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Caliente Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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About
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, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My boyfriend and I had a late-ish lunch at Caliente last week. We were able to find a shady seat outside that allowed us to enjoy the view. I had two watermelon juices (YUM), we shared stuffed jalapenos, I had fish tacos, and my boyfriend...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank KaitlinW143
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey there Kaitlin, Thank you for stopping at Caliente to enjoy some savory food along with the beautiful view! We're so happy to know you enjoyed your lunch with your boyfriend. The natural juices are perfect for the heat, especially since they are made fresh...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch when we were visiting San Pedro. The dining area looked out over the ocean. The service was excellent. Great place for authentic food, cold beers and margaritas!More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Discover787199
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey Discover787199, Thank you for your great review! The beautiful view does make for an enjoyable experience at Caliente. We're always happy to know we're doing something right when it comes to service. We take great pride in the food and drinks we serve and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby, son, and I LOVED Caliente. We ate there twice during out two day San Pedro stay. LOVED the blackened snapper, the pitcher of sangria, and my son loved his chicken quesadillas so much that I had to make him steak ones once we returned...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank chitowntraveller1913
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey there chitowntraveller1913, Thank you so much for your awesome review! It always motivates us to be better when we hear our work as a team helped a family have a great time in Belize. Thank you for stopping at Caliente twice during your short...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I heard about Caliente's from a store in Victoria BC Canada. I was talking to a clerk who had recent visited Belize and she highly recommended I eat there. I saw the Sopa de Lima on their menu and knew I'd fallen in love. It's...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank valerieallerie
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey there Valerie! Thank you so much for your wonderful review and interesting story of how you found Caliente! The Sopa de Lima is definitely a unique experience for the tastebuds and it sure does help with the hangovers. We're overjoyed to have someone enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had steak nachos. The steak was tender and well-seasoned, but there was very little cheese. Seems like gooey cheese is a component of a good nacho plate.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Patbro
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Patbro, Thank you for stopping at Caliente! We're glad the steak was enjoyable and we really appreciate your feedback on the cheese. We'll make sure to do better for the cheese lovers out there. We hope you stop by next time you're in town!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a late dinner here in recommendation from a local we met. Great food and their hot sauce is fantastic. The curry fish is great! Service was solid, although they mixed up our dishes and we did not realize until halfway through...lol. Be aware the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AnAggie08
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey there AnAggie08, Thank you for your great review! We take great pride in our homemade sauce and we're glad you enjoyed it with our delicious food. We apologize for having mixed up the food but sometimes the best things in life are the unexpected...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best burritos in San Pedro. We ate here two nights in a row because we liked it so much. Right on the beach, excellent food, great service. And the best margaritas!More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank B8761UPjimd
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello B8761UPjimd, Thank you so much for both your visits! We sure do love burritos and we're glad you do too. We always make them huge so you can truly enjoy them. It doesn't get much better when you have our refreshing margaritas to sip...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Caliente is on the beach, next to the chicken drop bingo place. We were too late to play that game and ended up at Caliente. That was a lucky find. I'm not the best at remembering names of dishes, but it was a bowl with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank entropieus
Nathanael M, Marketing Coordinator at Caliente Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey there entropieus, Thank you for your great review! We hope you get to experience the Chicken Drop next time - it's a lot of fun! Not too sure which dish that is exactly but we're really happy to know you truly enjoyed your food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we visited Caliente Restaurant the first time, all we could talk about was the Horchata, the Cilantro Rice and the Friend Snapper. On our second visit to Caliente, we all (8) ordered the same thing. The food tasted even better and the Horchata was...More

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

Hey there Lynn, Thank you so much for your great review! We are so happy that you came back to Caliente! We hear a lot about our margaritas but we know our Horchata hits the spot as well. It's never a bad time for some...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened to be walking down the street in San Pedro trying to avoid an onslaught of golf carts when we happened upon a group and we asked where we should eat. They all immediately singled out Caliente. That was good enough for the four...More

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

Hello Jeff, Thank you for taking the time out to write a detailed review, we really appreciate getting feedback that helps us serve our guests better! It's always a pleasure to know we are recommended by other guests. We're happy to know you felt welcomed...More

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