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Bishop Walk (The Sidewalk), Placencia, Belize
Today
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 59
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best smoothie

Very relaxed atmosphere at the beach and probably the best smoothies in Placencia. Can only recommend to go there

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Hugo H
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  • Families with children
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very relaxed atmosphere at the beach and probably the best smoothies in Placencia. Can only recommend to go there

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San Francisco, California
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20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had to come back here 2-3 times a day to try all of the flavours, we loved the selection (and great view!) Great place with healthy options as well- down by the docks over looking the ocean! Come here!

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Boston, MA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We went for smoothie and a bite to eat. The 'jerk' there is going to set your mouth on fire so don't order anything described as 'jerk' unless you're ready for that. The smoothies are so good and they have a ton of them. It is right at the end of town by the pier. You can watch kids jumping... More 

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Chicago
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

great place to kick back and enjoy the scenery and really good local food. nothing fancy so if you are the least bit high maintenance forget this place. the tables are painted picnic tables and everything is hand made while you wait. service is good to very good and the local drinks are worth trying.

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Phoenix, AZ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had both breakfast and lunch here and both were great. We highly recommend any of the smoothies or fresh seafood dishes. Simple food, well prepared, and friendly service!

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Boulder, Colorado
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This place is great!! The smoothies are delicious as is the food. And, the beach is nice, the water always calm and warm.

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Goderich, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Close to Colibri House...just a walk down the beach. Great breakfast spot...large portions. Open air. Friendly staff.

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winnipeg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stopped in for smoothies while feeling Under the weather . Large selection of mixes. I preferred the mango/ginger. Only complaint is they seem to make them one at a time so fora party of four we got our drinks at different times.maybe one of their blenders was broken.

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Arkansas, USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Had a delicous chocolate smoothy. Breakfast was an omlette which was good. Service was slow and very unattentive. Were without water for quite some time (it was never refilled). We just chalked it up to 'island time'.

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Seattle
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place is great for snacks and cocktails while hanging out at the marina. You can also grab cocktails/beers and take them out onto the beach which was nice.

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Additional Information about The Shak

Address: Bishop Walk (The Sidewalk), Placencia, Belize
Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bishop Walk (The Sidewalk), Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?