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Top Choice Cafe in Placencia

Mojo Lounge & Bartique

Since opening in 2013 little Mojo has made a big name for itself with an imaginative menu, fresh local ingredients, impressive cocktails and the ultimate in cozy lounge vibe. From 5pm till 6pm it's happy hour, so ge…
Top Choice International in Placencia

Maya Beach Bistro

Maya Beach Hotel's popular bistro is a veritable Placencia landmark, offering excellent international dishes using fresh local ingredients. This is the restaurant where folks who run the restaurants in town come to …
Top Choice Fusion in Placencia


Rumfish is a gastro-style wine bar done Central American style. Head up to the balcony of the beautiful old timber building and simple starters such as Peruvian ceviche or specialty mains such as Yucatán chicken or …
Top Choice Seafood in Placencia

Omar's Creole Grub

Omar's has been around a long time and still serves some of the freshest seafood in town. Step into the small and rustic streetside shack and choose from crab, lobster, shrimp or conch prepared either traditional Cr…
Belizean in Placencia


Don't feel like you're really on an island in Placencia? Call ahead for the free boat shuttle and head across to Placencia Caye, where the beautifully located dockside Tranquilo is one of the most romantic places fo…
Bar in Placencia

Barefoot Bar

Occupying prime beach real estate, Placencia's most happening spot for drinking and entertainment has live music five nights a week, fire dancing on Wednesdays, full-moon parties and more. Happy hour is from 5pm to …
Cafe in Placencia

Above Grounds

This coffee shop stilt shack offers great coffee drinks, bagels, muffins and people-watching from the raised wooden veranda deck. All coffee is Guatemalan organic, sourced directly from the farmers. They also have o…
Cafe in Placencia

Brewed Awakenings

The imaginative name extends to the drinks with perfectly brewed espresso coffee and a range of flavored seaweed shakes (the seaweed acts as a thickener and is said to contain various healthy vitamins). Great for an…
Ice Cream in Placencia

Tutti Frutti

If you don't like the ice cream here, you won't like ice cream anywhere. It's that simple. The Italian gelato is even better and the flavours are constantly changing.
Caribbean in Placencia

De-Tatch Restaurant

This popular thatched-roof, open-air beachfront place specialises in tasty shrimp and seafood dishes in a range of styles: Caribbean, Belizean and North American food are De-Tatch signatures and service is snappy. T…