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Caliente Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American
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Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
+501 226-2170
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11:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The best panty rippers on the island! Fantastic homemade hot sauce! Bought some to take home. The burrito was huge and could easily fill two people A must stop when thirsty and hungry Well done!

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Thank Tim H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here just for a drink. We ended up having some amazing conch fritters, the best yet one the island and we have had them two other times. The sangria was terrific too.

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Thank Shannon M
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Another restaurant actually recommended them since they were closed. Caliente did not disappoint. The staff was extremely welcoming and friendly. The food was superb. I had guacamole for a starter and garlic shrimp for my main course. We sat outside on the patio overlooking the ocean. Excellent view. Oh and don't forget to get a margarita they were perfect.

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Thank UrbanAlaskan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best conch fritters anywhere! Margaritas were excellent. Beach front atmosphere with friendly staff. Our server, Ryan was great 😃

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Thank Mary R
Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best conch fritters I've ever tried. Our server, Ryan, did a fantastic job. Great place, great location!

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Thank Dan A
San Gabriel, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

sat outside on the covered patio overlooking the beach, a bit windy but tolerable. good service, helpful staff. giant burrito my daughter (who is an expert) claims one of the best ever! average margaritas. good local dishes.

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Thank pam r
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate here three times in our four day stay on SP. Guacamole salad was excellent and kept us coming back as much as anything else. Had fried chicken special, beef fajitas, coconut curry shrimp and soup and it was all really tasty. Very well run operation by the friendly manager who makes you feel very welcome.... More 

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Thank TX_Scott55
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Half price Margarita OK. The chicken fajitas were excellent. Great setting and the service was good. All in all a good deal for San Pedro.

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Thank Gr_Annie050505
Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had seen this earlier in our trip but didn't stop until the last day. BEST strawberry daiquiris on the island. We had 2 pitchers. Food was very good. Servers were personable and attentive. Great logo T-shirts.

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Thank 3gencat
Chicopee, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for Lunch, had the Conch fritters & Snapper. Food was excellent & service was speedy. The tables were painted with local scenes from the sea, very pleasant dining experience by the Sea.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 226-2170
Description
Caliente is located on the beach in the center of San Pedro. Our restaurant has been serving a delicious combination of Mexican and Caribbean cuisine in San Pedro since 2001. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. 1/2 Price margaritas on Fridays. Closed Monday.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?