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Temporary Cal's Cantina

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Caribbean, Seafood, Mexican, South American, Central American
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Main Road - First Bight | 1/2 Mile East of Parrot Tree, First Bight, Roatan IB3100, Honduras
+504 9985-8539
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10:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 20:00
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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped for dinner from a long day of travel and so enjoyed the view and fabulous steak! Everyone had different items from appetizers, shrimp to steak and every one loved their meal.

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Roatan, Honduras
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped by Cal's today for lunch after diving. So good to see so many friends there and of course, the service was spot on. I had the shrimp scampi--first time i've had that at Cal's--can't believe i waited so long--it was delicious. Dwight had the peppercorn steak--cooked to perfection. a new desert-porfilio--not sure about the spelling but oh my gosh--it... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friends who live on the East End took us to Cal's for lunch during our trip to Roatan and we absolutely loved it! The expansive view is like nothing else on Roatan, and the chef-prepared food is awesome. I had the jerk wings, a specialty, and they were delicious!

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Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is island: flip flops, shorts, and a cool drink. The view is of the Caribbean is great. The food is easily among the best in the island's restaurants. And it is not overpriced. The fare is a mix of Latin, Caribbean, and American. The grilled fish and the other seafood is excellent. And start off with the bean/cheese/chip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop here for lunch or dinner on your Eastward adventure The Grilled Snapper we had was outstanding! The view from the deck is gorgeous too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Cal's after visiting Daniel Johnson's sloth and monkey hang out and before going to the Parrot Tree Resort. The jerked chicken/pork and red snapper with white sauce were excellent! I only wish the beers were a little bit colder. No complaints of the view though. Several locals bragged about eating many meals there a week.

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Roatan, Honduras
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We love the grilled fish with lime cream sauce, French baked potato and stir fried veggies. Very reasonable prices and good waitstaff. The only negative is Cal is only open four days a week.

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Roatan, Honduras
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

we love Cal's--so glad he's back from his time off. Went the week before Thanksgiving for great tempura shrimp for me and steak for Dwight. Reynaldo and Shorty always provide great service and we were a group of 12+--all separate tickets. The salads are always nice and fresh. Back tomorrow for lunch with the girls.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

All the seating is outdoors, but most is under roof. Usually a good breeze, so very comfortable. My favorite place to eat on the island of Roatan. My favorite is the tenderloin with peppercorn sauce, but the seafood is also wonderful. Been there many times, lunch and dinner and the food and service are consistently wonderful! My only complaint is... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

At first I was like really, but I have eaten here a few times now, get there early of food will be slim pickings... The cheif is out of this world.. Food is absolutely fantastic, price is more than far.. Food above average.. I love this place!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 18
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Mexican, South American, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Cash Only, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road - First Bight | 1/2 Mile East of Parrot Tree, First Bight, Roatan IB3100, Honduras
  • Location: Central America  >  Honduras  >  Bay Islands  >  Roatan  >  First Bight
  • Phone Number: +504 9985-8539
Description
Temporary Cal's Cantina is a uniquely constructed restaurant perched high above the hilly jungle of Roatan's south shore. Endless views of the Caribbean Sea spread out before you while fresh tradewinds keep you cool. Our restaurant boasts exceptional and affordable island cuisine prepared by award winning chef/owner Carl Husbands. Don't miss Temporary Cal's Cantina when dining out on Roatan. Hours 10 a.M. - 8 P.M., Tuesday - Friday. No credit cards.

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