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Caliente Restaurant

Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-2170
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken wrap” (112 reviews)
“guacamole” (73 reviews)
“sopa de lima” (14 reviews)
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great margaritas and appetizers. Sit right on the beach and relax. Must see the Chicken Drop at night! Lots of fun!

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place to eat for so many reasons. The food is awesome, always entertaining, and you can gamble on where a chicken poops. It's like chicken bingo. This is a must do. The group we brought scuba diving ate there 6 times....More

Thank GlobalReefRoamers
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Eat, love, margaritas. After having the tacos here, you'll want this to be your motto for life. I had the fish and the shrimp tacos, and both were fantastic. The corn tortillas are fresh and delicious. The fish was flavorful and cooked to perfection, so...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Very good service, Taquitos- loved the sauce. The drinks were good too! Get the panty ripper. Try the house-made dessert

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Walked in for an afternoon margarita and came back for dinner; and the next day. Ask for whole red snapper. They have a secret source and make it available some days. Habanero hot sauce on rice/beans with slaw. Also great fish tacos and ginger rubbed...More

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Steak, chicken, shrimp & fish tacos are all amazing!!! The guacamole was so fresh and the 1/2 priced margaritas were a plus and they were very good! Make time to stop in!

Thank rfleming04
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Staff is very friendly and helpful! I had the Pork Tacos and they were delicious. Flavor of the pork was tasty. Got 6 small tacos, guacamole, and fresh salsa. Sat on the front deck and had a great sea view. Try this restaurant, you won't...More

Thank martind9032017
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The week in San Pedro my friends and I had both a lunch and a dinner here. The food was great and the owner made everyone feel special.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Our group of nine just spent a week in San Pedro, staying at Ramon's Village, with easy walking distance to numerous restaurants and bars. Caliente's is the only restaurant we went back to THREE times during our weeklong stay! The owners/servers are absolutely fantastic and...More

Thank Lara A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This restaurant had the best food selection and quality, we had several meals here and out of the nine of us it rating overall number one for the week.

Thank Tom W
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 226-2170
  • E-mail
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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