Must see restaurants in Placencia

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    Maya Beach Bistro

    Maya Beach Hotel's popular bistro is a Placencia landmark, offering excellent international dishes using fresh local ingredients. This is the place where…

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    Rumfish is a gastro-style wine bar Central-American–style. Head up to the balcony of the beautiful old timber building and sample starters such as…

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    Omar's Creole Grub

    Omar's has been around a long time and still serves some of the freshest seafood in town. Step into the small and rustic streetside shack and choose from…

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    Tutti Frutti

    If you don't like the ice cream here, you won't like ice cream anywhere. It's that simple. The Italian gelato is even better and the 18 flavors on display…

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    Chachi's is a fine addition to Placencia's main street scene: a sociable pizza joint and cocktail bar downstairs and breezy live music bar upstairs…

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    De-Tatch Restaurant

    This popular thatched-roof, open-air beachfront place specializes in tasty shrimp and seafood dishes in a range of styles: Caribbean, Belizean and North…

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    This ocean-facing restaurant is one of the best places in town for a healthy smoothie – there are 30 varieties – or an all-day breakfast. It also serves…

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    Wendy's Creole Restaurant & Bar

    Wendy's is a traditional-style air-conditioned restaurant serving a wide range of dishes from burgers and burritos to seafood specialties such as…

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    Dawn's Grill

    Good food comes from a small kitchen at Dawn's Grill shack on Main St. Changing daily specials include fajitas, chicken, pork roast and fish fillets,…

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    Friends Near the Pier

    Locally famous for its breakfasts, this bright-yellow shack at the southern end of Sidewalk offers friendly service and a lavish menu of pancakes, waffles…

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    Secret Garden Restaurant

    In a lush patch of garden strung with fairy lights and hidden away from the main street, this low-key restaurant and bar offers up an eclectic menu with…

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    Mr Q

    One of several good Belizean BBQ places at the southern end of the peninsula, Mr Q serves up BBQ plates and fried chicken with rice and beans, along with…

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    Rick's Cafe

    This cool little veranda cafe on the Sidewalk has just a few tables and is best known for its pizza and pasta, but Rick also whips up sandwiches,…

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    Sweet Dreams

    Freshly baked mini pizzas, multigrain breads, cinnamon rolls and baked goods of all sorts are served all morning at this family-run Swiss bakery.