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

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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
The fried chicken is AMAZING!!!!!!

All the locals told us we needed to try this place and we did and were not disappointed. The fried chicken is incredible. Not greasy and so crispy. The rice and beans is also some of the best we have tasted. You will not be disappointed with your 5 dollar meal. Not chew on the food and the staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Heidi W
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Ambergris Caye, Belize
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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Ambergris Caye, Belize
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

All the locals told us we needed to try this place and we did and were not disappointed. The fried chicken is incredible. Not greasy and so crispy. The rice and beans is also some of the best we have tasted. You will not be disappointed with your 5 dollar meal. Not chew on the food and the staff were... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

There's a reason all the locals eat here; incredible fried chicken, the best rice and beans in town, all for 9.00 bze. We ate here once and had to go back the very next night. Syd's isnt flashy, but the experience is authentic, the food is great, and their small courtyard in back makes for a nice evening.

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British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

After a long, hot day snorkeling, what better way than to finish off with some fried chicken, beans & rice, and a fanta!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had the fried chicken and didn't think it was anything special, not juicy, the breeding was good. We had much better chicken even on our snorkeling and diving trips. We went for lunch so maybe it's better at dinner.

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Canton, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The fry chicken is great. Get that. The rice and beans were also tasty. Avoid the sad salads. Local and cheap.

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Normal
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 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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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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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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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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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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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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