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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%
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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 9 June 2016 via mobile

They have great food, and great drinks. We stopped in several times for Pina Coladas. Not only were they cheaper than other nearby places, they were delicious! Even though our hotel had a bar by the pool, we walked down the beach to Caliente's for...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Had dinner here for the Chicken Drop event. Best conch steaks we had on the island. Great ocean front atmosphere (we sat outside). Festive and lively.

Thank Harrison B
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We went here on my birthday which happened to be the same night as the chicken drop bingo. Joel was our server and he was a lot of fun and recommended a couple of food items to try. Both meals were very good and contained...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We came back twice for the gauc. Great prices and servings. We also had bacon wrapped shrimp in a sweet sauce that was so good. Sweet and savory. The hot sauce was spicy to start, then it had a salt and vinegar finish that was...More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Loved it here. Right on the ocean with great views and a constant breeze and the food was excellent and priced fairly. Our server was very attentive and I would recommend Caliente's for dinner anytime you are on the island.

Thank vacaqueen28
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Breaded fish with stew beans and white rice for lunch special is great....Don't miss the Coconut curries!

Thank Vasilios P
Reviewed 29 May 2016

our first night in Ambergris Caye we had dinner at Caliete, a comfortable beachfront restaurant Their daily seafood was excellent

Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We had lunch there on our last day on the island. Food and drinks were awesome! Excellent pico de gallo, frozen sangria and a burrito as big as your face! Must eat there!

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Just outstanding the restaurant is located just right off the pier to the right when you arrived at the Ambergis Cay pier. The portions are huge and terrific. Great view of the beach.

Thank Terri G
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I wish we would have found this place much earlier in our vacation. As they say on the isla bonita...Un-BELIZE-able! And the view...could not get any better seascape to stare at of the barrier reef unless you were out there on a boat. The sauces/glazes...More

Thank Artgirl7681
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
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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