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“Brilliant meal”
Review of Caliente - CLOSED

Caliente
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed June 2, 2013

From the time we went into the restaurant we were impressed with the service and friendliness of the staff. The menu had a good selection, we went with the recommendation of pork belly (from a friend who had had it before) and definitely weren't disappointed. The corn chips that came as part of the sharing entrée were made on the premises. After tasting those it will be very hard to go back to shop bought. We finished with dessert, the chilli chocolate mousse was amazing. Make this a must eat experience in Wellington - may pay to book though, it is definitely a popular spot.

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Thank Kazda8024
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

The service, first and foremost, was fantastic.

The staff regardless if you were in a waiter’s designated area or not, were all caring and attentive. When asked questions about the menu they all displayed knowledge and understanding, which was great as we had never been to the place before.

The atmosphere was great, and the other customers, at the time, seemed to be enjoying themselves.

The food was out in a timely fashion, and it tasted great too, and for the price I would say it was very good value, especially if you include the above mentioned great service.

They also provide a great selection of beers from the Mexican region.

Will return in the near future and would recommend to anyone to try.

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Thank TheFlash1984
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

I've had lunch a couple of time here recently. Both times the place was popular. The waiters were attentive and keen to get orders underway.
The range of mexican food was ample. The meals were good.

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Thank Bruce M
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

Have been twice, lovely service prompt. good menu- not too many options, large portions with quality ingerdients, authentic spicy taste, very clean , awesome iced cocktails.
Would go again.
Only 3.50 for a coffee too.

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Thank Steph J
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Pretty standard Mexican cooked by backpackers. Food got on the table quickly, which was a boon with kids. Not worth a detour.

1  Thank Aardvark487
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