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Joycln's Restaurant

Caribbean, Seafood, Barbecue, South American, Central American
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Front Street (Across from Petrol Station), Punta Gorda, Belize
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great jerk chicken!

Everything I have eaten at Joycln's has been to die for. Jerk chicken (spicy or unspicy) is amazing. One night we had her coconut lobster and it was really good as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Haley M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Everything I have eaten at Joycln's has been to die for. Jerk chicken (spicy or unspicy) is amazing. One night we had her coconut lobster and it was really good as well.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Chicken Wings Chicken Wings Chicken Wings!!!! Slammin' - especially if you are as hungry as I was; after the long drive from Corozal down to Punta Gorda. The hot wings from here hit the spot!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Very simple but delicious menu of chicken, fish or pork with "rice 'n beans" or "beans 'n rice". It's our favorite lunch spot with a nice breeze on the waterfront.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We have eaten here a couple of times and havent and haven't been disappointed. Try the jerk chicken it's the best. Our companions had the fish and pork... We were all delighted, and yes it's very cheap.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We arrived in P.G. (Punta Gorda) by boat. This was the 1st restaurant next to the dock. Our Hosts at Sabal Beach recommended eating there and then our boat driver! We are glad we took their advice! The interior is clean & quaint. The menu is simple and Joycelyn knows how too cook. I had the fried fish (snapper) .... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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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

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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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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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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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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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: Caribbean, Seafood, Barbecue, South American, Central American

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