Seafood in Los Cabos: Local Specialties

Luis Ernesto de la Garza Carballo

Seafood in Los Cabos: Local Specialties

Almejas chocolatas en Los CabosIf you love the exquisite flavors and aromas of seafood, then don't miss out on the chance to try unique specialty dishes not found in other parts of the world during your next trip to Los Cabos. While you're in the region you can savor dishes such as comber fish with garlic and ginger, manta ray burritos, and many others that you'll find sold everywhere from street stands to exclusive gourmet restaurants.

seafood tacosEating seafood is good for you, as it is rich in Omega 3, a type of fat that helps to reduce cholesterol, control blood pressure, and improve heart function. Seafood is also an important source of minerals that act as antioxidants and help to prevent illnesses like diabetes and cancer. The advantages of eating seafood are just as impressive as the taste!

Seafood SoupThe natural richness and diverse marine life of the Sea of Cortez, nicknamed the "Aquarium of the World" by scientist Jacques Cousteau, makes the cuisine of Los Cabos just as varied. During your time here you'll find the best Mexican chocolate clams, as well as tacos made from a variety of fish and seafood, including marlin, shrimp, lobster, abalone, and crab.

Seafood in Los CabosThere are lots of restaurants in Los Cabos that serve everything from simple fish dishes to complex gourmet delicacies prepared with the most exotic seafood ingredients. Even so, the locals call the combination of seafood soup, rice, beans, and flour tortillas "a poor man's feast", because despite having all the qualities necessary to be on a fine dining menu, they are affordable and readily available. Economical seafood is just one more reason to visit Los Cabos; don't forget to try some on your next vacation!

By Luiser de la Garza