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In the Village | In the Village, Placencia, Belize
+501 667-4805
Tue - Sat 06:30 - 12:00
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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stop in every Friday morning for my coffee but just as enjoyable is the company! What a treasure! And the banana bread French toast is amazing too!

Thank SDietrich
British Columbia, Canada
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a great location by the pier and the couple that run it are super friendly! We had a good breakfast and were happy they were open early in the morning. We had chocolate chip waffles, cinnamon french toast and a serving of bacon. The meals were good (we especially liked the waffles) and the portions were big.

Thank ErinKryschuk
Polson, Montana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a yummy breakfast you can't beat "Friends" , good food and value for the money. Tasty cinnamon rolls twice a week baked fresh!

Thank shellie2015
Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is pretty good. It wasn't my favorite we had in Placencia but it was pretty good if you're wanting sweet, carb loaded breakfast. The cinnamon rolls are great and made fresh Mondays and Wednesdays, the chocolate chip pancakes were pretty good but served plain whereas some icing or whipped cream would add a great touch. The owners are... More 

Thank Ciarra H
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was very friendly. Came and visited after we ate. I was a bit confused as restroom said you had to pay to use but that was cleared up as that meant those that weren't customers. I had a tropical waffle. It had fruit on it but seemed a bit dry. I would suggest offering coconut syrup with these types... More 

Thank Bullymama
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable tropical atmosphere, wonderful food and incredibly great people.....also an opportunity to practice your Canadian (Western Canadian). The owners, Robb and Marg are a pure delight. We visited this restaurant several times and can not say enough about how much we enjoyed it.

Thank sotir2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast at Friend's is definitely a must-do while in Placencia! As soon as you walk up the wooden steps, you are greeted by sincere greetings and warm smiles! The outdoor seating provides a view of both the pier and the sidewalk. The staff is very attentive and eager to refill your coffee mug. :) I would recommend the breakfast sandwich,... More 

Thank Trodge
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place in Placencia to grab breakfast (and yes they will serve you beer with it). It's right on the sidewalk and has reasonable prices. Cash only.

Thank OldIrishCurmudgeon
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we have guests, we bring them to Friends. They are welcoming, kind and serve a good breakfast! Everyone has loved their cinnamon rolls! It is a must if you are vacationing in Placencia. Oh, and Layla is a doll😀

Thank Scott A
Peoria, Illinois
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734 reviews
575 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Canadian couple own the Friends Near the Pier, but they told us it's up for sale. Breakfast was really good. Highly recommend.

Thank islandexplorer

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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
US$5 - US$20
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In the Village | In the Village, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 667-4805
Friends is a Breakfast Restaurant located near the pier in the Village, Placencia, Belize.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?