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“Friendly service, great breakfast” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Friends Near the Pier

Friends Near the Pier
In the Village, Placencia, Belize
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Ranked #19 of 52 Restaurants in Placencia
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
West Bay, Grand Cayman
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Friendly service, great breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

If you're looking for a delicious American-style breakfast and a good cup of coffee, this is the place. Breezy, laid back cafe right near the water. Very accommodating and friendly service.

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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Muenchen
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Where the locals meet the tourists for breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We always ended up here for breakfast. John & Betty from Pennsylvania run this super efficient diner right on the sidewalk (and close to the pier) with american-style friendliness. Before 8am local boat captains and tour guides are having their coffee and a smoke. After 8am tourist families are pouring in to be overwhelmed by the 'tropical pancakes'. Coffe is american style, no cappucino to be found here.

Visited February 2014
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Baroda
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We ate breakfast here twice. That's the only meal they serve. It was excellent both times. Pancakes are wonderful! Service is very slow as the owner is the only waiter but we weren't in a big hurry...the weather was lovely, we were outdoors and on vacation!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Rejected”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Did not get to try the food here. There were only 3 table's with people. We were ignored along with another table. Gentleman walked by us at least 6 times taking care of the people that came in after us. When they put their order in for food, we as well as the other table left. There are lots of places to choose from. Looks like a nice place????

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best tropical pancakes unbelievable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I ate at John and Betty place by accident and boy was I a happy patron. Food was hot, delicious and reasonably priced. Lots of locals eating here. Only open for breakfast and lunch. If it was open now I would go back and get those pancakes for dinner. Yum yum.
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