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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken wrap” (106 reviews)
“guacamole” (70 reviews)
“sopa de lima” (14 reviews)
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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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191 - 200 of 864 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2016

The only place on the island so far where we got a little "amuse" while waiting for our meal. Very professional staff, decent food, Good beach view because the terrace is a bit higher. Very central, so expect a crowds in high season.

Thank Wim V
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The seafood was incredibly fresh. Seasoned great. Nice portion sizes. This was one of the recommended spots.

Thank Crystal H
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was the only restaurant we tried in San Pedro where we had fast service! The prices were higher than some places but everyone liked their meal.

Thank deniseh785
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Half-price Margaritas...what more do you need for a group of ladies from Texas! But they were also really, really good. And so were the fajitas and the tacos...everything. Not Tex-Mex, but awesome! And the service was great and the ambience (open-air on the beach) transported...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Coconut chicken was wonderful. Service was pretty good, until after we received our dinner. The chicken drop was enjoyable too.

Thank Rich K
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I've been there a couple of times for special events. I love their loaded chicken potato and chicken nachos. The chef has a very good skill in giving the best taste to the food! The staff is friendly and there is a great view and...More

Thank Mau G
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We spent 8 days in San Pedro on a dive trip. The last night we ate at Caliente Restaurant (based on several recommendations) We were not disappointed. The food was very good. The portions were huge and the ceviche is a must! We would have...More

Thank Karie S
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My husband and I stopped by before our ferry back to Belize City, and it was great for a cold mixed drink, ceviche, and a quick bite! The chips & salsa was also delicious -- and the view couldn't be nicer on a hot day!

Thank Marisa R
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Came here for dinner one night and it was awesome! Locals and tourists alike, all enjoying their tasty drinks and food. Would highly recommend!

Thank Alexa J
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had many meals here. Close to Thursday's Chicken Drop-Very helpful staff-Great Food! The deck is on the beach

Thank PamK74
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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