ's Barbecue? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, East Side before the Lagoon Bridge | Across from Alton's Dive Shop, Utila, Honduras
  • Location: Central America  >  Honduras  >  Bay Islands  >  Utila

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of RJ's Barbecue and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Atlanta, Georgia
1 month ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from RJ's Barbecue staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?