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Joycln's Restaurant

Barbecue, Caribbean, Seafood, Central American
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Front Street (Across from Petrol Station), Punta Gorda, Belize
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious food in a great location

My first time eating stew chicken with rice and beans was here, sitting on the back deck overlooking the Caribbean Sea with a gorgeous breeze. Highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
Laurie F
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My first time eating stew chicken with rice and beans was here, sitting on the back deck overlooking the Caribbean Sea with a gorgeous breeze. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

A group of students from the U.S. visited Jocelynand her crew one night while touring through PG. So glad that we stopped! Not only was the food out of this world, but the service was fast, friendly, and fabulous!! Hoping we can make one more trip to visit her before we leave!!

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Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
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132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Don't let the rustic little shack turn you off. Joyclyn is putting out some excellent food. The location right on the waterfront is very relaxing if you ignore all the garbage washed up on shore. The day we went for lunch, Joyclyn was working by herself, so things were a little slow, but worth waiting for. One of her local... More 

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Leeds
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Joycln has great local food at great prices. Had the lobster curry and loved it. And of course the view is one of the best in Punta Gorda!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Not only is the view beautiful and the owner a wonderful friend, the food is out of this world. If you are looking for authentic Jamaican Jerk chicken, you've found the place to visit. Our group of 19 visited twice during our stay in PG. The second time we ate there, Joycln searched high and low for fresh lobster for... More 

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Washington state
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This was my first and last lunch in Punta Gorda. Always loved coming here for quick service, large helpings, the best stewed beans in town, and always a smile from Ms. Joycln. I highlighy recommend!

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San Ignacio, Belize
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182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Joycln can cook. See really took care of our team when we visited PG. She cooked it all, boxed it all up, and delivered to the arena for us(we had a long, overtime game). We had jerk chicken and BBQ chicken, and both were great. We'll definitely be calling her again.

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Dallas, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This small restaurant with a new back porch on the water at Punta Gorda has great food. The jerk chicken was prepared just for us by Joclyn when we missed it the first day. She really knows how to grill snapper as well. We had really great meals here three times and loved every bite. Nice place to meet fellow... More 

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Oregon, USA
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Joycelys' Cusine is just a shack on the Caribbean with a recently added back deck and more seating. But the food is outstanding. Joycelyn is outgoing and personable. Like many fresh food restaurants in the area the menu is limited, but always fresh. We missed her jerk chicken one day and she made it just for us the next evening.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

What a great location, right in front of the pier, and it's where a lot of locals eat. Always a good sign to me. When I got there I placed my order, being next to the sea, with fish of course. Joycelyn told me it would take 10 minutes which was fine, nobody was chasing me. I told her I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Front Street (Across from Petrol Station), Punta Gorda, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Toledo District  >  Punta Gorda

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Caribbean, Seafood, Central American

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