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Friends Near the Pier

In the Village | In the Village, Placencia, Belize
+501 667-4805
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“french toast” (20 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (17 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
In the Village | In the Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviews (207)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Friends long after the morning rush had subsided, and had the opportunity to soak in the beauty of a Placencia rain storm as we waited for our breakfast. Our server was friendly and attentive and our Banana Bread French Toast and omelette...More

Thank kgoe77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice. Once we had the breakfast burritos. The next time I had the banana bread French toast and a fruit bowl. Both times the food was excellent. The service was fast and friendly and the owners greeted everyone. Never ending good coffee....More

Thank patticarr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a pleasure to visit. Owned and operated by a nice and friendly ex-pat couple, they serve a great breakfast, in a friendly environment just steps from the pier and the beach. Their egg sandwich is outstanding and is only enhanced when ordered...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stop in every Friday morning for my coffee but just as enjoyable is the company! What a treasure! And the banana bread French toast is amazing too!

Thank SDietrich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has a great location by the pier and the couple that run it are super friendly! We had a good breakfast and were happy they were open early in the morning. We had chocolate chip waffles, cinnamon french toast and a serving of...More

Thank ErinKryschuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a yummy breakfast you can't beat "Friends" , good food and value for the money. Tasty cinnamon rolls twice a week baked fresh!

Thank shellie2015
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The food is pretty good. It wasn't my favorite we had in Placencia but it was pretty good if you're wanting sweet, carb loaded breakfast. The cinnamon rolls are great and made fresh Mondays and Wednesdays, the chocolate chip pancakes were pretty good but served...More

Thank Ciarra H
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Staff was very friendly. Came and visited after we ate. I was a bit confused as restroom said you had to pay to use but that was cleared up as that meant those that weren't customers. I had a tropical waffle. It had fruit on...More

Thank Bullymama
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Comfortable tropical atmosphere, wonderful food and incredibly great people.....also an opportunity to practice your Canadian (Western Canadian). The owners, Robb and Marg are a pure delight. We visited this restaurant several times and can not say enough about how much we enjoyed it.

Thank sotir2017
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Breakfast at Friend's is definitely a must-do while in Placencia! As soon as you walk up the wooden steps, you are greeted by sincere greetings and warm smiles! The outdoor seating provides a view of both the pier and the sidewalk. The staff is very...More

Thank Trodge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In the Village | In the Village, Placencia, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Stann Creek  >  Placencia
  • Phone Number: +501 667-4805
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Friends is a Breakfast Restaurant located near the pier in the Village, Placencia, Belize.