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“Perfect- experience cannot be easily summed up.”
Review of Meldy's

Ranked #20 of 103 Restaurants in Caye Caulker
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Caribbean, Central American
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast
Description: If you're the type who enjoy's flavorful food and family style service this is the place to eat. It is located across the only bakery in Caye Caulker and not too far from the only bank on the island, Meldy's is the place for amazing meals at an affordable price. It's a small place, but even if it's a little crowded or if you're in a rush, ask about take out, the extensive menu includes seasonal lobster,fish, burgers and everything in between. Also, be sure to ask about Meldy's bacon wrapped baked chicken, it is nothing short of spectacular. So look out for the little pink and green building on middle street, tell them you came to see Meldy. If she's in, she might be able to fix you a customized menu based dish to suit your taste, just ask, this is your mom's kitchen away from home.
Reviewed August 1, 2014

The cooks definitely know what they are doing, and our dishes were prepared by the owner herself. The server was nice and helpful. I feel at home every time I visit, and that is quite often. The restaurant is home away from home, especially if you are used to freshly prepared, delicious and healthy Belizean/Caribbean food. It is home to a wide variety of food, you'll never have to eat the same thing twice. The portions are unbelievably large and the prices are ridiculously amazing. The restaurant really just enhances your island experience.

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Thank JemSandi
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

Ms Meldi enjoys cooking for locals and tourists. Meldi's serves fresh made-to-order Belizean home-cooked meals in a brightly colored little wooden restaurant. It's one of my, and many other locals, favorite places. I often point out Meldi's to tourists looking for a reasonably priced, quiet place with local food....and many of them return often during their stay on Caye Caulker.

The restaurant is a quaint little Belizean style wooden building painted in bright tropical colors of fuchsia and lime green. it is located on the Middle Street (not beach side). Ms. Meldi is usually right there greeting her guests or helping out in the kitchen. Her son and another young man offer friendly service to customers.

My two favorite items on the breakfast menu is the farm fresh scrambled eggs with french toast and smoked bacon with a side of ripe tropical fruit. My other favorite is the traditional Belizean breakfast of homemade stewed chicken, refried beans, and flour tortillas--for around $8BZ. She also makes delicious banana pancakes. My favorite lunch time snack are her salbutas--just $2.50US each (a little like tostadas only I like them much better). Meldi makes really good stewed chicken, rice & beans for dinner. She also has delicious fresh-from-the-sea nightly specials such as curried snapper or spicy shrimp. On hot days, my favorite smoothie drink on her menu is the Coffee Magic or Banana shake.

Simple & colorful atmosphere, friendly service, reasonable prices, and delicious home made meals. One of my favorites on the island.

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Thank cayebonita
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

Off the beaten track - affordable, large portions, friendly service, quaint atmosphere. I had a very large veggie quesadilla full of cheese and a good variety of fresh veggies. The tortillas are so fresh. The salsa is fresh, the drinks are good. Highly recommend

1  Thank LisaJohnson6020
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Reviewed July 20, 2014

Fantastic food in a casual setting with friendly service. We ate here several times - grilled lobster, stewed lobster - always delicious. Lots of locals also eat here - a sign that it is good!

1  Thank SueandAngus1
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Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We returned to eat here because the food was so good and so cheap! It's easy to go to American owned restaurants charging tourist prices and I'm sure the food is great, however there is nothing quite like eating among locals in a place owned and run in true belizian style like here! I highly recommend the specials which change every night, with hearty portions and incredible real fruit smoothies!

Thank Alhambara
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