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Caliente Restaurant - CLOSED

127 Center Street, Shelton, CT
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Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 11, 2013
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English first
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

CLosedD!!! Wow ok the food wasn't the best but I loved going here for two dollar taco Tuesdays. Was a nice break in the week and the men liked the 5 dollar margaritas and 2dollar dos Equis. To bad. Rumor from a restaraunt down the street is they go baught but when we went to eat there everything was torn... More

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Ansonia, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

It took forever to get the food and everything seems frozen and recooked...just terrible. Even the nacho's and salsa were not very good. Open a bag of nacho chips and a jar of cheap salsa and put it out...that's the opinion we had. There seemed to be plenty of staff available and when we did need assistance someone was always... More

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4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

This place has nice outdoor seating and some decent food. They did a nice job decorating the inside. We really liked their nachos.

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Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

I really go here for the wonderful Margueritas they serve here. Bartender does a super job everytime and no watered down drinks here! food is always flavorful and the chef is very proud of his food. Supersize nachos are always fabulous and packed with all the righ ingredients.Pretty authentic American mexican food! Everything i have ever had here is good,... More

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Derby, CT
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

We had eaten at Caliente's a few times before, so during the widespread power outtage due to Irene, we decided to go out to dinner and have someone else clean up. Unfortunately, our dinners were inedible, as was the supposed black bean soup! It was extremely disappointing to me, as my husband rarely gives in and lets us go to... More

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