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Caliente Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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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.
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a gem. We went there to the see the famous chicken drop next door, and happened to be hungry. First if all the service was excellent. The waiter was quick with drinks and super nice and friendly. I am a vegetarian so I had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank adriennel1217
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was amazing, so fresh and large portions. The guacamole was the best. Highly recommend. Another business owner on the island recommended...she steered us right!! 😁

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mamadukes3206
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey mamadukes3206, Thank you for your review! We are pleased to know you liked the portions. We will have some guacamole waiting for you next time. See you next time! Cheers

Reviewed 4 days ago

With affordable prices, huge margaritas, and perfect service: the best of the island. Try fajitas and blacked fish

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Chris C
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey Chris, Thank you for stopping by! We are firm believers that delicious food should come in hefty portions. We know Belize tends to get hot sometimes so we do our part with big margaritas. We hope to see you next time! Cheers

Reviewed 6 days ago

Four of us came here for dinner on our last night here on the island and had a great evening. Everything was phenomenal - the food, drinks, service, location - it was definitely a great choice for our last night. It's located right on the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DNapTravel
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello DNapTravel, Thank you for giving us a visit! It's really great to know we helped you have an evening to remember. We take great pride in preparing our food and making guests feel at home; we're moved to know it is paying off. Next...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our fourth trip to San Pedro. We always eat at Caliente the first day and again our last day. It is always great food and service. The view and people watching is always wonderful.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank VickieW299
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey Vickie, Thank you guys for always coming by! We are always happy to give your trip a great start and a memorable end. Nothing beats having a great meal while enjoying a great view. See you next time! Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food!!! Great service!!!! Order A La Pancha for some plantain and rice & beans goodness!!!! 10/10 recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kalysha S
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey there Kalysha, Thank you for your visit to Caliente! We're so happy to know you enjoyed the food and appreciated the service. Yes, A La Plancha is always so delicious! Nothing says Belize like some rice and beans made with love. We are waiting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our meal here! Brandon, our server was fantastic! The owner was as sweet as can be! One member of our group said the snapper was the best meal he’d had on the island!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jessicat709
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Jessica, Thank you for your great review! We're very happy you loved your meal. We're also happy to know our staff made your time here enjoyable. We're sure that member of your group has highly developed taste buds. See you soon! Cheers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meals! I loved the coconut fish! We had great service and loved the live music. Definitely recommend it!More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Emactravels
IvanInBelize, Public Relations Manager at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Emactravels, Thank you for stopping by and trying out our fresh Caribbean seafood! There's nothing that captures the tastes of Belize the way a freshly caught fish marinated and fired in a homemade coconut batter does. Yum! Glad you enjoyed yourself and we hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in for lunch on a recommendation. Our lunch was very good. We had the jalapeno poppers, conch ceviche, fish tacos, red and white sangria. It is locally owned and the owner is a great guy and pretty awesome at selling his menu. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Digi1972
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Digi1972, Thank you for stopping by! We're thrilled that you enjoyed the Belizean twists we have on the different dishes. We always enjoy interacting with our guests and giving you a personalized experience. We're always down for a plate of ceviche! Now you know...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live on San Pedro almost half of every year. We live in CA the rest of the time, aside from other traveling, and Caliente’s is our FAVORITE, go-to restaurant on the island. We thoroughly enjoy and appreciate the staff there, the food, the margaritas,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Robin L
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Robin! We're always happy to have you guys anytime! Nothing says Belize like some great food, drinks, and friends. We're so lucky to have customers that appreciate the team effort of Caliente. We always have a seat and some appetizers waiting for you. I...More

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