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Dawn's Grill

Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-4079
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (61 reviews)
“cracked conch” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

This place is a great little restaurant with excellent service. We stayed in Placencia for 8 days and ended up eating here twice because the food and atmosphere is very good. If you're trying to avoid the Baby Boomer-style tourist traps, his Dawn's.

Thank MudflapScotty
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Dawns is a must go. Don't let the somewhat rustic small appearance scare you off. The food and service are great. The value is incredible. A small menu with great daily specials . Which is a good thing. What you get is fresh and cooked...More

Thank Sid K
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We stopped for lunch and even though they were serving fried food they fixed us a grilled lobster tail. They were very nice and welcoming.

Thank Tudi W
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a lovely evening at Dawn's. This is an open air restaurant and has such a relaxed and casual feel. The food is fresh and amazing. Our family ordered the grilled lobster, and the curried shrimp. Wow, what an amazing meal. We were able...More

Thank tippymicrocat
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great food, value for your money and staff! Definitely the best dinner I had in Belize. Everything tasted fresh and delicious! Try anything done creole, you can't go wrong!

Thank Prairiebackpacker
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Everything is just fantastic at this little place. I commented that I prefer spicy chicken and they made some on the spot. I'd eat here everyday if I could.

Thank Bradn25
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Very tasty, perfectly seasoned dinners at a reasonable price. Pleasant atmosphere and friendly service. Highly recommended.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The best compliment I can give this place is that you really feel the love of a home cooked meal with family. Momma Dawn and her daughter Jolie were the most genuine people I met while staying in Placencia. My friends and I ate their...More

Thank Marjorie P
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Had lunch here recently. Server had a dour expression on her face the whole time, acted like she had a personal grudge against us. Reasonably priced food but then when I paid her (in US $$) she short-changed me quite a bit. Didn't realize it...More

Thank John and Cathy G
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had a great lunch here. Very reasonably priced. Dawn loves what she does. She came out to make sure our meal was to our liking and it sure was. Staff was very attentive.

Thank la dean b
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Chris B
8 August 2016|
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Response from DAWNP44 | Property representative |
Opens at 7:00 until 3:00 Reopens at 5:30 until 9:00 for dinner. Breakfast 7::00-11:00
20 June 2015|
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Response from samazing | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous travelers. You don't need to reserve, but if you in a group, then just stop by some time before meal and book for the many of you. Most especially, enjoy your meal! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placencia Road | Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-4079
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