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“Always perfect”

Maya Beach Hotel Bistro
Ranked #2 of 84 Restaurants in Placencia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$28
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed April 4, 2018

We have gone a number of times and every time the service is outstanding. The food is wonderful. Great menu and the view is the best!! Right on the water.

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Thank Lynn D
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We went to dinner here twice. Went early to get the happy hour and the applies. Stayed for dinner. There were 11 of us from little ones to seniors and ages in between. There was something for all of us. Especially popular were the lamb sliders as an appie. Every entree got a thumbs up. The peanut brittle ice cream pie was outstanding as well. Definitely a restaurant not to be missed. But very popular so reservations are a must. The staff was excellent and attentive.

Thank Nancy154943
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

all drinks and food were excellent. Servers were friendly and very helpful is describing any unfamiliar dishes.

Thank Kira G
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Lots of restaurants in Placencia pennisula.....but this one is a cut above. Right on the beach with palm trees swaying in the breeze and a full moon above. Had a great special, fish with a spinach/leek sauce which was fabulous (snook) and they actually had a Chardonnay that I liked. Best wine list here too. 3 appetizers, 3 specials, bottle of wine and a glass of red....with tip $150 US.... cheap by Canadian standards... make reservations. We went with a friend who is a regular 4 times a week and got a table in 10 mins.

Thank 963lindad
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

We were there during high season, spring break, and that is worth noting because they were very busy. Reservations required and they were "on it" in terms of trying to make sure they turn their tables. Considering it's a significant revenue period for them, we get it. That being said, some of the services were off in terms of busing our table and checking in on us. We would have ordered more wine, but the window to do so was missed. They had several really large parties that night too, so we understood.

The food was very good and the selection some of the most interesting we had seen in the country. The location, seafront, was beautiful. Maya Beach Bistro is worth the trip out of "main town" Placencia for a fine dining on the beachfront experience.

Thank SissyandD
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