A restaurant that happily refers to itself as a "hole in the wall beach bar" is actually a bit nicer of a spot than they let on. Located right on the beach, the atmosphere is quite relaxed, but the dining deck is kept clean and well-maintained.


Although margaritas are really the most popularly ordered item on the menu, Mexican-Caribbean is their style, with free chips and salsa served with every meal and fresh guacamole offering a refreshing topping. They are know for their curries, ginger rum shrimp, blackened snapper, Jalisco snapper, and authentic sauces. Stop by on Friday for Taco Night, where they offer half price Margaritas, and they have recently added salbutes as a lunch special on Wednesdays.

Caliente is a bar and grill that offers Caribbean and Mexican cuisines, as well as tacos. Most guests consider the level of formality and service here to be very casual. This location serves food for brunch, dinner, and lunch, allowing you and your group to enjoy this option at almost any meal.


Because of the reasonably roomy stretch of this restaurant, travelers may expect to avoid drawn out delays at high-volume periods. Plus, this makes for an excellent dining facility if you and your party are eating with a large group.

Everything is super casual and laid back here, down to the miniature toy donkey who wears a colorful sombrero. The restaurant is also known for stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.


Located near the heart of San Pedro, Caliente is located at Spindrift Hotel Resort.

With a some attractions within a short distance of the restaurant, helping newcomers to keep busy day and night. The nearest places of interest from this establishment include Ambergris Museum and Boca Del Rio Park, both of which are only a short distance away.

Something else to see during your time in this neighborhood is Bermuda Beach, the closest beach, where visitors can stop and truly take in the scenery.

Nearby Restaurants

If you are trying to find another restaurant in the region that has some similar types of food and/or comparable prices, there is no shortage of nearby dining spots to pick from, including Estel's Dine By The Sea. It's found less than a hundred yards from Caliente.

But then again, if you're looking for something a little different, this section of Ambergris Caye features a wide range of food and drink venues, where you will find all types of cuisine styles and menu items. For instance, you can try eclectic eats at Latitudes Cafe, which is a short distance away.

Cost and Hours

Prices are purposely kept low, with options ranging from $4 to $20(USD). This restaurant is open from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. every day of the week except Monday, and they also serve breakfast from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Contact Info

Location: Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

Phone: (501) 2236-2170




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