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Caliente - CLOSED

2 Manners Street | Manners Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
0800 69 343 782
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
28 Sep 2014
“Crunchy Pork Belly”
7 Sep 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
2 Manners Street | Manners Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

Caliente Restaurant just cross the road from my place I stayed, St. George Hotel. So I tried some the menu and the taste is great even the price a bit expensive.

Thank 134evatan
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Was not a great Mexican experience. Good location but you were not clear this was a Mexican restaurant

1  Thank Howard952
Reviewed 25 June 2014

I hear these people are closing. We went last night (4 adults). The service was shocking- meals incredibly slow and they weren't busy. The food is good (but not cheap), but we had to ask for service repeatedly. Used entree dishes sat on our table...More

Thank 86Chris
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Went there on 3 different occasions. Food ordered for all 3 occasions were, For Appetisers: Braised Beef Brisket on Home Made Crispy Corn Tortilla; Chips with Guacamole and Salsa, Chips with Cheese, Prawn Ceviche For Mains: Crispy pork belly with guacamole and refried beans purée....More

Thank mhsiong
Reviewed 2 June 2014

When I visited Caliente Mexican Restaurant I got a pollo en salsa verde quesadilla (chicken in green sauce quesadilla) for dinner at $20. It was very nice, with fresh ingredients and well set off with a tasty mojito (at $12, probably not a badly priced...More

Thank Boxing_Kangaroo
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We popped in for a casual meal and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. The mojito needs a bit more mint but great they asked for feedback thoroughly enjoyed the rest of our meals and service was attentive and friendly.

Thank moreauwellington
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We needed a meal before going to a concert so we wanted to have something reasonably quick and not very expensive. Oh and yes, we wanted it to taste good. This restaurant filled the bill. I had a lamb dish that was unusual and tasted...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 10 May 2014

I was a bit disappointed with my visit here. Our food took a while to be served and our drinks took even longer despite the fact they only had to be poured out of a plastic bottle. Wait staff weren't fantastic, felt like they'd forgotten...More

Thank Welcomelily
Reviewed 9 April 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant whilst looking for a lunch time spot in the City. It has apparently changed hands and is now a very cool Mexican restaurant. We were there with a Customer, so quality and timeliness was important. We didn't have to worry...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

A nice Mexican restaurant in the heart of Wellington. We enjoyed the food and ambience. No complaints.

Thank MikeZandvliet
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Manners Street | Manners Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 0800 69 343 782
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