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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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“guacamole” (71 reviews)
“tacos” (52 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 25 March 2018

Caliente is a fantastic pick for dinner in San Pedro. We had to go back for a second evening during our week in Ambegris Caye. If you are fortunate, you’ll meet Hector or Keith as your highly customer-focused servers and enjoy local live music just...More

Thank TA18
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The food is superb, the service is on point, and the fact that it is right on the beach - just adds to the experience. Locally owned and operated - they stay true to the local flavors with a Mexican twist. Their Frozen Sangrias are...More

Thank DennisCraftSP
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Was told to come to Caliente before the weekly "Chicken Drop" (look it up lol) and was surprised by the quality of the food given that its got a bit of a rough feel to it. great view of the beach and the "chicken drop"....More

Thank Joshua G
Reviewed 22 March 2018

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 20 March 2018 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 18 March 2018

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 17 March 2018

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 14 March 2018 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 9 March 2018 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 9 March 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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