The Dining Guide – LCM 53 Fall 2021


All Mediterranean Italian cuisine entrées at Alcaravea include salad, pasta and bread courses. Since 2006, when Alcaravea Chef and owner Enrique Diaz, along with his son Kevin Diaz, opened their kitchen of excellence, serving international cuisine, the restaurant’s evolution led to French and Italian recipes. A decades-long evolution from a small eatery into one of the benchmark fine dining restaurants in all of Los Cabos, that serves good wine by the glass or bottle from their international wine list. Alcaravea also offers the best lunch deal in Cabo; soup or salad, entrée with veggies or pasta, plus dessert and drink, all for $10 USD.

Baja Lobster

Located in Marina Golden Zone on the waterfront, Baja Lobster has just raised the bar for culinary excellence and fine dining another big notch. Specializing in live lobster and 100% fresh seafood with local products, our Chef Cesar Gomez will surprise you with dishes that delight even the most demanding palates. We invite you to enjoy our service on our exclusive deck at de marina, terrace or on our air condition lounge. Open daily from 12:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Reservations: (624) 145-6011

Cabo Wabo Cantina

The world famous rock & roll musician Sammy Hagar’s live music bar and its trademark Cabo Wabo Tequila also serves late night hunger satisfying entrees that includes tacos, burritos, hot wings and burgers. Open monday to friday from 9:00 AM until 12:00 AM and weekends from 9:00 AM until 3:00 AM, Cabo Wabo Cantina’s restaurant offers a lunch and dinner menu that features everything from red chicken enchiladas, scallops, lobster tacos, bistec (beef steak) ranchero, mushroom tostadas, ceviche’, stuffed mushrooms, quesadillas, beef-chicken-shrimp-lobster fajitas, and torta de conchita pork sandwich, along with fresh catch of the day fish. Every Cabo Wabo Cantina item is priced between $160 – $260 pesos per appetizer, $160 for salads, and $260 – $520 pesos for main lunch and dinner selections ($13 USD – $52 USD). Located at Calle Vicente Guerrero and Paseo de La Marina Blvd. For reservations to the iconic Cabo San Lucas landmark restaurant please call +52 (624) 143-1188.


The Canela Restaurant is one of the undiscovered dining jewels in the downtown Cabo San Lucas Marina Boulevard row of bars and restaurants. One of the most delicious, mouth watering entrees on the Canela Restaurant menu is their grilled Curel fish plate that is accompanied with white rice and vegetables. Priced at only $9 US Dollars, the teriyaki-sweetened Curel dinner selection is a tan-talizingly tasty morsel of seafood delight that is truly memorable and beckons visitors for a return visit to this quiet, dining establishment located across the street from Cabo Wabo and Giggling Marlin. The Canela list of affordable and healthy breakfast selections are priced between $4 – $6 USD, and are comprised of fresh fruit with yogurt and granola, pancakes, toasted bagel and cream cheese, omelettes, Chilaquiles, and egg wraps. For lunch, Canela offers Italian Pannini sandwiches, Middle Eastern Pita sandwiches, and Mexican fish tacos and burritos. Open from 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM. (624) 143-7577.


Located near the Delegacion Sports Complex and the start of Highway 19 towards Todos Santos, Campestre Restaurant, is a locally famous Mexican food dining establishment that is best known for serving huge portions at a rather affordably priced cost. While the Ribeye steak dish is a delicious plate that can be shared by two people, it is their breakfast plates that are the most popular. Lunch menu items consist of breaded fish, and a chicken salad serving that is best shared. The Mexican combinations plate include rice, beans, salad, guacamole, chile relleno, quesadillas, and an enchilada. Open from 7:30 AM-9:00 PM. (624) 143-8830.

Cafe des Artistes Los Cabos

Café des Artistes Restaurant is located inside the JW Marriott Beach Resort & Spa at San Jose del Cabo’s Puerto Los Cabos Playita Beach. “The menu is a fusion of the best dishes from 27 years of Café des Artistes, which has an established heritage and impressive tradition; showcasing French techniques with Mexican flavors and products,” said owner and Chef Thierry Blouet. A few of their dishes consist of marinated broiled octopus, shrimp with plum and habanero mole’, fresh tuna crusted with peanuts, suckling lamb and charcoal grilled prime beef fillet. Open Tuesday – Sunday 6:00 – 11:00 PM. Closed Mondays. +52 (624) 163-7600 and +52 (624) 163-7620. 

Captain Tony’s

Captain Tony’s Mexican Restaurant, located on the Marina, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has separate menus for each. Some of Captain Tony’s breakfast menu consists of breakfast burritos, omelettes, egg platters, breakfast tacos, wraps and Mexican Chilaquiles. For lunch, the Mexican specialty plates of chile flank steak, beef fajitas and chicken enchiladas, are quite popular. The coconut shrimp, Sea Bass, house-made lasagna, BBQ ribs and personal pizzas made to order are Captain Tony’s dishes with a more international flavor. The restaurant chef and kitchen staff also prepare brought in fish to perfection. The Seafood sampler appetizer for two is another of Captain Tony’s prized menu selection, as well as the Seared tuna, and spicy crab meat wrapped in tuna. Open daily from 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM, and Thursday, Friday, Saturday  weekends until 12:00 midnight, when the restaurant’s live music house band gets the dancing party started.


Chin’s at The Shoppes in Palmilla, is by far one of the classiest Chinese restaurants that serve the Los Cabos community. The chicken and vegetable main courses are considered superb, with tasty chicken, lots of fresh veggies, and a perfect sauce. Szechuan shrimp, wonton soup, spinach salad, spicy chicken, Peking duck, pineapple shrimp, fresh catch of the day fish, beef broccoli, Mongolian beef, chow mein, fried rice, steamed rice, and a small variety of dessert options are some tantalizing main entrees that Chin’s Chinese Restaurant offers. Open from 1:00 in the afternoon until 10:30 PM. (624) 144-6060.


Arguably the finest Japanese restaurant in Los Cabos, Daikoku, has set itself apart since their grand opening in 2014. The Daikoku Group established their first restaurant during 1974 in Mexico City. Their Daikoku Cabo San Lucas location on Paseo de La Marina, is open from 12:00 Noon until 11:30 PM, and offers guests a variety of delicious entrees that include sushi, sashimi, teppanyaki, soups, noodles, fried rice, tempura, breaded shrimps, smoked salmon, Rib-eye steak, grilled Teriyaki beef and chicken, and boasts a friendly staff. They also provide Valet Parking and an authentic decor with lily ponds, water wheel, Zen garden and Koi fish pond. The Daikoku wine cellar “Cava” has a variety of national and international wines, while also offering patrons Japanese beer and sake, as well as hot or cold tea. Their affordable dish prices are a fantastic Daikoku delight and one that has propelled this wonderful restaurant far and above the rest.

District MX Eat + Drink

The stylish District MX Eat + Drink Restaurant Bar, which offers a menu designed with fresh produce from Baja California. Deeply involved with local suppliers, District MX, is constantly looking for innovative ways to implement the flavors of this region to their menu; which features starter choices like crispy chicken wings, and deep fried smoked baby back ribs. French onion, and tomato soup, along with Cesar and beet salad, comprise some of their soups and salads selections. Beer lovers enjoy a great variety of local, international and Craft beer. Open from 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM, except Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights until midnight and 1:00 AM. (624) 688-6818.

Eco Bar

Facing the picturesque and tranquil Cabo San Lucas Marina harbor, the Eco Cat Restaurant and Sports Bar offers guests a menu of reasonably priced entrées that includes beef, chicken, or shrimp quesadillas; vegetarian burritos; hot wings; fish and chips; ceviche; and a kid’s menu that features hot dogs and fries, chicken fingers, and spaghetti with meatballs. The palapa-style establishment also has seven flat-screen televisions where patrons can view their favorite NFL, NBA, NHL, boxing, or college game sporting events. The Eco Bar’s list of entree’s cost anywhere between $8 and $15 US dollars. Eco Bar also provides a ‘’you catch, we cook’’ fish policy at a cost of $ 9 per person; cooked either blackened, grilled, fried or in a tasty fresh seafood-sashimi style. During the winter months, Eco Bar & Grill offers a Lobster/Filet Mignon dinner special priced at just $19.95 US. Open daily from 7:30 AM – 11:30 PM.

El Rincón Culinario

The culinary art experience at El Rincón Culinario is outstanding gourmet cuisine. The oceanfront terrace, is the perfect place for guests and Cabo locals to relax, socialize and drink; all while enjoying the oceanfront view. The grilled calamari served on a bed of lightly dressed greens is a nice choice, as is the shrimp Ceviche. A great dessert selection are the brown sugar coated Churros, with their rich ‘’Cajeta’’ dipping sauce. El Rincón Culinario house specialty selections include pan fried white fish fillet cooked with vegetables, serrano chili, rice noodles and special oriental sauce, Teriyaki beef, chicken or fish, red snapper curry, and pan fried lobster with their special curry sauce, served with vegetables and gohan. Their Sushi choices consist of both hot and cold selections, which feature spicy special roll, golden house roll, dynamite and Maguro hot Maki roll. Open Monday through Sundays 7:00.AM.- 11:00 PM. (624) 163-5757.

Fisherman’s Landing

Fisherman’s Landing Restaurant at the Cabo San Lucas south side Marina, serves delicious plates from their breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner menu; that are very wallet/purse friendly. Some of their delectable plates are the fisherman’s salad, salmon nigiri, fried calamari, oysters, shrimp quesadillas, whole red snapper, variety shrimp platter, steak-shrimp kebabs, clam chowder, and a host of gourmet appetizers. Fisherman’s is also a great place for shrimp and fish tacos. Fisherman’s Landing is a casual restaurant where a bucket of eight beers only costs a meager $10 US dollars. For dessert, the carrot cake, banana cake and raspberry cheesecake are highly recommended. Open 8:00 am – 11:00 pm. (624) 143-7275.

Il Forno

IL Forno is unquestionably the most original Italian restaurant in not only Cabo San Lucas, but all of the Southern Baja California Region. Born in Milan, Italy and raised in Napoli, Chef Luigi Cavanna’s passion for creating and serving delicious Italian cuisine is unmatched in Los Cabos. Open from 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM, IL Forno is located at Avenida Paseo del Pescador, Cabo San Lucas, which is a stone’s throw from the Cabo Villas and Casa Dorada resort hotels one block away. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (624) 108-2165, or visit their website  All major credit cards accepted.

Jack’s Steak House

Fascinating pirate atmosphere offering the most incredible service in The Heart of Cabo. Our menu features delicious appetizers and sides, assorted wine selection, cocktails, kids menu and the most amazing steakhouse selection. No matter your preferred style of steakhouse, Jack’s has just what you need to satisfy your craving for the perfect steak. A traditional Steakhouse, Jack’s Steakhouse is a treat for those with a thirst for adventure.

La Dolce San Jose del Cabo

San Jose del Cabo’s La Dolce Italian Restaurant is located in the wonderful heart of the city’s Mijares Plaza. Already a city landmark, La Dolce offers guests the delectable Pizza Jean Pierre, which is made with gorgonzola, porcini, walnuts, Parmesan, spicy red pepper, pesto, and arugula. Other main dinner entrees include their seafood pasta of shrimp, clams, mussels, and calamari. Other Italian clasics on the menu are the Spaghetti alla Carbonara, Spaghetti Bolognese and chicken Marsala. Favorite desserts are the Gelato and chocolate peanut cake with vanilla ice cream. La Dolce has both indoor and outdoor seating. Open daily from 1:00 – 11:00 PM, closed Mondays.(624) 142-6621.

La Dolce Cabo San Lucas 

Located at the corner of Miguel Hidalgo and Zapata Streets, La Dolce has maintained its “diamond in the rough” legacy by continuing to serve what many consider the best Italian food in Los Cabos. With delightful appetizers to get a meal started, and a Seafood Pasta special with mussels,clams,calamari, and shrimp, along with delicious spaghetti menu choices as well, the good reputation of La Dolce lives on. The restaurant also prepares some of the best pizza in town. Dessert at La Dolce features Tiramisu, chocolate cake filled with Nutela or peanut butter, and traditional apple pie with vanilla ice cream. (624) 143-4122.

La Deriva

La Deriva Restaurant is open to the public within the beautiful ocean front grounds of the new Solaz Hotel and Resort on the Transpeninsular four-lane highway at Km 18.5. Chef Emanuele Oli-vero, born in Cuneo, Italy, moved to Mexico in pursuit of establishing his professional career. His key to gastronomic success has always been fresh ingredients, complemented by ancestral techniques which characterize all his dishes. Emanuele’s creative cooking philosophy is based on Italian tradition. The cuisine he serves has a long history that has been passed down from generation to generation, thereby preserving the authentic flavor of Italy. Open 4:30 PM – 11:30 PM,  +52 (624) 144-1800.

Los Barriles

The pleasant and friendly staff at Los Barriles, prepare any one of four different courses table side, including: 1) molcajete queso appetizer sans chorizo, 2) Caesar salad, 3) grilled sea bass, and 4) bananas flamberic. For breakfast, Los Barriles chilaquiles and eggs Florentine are tasty choices, served with fresh squeezed orange juice, Mexican canela coffee, and/or mimosas. For lunch or dinner, the large and delicious coconut shrimp, drunken shrimp, tender and flavorful beef tenderloin, and Fettuccine Alfredo, are all good options. And of course, the Mexican hospitality by Los Barriles restaurant personnel is truy one of the best attributes this little dining establishments has. They truly work hard to meet every need and provide the best service. Open daily from 7:00 AM –11:00 PM. Located on Miguel Hidalgo Street near Amelia Wilkes Plaza. (624) 143-1619. Live music performances on a random but entertaining basis both days and nights.

Los Deseos

Los Deseos is a Mexican restaurant and bar located on the Golden Zone Marina that is popular during breakfast. The restaurant’s interior is extremely festive as everything is painted in bright shades of red and green, while the ceiling is decorated with chandeliers made from glass wine bottles. Los Deseos menu has both lunch and dinner options and features traditional Mexican dishes. Their frozen strawberry margaritas served in large glasses are considered a must! Open daily from 7:00 AM–10:30 PM. Reservations: (624) 145-6011

Los Riscos Mesquite Grill

Along with their dinner knives and forks, most patrons also get plenty of use from their cell phones, at the cliff side Los Riscos Mesquite Grill, in order to capture the stunning sunset views that are the natural aspect of this restaurant located on the picturesque grounds of Hacienda Encantada Hotel and Resort. Aside from the unforgettable breathtaking views, Los Riscos, serves perfectly seasoned and cooked steak and lobster tail; which is large and tasty. The rib-eye steaks are also highly recommended as is the red snapper over rice and the fresh caught fish stuffed with shrimp and cheese. Other notable entrees include their exceptional Mexican corn soup, seafood capellini, and for dessert, a serving of tasty flan can be shared and enjoyed by two. Along with everything else, the service at Los Riscos is also par excellence. (624) 163-5550

Madeira Bistro

Madeira Restaurant Bistro, is quite honestly, one of the best little-known dining establishments in the heart of downtown Cabo San Lucas. Their exquisitely delicious, and most popular entree on their menu, is the $29 USD, all-you-can-eat, filet mignon brochette, roasted potatoes and sweet potatoes, served round after savory round. The “Rodizio’’ plate includes basil-flavored mashed potatoes, sweet and tasty cabbage coleslaw, two small chicken wings, and three sweet potato slices. Chef Misael LeGaria prepares the rotisserie steak Arrachera, rib-eye, spicy Mexican chorizo hot links, top sirloin, turkey wrapped in bacon, brochette, barbecue ribs, and lamb. The mesquite fire cooked Brazilian-style meats are simply delicious. The bilingual staff at Madeira is very attentive, gracious and exceedingly knowledgeable of their South of the Border wine list pairing and/or recommendations of any dinner choice. Other delicious dinner menu choices include salads, Italian pasta, shrimp, and seafood fish selections. (624) 143 0273 and (624) 175-3593. Open 4:00 -10:50 PM. Closed on Mondays.

Mama’s Royal Cafe

Breakfast and lunch are what’s cooking at Mama’s Royal Cafe, located on Miguel Hidalgo Street’s restaurant row in downtown Cabo San Lucas. Only open from 7:00 – 2:00 PM, Mama’s Royal Cafe serves wonderful morning meals that inlcude French toast, eggs Benedict, huevos (eggs) rancheros, eggs with chorizo, chicken chilaquiles, vegetarian chilaquiles, smoked pork chops and eggs, and hallondaise crepes Florentine, among their menu selections. For lunch, Mama’s offers pozole, shrimp salad and chiles en nogada, with freshly squeezed orange juice and fresh mango, papaya juice among the drinks offered. Monday – Sunday 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM. +52 (624) 143-4290

Mi Casa San Jose

San Jose del Cabo’s Mi Casa Restaurant open air patio setting is harmonious of the Spanish colonial downtown neighborhood decor where it is located. The shrimp cocktail at Mi Casa is a delicous choice as is the Poblano Mole’ chicken breast, and the sampler platter that features four tamales, chicken with mole’ and carnitas pork in tomatillo sauce. The chile relleno, and assorted vegetables with seeds enchiladas comprise their vegetarian entrees. Mi Casa also prepares a delicious and hearty grilled Sonora beef fillet, and carnitas pork from Michoacan, as well as serving very tasty Margaritas. Hot and fresh corn tortillas hand made on site are a Mi Casa staple. Even during busy rush hour crowds, the friendly staff at Mi Casa performs beyond measure, remaining attentive and service oriented professional. Open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for lunch and from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for dinner. (624) 146-92-63.

Mi Casa Cabo San Lucas

Their Shrimp Cocktail at Mi Casa Restaurant Cabo San Lucas is quite possibly the best in town and their Margaritas are strong and tasty. The Chicken Mole’ Poblano is one of Mi Casa’s authentic Mexican dishes that is simply delicious. Their Las Carnitas de Michoacan are by far some of the best tasting oven roasted pork that is served with rice and beans at a modest price of just $13 US Dollars a plate ($230 pesos). Mi Casa prepares homemade corn tortillas that are served thick and warm. Located on Cabo San Lucas Boulevard (in front of Amelia Wilkes Plaza). Open Monday through Saturday for lunch 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM and dinner between 5:30 – 10:30 PM. (624) 143-1933

Misaky Sushi & Salad

Misaky Sushi & Salad is located in the new food court at the Puerto Paraiso Plaza shopping center which features some of the freshest and tastiest sushi that Los Cabos has to offer. Specialty selections by locally trained chef and manager Javier Peréz, include Tostadas Won Tong with tuna and avocado, Tuna Tataky with cilantro, orange, and Serranito, a Cosmo Roll with cream cheese, and the tasty Sake Roll with fresh salmon; all reasonably priced. Salads include an interesting combination of tempura shrimp and veggies, lettuce, white rice and teriyaki sauce. The food court is large, clean, with many tables including a terrace for outdoor dining overlooking the majestic harbor. (624) 144-3958

Mirai Asian Fusion

Mirai Asian Fusion Restaurant and Sushi Bar, Executive Chef Volker Romeike, was born and raised in Germany and arrived in Cabo San Lucas during 1995; where he led Pitahayas Restaurant for 25 years; ten years after he first arrived in Mexico City, 1985. Mirai Restaurant is located at the Edificio Alegranza Building, Calle de la Playa, near Campo de Golf Fonatur in San Jose del cabo and is open for lunch and dinner from 1:00 in the afternoon until 9:00 PM. MasterCard and Visa welcome.

Nak Grill

The Nak Grill & Bar at JW Marriott, San Jose del Cabo, is only open for dinner three nights a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturday from 6:00 – 11:00 PM. Serving mouthwatering steak, seafood and cocktails. Overlooking the Sea of Cortez, guests enjoy a panoramic view of the ocean while indulging in fresh fish catch of the day dinners that begin with hot bread and delicious appetizers. The grilled lobster is another great menu selection, as are the prawns on a grill and sea bass or grouper fish. The shrimps in a cast-iron saucepan in oil and pepper are also quite good and very juicy as is the bread bowl clam chowder, and hot empanadas.

Namaste India

Namaste India Restaurant is open Sunday through Monday from 12:00 Noon until 10:00 PM and closed on Wednesdays. The Indian, West Indian, and Contemporary Indian cuisine is all reasonably priced and offers such delectable dishes as the House Curry, (chicken, shrimp, or mutton) which is a mix of Indian selected spices cooked with onion, and tomatoes that give the meal a thick gravy taste; the hot, sweet, and sour Vindaloo / Pathia, and the chef’s special Korma, prepared with cashew nuts and selected Indian spices. Located Camino Real, Col. El Medano, Cabo San Lucas. (624) 108-3727.

Nicksan Palmilla

Nicksan’s San Jose del Cabo Restaurant located in the upscale Shoppes at Palmilla, was selected as the Best Restaurant during the 2019 edition of the Los Cabos Culinary Awards. For starters, Nicksan offers 14 different appetizers that feature tuna and sea bass Sashimi slices salad, baked in mango sauce dynamite scallops with fresh mushrooms, deep-fried Kara age soft shell spicy crab. Dinner entrees include grilled chicken, beef or seabass Teriyaki, pan-fried fish, and locally fresh pan-fried curry flavored oysters from Todos Santos. Their endless Sushi entrees include California Tempura shrimp, Philadelphia, Japengo spicy, Eel, Maguro Lime, Sake lemon and spider rolls. The Cabo San Lucas Nicksan first opened in 1994 and the San Jose del Cabo Nicksan made its debut in 2005; and both locations continue exceeding expectations. Open daily for lunch 12:30 –5:00 PM and during dinner between 6:00 – 10:30 PM. (624) 144-6262.

Nicksan Cabo San Lucas

The impressive and exceedingly superb service at Nicksan is but one of the many memorable aspects of this very popular, fine dining Sushi restaurant, located along Paseo de La Marina Blvd, next to the butterscotch colored Tesoro Hotel; with their other location found in San Jose Del Cabo’s Shoppes at Palmilla, near Costa Azul along the Transpeninsular highway. The gourmet Japanese menu at Nicksan is resplendent with such flavorful dishes that begin with an appetizer selections of green, curried Sashimi, and chicken salads. Nicksan’s main entrees consist of pan-fried spicy fish, oyster curry yaki, teriyaki, tempura, grilled Seabass medallions, deep fried fish Ponzu and sweet sake, among a few. Their Sushi roll dishes include spicy tuna, Seabass, Red Snapper, Japanese Yellowtail, Wahoo, fresh salmon, smoked salmon, Japanese octopus and squid, Spanish Mackerel, Canadian salmon eggs, shrimp and scallops. All major credit cards accepted. Open from 7:00 AM – 11:30 PM. Nicksan Cabo (624) 143-2491.

Niparaya Bar

With amazing views of the Sea of Cortez ocean during the day, and fire pits with live music by night, The Niparaya Bar at JW Marriott San Jose del Cabo, has fast become a place to visit, dine and drink. Their limited appetizer menu offers fresh sashimi, tapas and sushi; like the Cabos Maki of spicy tuna with chili, mayonnaise and black sesame seeds. The sophisticated atmosphere, full bar and array of rare tequila, make Niparaya Bar, the place to be for their Mezcal tasting night. The Mozart chocolate liqueur martini is absolutely incredible at Niparaya; where its fullbar offers bottled craft beer and wine. Open 5:00 PM – 01:00 AM. (624) 105-3000.


The Outpost Restaurant, located near Pedregal by Cabo San Lucas Blvd. offers French toast, chilaquiles, eggs Benedict and Gluten free pancakes at a modestly fair price of $190 pesos ($7 USD). For lunch, their 100% homemade beef Pastrami Sandwich, is a unique and delicious selection the dining establishment serves that others do not. Every morning, Momisas are available at two for one, and some of their main dinner entrees consist of a coffee infused New York steak, hamburgers, and fresh catch of the day fish plate. All Outpost  signature menu items are San Jose del Cabo Flora Farms fresh grown produce and organically bred meats. The dining establishment’s interior decor is an added plus to the spectacular service and delicious food. Open since 2017 from 7:00 AM – 12:00 Midnight, The Outpost continues to grow in its great food reputation and as a wonderful place to hang out and drink.

Pancho’s Restaurant

Pancho’s, is one of downtown Cabo San Lucas oldest restaurants, which was founded in 1989. Recently renovated to allow seating for up to 150 people in its main dining room, with A/C and private patio, the restaurant continues offering its long-standing Mexican entree favorites; chicken mole’, pork ribs, Imperial shrimp, tortilla soup, and the Maria Special, which is an Arrachera beef flank with chicken, rice, beans, and guacamole. Located on Miguel Hidalgo’s restaurant row, Pancho’s reddish pink arch facade distinguishes itself as individually unique. Serving delicious traditional Mexican food at reasonably fair prices with an outstanding, attentive and friendly service. Open from 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM. (624) 143-0973.

Picaro en Rancho San Lucas

Operated by Chef Christian Ricci, Picaro en Rancho San Lucas Restaurant is a farm-to-table style Italian cuisine establishment, whose menu utilizes organic produce; locally grown in Pescadero and Todos Santos farms. Located near the top of the Rancho San Lucas community development and open to the public, guests at Picaro enjoy both the farm fresh food and an ocean view. The cooking at Picaro area includes a wood burning oven, charcoal grill and a kitchen bar. Picaro is located at the Grand Solmar Rancho San Lucas Resort, just north of the Diamante golf course and development. For reservations and/or directions please call (624) 143-0900. Picaro’s is the exotic restaurant branch of the Grand Solmar and Hall of Fame golfer, Greg Norman’s Norman Estates development tree. Only recently open during the summer of 2019, Picaro is destined to remain a unique gem of this Southern Baja California Region.


Chef Volker Remeike’s Pitahayas seaside restaurant, located within the stunningly picturesque Hacienda del Mar Los Cabos Resort, continues its popular reputation in this region of Baja California Sur, that has long been established by its delicious cuisine of primarily fresh, local seafood paired with Japanese and Peruvian accents and ingredients. Chef Volker is considered a pioneer of eclectic and delicious Mexican-Asian fusion cuisine of more than 20 years by industry associates, and declared one of the best chefs in the world by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, as well as awarded the prestigious Five Star Diamond every year since 1998.

Presto Italian Ristorante

Presto Pizza, Pasta, Salads serves classic Italian cuisine such as homemade soups, salads, Carpaccios, pasta, gourmet pizza and Focaccia breads. Located in a corner of the Marina’s Golden Zone, Presto is open every day from 12:00 Noon – 11:00 PM, and features such dishes as Minestrone and Tortellini soups, and affordably priced pasta between ($136 – $212 pesos ($ 7 – 10 USD). Their pizzas and calzone are also available at a similar cost. The restaurant also features an amazing Aperol Spritz and Amareto Sour cocktails, that compliment their delicious and savory Italian cuisine menu selections.

Puerta Vieja

Puerta Vieja, which in English means Old Door, first opened its now much appreciated and popular doors for business in December, 2003. The traditional and tasty dishes at Puerta Vieja are what have catapulted this fine dining establishment into a can’t miss Cabo San Lucas place to visit. The delicious food and tremendously professional and friendly service are what have kept the old doors swinging open with more and more extremely satisfied visitors. Open from 3:00 PM until 11:00 PM, Puerta Vieja is located across the four lane highway from nearby Costco at the base of the bridge overpass just past The Cape Hotel entrance. All major credit cards accepted. For reservations, please call (624) 104-3334. To preview their menu, and for more information visit their website,

Romeo and Julieta

One of Los Cabos signature Italian restaurants, Romeo and Julieta’s indoor open air patio decor gives the Italian cuisine business, a comfortable and excitingly European vibrant ambiance. Appetizers at Romeo and Julieta’s include Carpaccio, Funghi al Forno; which is Mushrooms stuffed with spinach, Gorgonzola, Parmesan, mozzarella and dried cherry tomatoes. Dinner entrees feature delicious selections from the sea, and the farm, as well as traditional pasta plates. In December, 2018, The Wine Bar by Romeo opened next door. Offering a premium wine list selection that is sure to satisfy the most discriminating wine connoisseur. Red wine choices include Pinot Noir from Cambrio of the Santa Maria Valley, USA, a Nebbiolo Blend from Icaro of the Guadalupe Valley, Mexico and Brunello di Montalcino of Riservo Valdicava, from Tuscany, Italy. Sparkling whites and Champagne include Don Perignon, Veueve Cliquot, and Moet. Serving dinner Monday – Saturday from  4:00 PM – 11:00 PM, and lunch/dinner on Sundays 2;00 pm – 4:00 PM.

Santo Restaurant

In December, 2019, Santo Restaurant celebrated their one year anniversary; a few months after they shocked the local Los Cabos restaurant industry and Baja California Sur culinary community by winning four awards at the prestigious Sabor A Cabo Gastronomic Festival. One of their award winning plaques was for their marinated octopus tacos, cooked to delicious perfection upon their vertical rotisserie called a Trompo. Located at Avenida del Pescador next to The Medano Hotel and across the street from City Club. Open Tuesday through Thursday 12:00 Noon – 10:00 PM, Friday/Saturday from 12:00 Noon – 11:00 PM and Sundays 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Closed on Mondays. For reservations, please call (624) 243-5468.

Serrano Wine

Serrano Wine Seafood & Grill, and chef Master Grill Rodrigo Moreno, offers one of the best Grill menus in all the southern region of Baja California, which includes the best Tomahawk, Cowboy, Rib Eye and Beef Steaks.The elegant restaurant and Chef Rodrigo Moreno also have a variety of dishes for those who do not know how to eat red meat; It includes Jumbo shrimp, chicken and catch of the day. All of which are masterfully prepared on the grill with mesquite firewood. Each month, the restaurant presents Wild Paella Challenge, in which the chefs of Baja California create tasty paella dishes. Open from Tuesday to Sunday 8:00 a.m. at 1:00 p.m. and from Dinner 6:00pm to 11:00 p.m. Reservation (624) 132-3671.

Solomon’s Landing

Solomon’s Landing Restaurant prides itself on having a friendly staff, great prices, large portions and the best seafood and steaks in all of Los Cabos. ‘’We put together a bar menu with food & drinks that are cheaper than happy hour prices and easy on the pocketbook,’’ said owner Brian Solomon, whose popular dining establishment serves Red Lobster from the Northern Pacific. Some of the tasty $5 USD bar menu choices include a basket of Calamari, delicious chicken fingers, pork barbecue ribs, and a garden or chicken salad. The food is absolutely delicious, whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner. Open from 7:00 AM – 10:30 PM. (624) 143-3050.

Villa Serena

Villa Serena Restaurant, located off the Transpeninsular highway, is a charming and almost hidden palapa dining establishment that offers picturesque Sea of Cortez views. Specializing in Mexican and seafood dishes, is a popular with locals breakfast, lunch and dinner restaurant that offers tasty selections that are affordably priced at a down to earth $199 pesos range ($10 USD); which include delicious menu options of chile relleno, fish tacos, chicken enchiladas covered in green salsa verde, chicken mole, barbecue pork ribs, huge chicken tortas, fried chicken, and lasagna; just to name a few. Open Daily from 7:00 AM until 11:00  PM, Villa Serena, is located just past Cabo Bello and across the four lane highway from Home Depot. The restaurant accepts all major credit cards and its charming palapa ambiance offers a breath of fresh air dining experience. For reservations please call (624) 104-3134 and/or (624) 145 8244. Their menu and easy on the wallet prices can be viewed online by visiting them on Facebook


The Cabo San Lucas Country Club golf course on site Viva Restaurant, is a nice, outdoor patio setting area where golf enthusiast guests can settle down, eat breakfast, lunch, or dine, before and/or after a fun-filled day of golf. The menu is affordably priced and the entire staff is an incredibly, ‘’work to make everyone happy’’ group of waiters, waitresses, bartender and hostess, that attend to everyone’s need with incredible hustle, and smile. The menu at Viva Restaurant is tailored to suit the local golfing community with such tasty items as a thin, New York style pizza, served in a variety of typical pizzeria options that includes vegetarian. Open for breakfast and lunch from 7:00 AM-6:00 PM, and dinner between 6:00 – 10:00 PM.