Above Grounds Coffee House

Serving fair trade Guatemalan coffee, this coffee shop cares about quality and brews up what is known to be the best cup of joe on the island.


In addition to coffee, espresso, cappuccino, and other specialty coffee beverages, you can also order teas, hot chocolate, organic juices, and a small offering of fresh baked goods. The homemade bagels are especially good.

Above Grounds Coffee House is a popular coffee shop that happens to specialize in American cuisine. When it comes to the level of formaility, the setting here is very casual. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy both breakfast and lunch, so give it a try. You might discover some dishes that you fall in love with.


Above Grounds Coffee House is located just outside the heart of Placencia.

If you're looking to merge your visit to the restaurant with some nice sightseeing opportunities, there are a few notable things to see and do within a reasonable distance, like World's Narrowest Main Street.

Something else to see during your time in the vicinity is South Placencia Beach, the closest beach, where visitors can stop and truly take in the scenery.

Nearby Restaurants

If you're trying to find another local restaurant with similar kinds of food and/or a comparable price range, there are several nearby places to consider, including 2 Can B Sweet. It's located a short distance away to the north of this restaurant.

However, if you want something different, this part of Belize provides a long list of dining places that will be sure to satisfy nearly every type of diner. For instance, you can try eclectic fare at BJ's Restaurant, which is a short distance away west.

Hours and Cost

A regular coffee will cost between $1.50 and $2(USD), while the prices for the specialty drinks range from $2 to $4(USD). Above Ground is open from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and only from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Sunday.

Contact Info

Location: Main Road, Placencia, Belize

Phone: (501) 634-3212

Website: http://www.abovegroundscoffee.com/

Email: abovegroundscoffee@gmail.com


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