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Caliente Restaurant

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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American
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Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
+501 226-2170
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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Minnesota
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Great mexican food on the island! We stuffed our selves here! Oh and the sangria pitcher was worth it on a HOT day as well! Thanks!

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Thank greenshell13
Folsom, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

You must try Caliente while in San Pedro. Their food is all cooked fresh with excellent flavors. The conch fritters, lobster, and fish dinners were great. Their home made habanero sauce was so good we purchased a few bottles to bring home. This restaurant is owned and operated by a guy named Joel along with his wife. Joel is very... More 

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Thank Anne W
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at this restaurant while visiting San Pedro. The food was great! Salsa, guacamole and chips are excellent! Right on the beach with a great view and yummy margaritas!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

We love going to Caliente's. They have a wide variety of food, and all of it is delicious! Lime soup and their quesadilla's are awesome! We took our fresh catch there to have the prepare it and they did a great job at a very reasonable price!

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Thank deb1379
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

This is surely one of San Pedro's jewels. Joel the co-owner is absolutely a great presenter of the food they serve and he with no doubt sold me on his food just by his unique way presenting the deferent dishes!

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Thank Gerhard V
San Francisco
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

There is a manager/waitress (woman) who ripped us off and had a terrible attitude with the bill. We had ordered taquitos, ceviche (shrimp and fish), soup, juice, a water, a beer. When the bill came she had listed taquitos twice, as "taquitos" and then at the bottom "taq". When I brought the bill to her she said she was confused... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

In the heart of the city, this beach front restaurant is the perfect place to grab an island bite to eat and drink. It's casual atmosphere and friendly service are inviting and make you want to order one more drink. Start with the shrimp ceviche with homemade tortillas and work up to the fresh lobster fajitas on homemade tortillas. I... More 

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San Francisco, California
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

A very fun and busy restaurant with outside seating on the beach. Great pitchers of margaritas with well made typical tex/mex fare.

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Minnesota
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I love this place..have eaten there a lot..Next door is the Wahoo lounge...couldnt have a more perfect area to spend some time..Just go thru the front of the Spin Drift hotel out to the ocean. While your're at it...stay at the Spindrift...clean, safe and in the same building as the Wahoo.....famous Chicken drop...Just a great little area!!

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Franklin, Tennessee
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

My family had dinner at Caliente last night. Friday nights are Taco and 1/2 price margaritas. The tacos did not disappoint. I had the pork and everyone else had the chicken. Very yummy. The people of San Pedro are so warm and welcoming and the staff here made us feel like we were just part of their family. This is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
Description
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?