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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.
$4 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went to eat dinner here based on recommendations from trip advisor. We did get seated right away and the service was excellent. They are suppose to be known for the ceviche. We did order the ceviche it was average. Also ordered the fajitas once...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank teamHNH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing ceviche our favorite after trying a bunch, great atmosphere and service. Margaritas to make you drool and great guacamole you need to eat hereMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank karenlZ5052WQ
IvanInBelize, Public Relations Manager at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Woohoo! Thank you so much for stopping by and for your great review! All our guests rave about our margaritas but don't forget to try the "Mamarita" next time which is served on a 10 inch-rim glass! Served only to our bravest and most fun...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Couldn't have had a better lunch seaside with friends. The staff was incredibly friendly, attentive and fun. The whole snapper we ordered was delicious and the sides were ample. The menu is Caribbean/Mexican and reasonably priced. The Mojitos and Margaritas were prepared fresh and delicious....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BioCarolyn
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our server Brandon was extremely friendly. We had shrimp tacos and shrimp tostadas, both were very good. The chips and salsa were refreshing. I had a frozen margarita which was excellent. Note they are doing the right thing and trying to reduce the straw use....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BeachfunMissouri
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for a bite. Had the shrimp and steak quesadillas and guacamole. Very nice and I would definitely return. Sat outside with an ocean view. Overpaid our tab and Joel, our waiter and the proprietor’s husband came running after us to give us money...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Q3430GBannk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food. Best service. Best margaritas best owner. Best view. By far the best restaurant experience on ambergris caye. We all loved everything. I had snapper. Family had giant burritos and fajitas. All fantastic

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carolkM9493MI
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch while in San Pedro and enjoyed a great meal and very attentive service. First off, it is one of the only places where you can get avocado and guacamole. Also, the lime slushie was delicious and had a great lime...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jdugs007
IvanInBelize, Public Relations Manager at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Hello! Thanks so much for stopping by! Yes, our famous Guac is the talk of the town around here and everyone loves it! Glad you enjoyed your meal and the freshly squeezed lime drinks. Our staff work very hard to make sure you are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the coconut curry! Wonderful small restaurant on the beach next to the chicken drop. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sabra R
IvanInBelize, Public Relations Manager at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sabra, Thanks for stopping by! Oooh the coconut curry is my favourite too! The chicken Drop happens every Thursday right next door at Wahoo's Lounge but you can always order your meals at Caliente so you can have the ultimate dinner and a show!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have the best chicken curry I’ve ever had. And I’ve had it all over the Caribbean. Their margarita almost knocked me out and I work at a Mexican restaurant known for its strong margaritas. Melly and her husband Joel will take good care of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank N889MTcourtneys
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, easy going, good service. I had the prawns wrapped in bacon and covered in a rum glaze and we were given complimentary nibbles with our beers. Can't really complain.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jackie M
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Response from momof2_7-4 | Reviewed this property |
The chicken drop occurs every Thursday night. The tickets go on sale right at 6 PM. So make sure you’re there at 6 to get your tickets. They have different time slots that are color coordinated. You can buy tickets for... More
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