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Above Grounds Coffee

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Main Road South end of Village | past football, soccer field, Placencia, Belize
+501 634-3212
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tree house you enter to purchase coffee is neat--coffee is absolutely tasty and unique. Got the dark blend, ground it for me, and this is great for your self, or as a gift (or in our case, for both).

Thank Kirk D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is such a cute little coffee shop that feels like a tree house! The coffee smells wonderful and tastes so good. They even have some fresh cookies and snacks to enjoy! Love this place for some good coffee!

Thank st_anywhere
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had breakfast a couple of mornings at Above Grounds. Chatting with the owner, I learned he gets his fresh-roasted coffee from Guatemala, which is excellent. The donuts are purchased from a local seller, and they're tasty. The women who make and serve the coffee are friendly and get things done quickly.

2 Thank LanSluderBelize
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to pop in for a coffee and some conversations with locals. This is a great town with hospitable people and this coffee shop has a great flavor for all that the town can offer, top it off with a lovely cup of coffee and your day is off to a wonderful start!

Thank Anna21224
San Ignacio, Belize
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The delicious iced coffee I got here was perfect for the hot day, and the friendly and welcoming service only added to the ambiance. Add the books available for reading and you have yourself on of the best little coffee shops in town.

Thank Tony H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the lovely women running the place gave my wife a book, which she ended up devouring. The iced coffee was great, service was almost always with a smile, even at 7am, and all around an exceptional place!

Thank clicknathan
Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we go to Placencia we make sure we stop in and get something refreshing to drink- hot or cold we have never been disappointed. They even remember us year after year. This time we forgot our cell phone in the shop and they called us to let us know. Honest people. Honestly good!!!

Thank Marla S
Placencia, Belize
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for a cup of coffee and banana nut bread one morning while we were in Placencia. The coffee is Farm Roasted Shade Grown Organic coffee from Antigua & Guatemala.

Thank kshearmire
Colfax, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful little coffee and juice place. Wonderful people, nice people watching balcony overlooking the back road.

Thank Chris B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is great! The coffee is great and the bagels were the best I've ever had. We had the Asiago bagel with cream cheese. Sooooooo good. I highly recommend this place!

Thank Zach R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, International
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?