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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 good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gazpacho” (5 reviews)
“grouper” (28 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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22 Coconut Drive | Victoria House, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Palmilla Restaurant is located at the Victoria House facilities on the south side of Ambergris Caye. It is a well appointed indoor/outdoor restaurant that focuses on all elements of the dining experience. General: The restaurant is part of Victoria House. There are both indoor and...More

Thank MDMR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were nine of us, including kids, with a reservation . They couldn’t give us the time we initially requested so we assumed they were heavily booked. Place was relatively empty. We placed our order around 7:30. At 8:15 I asked what was happening. ‘Oh,...More

1  Thank Sally W
BrentKirkman, General Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sally, Thanks for your mixed review of your recent dinner with us. We met with Chef, line cooks, servers and dining room supervisors the morning after you dined with us. Despite appearances, our kitchen was very busy that evening providing service to both the...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Had a wonderful meal at this restaurant at the Victoria House hotel. Fresh fish on display. We selected a hog fish that the chef prepared two ways for us. Split in half - half blackened and half with the chef's special rub. Go with the...More

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VictoriaHouseBZ, General Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you for trying out our Palmilla Restaurant. Palmilla has a reputation as one of Belize’s finest restaurants, and it’s because of great dishes created by our chef, like the ones you’ve mentioned, delight our guests. We understand your concern about the price of the...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great food and a stunning view at this beautiful restaurant! There is both inside and outside seating available, looking out on the ocean. Wonderful friendly staff! Be sure to try any of there blackened fish dishes and a pineapple mojito.More

Thank mlc0207
VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

We couldn’t agree more that when you are on Ambergris Caye – you just have to have seafood! Our guests really gravitate towards the blacked dishes as they are outstanding! And your drink choice couldn’t be better with the dish – a refreshing pineapple mojito....More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Best food on the island hands down. We stayed in San Pedro for a week (7 nights) and had dinner at a different restaurant every night (with the exception of la Palmilla we are there twice it was so good) If I have to rank...More

Thank RRama17
VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your TripAdvisor review – it’s appreciated! Our chef really does go above and beyond the call in preparing fresh, interesting and delicious dishes at Palmilla. While it is indeed high-end quality, we want it to be accessible as well. After all, you...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Went last night at 920pm. They turned us away. They are not open until 10pm like Trip Advisor shows.More

1  Thank Don W
BrentKirkman, General Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hi Don W, Whoops! Trip Advisor does erroneously show that we're open till 10:00 PM! We most definatly are not, and I apologize for the disappointment. Our restaurant hours are and have been, since time immemorial (almost), 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM, dinner being served...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Hands down the Best Restaurant in Belize. The service and ambiance is impeccable. We ate at this restaurant twice while in Belize this time and once when we came to Belize in 2011. The bacon wrapped shrimp, beet salad, grilled lobster, pasta of the day,...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

I thought it would be expensive and a bit "stuffy" but it was reasonably priced and informal, nothing special on the menu that I could seeMore

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VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for visiting us at Palmilla – it’s appreciated. We want our restaurant to be causally elegant, accessible aesthetically and in terms of our price point, fair compared to the same standard of quality and service you will find in Belize. We’re glad to...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Atmosphere is wonderful along with the drinks. It is further North than the main part of town, but worth the extra time.More

1  Thank DaveY2962FL
VictoriaHouseBZ, Guest Relations Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

We like to think of our location as close enough to town to reach in case our guests want some extra activity, but far enough away to truly have some rest and relaxation. And in Palmilla’s case, a lovely beachfront experience. We’re happy to hear...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Every time we come to San Pedro we fish all day and then go have a great dinner and fun!! My husband and I love Victoria House and the yummy restaurant and bar! My husband ordered the Blackened Grouper Sandwich and to our surprise, it...More

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BrentKirkman, General Manager at Palmilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear DF7132011 I’m pleased to hear that you’ve enjoyed dining at The Palmilla Restaurant and Admiral Nelson’s Bar at Victoria House in the past, and welcome the feedback on your most recent visit. The dish that offended you so, the Blackened Grouper Sandwich, is one...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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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