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74 Los Cabos Magazine | Spring 2016 vorites and well-known Mexican standards like chilaquiles and huevos rancheros), as well as lunchtime specials that consist of everything from Mexican traditional entrées to sushi, soups, salads, sandwiches, hamburgers, tacos, barbecued ribs, pizza, flat breads, and a family-friendly kids menu that includes macaroni and cheese, chicken fingers, and Mexican-style burritos. The Baja Cantina shrimp order of pacific jumbo shrimp, stuffed with Monterrey cheese and wrapped in bacon is a highly recommended tasty treat; it’s modestly priced at $17 U.S. Every selection on the Baja Cantina menu range in prices from an affordable $7 U.s. appetizers to $11–$20 U.s. for breakfast, lunch, and most dinner items to the filet mignon and rack of lamb. The always-buzzing, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence–winning Baja Cantina also provides guests and patrons with spectacular, breathtaking views of the marina yachts and sailboats that cannot be experienced the same way anywhere else in downtown Cabo San Lucas. Cabo San Lucas Marina, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 143-1111, www .bajacantinamarina.com. Daily 7 a.m.–midnight. MasterCard and Visa accepted. $–$$$ F.R. Baja Lobster Co. Seafood fans will love this casually elegant eatery, with its abundant frutos del mar, and privileged, canopied setting overlooking the fishing boats and luxurious pleasure craft of the Cabo San Lucas Marina. The lobster dishes are legion—it’s the restaurant’s middle name, after all—but there is so much more to enjoy, from afternoon oyster bar offerings to fresh catch-of-the-day platters and “you hook it, they cook it” specials. Fresh oysters on the half shell or oysters Rockefeller are the perfect way to ease into a lunchtime interlude of seafood-focused pleasures. For dinner, start with squid rings or thinly sliced salmon carpaccio, then dive into entrées like black pepper–crusted tuna medallions, salmon steak, imperial shrimp stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon, or freshly caught fish fillets marinated in soy sauce and lemon and orange juice. Lobster is the undeniable headliner, however, and the crustacean sensation stars in everything from lobster tacos to lobster bisque, lobster salad, and grilled lobster tail with garlic sauce or melted butter. Surf and turf specials are also popular, and include pairing partners like filet mignon (with lobster tail) and rib-eye steak (with grilled shrimp). Guests are invited to select their own live lobster, and visiting fish finders can bring in their fresh catch and have it cooked to order and served with fixings for only $7.50 U.S. per person. Marina Golden Zone, Cabo San Lucas Marina, (624) 145- 6011, www.goldenzonecabo.com. Daily 11 a.m.–11 p.m. All major credit cards and vouchers accepted. $$–$$$ C.S. Black Forest Restaurant & Biergarten Los Cabos is a long way from Bavaria, but the menu and decor at Black Forest would have you believe otherwise. You’ll feel transported to the German state at this picture-perfect restaurant and beer hall. The decor is Old World with hand-paint- From the top: The catch of the day is artfully presented at Alcaravea Gourmet; show off your inner John Legend or Mariah Carey at Arre Mango, a karaoke bar in downown Cabo San Lucas; the catch of the day at Baja Cantina Marina is grilled, then topped with sautéed shrimp and a poblano chile sauce; buffalo chicken wings come with a side of blue cheese dressing at Cabo Wabo.   From Top: francisco estrada (2); eddie guzman; miguel ventura


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