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“Great mid-island destination”

Temporary Cal's Cantina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $18
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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., NOTE SUMMER HOURS: August & September Only: Wednesday-Thursday - Friday. No credit cards.
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

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Thank jimkellster
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

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

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Thank Lisa L
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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.

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Thank Bea O
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

All 5 of us will be thinking about that meal and that view for years to come. Fish tacos and chicken tacos were wonderful, but the grouper and lionfish with veggies and potatoes had a sauce that was so fabulous I would have put it on everything always. Everything was beautifully prepared, perfectly seasoned and just delicious. In fact so delicious, that two of our party ordered second entrees (teenagers who can handle the amount) because it was THAT good. The portion sizes were generous so we 'had' to help them finish.

We forced ourselves to order the lime pie and the coconut chocolate bread pudding and they were just as wonderful as everything else. Even the iced tea was unique and delicious. We were just sorry we waited so late in the trip to go out there. Tuesday through Friday, it is the place to go.

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Thank paintdallas
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Cal's is an no frills, does not look like much of a restauant, open Tues- Friday, but it's worth stopping in for dinner and enjoy the casual atmosphere. Although they were out of a couple of items on the menu, our selection was not a disappointment

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Thank 711Jerry
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