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The Shak Beach Cafe

Bishop Walk | The Sidewalk, Placencia, Belize
+501 523-3252
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Caribbean, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bishop Walk | The Sidewalk, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Drove our golf cart here, great ocean view, great local spot, inexpensive, they were very nice. good for quick little lunch and snack.

Thank michgood
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We only went for smoothies but they were fantastic. We sat at the counter style seating looking out at the water and "people watched" for a while. A great stop after walking along the old main street/sidewalk area. It looked like they have great breakfasts...More

Thank fromthebluffs
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Maaany different fresh fruitsmoothies, nice homemade calamari, nice hummus,... aaand directly at the beach... what could you wish for more? We'd defenitely come back...

Thank Vanessajul
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This was the first place we went to right after landing in Placencia. Boy, did we choose well. I was suffering from a little jet lag, so ordered the Riptide shake. This came with so much ginger is woke me right up - super tasty...More

Thank parrissouthworth
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Great shake awesome look at the local boats and a chance to see manatee or bottle nose dolphins. The new dock is just 5yds away

Thank Placencia A
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful breakfast with great service. My husband had the huevos rancheros and it was amazing. The kids had smoothies with pancakes and french toast. Some of the best papaya I have ever had came with the french toast. I had the america...More

Thank Trulafred C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Good spot to stop when your wandering about the Village. Our food was good, along with some tasty and fresh tropical drinks.

Thank islandexplorer
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Loved this place!! Excellent food with a fun relaxed atmosphere. Its right on the beach too! It was our favorite spot during our trip. Prices were fair but not cheap. Caribbean influenced menu that is veg, vegan and gluten free friendly. Fresh fish. Loved the...More

Thank pixiesnackgirl
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The shakes and breakfasts are great! The ceviche is quite tasty. The coffee wasn't amazing. It has an incredibly scenic location on the water. I asked for a substitution on my shake, and a for something else on another visit. Neither happened. So, I wouldn't...More

Thank bklynnyctravels
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We ate lunch here and both the conch ceviche and conch salad were the best we got in Belize. They had a wide range of smoothies and drinks. The food was fresh and well spiced, and they had a good variety of daily specials. The...More

Thank Buck D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bishop Walk | The Sidewalk, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 523-3252
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The Shak Beach Cafe's menu boasts bold, flavorful food and smoothies with a healthy appeal, all made to order from the freshest ingredients. We find that superior, simple ingredients including real fruit and veggies set our smoothies apart from the others.