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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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Ojai, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good coffee and just local foreigners. Meh. I didn't feel like I was traveling in Belize. Staff and owner are great.

Thank kathleen h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The bagels and donuts are very nice. I've picked up many on this trip. The Guatemalan bulk coffee is not my favorite. It's one of the coolest places in the village. In every way. It's like a small treehouse where you can hangout with friends. Don't miss it!

Thank Dana S
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked the coffee so much we bought some to take with us. The toast and jam is a great snack in the afternoon, with a variety of homemade jams.

Thank Mary Beth E
Star, Idaho
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group kept a daily presence at this friendly, convenient coffee house. Great coffee and pastries.

Thank christta17
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Above Ground Coffee while strolling the village and checking out the shops and restaurants. It was nice to be able to get iced coffee on such a warm and humid day. As much as I love coffee, I can't hack hot coffee on a hot day so this was a treat! The coffee was fresh and they offer... More 

Thank Dallas C
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a daily stop for us (sometimes twice) and would highly recommend. Sitting on the balcony and lazily watching the world go by was a perfect way to spend a well earned break.

Thank travelingnthat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wander up the stairs and get a welcome. I had a cold tea and companion an iced cap. Both were exactly what we needed to keep exploring the village. Alone I have sat on the verandah and people watched and unwound. But this time I caught up with regular visitors. Nice friendly team behind the counter offered us muffins with... More 

Thank Robin M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are in Placencia we visit Above Grounds. Best coffee ever!! Better than Caribou!!! They have the best, friendliest Baristas ever and the atmosphere is to die for!

Thank TwoFolschers
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was great every time we went there. The coffee is fresh and delicious. The iced coffees are cold and slightly sweetened. It's a lovely little tree top coffee house.

Thank ranleerhinas
Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the view of the town from the deck. Great coffee, and a bonus of a few items to take home, including coffee!

Thank 456kathryna

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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?