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Palmilla Restaurant

22 Coconut Drive | Victoria House, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-2067
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (28 reviews)
“beet salad” (6 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Caribbean, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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22 Coconut Drive | Victoria House, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In most restaurants in ambergris, a swim suit or coverup is all you need. For this one, you might actually want to shower and put on real clothes. Their only Vegan options was a salad. 2 other vegetarian options: another salad and a squash bisque....More

Thank mtg569
VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We’re certainly happy to hear you spent some time at Palmilla Restaurant, and even happier to hear you selected to do it dressed! Our chef and his team do a great job of creating delicious dishes and presenting them in a thoughtful and elegant way....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great dinner - we had their fresh catch hogfish butterflied and prepared two different ways. Truly delicious - wait staff was attentive an beyond courteous. White tablecloth service with outdoor beach ambiance..

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VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Palmilla serves delicious and creative dishes, but they tend to fade in comparison to the beauty nature serves up for us everyday on Ambergris Caye. Please comes back and enjoy both anytime.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here for dinner our second night on Ambergris Caye. The staff were warm and welcoming, and the property is beautiful. The service was spot-on perfect, and our waitress was funny and kind. The food was perfectly prepared, from my soup to my son's...More

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VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our chef and his team do us proud in producing creative twists on locally source products and they couldn’t be tastier. But our servers really make an experience at Palmilla special. Thank you for pointing them out and we hope you’ll join us again.

Reviewed 17 March 2018

Truly memorable meal at Palmilla! The setting, the wait staff, and exquisite food made our meal one that I will remember for a long time. The panna cotta rivaled any of the ones I have had in Italy, The only disappointment was the bread, dinner...More

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VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very high praise for our chef and his team – they will be thrilled to hear about your comparison of their panna cotta! Together with a magnificent service team we offer one of the finest experiences you’ll find in Belize. We...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Located in Victoria House Resort & Spa, it offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can enjoy the indoor setting, or dine in the veranda overlooking the pool and the sea. The menu offers salads, ceviches, meats, fish and pastas. Great portions, delicious breads. Ask for...More

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VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your TripAdvisor review – it’s appreciated! You’ve done a great job of giving readers an idea of the variety we offer as well as the and special care we take with our guests. We hope you’ll stop by again.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Saved it for our last night! A wonderful dinner....location, view, service, food ...... it all made for an absolutely memorable occasion. Paula was our server and was every bit as lovely and sweet as she was capable and helpful. She even “fetched” me off the...More

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VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your rave review on TripAdvisor – its greatly appreciated! We have a wide variety of dishes that our chef and his team take equal care with to ensure they are the highlight of your day. However, as you found out, our sunsets...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Eating under the stars on the terrace simply enhanced our dining experience. The food was beautifully prepared and exceptionally delicious.

Thank Debbie A
VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Whether lunch under the warm sun, dinner by candlelight, or under the stars we want to make sure you can count on great food and service every time you’re at Palmilla. We hope you’ll visit us again

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Good food and service. Small, but interesting menu. This is the place for a special occasion. Dining room or al fresco overlooking ocean.

Thank trichard1
VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our menu is always changing, and in keeping with freshly made, locally sourced offerings prepared with great care and attention, our strength lies in execution and delivery of a superior experience in every way. Please do come again.

Reviewed 22 February 2018

We had a great meal.... After a week of Belizean food I needed something from home. We each had the Wedge salad and filet with veggies... The bill for 5 was $380 US$. Yikes!More

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BrentKirkman, General Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Jeannie R, Thanks for choosing to dine with us at The Palmilla. You're correct in that we're more expensive than some of the other restaurants in San Pedro. It's certainly nice to have all the many different options. There are some restaurants less expensive...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is our “go to” restaurant to celebrate special occasions. Today was just off. Three of us ordered the filet - we were served a tough ribeye. The other entrees were good. This was a special occasion birthday dinner, so molten chocolate cake was ordered....More

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BrentKirkman, General Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear GussieH1996 We're glad to be one of your special occasion destinations. Having discussed your review with our dining room manager, with whom you spoke on the night in question, I'm delighted to respond to your review. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't completely...More

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Kristen M
26 April 2017|
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Response from Herman J | Reviewed this property |
You can expect to to pay from $75 - 150 or more for a fine restaurant. You can find many good restaurants for much less.
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Jayne M
30 December 2015|
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Response from Guest_Relations_Mgr1 | Property representative |
Hi Jayne - thanks for your inquiry! For same-day reservations, we recommend calling the resort (or stopping by the restaurant or front desk if you're close by). E-mails are welcome for reservations further in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Coconut Drive | Victoria House, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 226-2067
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