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Temporary Cal's Cantina

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€€ - €€€
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American, Vegan Options
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Main Road - First Bight | 1/2 Mile East of Parrot Tree, First Bight, Roatan IB3100, Honduras
+504 9985-8539
10:00 - 20:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been there a couple of times and the food is delicious. Service can be slow as it's a small place but with the fantastic view no need to rush. It's easy to drive by so you need to really pay attention to the small sign. Worth the drive up.

Thank Gregory Y
Horten, Norway
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We drove by a couple of times since it didn`t seem that special. But after a couple of recommendations we stopped by, and we are so glad we did! Wonderful atmosphere and spectaculare view! Nice, fresh seafood.

Thank BeatriceBonde
Red Deer
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stop here at least once every trip, their food is incredible. The burgers, conch, island food is awesome, however we have become addicted to Cal's Coconut and Key Lime pie! (We have bought whole pies for the road)

Thank WhoohooRedDeer
New York City, New York
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot of good views in Roatan, I'm not gonna lie, but this one is the most breathtaking. The restaurant is situated off a road and a cliff that you need to make sure that you don't accidently pass when you are driving to it. When you see it from the outside you can't understand what all the... More 

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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped Cal's by with some guests after hearing such good things about it. I had the huge which was huge and quite good. It was raw in the middle so I can't give it full points but my guests meals were great and the view was beautiful.

Thank condomlady
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ronaldo is probably the most courteous person on the entire island and you order everything through him. Menu selections are topnotch and you can see the lime trees they pick the limes from right off the balcony. Speaking of the balcony, I challenge you to find a better dining view. Clean bathroom, friendly people. It's cash only so make sure... More 

Thank Max_Appian
Montreal, Canada
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a great place for views of the island and the food too! we visited 2 and both times were not disappointed. My son had the fried conch as he was told to try it and said it was very good. My husband had grouper and loved it and the burger and burritos too were very good.. Our 2nd visit... More 

Thank beauguin
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us and we are glad that we tried it! The view looks out over the island and the theme of the restaurant is very "island hip." Cushions to grab to make your seat more comfortable and the staff was very friendly and checked in a lot. The food was amazing! We had conch as an... More 

Thank Ben T
Rochester, New York
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We you are out at the east end of the island stop at Cal's the food is great and the view is spectacular. The place is popular so plan to wait a bit for service but you are on island time so enjoy the stay.

Thank jallen1342
Jamestown, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited three countries and many local restaurants on our family vacation and none compared to the flavors from Cals! We tried several dishes and loved them all but the pork chop was simply amazing!

Thank danaktaylor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, South American, Central American, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Cash Only, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road - First Bight | 1/2 Mile East of Parrot Tree, First Bight, Roatan IB3100, Honduras
  • Location: Central America  >  Honduras  >  Bay Islands  >  Roatan  >  First Bight
  • Phone Number: +504 9985-8539
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., Tuesday - Friday. No credit cards.

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