Options for dining in Cabo San Lucas are virtually endless. Even though most hotels and resorts have their own restaurants in Cabo San Lucas, we recommend visitors try the local favorites.
There are lots of Cabo San Lucas restaurants, ranging from small taco stands, to tables in the sand on Medano Beach, to elegant cliffside dining. Cabo is a gastronomic paradise. Fresh seafood is, of course, a specialty of the area.
As a tourist destination, Cabo San Lucas has positioned itself as a sophisticated culinary center. The many ethnicities represented in Los Cabos population have certainly found their way tableside. InCabo San Lucas dining, you will find Canadian, German, American, Asian, Caribbean, and other influences. The variety is wide and suits all tastes, interests, and budgets. All combine to make Los Cabos a diverse Mecca of fine International cuisine.
Los Cabos is a tourist destination, so the environment is mostly casual. In the last years, however, formality in some areas has built up. At some restaurants, more formal attire may be required to feel at ease. This means no shorts and no sandals.
From Swiss fondues to freshly caught fish and seafood, Alexander's Restaurant has it all. Located in Plaza Bonita and featuring incredible views of the marina, this restaurant really knows how to entertain diners with their tableside flambe service, the chefs expertly preparing enticing international cuisine like a well orchestrated dance. Impeccable service and a warm relaxed atmosphere, you simply have to try Alexander's.
Named after a unique wine only cultivated in the green hills surrounding Verona, Italy, the young, hip owners of Amarone have really mastered the art of northern Italian cuisine. The secret to their success is only using the freshest, highest quality ingredients and age-old recipes from the Italian countryside.
This unique restaurant is a must for any one who has a passion for classic Japanese cuisine. The walls are adorned with modern art and the ingredients used are wonderfully fresh. The sushi chefs put on a great show for the customers and the service is fast and friendly. Enjoy an evening of sushi, sashimi and sake as you dine inside, or out under the stars on their spacious patio.
Brasil restaurant really is a treat for anyone who adores succulent, tender cuts of beef. They prepare the meat in an authentic Brazilian-style, cooked over charcoal on skewers. Only when you've eaten enough will the waiters stop coming to your table to serve you more. This restaurant is great for a romantic meal or a family celebration.
Baja Cantina has been an institution in Cabo San Lucas for over a decade, serving delicious Mexican and American cuisine, including seafood, steaks, burgers, salads and more. After an exciting day of fishing, park your boat out front and the Baja Cantina will prepare and cook your catch to your liking. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and with and incredible view, this relaxed restaurant will leave everyone with a smile on their face.
Many restaurants have come and gone but El Galeon Ristorante continues to flourish, with over two decades of success. Overlooking the Cabo Marina, this exquisite restaurant features authentic Italian dishes. It is a prime example of a high-class, fine-dining experience.
The food, the service, the atmosphere, it doesn't get any better than Edith's Restaurant. Guests enjoy the freshest seafood and steaks prepared on their mesquite grill, while taking in the incredible view of the spectacular Marina.
The Hard Rock Cafe offers up a classic American Rock 'n' Roll experience, right here in Cabo San Lucas. Here you'll find big burgers and sandwiches, daily specials and a fun environment for the whole family. In the evenings it becomes more of a party place for adults, with a well-stocked bar and delicious cocktails. Don't forget to stop by the boutique and pick up a 'Cabo' Hard Rock T-shirt.
If you are in the mood for a fun evening's entertainment and a juicy grilled steak, then La Casa Country could be just what you're looking for. As you enter you feel as if you have just stepped onto the set of Bonanza, complete with dancing waiters and Mexican country music. It's a great place for a family meal or a night out with friends. Located in downtown Cabo San Lucas.
With such delights as Thai-inspired mushroom and prawn soup and classic Italian dishes like spaghetti marinara, La Galeria really does bring to the table an incredible mix of high quality, international cuisine. With a marina-side location and stunning views, it's a great choice for a family meal or a romantic dinner for two.
For a light lunch or a romantic dinner on the beach in Cabo San Lucas, you can't get much better than Las Palmas Restaurant, on Medano Beach. The views of Lands End and the bay alone are worth the visit, and they say that ''if the seafood were any fresher, it would still be swimming!''. Dine al fresco on their expansive deck or grab a table on the sand, relax and watch the world go by.
No one knows lobster better than Lorenzillo's. This famous family restaurant has been specializing in delicious seafood dishes since 1979, when they opened their first restaurant in Cancun. The lobsters are delivered fresh daily from Lorenzillo's own farms, straight to your plate. The nautical theme, waterfront views, and vibrant atmosphere ensure a fantastic dining experience.
Mariscos Mazatlan is probably so popular with the locals because it offers a wide variety of excellent quality seafood dishes at accessible prices. It may not be the fanciest of places, but it is a typical family restaurant, their cuisine is always tasty and fresh, and the service is fast and attentive. A great place to dine with friends and soak up the friendly atmosphere of Cabo San Lucas.
Located in the oldest adobe building in Cabo San Lucas, this truly authentic Mexican restaurant serves such and array of appetizing dishes that you'll definitely want to come back for more! You simply have to sample such iconic dishes as mole poblano, carnitas, and chiles en nogada (seasonal) to appreciate why Mi Casa is such a popular restaurant.
If you are in the mood for incredibly fresh seafood, cooked using authentic coastal-Mexican recipes, then Mi Casa de Mariscos is the place to go. This huge colonial style restaurant features a spectacular courtyard, where live music is performed and the atmosphere is incredible. Whether you are in a large group or a romantic couple you'll always be welcome here!
If you are looking for a change from Mexican food, then this is the restaurant for you. Saut?????Â© pans flashing in the open kitchen, sushi freshly prepared using locally caught fish, and crispy tempura shrimp, this is just a slice of what to expect at this incredible Japanese restaurant. A favorite with locals, and tourists who know good food.
This pool-side restaurant serves excellent grilled food, ranging from burgers and steaks during the day to perfectly prepared lobster at night. It's a great restaurant to relax, enjoy the food, the sun, a few margaritas and maybe even a dip in the pool. The friendly staff and the great value for money, really make this a fantastic choice for the whole family.
Ole Ole is beautifully decorated restaurant serving a delicious variety of tapas with an international twist. The atmosphere at this restaurant is relaxed and friendly, and the service is excellent. From jamon serrano and tortilla Espanola to the many succulent choices from the grill, this marina side restaurant is sure to please. A great choice for a romantic meal for two.
Located in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, this restaurant is considered the premiereMexican restaurant in Cabo. The authentic cuisine brings you the flavors from all over Mexico, at very affordable prices. Named after one of the heroes of the Mexican Revolution, Pancho Villa, the restaurant walls, of the main dining room, are filled with memorabilia from that era.
Peacocks perfectly blends European fine dining with the more relaxed 'Cabo' atmosphere. This romantic restaurant features an indoor air-conditioned area, or alternatively dine 'al fresco' in the beautiful courtyard. With signature dishes such as New Zealand Lamb Au Provence and Baked Brie with a Pecan Crust, plus excellent service, you will definitely fall in love with everything about this incredible restaurant.
Located in Plaza Bonita, Pocho's is an anglers dream, they have their own fishing charter boats to take you out in the day and will gladly cook your catch to your liking when you return. Now that's fresh fish! The also have a fantastic menu full of enticing appetizers to accompany your catch.
Ruth's Chris Steak House is renowned internationally for its excellent cuisine and impeccable service. The Cabo San Lucas franchise continues this tradition, and adds a wonderful view of the marina into the equation as well. The grain-fed beef is imported from Chicago, to ensure the same high quality steaks are enjoyed at all Ruth's Chris Steak houses.
If you love incredible seafood and steaks but don't want to pay a fortune then Solomon's Landing is an excellent choice. Located at the top end of the marina in Cabo San Lucas, and with a stunning view of the bay, it's a lovely place for the whole family to relax and dine. The service is excellent, the atmosphere vibrant and the food, delicious.
This fabulous restaurant has a distinct Mediterranean style and incredible views overlooking Cabo San Lucas and the famous Arch. Multilevel terraces decorated with water features create Cabo's favorite spot for watching incredible sunsets. Sunset Da Mona Lisa specializes in Italian and Continental cuisine and features a menu chock full of delectable dishes.
Since 1987, The Office Restaurant, on Medano beach, has been serving jumbo shrimp, steamed lobster and lots more mouthwateringly good dishes. This is ''toes in the sand'' dining Cabo style, and they do it well. The Office opens early and closes late so whether you are looking for a midday snack or a casual evening meal, they've got you covered.