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Caliente Restaurant

) #18 of 143 Restaurants in San Pedro ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Caribbean, Latin
Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
+501 226-2170
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
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1 - 10 of 844 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended by our tour guide. We didn't get a chance to eat here until late in our trip. Very glad we made the effort to come by in the evening for dinner. We can tell by the menu and pithy writings...More

Thank H T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a great restaurant. Everyone in my party loved it. Even my smallest picky eater, loved it. I think we all ate too much

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Caliente has great margaritas! The best chicken nachos I have ever eaten. Enjoyed every meal I have ever eaten there. The owners and staff are very nice. I will be back.

Thank Syndee B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a tasty lunch here, drawn in by the half price margaritas (which were excellent). We shared steak quesadillas and fish tostadas which were great, then wobbled off down the beach for an afternoon nap....

Thank Delfusilage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was amazing! We went there several times on our vacation. Everyone treated us like we were family. Great food, great drinks, great view! And great staff! Hector, Kenneth, Guillermo, Dorian.... and the owner! They knew us by name! Thanks Caliente for a wonderful...More

Thank Patti G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has a beautiful beachside location and a great healthy menu. The garlic butter snapper was easily the tastiest fish we ate on Ambergis. There are also huge and delicious salads, the salad de la casa was really fresh. And service, as ever in...More

Thank Wags63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I ate lunch here one day. Even though it wasn't on the menu they prepared chicken fingers and fries for my picky eater. Very nice accommodating staff- excellent service.

Thank Irisheyes72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there as we were told that they would cook your catch. When we arrived we were told that it would cost 10 dollars Belize to cook & you could have a side with your order. Fish was cooked a couple of different ways &...More

Thank matthew44442017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view, atmosphere and food plus friendly staff! This is a must when in San Pedro. My boyfriend had the lobster quesadilla, it was loaded with lobster!!!! I had the loaded potato with shrimp, could hardly finish it as it was so much food. Both...More

Thank AlyCT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being vegan in San Pedro is hard. I found the Caliente the best place for vegan people, they offer few options and you can ask to customize your plate. The food is really good and tasty (I recommend the curry rice).

Thank Nathancandolfi
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Restaurant Details

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