Los Cabos Area Restaurants - Information Database
Cabo San Lucas, Tourist Corridor and San Jose del Cabo
The Los Cabos restaurant scene is evolving in exciting and creative ways. Many establishments are sprucing up, creating new menus, and improving service levels, all to the benefit of their clientele.
Los Cabos is a major exporter of organic vegetables, herbs, fruits, and produce, with more and more restaurants using organic ingredientsbringing a bounty of fresh local foods to the table with each season. Accompanied by boutique wines from Baja California’s Guadalupe Valley, and handcrafted 100% Weber blue agave tequilas, exploring Mexican, or any, cuisine in Los Cabos is an unforgettable experience.
The year 2006 saw the creation of the Los Cabos Signature Dish Contest. Everywhere, from remote ranchos to state of the art kitchens, people were whipping up inspired creations using products endemic to the Southern Baja Peninsula. The winning dish, La Disca de Mariscos, by Executive Chef Jesús Guadalupe Castro of Edith’s in Cabo San Lucas, was proudly featured at the March 2006 Tiangus Tourist Fair in Acapulco, Guerrero.
The Sea of Cortés is the world’s richest sea. You’ll find many varieties of fresh fish and seafood, from a simple fish taco to decadent Lobster Thermidor. Sonoran beef fillets, ribs, and cuts marinated in savory spices all showcase another dimension of Mexican ranch-style cooking.
And if you’re looking for a break from Mexican food, you won’t be far from authentic Italian, French, Oriental... and good ol’ American favorites. Beachy restaurant bars in the sand, traditional Mexican Mom and Pop cafes, trendy bistros, popular American and Mexican chains, and upscale dining rooms offer incredible variety. And, naturally, some of our best plates are at the exclusive resorts the Los Cabos area is famous for worldwide.
Whether you’re in the mood for a romantic dinner for two under an awesome Cabo moon, a toes-in-the-sand beach BBQ, a convivial night on the town, or a catered dinner in your own private villa, it’s all here. Many restaurants will also cook your catch.
Reservations are usually required at the most popular spots, especially in high season. And if you’re wondering where your bill is, things are a little different in Méxicoit’s considered rude to rush your guests by bringing the check before it’s asked for. Say, “la cuenta, por favor,” and you’ll be on your way in no time. But take a tip from our Mexican hostsrelax, stay awhile, and savor the many flavors of México. ¡Buen Provecho!