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Syd's

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Caribbean, Central American, South American
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Middle Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
+501 206-0294
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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225 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We ordered and ended up waiting at least 45 minutes for our meal. The food was good but the wait was so frustrating.

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Thank Harpers0512
Peachtree City, Georgia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

When the food is gone... you get what is left over.... We had grilled fish, which was seasoned well... Beans and rice were cold and dry... Didn't understand how they could run out of burgers?!? Waitress was nice

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Thank Erika W
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Had fried chicken twice and the stewed chicken once. Food was a good value for the money and restaurant has an outdoor seating area. At night it is cooler to sit outside than inside.

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Thank Jason G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

After a full day of travelling, my husband and I were exhausted and starving. Our cabana manager recommended Syd's. We both ordered the fired chicken with rice and beans, and coleslaw. Amazing, and so filling!

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Thank heritagepumpkin
Mount Vernon, Washington
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We had just arrived in Caye Caulker and hadn't eaten a real meal all day. After reading reviews, I knew we had to have the fried chicken. The only bummer was they were out of a lot of things. No rice and beans of any sort and many other things. No worries because we were there to try the fried... More 

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Thank Nichole T
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

My brother and I ate at Syd's. I had the "fry" chicken and my brother had the chicken fajitas. I definitely recommend the fried chicken but I do NOT recommend the fajitas. They tasted like they were marinated in soy sauce which made it seem more like Chinese food than Mexican. The chips and salsa were not great. Salsa had... More 

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Thank Wendy F
Austin
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The other reviews are not kidding. $9 for a large helping of fried chicken and cole slaw. It was delicious! My travel companion had a chicken burrito which he says was also very good and at $3, a great value. Service was a little on the surly side but not rude. Worth it for the food though.

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Thank Cristi P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

It's a little off the beaten path but well worth the walk. They have a nice garden in the back and we had some cheap rum drinks while we waited on our fried chicken. It was amazing! Growing up in the south I have pretty high expectations and Syd's delivered. You get a big piece of chicken, fries, and Cole... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

The food is always outstanding and very reasonably priced. The best fried chicken in Belize. Very diverse menu highlighting local catch. Very friendly staff. Love this place. I am a regular anytime I am on Caye Caulker.

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Thank Professor2006
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

We ate at Syd's a couple of times while in C.C. The outside dining area is very picturesque, and the food is tasty. I had fried fish (very good, but it was a rather small fish) and fajitas (OK). Service was the slowest that we experienced in C.C.

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Thank Charles M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Central American, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middle Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Caye Caulker
  • Phone Number: +501 206-0294

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?