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Caliente Restaurant

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Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
+501 226-2170
11:00 - 21:30
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Overland Park, Kansas
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Another of many very nice beachfront restaurants in San Pedro on Ambergris Caye. Very lively atmosphere, live music, great food, and very good service. Would definitely go back.

Thank Deanna M
Brooklyn, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to stop here for tacos and half price margaritas--both were excellent. A few of us had fish tacos, one shrimp--sitting on the deck with the breeze steps away from the water doesn't get much better!!

Thank kangles52
Arlington, Washington
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, good service but the greeter/ owner did not keep his word to us. We ate here and they were out of guacamole and he assured us if we came back in few days he would have some and not charge us for it. We did and he wanted to charge us for it ($15.00 US) for my nachos.... More 

Thank Evelynn W
iowa city, ia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is fantastic, but what really makes it special is the waitstaff. Rasheda and the crew were beyond amazing. We will be going back to drinks asap, maybe today? Try their conch fritters and frozen sangria. Awesome.

Thank admille
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the Mayan snapper dish. Service was excellent. Also had the female conch ceviche and it was very tasty as well. Worth the stop

Thank treydoge2
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82 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly I didn't expect to like it because too much mexican upgraded gringo style menu... But I was offered a special Alfredo grilled shrimp and fish kind of dish... Amazing!

Thank Rodrigo C
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious drinks with specials nightly. I had a good meal as well at the bar. Service was attentive but not overbearing.

Thank Kathy3217
Summerland Key, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for drinks but got great ceviche, great guacamole and great service. Don't skip the panty ripper - hate the name but yummy rum and pineapple...plus $8 BZ! Friday is Taco and Tequilla!

Thank ellenmarier2017
Chapin, South Carolina
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109 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The margaritas are top notch....they don't have that"mix" taste. Fresh and not sweet. Had the fried snapper and Mamma's fried chicken. Both really good. Love the table hot sauce. Definitely returning. Service is wonderful!

Thank Sharon B
Raytown, Missouri
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a very lucky person I've had the pleasure of coming to San Pedro for several years now. This is the place that we always have to hit first upon arrival. This place never ceases to be spot on. My only suggestion would be to be careful the portions are large so sometimes you might want to split. One of... More 

Thank ApeyWapey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 20
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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
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?