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Caliente Restaurant

Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-2170
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken wrap” (112 reviews)
“guacamole” (73 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, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice deck out back... great staff. We ate at many good restaurants but this one was recommended by some locals... and it did not disappoint .

Thank dlintz9
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Caliente Restaurant is located seaside just south of the San Pedro Belize Express water taxi pier and there’s a dining deck that affords good views of the parade of visitors and associated activities. Wednesday’s special was half-priced margaritas with taco orders and the fish tacos...More

Thank AfricaAtNewYears
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here while we were walking along the beach. The owner was touting his fresh fish. We would have loved to have tried it, but we weren't that hungry. My daughter and husband both had strawberry daiquiris while I tried the sangria. We loved...More

Thank LizTols
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolute best margaritas and blackened snapper on the island. I've eaten at nearly every restaurant there is on the island as I spend the winter months here. We go nearly every Friday and start with guacamole, salsa and chips. Fabulous location right on the beach....More

Thank denjy2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat at if you want to try local cuisine. The margaritas are awesome! It's also kind of in the downtown area and in the middle of shopping and other restaurants.

Thank christypayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the tacos and tostadas. So fresh and tasty! The help was so friendly and inviting. Checked on us so often made us feel at home! I will definitely be back. I recommend Mexican food lovers here definitely! My boyfriend had their margarita’s said...More

Thank kelseastiles09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

like the title says-huge burritos!! well priced, great quality food and value enjoyed the drinks and staff as well would highly recommend!

Thank scott e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was told to come here for the fresh guac and pico and I couldn’t even bring myself to order a drink at this dirty dining establishment. my partner order the guac and it was clearly pre-made (fine) but definitely not fresh. he said it was...More

Thank mketravelgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I shared the pork burrito. Was huge definitely for 2 people and was very tasty! Service was also good

Thank TrinaSlater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Caliente our first night on the island and it was a great way to start our trip. We sat outside with the view of the Caribbean and trees the it up after dark. They also had a person playing the guitar who...More

Thank Cado8981
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups
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, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, 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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