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Middle Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
206-0294
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Puts KFC to shame

This unpretentious spot is inland not on the beach front but worth finding. Pleasant waitress in a clean simple setting. The take out chicken was as good as locals and expats told me! So crispy almost like broasted? For $9 Bze/ $4.50 usd I got too hot and crispy pieces along with a choice of two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This unpretentious spot is inland not on the beach front but worth finding. Pleasant waitress in a clean simple setting. The take out chicken was as good as locals and expats told me! So crispy almost like broasted? For $9 Bze/ $4.50 usd I got too hot and crispy pieces along with a choice of two sides. The creamy coleslaw... More 

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Morganton, North Carolina
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a wonderful place to sample local food for a great price. The back patio had a nice breeze to enjoy while you sip a beer and wait for the best cook and best priced meal on the island!

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Independence, Missouri
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Who would think that coming to Caye Caulker was about the fried chicken but it is! Order the chicken, sit on the back patio, enjoy the evening breeze and sip on your favorite rum drink. Not many better ways to spend an evening.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Great meal for the family. The chicken was cooked to perfection and the choice of sides were all delicious, all family members were satisfied. Nice little patio out back.

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Caye Caulker, Belize
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Syd's may be slooooow, but you won't be sorry you came. They have delicious cheap fried chicken dinners etc and to be more healthy a grilled chicken with salad option. They have good size portions, super nice staff and a nice little atrium in the back Just don't be in a hurry to get your food! Go Slow! Or just... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We were recommended by Trip Advisor reviews and locals to eat here and we were not disappointed. The fried chicken and stew chicken are fabulous. The burritos and grenaches with chicken were wonderful too. The local hot sauce is served every where and it is called Maria's and you will be putting it on everything by the end of your... More 

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Rome, Italy
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We've been to Caye Caulker 5 times over the lat 12 years, and Syd's remains our favorite restaurant, both for lunch and dinner. It has all the advantages - it's away from the main road (and gawping tourists); it has inside and outside (in a walled garden at the back) dining and the cooked-to-order food is always delicious. What more... More 

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CANADA
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Stopped by for a quick take out dinner. Ladies there cooked up some chicken for me with sweet sauce and rice/beans, coleslaw. Good price and delicious.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Went here for lunch following recommendations after a great morning snorkelling. Lots of locals eating here which is a good sign. Had some fry and stew chicken with slaw and rice and beans which were really delicious. Nice rum punch as well on a hot day.

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Midland, MI
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This was our fresh shrimp night. We started with shrimp ceviche, which was excellent. I had the shrimp fajitas for my entrée while my girlfriend had the shrimp kabob. The fajita sauce is not the same as you would find in a Mexican restaurant in the states. It was good, but different. Both the food and service were high quality.

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Address: Middle Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
Phone Number: 206-0294
Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Caye Caulker

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Middle Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Caye Caulker
  • Phone Number: 206-0294

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups

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