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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
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Reviewed yesterday

Joe the owner /chef is super friendly, and made some amazing ceviche and grilled fishwe with local touch. The restaurant is close to the beach, do you get a great water front view and breeze while eating.

Thank nnenna31
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a local fish dish (sorry I can't be more specific) and it was just delicious. I think it was a blackened snapper. Also the wait staff were very eager to show off their local cuisine and drinks. It was so nice to see...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff and delicious food. I had the chicken tostadas and they were the right combination for fresh and crunchy. I had a chance to sit on their deck and the view was amazing.

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome food and margaritas are the best in San Pedro. Situated right on the beach you have a great view of the ocean.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were served by the owner while seated outside overlooking the Caribbean. The quality of the seafood was excellent but the fish was a tad overcooked. Otherwise the service and ambience were near perfect. Go!

Thank SouthernTraveler1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girls made me promise I would give a great review for Caliente. We ate here three lunches in a row. The owner is great and very proud of his homemade hot sauce and that all of the food is fresh. And it is -...More

Thank hbscss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great! The staff is super friendly! The view is unbelievable! So glad the locals told us about it! Give it a try...you won't be sorry!!!

Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were introduced to the several dinner dishes by the very nice chef who supported our choice by his authentical knowledge about caribbean cuisine. The very helpful and service-oriented staff, kenneth and his waiter coleagues, led us through the pleasent evening at their great restaurant....More

Thank Curdin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife had a desire for nachos and our hotel recommended this place. It was about a 20 minute walk up the beach. My wife and son each had nacho plates but the portion size is good enough that they could have shared a single...More

Thank Tom_and_KarenDfw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed our dinner here. On Thursdays the bar next door has a beach party, so the outside seating is very popular. The Maya Mar (snapper in a corn sauce) was exceptional as was the garlic shrimp. Good margaritas and the service was...More

Thank Fowlerp2
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Restaurant Details

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