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Joycln's Restaurant

Front Street | Across from Petrol Station, Punta Gorda, Belize
+501 607-2877
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (8 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
“red snapper” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Barbecue
Front Street | Across from Petrol Station, Punta Gorda, Belize
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

In the small town of Punta Gorda, Joycelyn has a simple restaurant overlooking the Caribbean. The comfortable outdoor seating overlooking the ocean with the gentle breeze was wonderful. Joycelyn's stewed chicken with rice and beans was excellent. Tender, tasty and great seasoning. This place is...More

Thank ArizonaJT
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Joycelyn (that's how she says it's spelled and is pronounced like Joyce Lynn) is just an amazing cook. She works hard to keep everything going, but she cooks effortlessly, throwing everything together and seasoning without measuring anything. Someone mentioned that she makes the best hot...More

Thank franciefuhrel
Reviewed 3 August 2017

She cooks a real hearty Belizean meal. Locals hang out there so you can meet some of them.Try her fish yummy

Thank Switlo
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal, ice cold beer, on the water with a Caribbean breeze. Hard to beat. Jocelyn and her staff are absolutely lovely. Fish filet was fabulous and hand crafted habanero sauce, best ever.

2  Thank Adam H
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This place is as authentic as you can get. Great local fare such as stew chicken, stew pork, rice and beans or white rice and stew bean. Plus on the higher end fish fillet fingers, so something for everyone. Reasonably priced, fast service.

1  Thank TIMOTHY D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The restaurant is in a great place in a seashore. We ate a whole red snapper with coconut rice and salad for a friendly price.

Thank matisska
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The best local food money can buy in Punta Gorda. Inexpensive is icing on the cake. I'd pay more for this food any day. I miss it when I leave!

1  Thank Amikole
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I dropped by for a couple of beers and some dinner. There's a fresh menu for the day. The food was very good and the beer was cold. As a bonus the place has wifi. The staff are very nice. There was a nice breeze...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Joycln knows how to prepare traditional Caribbean cuisine. Fresh, tasty, full of flavor and served with a smile. And of course the vibe of eating on the deck overlooking the water is phenomenal. Jocyln is such a genuine and sweet person and it reflects in...More

2  Thank Joseph J. S
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were looking for another place when we happened upon Joycelyn's the first time. The second time, we drove miles and miles south to take a friend here so she could experience the fine cooking! Awesome location in PG. Waterfront. Authentic Belizean cooking. And she...More

1  Thank BelizeDemshaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Across from Petrol Station, Punta Gorda, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Toledo District  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +501 607-2877
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