Top 5 Local Los Cabos Restaurants

One of our favorite parts of traveling is getting the chance to explore the local restaurants in the area. The same goes for our guests who come to visit Cabo San Lucas for an unforgettable vacation getaway. Cabo San Lucas sits right on the Sea of Cortez, providing all kinds of delicious seafood that is caught daily. Regardless of whether you enjoy seafood or not, you can find a variety of incredible restaurants here in the city. Each of these restaurants are locally owned and are local favorites. Take a look at the top five Los Cabos restaurants that are locally owned here in Cabo:

Los Tres Gallos Restaurant

Since you are visiting Mexico, you will need to take the chance to visit a local Mexican cuisine restaurant that will blow away your expectations. That is where Los Tres Gallos Restaurant comes in with their hip atmosphere and authentic Mexican cuisine. This local favorite features a large terrace that is beautifully lit, making it the ideal outdoor dinner spot. Classic family recipes are used for incredible entrees such as chicken, beef, and fresh seafood. The onsite bar is able to craft your favorite cocktails, including a few signature drinks exclusive to Los Tres Gallos. Reservations are highly recommended for this restaurant when dining in the evening.

Nicksan Cabo

Who said you could not enjoy your fair share of Japanese cuisine when visiting Cabo San Lucas? You can do exactly that with the artsy Japanese and Spanish fusion found at Nicksan Cabo. This local restaurant has been an absolute delight since first opening. Guests are able to enjoy a variety of fresh seafood options including the tuna tostada and serrano ham sashimi. In addition to the Japanese Mexican fusion, you can also find classic nigiri and sashimi rolls to get your sushi fix while in town. There are plenty of vegetarian options to choose from too.

Misiones de Kino

When visiting Cabo, you may have someone in your party who wishes for a fine dining meal complete with an extravagant entrée. Others may be looking to dig into some delicious street tacos that use only fresh ingredients. If you have a split party such as this, you will need to dine in with Misiones de Kino. This local Cabo, Mexico restaurant also features authentic Mexican cuisine that only uses fresh ingredients for each entrée. The menu is vast and includes classic entrees such as tacos, chile relleno, fajitas, shrimp, and more. A variety of pasta dishes offer plenty of Italian cuisine on the menu too and include protein options such as lobster and spicy shrimp. There is plenty of land-based protein options too such as chicken and lamb in case you are looking to skip out on seafood. Either way, you will find plenty of freshly prepared dishes made just the way you like them.

Casa Martin

For one of the greatest fine dining Cabo, Mexico restaurants, you cannot go wrong with a stop in Casa Martin. This upscale restaurant is everything you could hope for: an intimate setting complete with amazing food, lovely live music, and service that is impeccable. Cabo has a large fine dining scene which includes Casa Martin. Guests at this local favorite are given individualized attention that will make you feel right at home. The menu is known to rotate with the season to utilize in-season ingredients. You can expect decadent items that include shrimp ceviche, octopus tostadas, surf and turf, and the chef’s catch of the day. Don’t forget to order a drink that includes plenty of top shelf liquors along with handcrafted cocktails such as the classic margarita. There is no wrong way to dine with Casa Martin!


When it comes to our favorite restaurant here in Cabo San Lucas, we cannot pass up on Panache. This local establishment is often referred to as a local secret and features a menu you would not believe. Panache features a decadent European style menu that offers a little bit of everything. Springy salads offer a light touch to any meal, the seafood is always freshly caught and prepared just the way you like it, and the pasta dishes are handmade and savory. Panache is open on the weekend for an incredible breakfast. There are outdoor dining tables so you can enjoy the wonderful Cabo weather as you enjoy your meal. Panache truly is a one-of-a-kind restaurant only found here in Cabo.

More Dining Fun in Cabo

As you can see, Cabo San Lucas does not hold back on wonderful locally owned Los Cabos restaurants. You will be welcomed just like any local when you stop in for your next meal. Prepare for your stay today by reserving one of our vacation villas right here in the city.