It’s no secret that Cabo San Lucas is a haven for seafood lovers. Many of the restaurants have relationships with local fishermen, providing only the best of the best to be served upon your tablecloth each night. However, there is so much more than just seafood in Cabo. From carnitas de chamorro to banana flambé, we hope you enjoy this exclusive list of the best dinner spots in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
1. El Peregrino ($$)
El Peregrino is a hole in the wall with authentic Mexican Food. Being a land and sea spot, they serve up shrimp fettuccine, bone-in filet mignon and sea bass that’s to die for. If you’re lucky, you may get to experience one of their specials, like the 12-hour braised pork shank. Don’t forget to snag a bite of creme brûlée for dessert!
2. Serrano ($$)
Serrano is the perfect place to enjoy a family-style meal, They offer plenty of char-grilled veggies and meat, as well as mouth-watering sides like the baked potato or fresh-made guacamole. If you’re a wine drinker, Serrano is a MUST, as they also host an entire wine bar.
3. Hacienda Cocina y Cantina ($$$)
Hacienda Cocina and Cantina is one of the most gorgeous places to dine on the peninsula. With a beachfront view, you’ll probably want to head here for a sunset equipped with a tangerine margarita. For dinner, order the Molcajete to share. You won’t regret it.
4. Los Tres Gallos ($$)
At Los Tres Gallos, you’ll be dining in the courtyard under a sea of colorful string lights. From here, you’ll be able to see the kitchen dicing away at your dishes and watch in excitement as each presentation leaves its doors. You really can’t go wrong with any choices here, but the carnitas de chamorro are not to be missed.
5. Edith’s ($$$)
Dining at Edith’s is a complete culinary experience. Be prepared to enjoy some smoky lobster and a scrumptious banana flambé that looks too good to eat. Make sure you do a reservation in advance for Edith’s, as it definitely gets busy!
6. La Lupita ($)
La Lupita is a casual dinner spot with live music and gourmet tacos. If you’re looking for a reasonable place to dine with a great ambience and even better drinks, this is it. Hang out outside under the string lights and watch the bands perform above you with a Volcano Lo Lupita in hand.
7. Tacos Guss ($)
Tacos Guss is another hole in the wall taco stand that will take your tastebuds on a cultural rollercoaster. With spectacular prices and a location among many other great food spots, you really don’t have an excuse not to pop into this mom and pop.
8. The Office ($$)
The Office is a great place to end up if you’re hungry. With big portions and fresh ingredients, you won’t be going home after work hungry. If you’re looking for a more known location with tequila shots and photo props, The Office should be on your itinerary.
9. Outpost ($$)
Outpost is a nice farm to table dinner restaurant a bit away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Cabo. This is a great option for vegetarians, although they serve more than just veggies, too. Once you walk inside, you’ll feel as if you’re dining in a treehouse with your tapas. Pro Tip: Order the Margarita Trilogy to get a taste of each of their festive flavors on a flight.
10. Campestre ($)
Last, but not least, is Campestre. This flavor-filled restaurant is one of the many off-the-tourist-track-but-well-worth-it stops. With easy parking, incredible prices, big plates and awesome service, you can go all out for any meal of the day. Don’t forget to try one of their fresh margaritas with your shrimp quesadilla.
We hope this guide to the best dinner spots in Cabo San Lucas gave you a good idea of where to begin your food journeys. If you have any other restaurants you love, please feel free to comment them below!