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

Friends Near the Pier
Ranked #2 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Placencia
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Canadian, Gluten Free
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Friends is a Breakfast Restaurant located near the pier in the Village, Placencia, Belize.
West Bay, Grand Cayman
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Friendly service, great breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

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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Muenchen
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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!

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Minnesota
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Rejected”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

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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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Best tropical pancakes unbelievable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

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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