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Temporary Cal's Cantina

Main Road - First Bight | 1/2 Mile East of Parrot Tree, First Bight IB3100, Honduras
+504 9985-8539
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $18
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: 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. If you're in La Ceiba, visit our sister restaurant - Playa Miles - on the beach, east of Hotel Quinta Real.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Don't be fooled by the simple looking structure along the main road in NE Roataan. Our first dinner my wife sampled the grilled Mahi Mahi which is probably the best she has have ever had. I was starving so I ordered both the jerk chicken wings and the lion fish tacos. What a treat. We met a few locals and... More 

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172 reviews 172 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Cal's has a high overlook of mountainous terrain and water, and is a spectacular place to see a sunset. Food is excellent, with a menu that changes daily depending on what is fresh, and it is cooked by Cal himself. Reservations are a good idea as this place is very, very popular with visiting Americans and Canadians. Best to wear... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We heard about this restaurant on the plane on the way to Roatan. We had fish tacos and grilled Mahi.Finished with the absolute best Key lime pie we ever tasted.Service was excellent. Views are outstanding,well worth the gorgeous scenic drive.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere was wonderful. The restaurant sets above the treetops and you have an amazing view. The menu was varied and the quality of food was fantastic as well as the prices.

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Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great restaurant. Food is high quality and reasonably priced. Try the Caesar salad its delicious. Open Tuesday-Friday most of the year. Great ocean views and breeze...

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Sandy, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Talk about hidden gems! Cal's is like the Christmas present you didn't expect to get and ended up being the best. All reviews aside, when the permanent residents (those who have built houses for 2nd homes) choose Cal's for their dining experience then you can feel pretty comfortable with eating at Cal's also. On the windward side of the carretera... More 

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Montauk, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Great place where you can get delitious food for good price. While you are there you can enjoy amazing view and great athmosphere. Place you have to try when you are on Roatan.

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Lake Forest IL
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We read all the reviews and had to check this out. The view lived up to all expectations and you could see a spectacular view of the bight and much of the island. While the food was decent it lacked somewhat in flavor. My wife had the spicy fried lobster which was good and I had the fried conch which... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We've been in Roatan for a week and this has hands down been the best meal we've had, and not nearly the most expensive. Incredible views of the bay as it is perched off the cliff. Food was excellent, and would stand up compared to any restaurant at home (Canada). Our group had fish tacos (lion fish), chicken sandwich (was... More 

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sarasota florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

third time at this restaurant - off a cruise ship that docked at Magahony Bay. This open air - hill top restaurant - with a splendid view over the jungle to the sea - serves the most wonderful native lobster - conch and a full menu of both local items and things like burgers and salads- which we have never... More 

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Address: Main Road - First Bight | 1/2 Mile East of Parrot Tree, First Bight IB3100, Honduras
Phone Number: +504 9985-8539
Location: Central America  >  Honduras  >  Bay Islands  >  Roatan  >  First Bight
Average Prices: USD 5 - 18
Cuisine: Caribbean

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