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Temporary Cal's Cantina is a uniquely constructed restaurant perched high above the hilly jungle of Roatan's south shore. Endless views of the Caribbean Sea spread out before you while fresh tradewinds keep you cool. Our restaurant boasts exceptional and affordable island cuisine prepared by award winning chef/owner Carl Husbands. Don't miss Temporary Cal's Cantina when dining out on Roatan. Hours 10 a.M. - 8 P.M., NOTE SUMMER HOURS: August & September Only: Wednesday-Thursday - Friday. No credit cards.
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Central American
FEATURES
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Cash Only, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great stop for supper after exploring the east end of the island. Be sure to get there before dark to enjoy the view. The food and service were excellent. The pork chop, salad and grilled veggies were all done perfectly and we...shared a piece of Mango cake afterward for dessert. I would definitely go again. It was one of our best meals on Roatan to date.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally was able to visit Cal’s! Worth the wait. Excellent food and beautiful views. We will definitely be back again on our next visit.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 10 April 2020

We were brought to Cal's for lunch while on a day tour of the island. The food and drink was excellent. The staff was friendly and prices were fair. The restaurant overlooks the sea to the south of the island. We weren't big fans of...Roatan but reccomend this spot for anyone that visits the island.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 15 March 2020

And the food is good too! It's a little out of the way if you are visiting from a cruise ship, but give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 8 March 2020 via mobile

Our host at Puerta Azul in Sandy Bay, Talia, recommended this Cantina. We are so glad we decided to check it out! We had the Amber Jack fish with lime creme sauce...Best fish dish ever! Wow! If you visit Roatan but don't visit Cal's Cantons...you may as well have stayed home!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 26 February 2020 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in at Cal's yesterday afternoon while out exploring the island in our rental car. If you visit Roatan without seeing the east side of the island you are missing out! The elevations and views are spectacular! Cal's was excellent, and...fun. Bartender Ezekial? Made my wife a perfect margarita, I had an ice cold beer and we shared fish tacos. It could not have been better. 14 bucks total, no kidding. Place is for sale but I hope nobody buys it. Sorry Cal but I want to enjoy your cooking in the future! Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 21 February 2020

Our last visit to Cal’s was in 2015 and I eagerly awaited this return visit. The food was delicious as always. We enjoyed the conch fritters, grilled shrimp and fried lion fish and were amazed at how an expert chef could make sautéed vegetables and...potatoes taste so good. Hopefully we won’t have to wait another five years to return to Roatan and eat here again. It’s a bit out of the way but SOOOO worth the trip.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 7 February 2020

High on a hilltop overlooking the ocean. Cal knows how to cook. His sidekick server is the best. Had many different meals and all were excellent.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 5 February 2020

Visiting Roatan again, Cal's was on my mind! I had to have lunch there again because it is soo yummy and a fantastic view. I had the Wahoo entree and it was top notch. Seasoned perfectly, cooked perfectly and had some sort of sauce... mmmmm...MM! Also make sure you get the jerk wings. YUM. I had a margarita and that was super tasty as well. Make sure to stop here because you won't regret it!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 31 January 2020 via mobile

Once again an excellent meal will an Beautiful view. I don’t normally get things I can easily get at home but I thought I would try the Jerk chicken wings and the they were arguably the best wings I have ever had in my life....I recommend them to another couple that came in that we were talking to and she said the exact same thing. The fried conch is recommended as well. Be sure to take some of the hot sauce home with you.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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SherryLynn1960
6 August 2019|
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Response from laurenpF9738HP | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car (for two weeks it came out to around 1k) the new bypass road the municipality put in makes things pretty quick
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Heidi G
6 June 2019|
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Response from Amarconn | Reviewed this property |
Just saw your post. Cal has weird hours. Sorta hit and miss. I would tack a taxi. If he’s not open there is a new place along the same road with similar views. Not sure of the name. One other thing, the roads are... More
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708sharip
9 April 2018|
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Response from Gail H | Reviewed this property |
closed Sat,Sun,Mon during our stay in March
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