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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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All hours
Sun 07:00 - 12:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Black Hawk, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this coffee shop in a tree while waiting to leave on a fishing excursion. My husband and I had a latte and sat on their balcony watching the little village come to life! We loved it and went back a couple more times. I also had an iced coffee and loved the flavor, it was not bitter or... More 

Thank haltertm
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee. Stopped in for a coffee, green juice and a bagel on our way to a tour. Ladies were very friendly as well!

Thank Linsanity306
Spring, Texas
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambiance in this place is GREAT!!! However I found the iced coffee to be very bitter! Husband has a delicious Carmel latte. It was a great place to try once, but we preferred the other coffee shop in town overall.

Thank CressaSun
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

100% organic coffee. Great place to get smoothies, too! Love their fresh ground cacao/chocolate drink! So delicious!! They are so sweet. Great place to hang out for a bit.

Thank David N
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there by accident the first morning and by choice the rest of our stay in Placencia. good selection always a smile from the ladies behind the counter. Friendly people all around you just doing the same thing, relaxing.

2 Thank David H
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not really a coffee drinker but my partner is and when we visited Placencia, we wanted to find some exotic coffee that you can't get back home. This coffee shop, situated more or less in a tree, has awesome coffee that doesn't upset my stomach. It is the best coffee I have tasted and it comes from Guatemala,... More 

Thank Karen P
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

See the title. It has a great location, in the center of Placencia. Very cozy coffee shoo and its pretty expensive..

Thank Matthijs W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I miss this place. I wish we had one back home. They have some delicious teas and the atmosphere is very relaxed.

1 Thank Jessica I
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Everybody should get to start their day out in a tree house having wonderful coffee or espresso and baked goods! This was the cutest place one could hang out reading, visiting with friends or just taking in Placencia! Americano in Wisconsin will never measure up!

1 Thank K1mberlyLS
Placencia, Belize
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Good coffee and best bagels downtown. Turn over is quick but local ex pats tend to hold court on the steps.

Thank George Z

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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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?