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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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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 via mobile

From the time we walked in until we walked out these guys were so great! The food was excellent! I had the chicken coconut curry and my husband had the garlic butter shrimp. The staff makes you feel like you're eating dinner with family. We...More

Thank S739MEcatheriner
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the beach, drinks were awesome, and the food was phenomenal. Lots of choices to eat- from Mexican to curry.

Thank klhaberle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kenneth stopped us about 10 am as we were walking on the beach to catch a ferry to Caye Caulker. He talked to us about the restaurant and encouraged us to come in later after we came back. He was so genuinely friendly and unforgettable....More

Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came upon Caliente as we strolled along the beach and were encouraged to come in by Kenneth. We were very happy we stopped. Excellent service with a smile, and great food too! My son and husband enjoyed their enchiladas con mole, and my bacon...More

Thank travelmom1195
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the smaller restaurants on the beach , you can sit outside or Inside .Good home cooked Belizean meals. My favorite is loaded potato.

Thank Belizagranny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, great margaritas and very good food. Just the bill runs up in a hurry here. Will probably return.

Thank Corbey D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're in San Pedro definitely stop into Caliente! The burritos are on point and don't forget to get a pitcher of sangria. If Kenneth is working, you're in luck! He is so much fun and will bring nothing but fun energy to your night!

Thank Hannah E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice people, good service, delicious shrimp tacos, & the view from the deck was amazing !!! wish i could go there tonight !!!

Thank marysomers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were walking along the beach (Caliente has beach access) and one of the waiters strikes up a conversation with us. It was too early for dinner (about 4:00 PM), but the shrimp he described sounded too awesome to pass up. We...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Lobster burger I had in Belize, I didn't have a chance to go again:/ best service out of all of the restaurants I went to in Belize. Real respectful and genuine. Food came fast too. 5 stars

Thank ivanvillla
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
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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