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Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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A one of a kind 5 Star Tapas Lounge and Restaurant situated on the enchanting island of Ambergris Caye, Belize. Come visit us for an exotic cocktail under our Palapa bar, or bring the family to dine in our outdoor beachfront restaurant. Enjoy the myriad of flavors our tapas menu has to offer and relax in the moonlight inside the tropical Tapas lounge . Looking to celebrate? Our beautiful property is perfect to house your wedding, or specialized private event, alongside our event coordinators. .If you plan on visiting Ambergris be sure to visit Aji, where you will be captivated by the tropical, romantic atmosphere, fine food and fun friends you will make while visiting.
US$5 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spectacular venue. Best meal I had in Belize and that's saying something. Shrimp coconut curry was the best ever!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Wmbgdc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Based on the Trip Advisor recommendation, we wandered in. Look quick for the sign, and drive in right over the bridge to park. Excellent service, covered area in case of rain. Excellent menu, wide variety of drinks. We had the Belize Paella and an excellent...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is magical at night. Soft lighting, waves moving, quiet music. Everything you would pay extra for at a big resort in Mexico. The food is good with a lot of variety to meet everyone's needs. The staff are incredible.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nesch_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Belize for over 12 years and this is one of our favorite restaurants. The setting is lovely with soft lighting as you look out on the sea. The food and the service remains consistently excellent. It is located on the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michele W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Swung by Aji for a snack mid-afternoon on a very windy day on Ambergris. While we wish we'd gotten there for a full menu experience, the small Tapas menu was pretty good and the staff was cool. We had some civiche, very nice and served...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mikespencerphoto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The experience truly starts as you meander up the path to the beachfront dining area. Such tasteful eclectic decor. The owner takes the time to greet each table and the service is the best on the island. What an amazing time, should have eaten here...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 708Butson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was attentive but not pushy, the food was excellent and the bill was reasonable - would highly suggest it!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jem5820
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went deep sea fishing and brought our fish we caught here and they cooked it up several different ways to perfection accompanied with appetizers and side dishes to die for! They used our fresh fish for the apps as well! We have done this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jesse s
AJITAPAS, Public Relations Manager at Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome review Jesse s! Thank you for coming again! Yes,we are glad you enjoyed the delicacies we made for you. Pablo sends his hello and is happy you had a wonderful time with us. We can't wait to welcome you again next year! :D

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Delicious food. Amazing service- truly impeccable. Friendly, helpful, great advice on what to order, etc. the shrimp appetizer was mouthwatering and we had it two different nights!!! The seafood soup was absolutely delish. Huge chunks of fish. My husband had the lobster tails and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank purdue93
AJITAPAS, Public Relations Manager at Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you for you awesome review purdue93! Truly appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed every bit of the Aji Experience. Pablo, Anner and Linda send a huge "Hello" and "Thank you". We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future! :) Yes,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a week on Ambergris Caye and ate here our first night, then talked about Aji Tapas the rest of the week as we compared every other restaurant to it. Finally, we decided to come back on our last night because we concluded Aji's...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BigBobby1828
AJITAPAS, Public Relations Manager at Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

BigBobby1828, thank you for your review! We are so happy your taste-buds made you return to Aji on your last night. You flatter us with your review. We strive to be the best on the island and your positive feedback motivates us even more! Pablo...More

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Response from Cathy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we used our credit card. There are new owners who are very hospitable.
28 May 2017|
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Response from GETAWAYLADY61 | Reviewed this property |
No they only took cash when I was there.
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