San Lucas Marina favorite has more menus than most restaurants have tables—breakfast, bar, kids, lunch, sushi, and dinner—and yet everything is consistently fresh, filling, and delicious. Throw in picturesque views of the marina, a daily infusion of fresh seafood, and superb service staff, and it’s easy to understand Solomon’s popularity with locals and tourists alike. Dinnertime visitors will want to start with the Poki Rainbow Sashimi, a savory sampler of fish, scallops, and octopus, and the introductory salvo in what should be a seafood rich repast. Classic Mexican soups 94 LOS CABOS MAGAZINE | SUMMER 2014 Enjoy a sophisticated beet and arugula salad at Solomon’s Landing on the Cabo San Lucas Marina. Francisco Estrada like tortilla and Five Bean provide a bit of ballast, and the Caesar salads are practically mandatory. These salads are prepared tableside by waitstaff, and they’re so good you’re likely to swear off store-bought dressing forever after just one bite. Headliners include a juicy 12-ounce cut of filet mignon and the fresh catch of the day prepared in your choice of the restaurant’s seven signature styles. Afterwards, as you may have guessed, Solomon’s also offers an excellent dessert menu. Learn more about the chef behind these creations in our feature “Top Chefs,” page 62. Cabo San Lucas Marina (behind Wyndham Cabo San Lucas Resort), Cabo San Lucas, (624) 143-3050, www.solomonslandingcabo.com. Daily 7 a.m.–11 p.m. Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and vouchers accepted. $–$$$ C.S. Sunset da Mona Lisa Romance transcends every element of the Sunset da Mona Lisa experience so much so that the restaurant averages one engagement per night and has hosted countless weddings. (Learn more about Sunset da Mona Lisa as a potential wedding venue in “Wedding Wonderland,” page 20.) Three chefs share executive duty here, and they’ve created a menu that is the perfect pairing for an incredibly romantic view of the sunset over Land’s End. The menu was crafted to cater to all types of dietary restrictions (including gluten sensitivities), and there’s something for everyone. There are antipasti (try the crispy Raviolo Croccante with Beluga Kaluga caviar), house-made pastas, fresh seafood, meaty entrées, and a roster of deliciously indulgent desserts. We began our dinner with an appetizer of thick-cut, carpaccio-style tuna that popped with notes of soy and citrus. We continued with house-made gnocchi filled with crab in a white truffle cream and beef tenderloin and vegetables. As we ate, we drank from a wonderful malbec. Come dessert time, we switched course: pairing Oaxacan hot chocolates with panna cotta. Valet parking. Km 6 on the Tourist Corridor, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 145-8160, www.sunsetmonalisa.com. Nightly 5 p.m.–10 p.m. MasterCard and Visa accepted. $$–$$$$ A.A. Stephanie Olvera Can’t decide on a single dessert? Try the tasting dish at Señor Sweets Bistro.
Los Cabos Magazine #37 - Summer 2014
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