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Joycln's Restaurant

Caribbean, Seafood, Barbecue, Central American
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Front Street | Across from Petrol Station, Punta Gorda, Belize
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Joycln’s is my favorite restaurant in PG Town. The fried fish is awesome. Crispy and well flavored on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside. Easy enough to eat. Served with Rice and Beans and some cabbage slaw for ten Belize dollars. Joycln’s location at the foot of a major pier gives her first dibbs on fresh caught... More 

Thank NickB-0001
North Liberty, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Amazing mix of traditional Creole, Belizean, and some American. One day we had hot wings the next day was lobster in a coconut cream sauce. Prices are great and the portions are big so come hungry. Joycelyn’s was clean, inviting and you cannot beat the view! It is also popular among the locals so we were able to get to... More 

Thank Kristina S
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

We arrived in PG on s Saturday and by Wed we had eaten at Joyclns twice along with all our friends. I had fried red snapper with beans and rice and hot wings and the second time conch soup with rice. Both times were awesome. Specials change daily and we're here for another 3 days I can't imagine going anywhere... More 

Thank Stiffin
San Diego
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Having frequented most of the eateries in the area, I keep returning to Joycln's again and again. Her seaside deck (recently expanded) affords welcome sea breezes and a wonderful sense of calmness while enjoying her tasty local cuisine. IN addition to the everyday stew chicken and fried fish, her jerk chicken is amazing and when lobster is in season, 10... More 

Thank Deeontheroad
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

We headed to Joyclyn's for lunch yesterday after hearing glowing recommendations from several locals familiar with what's on offer in Punta Gorda. Our meals were both delicious (coconut cream lobster and fried snapper) and tremendous value. The well-seasoned portions were very generous.

Thank Nancy S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

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.

1 Thank Haley M
Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 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!

Thank Easy B
Paris, France
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 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.

Thank Marie M
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 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.

Thank Lovesholidays59
Ellensburg, Washington
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Barbecue, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Across from Petrol Station, Punta Gorda, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Toledo District  >  Punta Gorda

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