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Riverside Tavern

2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
+501 223-5640
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (71 reviews)
“onion rings” (17 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My cousin and I arrived in Belize today from California. Given that this is our first time to Central America, we were a bit nervous about how we would fit in and get along with the community. Our first stop was the Riverside Tavern for...More

Thank Jared J
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have eaten at the Riverside Tavern several times. It is always excellent. Nice variety on the menu. The fire burger is awesome!

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed with friends. 4 happy clients leave the restaurant with full stomachs. Professional staff with good approach. And the kitchen could make smaller portitions. Next time again!

Thank Timo J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were only in Belize city for a 1 night stopover and had no idea where to find a nice meal. We walked here from our hotel on the river at night, didn’t feel the safest but we were fine! Burgers were great!

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found the tavern to be a great place for a family dinner and a couple of local beers on tap. Clean and great stmosphere. Parking security. Very attentive wait-staff. I would go back again as a first choice.

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a lot to like about the Riverside Tavern. It is a great place to go for a relaxed meal and drink; the food is excellent for both quality and choice, and prices are very reasonable. There is a seating area outside beside the...More

Thank DublinWoody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the fish and chips and my bf had the shrimp and grouper duo. Both were excellent! The menu was varied and had many choices. Prices were very reasonable and service was really good. Nothing bad to say here!!

Thank sunnygrl98
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I went there the first time as it was around the corner from my hotel.(Bakadeer Inn, excellent hotel) If you want a break from "stew beef" and rice and beans give yourself a treat here. Prices are obviously higher than in the cheap and cheerful...More

Thank U1290KTJohn_M
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Thank god for trip advisor, after putting up with mediocre food in the best western Biltmore this place saved my taste bubs! After 2 nights of bad food at the best western I checked TA and this place came up. Head into Belize city and...More

Thank steve p
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went to the Riverside Tavern on a recommendation and and both enjoyed absolutely delicious burgers! Also amazing service, thank you Alex, you were wonderful!

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21 December 2017|
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Response from Alaine N | Reviewed this property |
The Riverside Tavern will be closed from the 24th December, 2017 and reopen on Wednesday 27th December, 2017.
Annie N
29 June 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Belize sorry
29 December 2016|
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Response from Ray-n-Sol | Reviewed this property |
We saw a couple of NFL games showing on the screens when we were there. I would not liken this to a sports bar in the USA however.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mapp St, Belize City, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District  >  Belize City
  • Phone Number: +501 223-5640
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