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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
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun 07:00 - 12:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Grand Island, Nebraska
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in on my morning walk for an Americana and a macchiato to bring back to the room for my better half. Very friendly and good wifi. The coffee was perfect. The baked goods smelled delicious even if I didn't buy anything.

Thank PapaLar
hayward ca
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the coffee here is outstanding-the organic brews are beyond comparison-the staff are friendly and efficent

Thank budeckert
Lummi Island
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the upstairs level, it has a nice porch area overlooking the street with a fan. Coffee and etc very good (yum, donuts) and staff very friendly.

Thank Ann-Marie C
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe is super awesome. Tiny, no-frills and dog-friendly. We had their coffee here the first day we arrived in Placencia and it was roasted to perfection! Also, this is a good spot to grab the fabulous Doughnut Lady's doughnuts in case you missed her on the street at 7am near the soccer field.

Thank parrissouthworth
Tucson AZ
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice view on second floor overlooking the busy street below. Will definitely make this a regular stop on my future visits to Placencia.

Thank MonsoonTucsonAZ
New Orleans, Louisiana
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dark roast, fancy, hot or cold - we tried them all and enjoyed them all! Some space to people watch or take your coffee to go. We purchased coffee here many times in our one week holiday :)

Thank aklassen2016
Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ordered iced chocolate milks and they were delicious! The owners were both really kind and happy to chat it up a bit. The location has the quintessential beach vibe with a cute little balcony where you can sit and watch the people below. Right down town so it is easy to pop in while touring the village.

Thank pixiesnackgirl
Camano Island, Washington
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Being from one of the US's coffee capitals...Seattle, we are sort of biased and particular about our brew. We were told about this place. Loved it, the ambiance, the great outside deck and the great coffee. We bought a 1# bag as well so we could brew our own while in Belize. If in Placencia...you've got to check this place... More 

Thank seah0rse52
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

I had read about Above Grounds Coffee Shop before I visited Placencia, so I knew I had to go there. I was not disappointed! It's like going up into a tree house, and there are several areas to sit & enjoy a beverage. Either out the back, to enjoy the peaceful green area, or on the deck in front, to... More 

Thank 680janej55
Jefferson City
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Great coffee. Free Wi-Fi. Super relaxing atmosphere. A fantastic place to people watch, read a book, play online, or visit with others.

Thank Gina B

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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
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
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?