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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
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“banana bread” (19 reviews)
“doughnuts” (8 reviews)
“coffee beans” (11 reviews)
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LOCATION
Main Road South end of Village | Past Football, Soccer Field, Placencia, Belize
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1 - 10 of 469 reviews

Reviewed today

Enjoyed an ice coffee here on the balcony. Lovely dog who mingles around. Coffee was excellent, although would like to see use of paper straws (Brought my own steel straw to avoid using their plastic ones). Had nice chat with lovely American couple who frequent...More

Thank VanessaB_107
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Here they offer the typical coffees and tired of drinks uou would expect to see in the United States at a coffee shop. The service was good and the coffee was also.

Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Finally great iced coffee! Didn’t have the food though. Person working was very friendly. Saw the owners but didn’t get acknowledged.

Thank Mbois509
Reviewed 1 week ago

This coffee house offers not only very good coffee but locally made pastries. Get there early and chat with the locals, who are there each morning around 6:30-7:00. Get cought up on what's going on in town. It's become a staple for me

Thank Jude P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a hidden gem, great coffee, bagels, carrot bread was very tasty! Wi-Fi, indoor and outside seating. Busy spot with tourists. Fresh lime juice was amazing!!!

Thank HEIDI H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told by some locals to stop at this coffee shop and it was the best coffee we've evee had! We even made it a point to stop back on our way out for more. The Thai Cafe and local jam is amazing!

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Above Ground Coffee is a good place to start the morning. Coffee is great, as are specialty drinks. And you watch Placencia downtown come to life.

2  Thank RJCG71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great, little coffee shop in downtown Placencia. Coffee is good and they are committed to supporting small family growers in an area in Guatemala, Lake Atitlan. It feels like a throwback in time when you are in Placencia, and especially at Above Grounds. Enjoy a...More

2  Thank SissyandD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I do love this spot, but it could offer a lot more. I love sitting on the deck overlooking the street...feels like you are in a tree house :D COFFEE/FOOD The coffee was a bit disappointing but still good Food is bagels and frozen fruit...More

1  Thank Avery L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened upon this coffee shop while walking around Placencia and were so thrilled! It was getting quite warm out, I was needing an iced coffee - and there it was! There are many other refreshing drinks available, had a nice view from the second...More

1  Thank safarisandy2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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