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“Staple Place”
Review of Jett's bar

Jett's bar
Ranked #26 of 94 Restaurants in Belize City
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

If you've been to the airport before, odds are you know of this place. Jett is a stable and a must see place when at the airport. He makes homemade sandwiches but the real reason to go is to catch that last minute local beer before heading back home. It also helps that he's a great host.

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

We love this bar, it is great for a quick drink waiting for your flight to the islands. The rum punch is a great way to start your vacation.

Thank Paula M
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

I try to stop in for a drink here each time I fly out of the Belize City International Airport. However I know it's not for everyone.

The drink selection is a bit limited, and the selection of food is extremely limited. After sitting for a while, you may notice that Jett's has no running water within its tiny footprint; perhaps this has something to do with it.

IMHO Jett's makes one of the best rum punches in Belize, which is no mean achievement. The chicken salad sandwiches which he brings from home are unique. The bar is funky in the extreme. "Jett," the proprietor, is about the smallest barkeeper you'll ever see, and a real hoot. However he's a wee bit prone to treat persons of the female persuasion in a manner, well . . ., let's just say more acceptable within the mores of a prior decade than those of today.

I enjoy the part of Belize which is authentic, and which doesn't try to fool the visitor into thinking he's in a first world country when he's not. The locally made mahogany seating of the PGIA/Belize City Airport serves this purpose well, as does Jett's Bar. Hence I really like this place. However, I fully understand that you may not.

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Thank David F
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Who knew an airport bar could be so much fun? It's a very tiny place without much seating but it's not to be missed if you have some time to kill while waiting for your plane. Try some rum punch and enjoy your time talking to Mr. Jett and his friendly bartender!

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Thank frstgump
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

He's famous. Everyone coming through the airport has a drink with Jett. Get the Rum Punch. Relax. Get a picture if you're luck.

Thank Susana G
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