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Caliente Restaurant

Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-2170
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (71 reviews)
“sopa de lima” (15 reviews)
“fajitas” (36 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for the chicken drop and not the food. The chicken drop was very entertaining (even though we didn't win - HA!). There guacamole was delicious. Everything else was very typical food for the area.

Thank Connector323788
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a-lot of time at Caliente while visiting San Pedro. The coconut curry is amazing! Also they had entertainment each night. The band the first night was fun and energetic. We went back for the infamous chicken drop on Thursday nights. Such a great...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here while staying on the island. Kenneth was our server and was fantastic. He was personable and fun but knew when to let us talk. All of our food was delicious. Highly recommend.

Thank JLL12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great blackened jack after we took our catch there following our fishing trip! Very agreeable and accommodating.

Thank Jeffery H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a local restaurant with Caribbean and/or Mexican food, this place is a must-visit. We went for dinner which seemed to feature more Caribbean food vs mexican (mexican seems to be featured more on the lunch menu). We got the guac...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed out time at Caliente. The food was maybe 3 stars but we give the service 5 stars. Tacos were yummy, and you get 4 for $10US.

Thank kristin361
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing. Came out fast and wash fresh. Their own home made pepper sause was delicious. The servers were super polite and even helped the folks next to us by taking a pic of them. Recommend the creole and blackenes flavours for whatsvedprogdon vef

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After our two dives with Aqua Scuba Belize we stopped by this beachfront restaurant for some post dive refreshment. Food was good, service quick, and beer was cold and cheap. We picked up the tab for the drinks for our group of six which included...More

Thank Ramhood
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Sitting outside with an ocean backdrop, good food and a Belikin.....can't ask for much more. I don't see it on my photos of the menu, but I know we got chicken salbutes here and tostadas, which are pretty much garnaches, and ceviche'. We would have...More

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed August 29, 2018

My sister and I ate here at least four times. Kenny, Kian and Hector were all amazing. They made our meals all that much better. The sopa de lima was one of my favorites. But the chips, salsa an guacamole were awesome too. The prices...More

Thank Sharon B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 226-2170
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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.
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