Oyster Bar – LCM 45 Winter 2017

Fresh, local seafood abounds in Los Cabos, but for shellfish aficionados, the lunchtime choice is clear: Oyster Bar. The afternoon iteration of the popular Baja Lobster Co. restaurant offers a congenial open-air atmosphere overlooking the Cabo San Lucas Marina, as well as the area’s best selection of seafood classics like oysters on the half shell, Acapulco-style shrimp cocktail, chocolate clams (named for color, not flavor), oysters Rockefeller, and a Mexican variation of a traditional country club favorite, lobster tacos in Thermidor sauce. There’s no pressure to be traditional, however.

Panchos Restaurant – LCM 45 Winter 2017

The spirit of Old México is alive and well at Panchos, a restaurant named for one of the country’s most famous men and dedicated to preserving its legacy of good food, good drinks, and good times. And, for those worried about the recent transition of ownership, fear not: Panchos is as good as ever, if not better.

Peacocks Restaurant – LCM 45 Winter 2017

Though named for one of the most flamboyant of pheasants, Peacocks in downtown Cabo San Lucas is decidedly understated. Don’t get me wrong: The restaurant’s layout is divine, and you can dine indoors, outdoors, or around a fire pit. But the team behind Peacocks the same that helms Mi Casa and La Panga Antigua has chosen to eschew flash in favor of flavor.

Pitahayas – LCM 45 Winter 2017

In a world that is rapidly changing, there’s comfort in the constant. And Pitahayas chef Volker Remeike’s popular seaside restaurant within the stunning Sheraton Grand Los Cabos Hacienda Del Mar resort—constantly leaves us in awe. Romeike has proved a pioneer in the way he masterfully fuses flavors, pushing beyond borders to create an iconic menu that many try—and fail—to imitate.

Sunset Point – LCM 45 Winter 2017

Sunset Point is also the ideal place for an after-dinner rendezvous with dessert cocktails. Appetizers include a selection of mozzarella specials such as Pettole (a prosciutto roll served with arugula and cherry tomatoes) as well as other favorites like tuna tartar, meatballs with a mushroom sauce, or fried calamari.

Vela – LCM 45 Winter 2017

So romantic is the atmosphere at Vela Restaurant that even the most confirmed bachelors and bachelorettes will find themselves falling in love. Tropical breezes are like a caress at the outdoor patio dining area, which looks out over an expansive infinity pool toward the seemingly infinite Sea of Cortés.