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Above Grounds Coffee

Main Road South end of Village | Past Football, Soccer Field, Placencia, Belize
+501 634-3212
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“banana bread” (19 reviews)
“doughnuts” (10 reviews)
“homemade jams” (5 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
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Cafe, International
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LOCATION
Main Road South end of Village | Past Football, Soccer Field, Placencia, Belize
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1 - 10 of 487 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finding good coffee is a challenge in Belize, a country where Nescafe instand coffee rules. Its a small shop on high poles with a very kind owner. Fine cappuccino

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mariebur
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to sit on the 1st floor veranda and watch the world go by. Drinks were fine but seemed a bit pricey to me

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CatherineGlobal
Reviewed October 24, 2018

The iced tea is amazing. Various changing flavor combinations. The locally made doughnuts are great as well as the chocolate popsicles!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Timmyk k
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This place is a gem! We loved their coffee (may be the first coffee that hasn't given me the jitters) and their homemade jams with toast. Enjoy their patio to people watch too.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank blueeyedcompass
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Our go to coffee spot in the morning's, fresh organic beans, tasty pastries and a wonderful view from the deck overlooking the village street. Linger, and catch the latest gossip.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank calvinsinclair274
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This place has some great coffee.The pastries are yummy too.And it is such and adorable and cute little setting. It is a great place to get a morning coffee before work or just to sit and have a coffee with friends. When in town, be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chanelle B
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Everything is very expensive. The coffee was OK but not good, but it is pricier than the other coffee shops around. With so many options available in Placencia there is really no reason to choose this place again. The wait was quite long too (i...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Robbie M
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I stopped here for the afternoon to get some work done and drink some coffee....their ice coffee was delicious, and it was fun to work up on the porch and watch people walk by on the street below. It's a great spot to chill, drink...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank estorms
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Better to get take out in a plastic cup but then again, we also saw washed take out cups near the sink...Watch them wash the dishes and you will find rinsing of dishes under running tap with hands wiping them. No rag, no soap. Stuck...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank velmmaid
Keith M, Owner at Above Grounds Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

FYI The only cups and pots that we rinse with water are for the espresso machine. These are rinsed after each use so not to contaminate the fresh espresso drinks we are making. None of them have been touched by any lips, lipstick or handled...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We came here for coffee and lattes every morning. Also had nice selection of homemade pastries - the cinnamon rolls were awesome!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Melissa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road South end of Village | Past Football, Soccer Field, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 634-3212
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Description
Above Grounds Coffee has established a direct connection with small independent farmers in Guatemala. Hand-picked, processed & roasted by small family operations. Their 100% mountain grown and 100% Arabica coffee beans are shade grown, hand-picked and then processed to organic standards. All fields meet elevation requirements for Strictly Hard Bean (SHB) grade and some meet the Fancy (F) grade. These two top grades (Fancy and SHB) total less than 2.5% off all coffee produced globally!
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