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Caliente Restaurant

Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
+501 226-2170
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (70 reviews)
“sopa de lima” (14 reviews)
“fajitas” (33 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friendly, well prepared local fare. Wonderful location and view of water. Owners are very nice and friendly.

Thank Keith C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All food on the island is a bit pricey, but this one was a great choice. Lunch (before 5pm) is cheaper! Wonderful fajitas, nachos, chicken quesadillas, and key lime pie!!! Beautiful view. Meals are large and can be shared!

Thank zsblickens
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had been in Belize for for days at this point, and for me - it was the best meal I had in San Pedro. Kenneth did a great job of explaining in detail how the meals are prepared, and guided us...More

Thank Rosmakloma
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The waiter did a nice job of splitting our bill for our large party. Food was average. Bathrooms were dirty.

Thank Sonya B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went here to eat lunch one day and were blown away by the steak quesadilla! We got a side of rice and it was delicious as well. Also the view of the ocean was a great plus.

Thank Harleysman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Let me just say, we had 7 meals here. 2 of us. That's 14 meals and 7-10 appetizers. Not ONE THING did we dislike. I'm telling you......EXCELLENT FOOD and the staff really makes the meal a blast! Mr Joel & Mellie are awesome!!! GET THE...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an amazing lunch. Great vegetarian options. Food was great, margarita was even better. Owner was on premise, family run. Definitely worth it. W

Thank JF4481
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great staff!! The fried red snapper was wonderful and their cevinche was the best I've ever had. Definitely a must try.

Thank Tracy b
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the chicken Coconut curry and it was AMAZING! My friend had the shrimp wrapped in bacon and it was delicious (I tasted it and she raved) I had a mojito from the bar and it was perfection. Our waiter and the staff were...More

Thank Liza S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Quick service and very attentive wait staff. Very good cerviche, average lobster and conch fritters. Shrimp and fish tacos were standard smallish fare but tasty. With these on the table and two rum punchrs each, it was over 70 US for...More

Thank kyleinct
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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
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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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