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The Shak

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Bishop Walk | The Sidewalk, Placencia, Belize
+501 622-1686
07:30 - 18:00
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Wed - Mon 07:30 - 18:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped by here while we were out for a stroll down the Placencia Sidewalk. The location is over looking the harbor and is very picturesque. We noticed they offered a lunch special, fish sandwich but we only wanted to quench our thirsts. We ordered 2 smoothies, mine was the sexy berry and it was great. All the smoothies are made... More 

Thank Karen P
Belize City, Belize
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133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to Rumfish, and as on the first occasion the food was excellent. Very good lunch menu with both light and hearty dishes available. We tried two types of ceviche, conch fritters, the tacos, and the plantain all of which were excellent. Service was good and we had a nice chat with the very friendly Manager... More 

Thank Denise C
Spring, Texas
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smoothies are so so good!!!!! We went twice in fact! We also ate breakfast there one morning and it was great too. They played praise & worship music on Sunday morning when we were there and we REALLY enjoyed that! We will definitely go here again. Just wish they could have offered coffee in a to go cup as it... More 

Thank CressaSun
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From this restaurant you have a great view of the Caribbean Sea. It will give you the "vacation-feeling". The food was interesting. Nice to see how they served the Belizean breakfast here.

Thank Matthijs W
Airdrie, Canada
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had to stop by for a smoothie as it was very warm. The selection and assortment of real fruit smoothies is amazing. All natural and no sugar added. They are fantastic on a hot day 😎😎.

Thank Peter S
Houston, Texas
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187 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came for the smoothies right on the beach. Might as well have something healthy for a change. Real tasty and a lot of choice. I did not try the food this time around.

Thank ralph r
Pass Christian, Mississippi, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Super lunch place to eat the local conch fritters. Right on the water. Slow but one beer before lunch comes not too bad. your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

Thank Sydney W
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Most relaxing place to have Smoothies and by far the largest selection onw could imagine! The view is wonderful and peaceful right on the water!

Thank K1mberlyLS
Placencia, Belize
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A very local place that offer very casual dining. Has local dishes as well as fresh fish. Its located right at the docks. Excellent smoothies.

Thank George Z
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I ate here multiple times with my wife... Three words: fritters, fritters, fritters. They are the best I have ever had, and I tried both the lobster and conch fritters... everything there looked good, but be sure to stop here for the nice service, excellent beach view, and fried goodness... you will not regret it. Be sure to try the... More 

Thank Kirk D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, 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: +501 622-1686

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?