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The Shak Beach Cafe

Bishop Walk (The Sidewalk) | The Sidewalk, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3252
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb burger” (7 reviews)
“wraps” (5 reviews)
“conch fritters” (12 reviews)
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Caribbean, Cafe, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bishop Walk (The Sidewalk) | The Sidewalk, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hang out here for a while and see how life chugs along in Placencia. Sipping on a big old smoothie ad enjoying the colourful decor

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CatherineGlobal
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here a few times! The stuffed fry jacks are awesome and so are the smoothies!! Fun spot at the pier!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jaimer26
Reviewed October 26, 2018

The smoothie and frozen coffee we had were great. Food was good. Waitress seemed to favor or provide better service to men...yes, it was rather obvious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravelOneDvr
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Come here for ice-coffee before Snorkeling / SCUBA; come back here on another day for their extraordinarily fresh and healthy smoothies or for their great lunch selection of wraps and daily specials...perfect view, perfect atmosphere, good food and a great value; they offer cocktails, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ViaggiareilMondoSTL
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

I kept getting the Sexy Berry as it was SO delicious even though they have nearly 30 kinds, kept going to my original! My boyfriend tried 3 different kinds, had compliments on all. This is a great little local spot on the water/pier area. Also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WorldTravelByPam
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We went here three times in 3 days! That’s how good the smoothies are. The sexy berry is amazing. You can also customize whatever you want. This is one of the few places you can get breakfast later in the day. Bacon and eggs were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mobile823451
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved it! The iced coffee was soo good and they had enough vegetarian options for me to be very happy. The juices are fresh and the Quesadillas where outstanding.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gisela p
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Everything we tasted was really nice. The breakfast plates, iced coffees, smoothies and juices. Also is at a really nice location at the point of placencia.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alice V
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Good location & Good Food Great juices and good freshly prepared food at the end of town, on the sand and opposite Placenia pier. My lamb burger was delicious with a nice fresh lamb juice. Nice laid back atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank suelouise1
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Ate breakfast there twice and each time the meal was very good. Had a smoothie there one afternoon and it was better than the meal. They have numerous flavors of smoothies. We had tropical wave consisting of bananas, pineapple, coconut , and mango. Only down...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bishop Walk (The Sidewalk) | The Sidewalk, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3252
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The Shak Beach Cafe's menu boasts bold, flavorful food and smoothies with a healthy appeal, all made to order from the freshest ingredients. We find that superior, simple ingredients including real fruit and veggies set our smoothies apart from the others.
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