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Caliente Restaurant

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Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
+501 226-2170
11:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

They have great food. The service was fast and Ryan did a great job. The sound of the waves and the breeze of the ocean was very relaxing. The bonus was the view which was awesome!!!

Thank aleibert2
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

From the guacamole, to the margaritas and the nights specials of shrimp and steak tacos....we loved every bite and drink!

Thank Robinlovetotravel
Evergreen, Co
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Loved sitting out on the deck on the beach! A variety of tacos but we had seafood and steak. All were great. Chips and fresh salsa were homemade and fresh!

Thank J M
Rapid City, South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We sat on the patio and had one of the best meals of our trip! The fried whole fish is as good as it gets. We had enough to split between two of us. The coconut rice is awesome too.

Thank Coby S
Birmingham, Alabama
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Really fun and clean place to eat! Friday night they offer taco special cheap prices and special drinks! Very casual and good food. Seems to be very busy each night we went but lively atmosphere. Great prices with lots of food. Also has a "BULL" for guest to try,

Thank RT R
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Half price tacos and margaritas -- we got conch, shrimp, pork, and fish -- come with 4 dipping sauces, cheese, salsa, guac, and ginger pineapple. Handmade tortillas -- giant drinks. Super tasty, super friendly, right on beach-- what more do you want? great guac and chips. Key lime pie was bubbly custard thick crust, and coconut flan smoky caramel. Conch... More 

Thank Antelopez
South Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This place wasn't good at all. It was our last meal there and we were so disappointed. walk on by!!!

Thank katsbur
Aurora, Colorado, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Looking from the outside you would think "no way". But go on in! You won't be sorry. The food was good and we ate outside overlooking the sea. Good experience.

Thank Jan E
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This was a very nice experience. Food and drinks were good. Service fast and friendly. On the beach in town. Worth the visit.

Thank DeviW
Sacramento, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Stopped by for lunch one day and had excellent service and a great meal. The staff was very friendly and seemed to genuinely care that we enjoyed the experience. We explained we were coming back into town for the "Chicken Drop" later that evening which took place at the bar next door. The immediately offered to reserve a table for... More 

Thank Sacramentotraveler7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
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?