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Review of Jett's bar

Jett's bar
Ranked #32 of 113 Restaurants in Belize City
Cuisines: Caribbean
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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 16 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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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Small, friendly bar right by the boarding gates at Belize international airport. Jett is there, he's an offbeat character with a strange voice but friendly, welcoming and a good host. If you're accustomed to corporate bland overpriced airport bars, this is more like an actual dive bar, right in the terminal, where you can talk to fellow travelers and get a rum buzz on before the flight. Fun and recommended

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Thank Brian H
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

The nostalgia alone is worht the stop. Mr.Jett and the bartenders will make you feel right at home. Make sure you try the chicken dog fully loaded.

Thank rickh523
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