For anyone looking to start the day with a delicious cup of coffee, or just in need of an afternoon pick me up, hitting a local cafe is a must. If you need that caffeine boost, a pastry, great ambiance, or even just a place to work, check out these 9 great cafes in Belize.  

1. Le Petit Cafe 

Located in Belize City, Le Petit Cafe offers some delightful coffee and pastry options. Their menu includes brewed coffees, hot chocolate, iced cappuccinos, tea and more. For those with a sweet tooth, you can choose from their line up of sticky buns, cinnamon rolls, jam rolls, and a lot more. The environment is a real delight, and you can gain access to their Wi-Fi both indoors and outdoors.  

2. BakeD Coffee Shop 


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Located in Belize City, this coffee shop is perfect for a weekend treat. It has a variety of delicious menu items such as the breakfast quesadilla, the cheddar jalapeno loaves, waffles and more. In the mood for cake? BakeD takes it up a notch with their Guinness chocolate cake that’s a must try.  

3. Rum+Bean  


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Rum+Bean, located inside Mahogany Bay Village found south of San Pedro, is a cozy resort spot with fine coffee drinks and fresh juices. Give the cinnamon smash a try, or enjoy the outdoor seating with their deliciously fresh watermelon juice. There is access to free Wi-Fi here, so this is a perfect place to hang out and catch up on some work.   

4. Flight Cafe  

If you’re in downtown San Pedro, you must consider Flight Cafe. This is the perfect spot to take a break and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or some refreshing frappuccinos. Get a taste of their crepes if you’re looking to have a bite, or try their cheese croissants. You won’t regret it.   

5. Above Grounds Coffee  


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Above Grounds Coffee, located on the main road in Placencia, takes coffee seriously. This coffee shop supports small independent producers and sells their organic coffee grounds by the pound or whole bean. Enjoy coffee, teas, and fresh juices with a special treat of their baked goods. Here you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ambiance.  

6. Formosa Cafe 

This charming spot in the capital City of Belmopan is the perfect location to hang out with friends and family. Their menu features a wide range of drink specials which include coffees, milkshakes, and smoothies. You can also enjoy their selection of local fruit juices such as soursop and lime. Hungry? Even better, because here you can explore a taste of delicious Asian cuisines like wontons, dumplings, bao, and more.  

7. Wings & Feathers Cafe and Boutique 


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 When driving into Belmopan, stopping into Wings & Feathers is a must. Here you can enjoy the gorgeous ambiance, great music, and good coffee. Wings & Feathers offers a variety of pastry options such as almond cookies, blueberry pound cakes, and more. While you’re here, be sure to check out the boutique which features jewelry, art pieces, and so many other gift options.  

8. Bambu Tea + Coffee 


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Located in San Ignacio, this totally instagrammable place is not only picturesque but it offers some of the most refreshing drinks you can get your hands on. Enjoy bubble tea, matcha, and more. Make it better by ordering a dish of their sweet treats. We recommend their amazingly soft pretzels.  

9. Lavish Habit


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Owned and run by a local couple, the outdoor and indoor dining option of Lavish Habit serves up stylish lattes, crispy waffles, and a delight caffeine nook in the middle of San Pedro Town. Inside, enjoy air conditioning, or take it outdoors to their cute courtyard adjacent to the cafe. Their veggie pesto panini is always a hit!

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