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“Great food” 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.
Prague, Czech Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Great food, nice staff,beautiful view,good price,we really liked it. Try their Anafre, chicken wings, chicken sandwich and home ice tea.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Horseshoe Bay, Texas
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“What more could you ask for?? Great Food, Super view on a hilltop, cool Caribbean breeze!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We stopped at Cal's after several recommendations. Little did we know that it was the local gathering place of gringos in the east end. First, we were greeted by Cal and shown the most awesome ocean view from his hilltop cantina. We then enjoyed the freshest fish, shrimp, lobster, and conch you could find. There were nine of us, and we were accustom to waiting, but Cal got the order out quickly (by Roatan standards). We will return. Great food at a reasonable cost.....worth the drive.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Clearwater, Florida
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Great mid-island destination”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

You get away from the crowds of West Bay, the food is fantastic, the view provides a breezy overlook of much of the south coast and we always seem to make new friends there. We make a couple of trips to Temporary Cal's every time we are on the island. Grilled lobster this year was great, lionfish tacos were great, the sauces are always good. Met some local friends who ordered the cheeseburger, saying this is the best on the island and this is the only place on the island he will order one. Cool breezes, cold beer, great food, and good times. Casual, laid-back, relaxing

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ashland, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Amazing view/ Excellent Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We tried the fish taco's,fresh shrimp & lobster, beef filet and for dessert out of this world bread pudding.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Crandon, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Grouper Fantastic! Staff Wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Can't wait to get back to Cal's. The grouper is delicately prepared with fantastic sauce and a vegetable side. Renaldo and Shorty did a great job (Heather had a day off, I missed her dry humor!) when the place was packed. Compliments to the kitchen staff who are behind the scene making this great food with chef Carl. The best value on Roatan. You are lucky if Chili Renoes is still available as it is always in demand when on the menu. Enjoy the views!! Cal's is a Pirates' Treasure not to be missed.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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