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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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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

Excellent service, even on a Thursday night with a big crowd for the Chicken Drop. Kenneth is the friendliest guy you'll ever meet and had excellent suggestions which we wouldn't have otherwise thought about.

Thank Craigerator
Reviewed yesterday

We walked by our first evening and we met Kian at the entrance along the water. He started chatting with us and we decided to have dinner here. Not only was the food good but Kian provided great service and was so friendly and welcoming....More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We travel with friends regularly to San Pedro. This was our 8th trip. We've always enjoyed Caliente's and did to a certain degree this time. It seemed to be a hit or miss night. I had a nifty side salad and really wonderful lime &...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 6 days ago

we actually ate lunch one day and came back for dinner the next. nachos are awesome. fried chicken was the best!! we were there for lunch on cinco de mayo and had the special. it was very good. locally owned. owner was super nice. service...More

Thank Cher M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent happy hour specials, food and drink excellent and very reasonable prices. Kenneth and Eure were the best. Had 2 dinners there and both were great! We will definitely visit again on our next trip to San Pedro.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice out of the six nights we were there. I had there special both nights the snapper grill was so fresh and the coconut parmesan cream shrimp and fish will forever make my mouth water! Right on the water next to where...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bedt margaritas on the island. And their frozen red sangria is to die for. Fabulous fun staff. Friendly owners. Great food always. If in San Oedri....go there. Its right on the beach

Thank Winnipegians
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is delicious and the servings are very generous. We ate here twice during our week in San Pedro. First after an excursion so the large serving was great since we had worked up an appetite. Hector, our waiter talked with us for a...More

Thank afrank9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We like our jalepeno poppers. Calientes has some good ones. Wasnt crazy about the sauce but the poppers and the fish tacos were very good.

Thank Longga1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local recommended the restaurant. The service was excellent. Our food was wonderful and the portions were large. We will defiantly be eating there the next time we are in Belize.

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