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“This IS the BEST” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Temporary Cal's Cantina

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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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.
Pearblossom, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“This IS the BEST”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The chef here is very skilled. All of our food was so delicious. If you want lobster... this is the place. The lobster fondue was so good. There was a secret little something that just made the sauce perfect. The view from the restaurant can't be beat. Hands down the best food on the island.

Visited November 2012
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English first
Palmdale, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“You gotta stop here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This food is gourmet. Excellent, we had 3 different lobster dishes at our table, conch and steak. Everyone was very happy with their food! Had to take some of it home, large portions. Prices are very reasonable for what you get! They also have a great happy hour! If you can at all go toward the east end of the island you gotta stop here. Amazing food!

Visited November 2012
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sarasota florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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“lunch from a cruise ship port”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Our cruise ship stopped in Roatan Island off the coast of Honduras.
We found the port are very toristy and artificial- out onto the island we found
some great natural beauty and friendly people.
Lunch at some little shack type restuarant was one of the most surprising and
best experiences I ever had.
The place is called Trmporary Ca;'s Cantina with a most amazing view.
very clean and attentative staff.
I had one of the best meals I have ever had - Conch and Lobster at this
place is about as perfect as it can get- and the prices are so cheap they
made me feel guilty.
I would like to return soon to Roatan and this restaurant is one of the
main reasons why.
Several others on the ship found this place (on their own- it is not part
of any prepackage tour) and all had a similiar experience.

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    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great food & margaritas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

We ate here a couple of times and it was great! I had the lobster. If you're in the middle or east end of the island check it out.

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Stopped in for lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Try the Jerk wings. They're delicious. Chips and salsa was good too. Husband drank beer and I had Crown and Tonic. Best tonic on the island so far. Nice and bubbly. Waitress was prompt and courteous. Bartender was fantastic. Met Carl, Cal's dad. Nice man. Worth the trip.

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