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Caliente Restaurant

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Barrier Reef Drive | Beachfront -- At Spindrift Hotel, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye C.A., Belize
+501 226-2170
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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Albany, New York
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed this place enough that we came back a few days later for our final dinner on the island. Highly recommend the Ginger Rum Shrimp ($20 BZD, $10 USD). Bring a big appetite if you order the burrito - it's huge!!! Our waiter Kenneth as the best!!

Thank ScubaDiver2016
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were waiting for the water taxi to leave and had about 30 minutes to kill, so we went to Caliente's for a snack and drink. We realized we had cut ourselves short on time because we had a flight to catch in Belize city, so not getting on the 1 pm water taxi would have been disastrous. We told... More 

Thank Tina D
Carlsbad, California
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Caliente is on the pier in the center of town. Easy access. Drinks were a little expensive and not too large. It is a younger crowd. Went there late on the first nite there and they were out of most food. Only frozen remained- wings, fried stuff. Fun people though! They have a very unique item for shots. It is... More 

Thank gloriaas19492468
San Pedro, Belize
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77 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Chicken Lime Soup and Caliente has one of the Best... plus great eats... on the Beach.... good service... a Must Visit place while on Ambergris Caye.

Thank Terry B
Carlisle, Arkansas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the water, this dining establishment has some of the best food around...we always dine here once while on vacay. Stop by and eat under the stars...

Thank mpalsabrown
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here..the prices were ok the margaritas were awesome...very pleasant staff...would definitely eat there again!

Thank candiheidt
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lobster was very fishy n not so great, service was good, prices little high for not so great food.

Thank TIM C
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here several times, it's always pretty tasty. We had a party of 4 and tried the wings, lobster dinner, curry and ceviche. All was good.

Thank libbikins
Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place for ceviche! And they cooked up our fresh caught snapper and grouper to perfection! I would recommend the 'tipsy fisherman' highly!

Thank shockenb
Brandon, Minnesota
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are driving in San Pedro you cannot even see that this Gem exists! It is right on the ocean and has a great atmosphere. I would have given it a 5 star, but the air conditioner was leaking onto us and there wasn't enough room for us to move.

Thank mn_busy_mom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?