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“Syd's is a MUST on Caye Caulker!” 5 of 5 stars
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Syd's
Middle Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
206-0294
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Ranked #14 of 65 Restaurants in Caye Caulker
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Syd's is a MUST on Caye Caulker!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Syd's has some of the most excellent comfort food on the planet. We went to Syd's every day we were on Caye Caulker. We enjoyed giant portions for only about 5 USD each. The restaurant is unassuming, but clean; the food excellent, and the staff friendly. I would most certainly return.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Great food and value!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Tired of paying extortionate prices for mediocre food, we asked a local who recommended Syd's.
We got there around 5pm only to find it closed (it was low season), luckily for us by 6pm the doors were open wide.
Super friendly staff, really fast service and the best ever fried chicken!
All the ravings about the chicken are spot on! Both of us ate very well for far less than what we paid for a skinny pizza at Caulker Pizza.
Visit Syd's on your first day and you may never go elsewhere.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Not impressed, not disappointed either”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

The food was good, but they did not have several of the menu items. That may have been due to the fact it is slow season and not many people on the island. The chicken was ok but not sure that it lived up to all the hype.

Visited September 2013
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Auburn, California
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“Eat like a local and live like royalty~”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I don't even know where to begin with all the various reasons as to why you should eat at Syd's......The food (best stewed chicken anywhere - biggest pieces of meat). The price ($4US and for us small eaters, you have take home). The quantity (small eaters have take home, big eaters won't leave hungry). The staff (I ADORE ADORE ADORE Nigh and Auntie - they make this place special). I eat here just about every day as I love the food, I love the price and there's something special about hanging with the locals who make you feel like family. Oh...and you have to have to have to enjoy the whole fish (steamed) at least once! OMG!!!!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Claremore, Oklahoma
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Back again for the chicken”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We visited Syd's in April twice. Had to come back again this trip. The food is fantastic and service homey. They fix some of the best fried chicken anywhere and the burritos are great, too. This is where the locals come to eat. Prices reasonable and you feel right at home.

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