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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 good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken wrap” (109 reviews)
“guacamole” (71 reviews)
“sopa de lima” (14 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

Another great restaurant on the beach. Cuisine is best described as Tex-Mex fusion. The coconut curry was delicious ... blackened lobster burger lobster. They have specials daily ... everything we tried there was amazing. The Owners are very accommodating (Milly and her husband). Wait staff,...More

Thank spinto13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Terrific location, friendly service and the coconut curry was divine! The outdoor patio is the perfect place for some cold drinks and a bite while looking out at the Caribbean or people watching!

Thank kellynomad
Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently visited San Pedro, had the distinct pleasure of dining at this wonderful place. The food(all of it, as I visited several times during the week I was there) was stunning! The coconut shrimp was delish! The drinks, same as the salsa. are all...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place serves up some really great food. Be it for lunch or dinner, their menu has some great selections. For lunch you must try their loaded potatoes. Also top it off with a pitcher of frozen sangria. The service is also great, right on...More

Thank Travel L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best places in San Pedro. Totally fun atmosphere right on the beach with a reggae band playing. Order the fish special for the table with wonderful grilled snapper, lobster etc.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am going to try and keep this short and sweet. When I travel, I like to eat where the locals eat, and this was the place I chose. There are some fine dining places in Amergris Caye, but this place seemed to have a...More

Thank RMK31
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our dinner at Caliente. The guacamole was delicious - really fresh and tasty. The rest of the food was great too.

Thank PI68NY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. The wait staff was kind, personable, and take a lot of pride in their dishes. The fish we had was cooked to perfection and the sauces were phenomenal. Inexpensive world class dishes. They also had a reggae band during dinner. The...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were referred here by another restaurant that was completely reserved and are so happy that we took them up on it! We love seafood and the fish melted in my mouth and was very flavorful! That is saying a lot since we are from...More

Thank Maxine W
Reviewed 1 week ago

after tons of local folks advised me to give it a try, food and drinks, they were just "okay". chips were hard and seafood fajitas were flat. very little flavor. I don't eat hot sauce (huge here! Maria Sharp's, local product) so this maybe a...More

Thank Tracy R
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
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
  • E-mail
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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