SearedSeafood, Steaks

From Wagyu A5 and Kobe certified to succulent ribeyes and tenderloins, 15 different cuts of the highest quality beef are prepared to exacting standards, rivalling the world's renowned steakhouses. The menu takes full advantage of the sea as well, with local spiny lobsters and whole red snappers grilled to perfection, and a delicious compliment of chilled seafood and Hamachi sashimi. Guests will be blown away by the vast array of flavours and choice. Click here to learn more.

Dress Code: FormalLocation: One & Only Palmilla ResortOpen: Daily 6pm-11pmReservations: (624) 146-7000

FridaMexican

Frida honors the famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, and brings the epicurean culture of Mexico to life with gourmet specialties that adhere to the most representative dishes of Mexico with a contemporary twist. Its design is inspired by the evolution of Mexico in the 20th century, giving rise to an art deco style that is synonymous with elegance and finesse. With dynamic and vibrant details such as a wooden screen ceiling and tile flooring with tin accents; lighting that accents the blue-green mosaic walls and exhibited furniture, Frida pays tribute to the artist's revolutionary soul. Learn more about La Frida here.

Dress Code: FormalLocation: Grand Velas Los Cabos ResortOpen: Daily 6pm-11pmReservations: (624) 104-9800

El MesonMexican

Overlooking the resort’s infinity pool El Meson celebrates seasonal ingredients and local farmers, with a farm-to-fork breakfast and sea-to-table dinner menu concept. The detailing and design are contemporary Mexican; wrought iron metals, wood carvings and leather stitching details are references to local artists and craftsman heritage. Guests can select their choice of fresh catch along with a customizable cooking style.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Located at the Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf ResortOpen: Daily Breakfast 7am-1130am, Dinner 530pm-1030pmReservations: (624) 145-6500

El MerkadoInternational

El Merkado offers a wide gastronomic selection that will delight your palate while supporting the community and helping to promote a healthy lifestyle. A modern concept that explores the best of Mexico’s culinary in a unique space that converges the latest advances in technology with Mexican ancestry. An architecture of European influence that fuses with authentic details, colors and Mexican flavors. El Merkado is on two levels and creates the ideal setting for you to spend an unforgettable evening

Dress Code: CasualLocation: KM 24.5 Transpeninsular HWY, at the Koral CenterOpen: Daily 7am-2amReservations: (624) 137-9834

Cocina de AutorFusion

Grand Velas signature restaurant, Cocina de Autor, offers a sensorial dining experience. Led by two Michelin star Head Chef Sidney Schutte of the Netherlands, enjoy a playful 8-10 course tasting menu that showcases the finest fresh produce and local meats from the region. This is a gastronomic tour that reflects the culture and life around Baja. Sip a fine wine or premium cocktail, and enjoy intoxicating views of the resort's half-moon lily pond, complete with colorful Koi fish.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Grand Velas Los Cabos ResortOpen: Daily 6pm-11pmReservations: (624) 104-9800

La Panga AntiguaMexican

Set in the oldest mansion in San Jose, La Panga features the most enchanting al fresco dining in an open courtyard framed by 150 year old adobe walls and a beautiful garden atmosphere. Enjoy a broad variety of wonderful organic vegetables that are used generously in the delicious innovative contemporary Mexican cuisine.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Art District, DowntownOpen: Daily 5pm-10pmReservations: (624) 142-4041

Toro Latin Kitchen & BarLatin

The name Toro, meaning "bull" in Spanish and "tuna belly" in Japanese, sets the stage for specialties seasoned with Pan Latin flair. Overlooking the beautiful surroundings of Punta Ballena, the restaurant serves ceviche bar, small plates for sharing, grilled entrees and an impressive selection of signature cocktails and Latin wines. A common location for winter whale sightings, the restaurant's patio boasts an artfully designed whale fountain for guests to enjoy while taking in the ocean views.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: KM 6.5 Transpeninsular HWYOpen: Daily 5pm-MidnightReservations: (624) 145-8160

Sunset Da Mona LisaFusion

Carved into a cliff overlooking the Bay of Cabo San Lucas with the best view of the famous Arch at Land’s End, Sunset Mona Lisa consistently presents a new experience to those seeking excellence in food and service. Located at the tip end of the Baja Peninsula of Mexico, Sunset MonaLisa has long been an icon in Los Cabos and has been recently classified as “One of the top 5 coolest restaurants in the world” by the Tribune International.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: KM 6.5 Transpeninsular HWYOpen: Daily 4pm-10pmReservations: (624) 142-8160

Sea GrillSeafood

Located at the sand’s edge, with the stunning Sea of Cortez as your magnificent backdrop, Sea Grill features a variety of cuisines. Guests enjoy grilled fare, fresh ceviche and shellfish as well as traditional Mexican dishes. Waterfront tables offer comfortable seating to enjoy the sea’s breezes in this open air restaurant.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Las Ventanas Rosewood ResortOpen: Daily 1130am-10pmReservations: (624) 144-2800

El RestauranteMexican

El Restaurante’s locally sourced, nationally inspired menu is rooted in authenticity. Elegant and relaxed, El Restaurante features Mexican decorative touches. Every table enjoys fabulous views of the resort’s pools and the glistening Sea of Cortez.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Las Ventanas Rosewood ResortOpen: Daily Breakfast 7am-1130am, Dinner (Summer) 630pm-10pm (Winter) 6pm-10pmReservations: (624) 144-2800

De CortezSeafood, Steaks

While the food is the star at De Cortez Grill and Restaurant, captivating views of the Sea of Cortez, flickering candlelight and the occasional live jazz, blues or R&B performance create an ambience equally as inspiring as the menu. In the dining room or on the palm-shaded terrace, diners enjoy fresh-caught seafood and steaks grilled to preference.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Sheraton Hacienda del Mar ResortOpen: Daily 5pm-1030pmReservations: (624) 145-6113

ComalSeafood

An open-air setting overlooking the Sea of Cortez plays host to the resort’s principal dining venue, Comal, which presents contemporary, Latin American-inspired cuisine. A new approach to local recipes forms the basis of an imaginative menu that utilizes fresh, organic ingredients, including daily caught fish and locally sourced vegetables. An expansive oceanfront bar in the center serves craft cocktails alongside a live-action Raw Bar. After dinner, wander down to the fire pits at the oceanfront terrace to relax and enjoy a Chileno Bay sunset.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Chileno Bay Resort & ResidencesOpen: Mon-Sat Breakfast 7am-1am, Dinner 6pm-11pm, Sun Brunch 11am-2pmReservations: (624) 104-9751

Cocina del MarSeafood

Cocina del Mar is known for its exquisite variety of fresh fish and seafood specialties, utilizing the best possible ingredients from La Baja to craft a light, simple, and casual menu.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Esperanza ResortOpen: Daily Breakfast 7am-430pm, Dinner 6pm-1030pmReservations: (624) 145-6400

Tropicana RestaurantMexican

The onsite restaurant at the Hacienda-style Tropicana Inn has been considered one of the best in Los Cabos for over 20 years. It's certainly hard to beat the location, which offers al fresco dining with a live Mariachi band playing nightly. Chef Antonio Aviles' menu focuses on traditional Mexican cuisine and fresh local seafood.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Mijares Blvd, at the Tropicana InnOpen: Daily 7am-11pmReservations: (624) 142-1580

TenangosMexican

Tenangos Cigar & Bar explores the magic and colors that embody the rich cultures of Mexico. The sundry of Mexican ingredients with their variety of flavors are the inspiration and reason to preserve the authentic recipes of Mexican cuisine. The menu is composed of courses representative of each state; using original condiments that encompass the gastronomy of every corner of the country.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: The Shoppes of PalmillaOpen: Mon-Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 10am-5pmReservations: (624) 144-5128

TequilaFusion

A romantic, magical setting for an intimate dinner, the dining area is a large candlelit rear patio with mature fruit trees and the owners’ fragrant herb garden. Tequila´s menu consists of the finest and freshest seafood, beef and poultry. Vegetables are locally grown on organic farms. The variety of dishes show an innovative blend of Mediterranean, Asian and Mexican influences that delight the palate. All dishes are prepared either grilled or in a wood-burning oven in order to maximize flavor.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Manuel Doblado St.Open: Daily 6pm-11pmReservations: (624) 142-1155

Mi CocinaMexican

Mi Cocina San Jose del Cabo is the result of Chef Loic Tenoux’s varied culinary background. Born in France, Chef Loic is able to put a European twist on some of Baja’s most popular dishes. Mi Cocina’s menu is full of delicious surprises with a focus on local, organic and sustainable seafood. Looking for recommendations? Most days visitors will find Chef Loic prepping food and mingling with guests. He can assist you in finding that unforgettable dish and perfect wine or cocktail pairing.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Mirajes Blvd.Open: Wed-Mon Breakfast 730am-11a, Lunch Noon-3pm, Dinner 5pm-1030pmReservations: (624) 142-7100

La OsteriaSpanish

This local restaurant offers a friendly atmosphere, good service and great food. The menu includes tapas, salads, hamburgers, steaks and more. La Osteria is the perfect place where you can enjoy some delicious food and drinks with your friends while listening to live music.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Alvaro ObregonOpen: Mon-Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 11am-2amReservations: (624) 146-9696

La LupitaTacos

La Lupita is a watering hole hugely popular with the locals. The restaurant and bar offer a long list of creative taco creations, the region's best craft beer list and an impressive 30+ mezcal menu which features limited edition, award-winning bottles.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Jose María Morelos St.Open: Tues-Sat 2pm-2am, Sun 1230pm-MidnightReservations: (624) 688-3926

La ForchettaItalian

Its name means fork in Italian, and the food at La Forchetta is so good that you’re unlikely to put your fork down once during your visit. The menu includes traditional Italian dishes, with a little extra kick - a wide variety of starters, soups, salads, pastas, risottos, pizzas, entrees and desserts. They have both outdoor and indoor terraces.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza el PescadorOpen: Daily 6pm-11pmReservations: (624) 130-7723

La DolceItalian

You are likely to feel transported to little Italy by the food and decor at La Dolce. Chef Stefano Miotto was born in Northern Italy, and the menu reflects his heritage. Offering an array of homemade pastas, pizzas and specialty dishes. Meal cappers include gelato, tiramisu and flan Napolitano, as well as espressos and flaming coffees in the Mexican style.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Miguel Hidalgo and Zaragoza, in Plaza Jardin MijaresOpen: Tues-Sun 1pm-11pmReservations: (624) 142-6621

Jazz Tapas BarSpanish

Paying tribute to jazz legends, this bar combines wine, tapas, and musically inspired artwork in a stylish setting. It’s a perfect balance to spend an incredible and relaxing night in the dim light of the Moon.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza del PescadorOpen: Daily 1pm-MidnightReservations: (624) 130-7267

Il Forno Di GioItalian

For a casual Italian lunch or dinner, head to Restaurant Il Forno di Gio. Enjoy a romantic date or a family dinner. Order a custom pizza baked in the wood-fired brick ovens or any of a wide variety of delicious pasta dishes made to order. The pizza is available for takeout as well.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Next to Vindata Golf ResortOpen: Mon-Sat 7am-11pm, Sun 7am-5pmReservations: (624) 142-0900

Habanero’sMexican, Seafood

Named after the famed Habanero Chile, Habaneros Gastro Grill and Tequila Bar is open daily for brunch, lunch and dinner. Corporate Chef Tadd Chapman best described the style of cuisine as a playful blend of local products and ideas fused with the highest quality imported products and international cooking techniques.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Mijares Blvd, at Plaza MisionOpen: Daily 8am-10pmReservations: (624) 142-2626

Field KitchenOrganic

The Field Kitchen restaurant is the anchor of Flora Farms, as well as one of Los Cabos' biggest culinary draws, serving handmade and world recognized food with ingredients sourced and raised from its 150-plus acres of ranch, organic farm, and its Mango Grove. The Field Kitchen is also host to the Farm Bar, infamous for its time-honored handcrafted cocktails, with a Flora twist. Flora Farms Grocery is a market stocked with Flora's fresh and organically grown and raised produce, meats, eggs, breads, sweets, pickled goods, sauces, dressings and preserves.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Flora Farms, Las Animas BajasOpen: Tues-Sat 9am-230pm & 5pm-930pm, Sun 930am-230pmReservations: (624) 142-1000

El MatadorMediterranean Mexican Fusion

Enjoy an unforgettable evening of delicious Mediterranean Mexican Gourmet fusion along with an atmosphere unlike any other restaurant. The restaurant is owned by Pablo Velez who is an active matador and chef for over 20 years. Around the room you’ll see images of Velez on posters, news clippings and paintings sprawled all over the walls and every seating space articulates graceful accents of Spanish furnishings.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Paseo Los Marinos, at the corner of BalandraOpen: Daily 5pm-10pmReservations: (624) 142-2741

District Eat + DrinkGastropub

Eye catching décor features a style that boldly juxtaposes the raw and edgy vibe of the industrial trend but with all the creature comforts.The kitchen is in the hands of a young, talented, and experienced Canadian Chef Kris Kabush, who is also offering an extensive mixology-themed cocktail menu. Expect a chic club atmosphere alongside the beautiful people of Los Cabos.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza Peninsula, KM 29.5Open: Mon-Wed 11am-Midnight, Thur & Fri 11am-2am, Sat 10am-2am, Sun 10am-MidnightReservations: (624) 688-6818

Akira SushiSushi

The freshest fish in the area - Tuna, Wahoo and Jurel arrive daily on local fishermen's boats and are prepared directly into the dishes.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: The Plaza Cabo Ley Open: Daily 1230pm-10pmReservations: (624) 105-2272

Agua by LarbiMexican

Commanding one of the resort's most iconic seaside locations, this open and airy space is beautifully designed with an earth-to-sea theme, perfect for both indoor and al fresco dining on all-day menus of authentic Mexican specialties. Inspired by his extensive travels throughout Mexico, Moroccan-born Chef Larbi Dahrouch presents a spectacular, seasonally driven menu, with some items changing daily depending on the fresh catch and produce of the day.

Dress Code: FormalLocation: One & Only Palmilla ResortOpen: Daily Breakfast 7am -11am, Lunch Noon-4pm, Dinner 6pm-10pmReservations: (624) 126-7000

Wicked PizzaPizza

The name is a nod to the place's Boston heritage, and the pies are made East Coast Italian style with thin crusts, hand-tossed dough, and homemade tomato sauce. Wicked offers great specialty pizzas - including Hawaiian, Meat Lover, and Veggie options - and the house pie is topped with Italian sausage, meatballs, mushrooms, onions, pepperoni and roasted peppers. Flat-screen televisions showcase the latest Mexican and American sporting events, and this is the only pizza parlor in town with a full bar. Wicked also offers free delivery.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Cardenas, next to El Squid RoeOpen: Sun-Thur 3pm-Midnight, Fri 3pm-4am & Sat 2pm-4amReservations: (624) 105-1234

Senor SweetsCafe, Dessert

Perfect for a casual breakfast, Señor Sweets offers a tempting menu of pastries, gourmet coffee, crepes, waffles and pancakes. Later in the day, relax on the patio as you enjoy a freshly prepared salad, panini, quiche or pizzas. A full cocktail menu rounds out the tasty offerings at this visitor favorite.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Puerto Paraiso MallOpen: Daily 7am-11pmReservations: (624) 105-0102

La GaleriaFusion

The Chef Rodrigo Cabeza de Vaca was born in Guadalajara and has cooked in New York, Toronto and Verona. Influenced by different chefs, he has created his own style that mixes Thai with Maya, Italian with Aztec, French with Poblano, and Japanese with Mexican. Rodrigo takes his customers to their limits and senses to another level.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza del Pescador, across from the Cabo Azul ResortOpen: Daily 9am-MidnightReservations: (624) 142-0978

Jazmin’sMexican

Entering through the doors of Jazmin’s Restaurant San Jose del Cabo is like stepping back into the vibrant history of Mexico. The restaurant is designed with what most people think of when picturing an authentic Mexican experience: bright colors, handcrafted wooden furniture, rustic décor, banners and memorabilia. Serving traditional Mexican food, seafood and vegetarian dishes with a full bar and fair prices.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Jose Maria Morelos at Zaragoza St, near the San Jose Art DistrictOpen: Daily 8am-1030pmReservations: (624) 142-1760

El Placer y La CulpaPub Food

A great place to hang out with friends and catch the game

Dress Code: CasualLocation: KM 31.5 Transpeninsular HWY, in front of WalMart Open: Mon-Sat 4pm-2am, Sun 6pm-2amReservations: (624) 688-3934

El Fish & GrillSeafood

Casual and kids friendly restaurant offering a variety of seafood ceviches & cocktails, grilled fish, fine cuts and daily specials with great Mexican and Mediterranean flavors. The bar features domestic & imported liquors and a great international wine selection.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza del PescadorOpen: Noon-11pmReservations: (624) 142-1040

Casiano'sSpontaneous Cuisine

"No menu, no rules" is the way chef Casiano Reyes describes the spontaneous cuisine at this gem in a tranquil location. If you're open-minded, you'll relish this creative spot where a changing palette of local ingredients appears on a free-form menu. Once you're seated your server will offer a list of the day's ingredients and advise the kitchen of your preferences, the talented Reyes will then whip up a three-to-five course tasting menu for you.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Alegranza ResortOpen: Mon-Sat 6pm-10pmReservations: (624) 142-5928

Blue FishSeafood

Longtime visitors will love this mariscos mecca, which features fresh local seafood served in time-honored Baja California Sur-style preparations. Chef Ildefonso “Poncho” Avilés hails from a family with deep roots in San José del Cabo, and Blue Fish Seafood is one of the rare local restaurants that eschews regionally representative dishes from across the country in favor of traditional local favorites.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: The Shoppes at PalmillaOpen: Daily 11am-9pmReservations: (624) 172-6652

Baja Brewing CompanyGastropub

All three cantinas offer a range of authentic beach and city settings where you can relax and enjoy the Cabo life, beer on tap and an extensive menu of Mexican-inspired, local favorites. You will find everything from pub fare, to staples like wood-fired pizza and upscale cuisine created with fish that was line-caught earlier in the day. The cantinas also feature an ever-changing lineup of live music to keep the Cabo energy going each and every night. Click here for more information on this Cabo favorite.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: In the heart of the historic center, behind the church and town squareOpen: Sun-Wed Noon-Midnight, Thur-Sat Noon-2amReservations: (624) 142-5294

The OfficeGastropub

It's easy to see why this palapa-topped bar and restaurant is packed all-day, every day. The Office is a great place to sit back and watch the waves roll in, with a full bar and a large array of menu options, from breakfast favorites such as omelets and smoothies to lunchtime comfort food specialties like American style hamburgers. For dinner, sample traditional Mexican dishes, as well as seafood and custom-cooked steaks.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Medano BeachOpen: Daily 7am-11pmReservations: (624) 143-3464

SUR Beach HouseSeafood

Although technically an offshoot of Bar Esquina, the popular bar and eatery at the nearby Bahia Hotel and Beach Club, SUR is a destination drinking and dining spot in its own right thanks to Executive Chef Andres Bracamontes' superb pan-Pacific, seafood focused menu (think ceviches, tiraditos and sushi rolls). Creative cocktails and a Champagne corner only add to the tropical seaside ambiance.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Medano Beach, near Casa Dorada ResortOpen: Daily 730am-MidnightReservations: (624) 143-1890

Solomon's LandingPub Food

What started as a taco stand is now a fixture of the Marina dining scene, with a corner location on the waterfront. Solomon's Landing is popular with both locals and tourists thanks to a combination of first-rate food, first-class service and affordable prices. There is also an onsite sushi bar and plenty of great happy hour deals from the island bar.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: On the Marina, behind Tesoro Los Cabos ResortOpen: Daily 7am-11pmReservations: (624) 143-3050

Salvatore'sItalian

This gem is known for its outstanding traditional Italian cuisine, generous portions and friendly service. The charming courtyard setting creates a fun ambiance for memorable dining. Located off the beaten path, this restaurant is worth seeking out.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Emiliano Zapata, between Guerrero & HidalgoOpen: Daily Lunch 11am-3pm, Dinner 5pm-10pmReservations: (624) 105-1044

Pan di BaccoItalian

Corporate Chef Paolo Della Corte from Naples was trained with many Michelin-starred chefs in Europe, and he brings to Pan di Bacco an inspiring menu using traditional Neapolitan recipes. Carefully sourced ingredients are local, farm fresh, and sustainable, enhanced by both old-world and modern culinary techniques.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Ignazio Zaragoza, between Marina Blvd & Lazaro CardenasOpen: Sun-Wed 9am-11pm, Thurs-Sat 9am-MidnightReservations: (624) 143-3508

Nick-SanJapanese Mexican Fusion

Nick-San has been one of the most popular local restaurants since its inception in 1994 when Chefs Angel Carbajal and Masayuki Nikura began crafting a creative and innovative fusion of Japanese cuisine with traditional Mexican ingredients. With an extensive menu of rolls, as well as house specialities like tempura oysters curry yaki, bluefin tuna sashimi, and beef filet serranito.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza de Danza, on the marinaOpen: Daily Noon-1130pmReservations: (624) 143-2491

Maria JimenezMexican

This restaurant is a local gem tucked in a side street a few blocks from the Puerto Paraiso Mall. The food is wonderfully authentic, with a range of flavorful Mexican specialities. Big portions and friendly service make this place a hit. Freshly made tortillas are prepared outside. The menu features delicious shrimp fajitas, chiles rellenos, chicken enchiladas and more.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Narcizo Mendoza between Revolución de 1910 and 20 de NoviembreOpen: Tues-Sun 2pm-10pmReservations: (624) 160-8828

PitahayasAsian Mexican Fusion

Guests at chef Volker Remeike’s popular seaside restaurant delight in the chef’s eclectic yet unerringly delicious cuisine. Primarily fresh, local seafood paired with Japanese and Peruvian accents and ingredients. He has been a pioneer of eclectic and delicious Mexican-Asian fusion cuisine in Los Cabos and its foremost practitioner for more than 20 years.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Sheraton Grand Hacienda del MarOpen: Daily 5pm-1030pmReservations: (624) 145-8010

Ruth's Chris SteakhouseAmerican

At Ruth's Chris, your last bite is just as good as your first. Their perfected broiling method and seasoning techniques ensure each cut of USDA Prime beef served arrives cooked to perfection and sizzling on a 500° plate. The location and decor, especially the marina-side terrace seating, is first class and the service is impeccable. Look around. Have a seat. If this is your first visit, prepare to taste the greatest steak you’ve ever eaten.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Puerto Paraiso MallOpen: Mon-Fri 11am-1130pm, Sat & Sun 1pm-1130pmReservations: (624) 144-3232

RockstonePub Food

This combination sports bar/restaurant/live music venue opened in 2013, showcasing rock n' roll themed décor, indoor and outdoor bars and a generous selection of comfort food favorites. Great drink prices and live music every night.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Marina Blvd and Lazaro Cardenas Ave, above Pan di BoccaOpen: Sun-Wed 5pm-2am, Thur-Sat 5pm-4amReservations: (624) 143-1373

Peacock'sEuropean

Peacock’s perfectly blends European fine dining with the more relaxed 'Cabo' atmosphere. This romantic restaurant features an indoor air-conditioned area, or alternatively dine 'al fresco' in the beautiful courtyard. Commitment to the best and freshest ingredients in the area, combined with ethnic flavors, translates into a healthy meal without sacrificing the succulent seduction of comfort food.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Paseo del Pescador, next to Hotel MeliaOpen: Daily 5pm-10pmReservations: (624) 143-1858

PatagoniaSteaks

The Patagonia is an Argentinian Steakhouse popular for its outstanding quality beef dishes. Families can enjoy rich and juicy steak and roasted vegetables, as well as salads and soups.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Cabo San Lucas Ave and 5 de Mayo Ave, 1 block from Amelia WilkesOpen: Mon-Sat 5pm-1030pmReservations: (624) 143-3874

Pancho's RestaurantMexican

A beautiful Mexican setting with bright and cheery colourful lines, fresh flowers and candles on every table. A large mesquite grill is located in the center of the restaurant where you can watch chefs prepare famous dishes of the regional states of Mexico. Participate in a Tequila tasting and enjoy a lively discussion about the mythology, history, customs and fabrication of the three powerful beverages of Mexico; pulque, mezcal and tequila.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Miguel Hidalgo and Emiliano ZapataOpen: Daily 8am-1030pmReservations: (624) 143-2891

Mi CasaMexican

Set in an old adobe building in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, this beautiful restaurant is filled with enchanting folk art, charming murals, hanging lanterns and lush plants. Mi Casa's menu is truly a culinary tour through the many distinct regions and traditions of Mexico.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Cabo San Lucas Ave, behind the main squareOpen: Lunch Mon-Sat 1130am-3pm, Dinner Daily 530pm-1030pmReservations: (624) 143-1933

Maria CoronaMexican

Maria Corona, born in Mexico City 1916, takes pride with every dish starting with the selection of quality ingredients to the traditional techniques used to prepare her secret recipes. A little more this, a little less that… that's how a visit from the matriarch of this family goes – nothing is right until it gets Maria's nod. It takes that kind of care and dedication to create not just another Mexican restaurant, but something authentic and truly special.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Downtown on 16 de Septiembre, at Leona VicarioOpen: Daily Noon-10pmReservations: (624) 143-1111

MantaFusion

Inspired by the views from one of the most desirable and secluded playas in Cabo San Lucas, chef Enrique Olvera conceived Manta with an intriguing double meaning: The manta ray symbolizes the kitchen’s focus on seafood, while manta, the Spanish word for blanket, conveys the chef’s emphasis on comfort. Olvera celebrates Pacific coasts traditions—taking inspiration from his native Mexico, as well as Peru, Japan and beyond—while maintaining a distinct and tastefully casual Baja sensibility with a commitment to sourcing local ingredients from Baja California Sur.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: The Cape HotelOpen: Daily 6pm-11pmReservations: (624) 163-0000

Latitude 22 The RoadhousePub Food

This place is packed with fishing and marine memorabilia, 500-odd license plates and a zillion business cards, all collected by owner Mike Grzanich over the years. This is a casual joint, to say the least, nothing pretentious, just affordable and consistently good belly-warming food. Slow roasted prime rib, steaks, burgers, jumbo BBQ beef ribs, shrimp and fish bring diners back again and again (and so do the drinks).

Dress Code: CasualLocation: KM 4.5 Transpeninsular HWY, next to CostcoOpen: Wed-Mon 8am-11pmReservations: (624) 143-1516

La PampaSteaks

La Pampa Restaurant offers an extensive menu with the best selection of meats, traditional accompaniments and a wide variety of wines. Truly bringing to Mexico the authentic Argentinian flavor.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Corner of Marina Boulevard & Hidalgo Street, across from Tesoro Hotel Open: Tues-Sat 230pm-1030pm, Sun 230pm-10pmReservations: (624) 144-4939

Fat TunaGastropub

Fat Tuna Copas y Cocina is a celebration of flavors and good times, where fresh is taken to another level. Creative renowned chefs have no limits since there is not a specific cuisine style on the menu. Fresh surpasses the ingredients. The whole concept is fresh, from a selection of venues to suit every style and mood, to the innovation of every culinary creation and signature drink.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Downtown on Lázaro Cárdenas Blvd.Open: Daily 2pm-MidnightReservations: (624) 143-4740

Edith'sMexican

Edith's is a vivid combination of the Cuisine of Baja California with a Guerreran flair, featuring a regional fusion of steaks and seafood with local ingredients. A privileged view of Medano Beach and the world-famous Arch of Cabo San Lucas, candle lights and palapas set the atmosphere for an unforgettable culinary experience.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Near Medano BeachOpen: Daily 5pm-11pmReservations: (624) 143-0801

Don Manuel'sMexican

Don Manuel's boasts old-world hacienda style atmosphere, and a large open kitchen that dishes out superb Mexican accented cuisine. A fine dining establishment with a more comfortable and relaxed approach than most restaurants of the same quality. The gracious and welcoming staff add to the charming, old-fashioned ambiance.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: The Resort at PedregalOpen: Daily 7am-1030pmReservations: (624) 163-4300

Villa SerenaMexican

Villa Serena more than lives up to its name and is one of the area's hidden gems. With palapa-shaded patios that descend on a hillside overlooking the Sea of Cortés. It's an extraordinarily beautiful setting and a perfect spot for tropical cocktails or a romantic dinner. The food is very good, with a focus on traditional Mexican specialties and fresh local seafood.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: KM 7.5 Transpeninsular HWYOpen: Daily 7am-11pmReservations: (624) 145-8244

Cynthia FreshOrganic

A particularly good place for vegetarians and vegans, offering mostly wraps, sandwiches, soups, and salads. The extremely health-conscious owner, Cynthia, makes sure vegetarians and vegans not only have a number of choices, but that those options are delicious too.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza CaracolOpen: Mon-Sat 11am-6pmReservations: (624) 155-5874

Mama's Royal CafeBreakfast

Widely considered one of the best breakfast spots in Cabo San Lucas - Mama's offers shaded patio dining, friendly staff, excellent food, and a delightful ambiance that includes a serenading guitarist backed by a chorus of local birds. Serving bountiful breakfasts like mama used to make, Mama's Royal Cafe has something for every appetite, from fresh fruit plates and smoothies to 40 varieties of omelets, including a King Kong Omelet that has the works.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Miguel Hidalgo St, at Emiliano ZapataOpen: Daily 11am-230pmReservations: (624) 143-4290

Los Tres GallosMexican

A romantic courtyard shaded by fruit trees, playing classic rancheras (Mexican folk music), and serving traditional Mexican dishes. The downtown eatery's name pays tribute to three of the greatest stars of Mexico's golden age of cinema. Photographs of Jorge Negrete, Pedro Infante, and Javier Solís—collectively referred to as "the three roosters"—line the walls of one of the rear dining areas, and their music often plays softly in the background, adding to the restaurant's old-fashioned charm.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Corner of 20 de Noviembre and Leona VicarioOpen: Daily 5pm-10pmReservations: (624) 130-7709

Los BarrilesAsian Fusion

At Los Barriles you can feel at home in a relaxed, casual atmosphere and enjoy great food along with great service. Specializing in Asian Fusion dishes from Vietnam, Thailand and Japan, the cuisine reflects the diversity of the culinary melting pot that has become Los Cabos. They also offer an excellent variety of the best fresh seafood that owner Pancho buys from local fishermen.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Miguel Hidalgo, near Amelia Wilkes PlazaOpen: Daily 730am-10pmReservations: (624) 143-1619

La GolondrinaSeafood, Steaks

Once a trading post in the late 1800's, this beautiful historic landmark is the oldest building in Cabo. The large menu board has been a tradition for over 20 years and offers hundreds of possible combinations. Lobster and seafood in abundance have become favorites over the years accompanied with world-class steaks and Mexican fare.The atmosphere is rustically charming with garden dining under the stars.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Paseo del Pescador, next to City ClubOpen: Daily 5pm-1030pmReservations: (624) 143-0542

La GaleriaFusion

The Chef Rodrigo Cabeza de Vaca was born in Guadalajara and has cooked in New York, Toronto and Verona. Influenced by different chefs, he has created his own style that mixes Thai with Maya, Italian with Aztec, French with Poblano, and Japanese with Mexican. Rodrigo takes his customers to their limits and senses to another level.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Lazaro Cardenas Blvd, at Plaza BonitaOpen: Daily 9am-MidnightReservations: (624) 143-1090

La DolceItalian

You are likely to feel transported to little Italy by the food and decor at La Dolce. Chef Stefano Miotto was born in Northern Italy, and the menu reflects his heritage. Offering an array of homemade pastas, pizzas and speciality dishes. Meal cappers include gelato, tiramisu and flan Napolitano, as well as espressos and flaming coffees in the Mexican style.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Downtown, on the corner of Hidalgo and ZapataOpen: Daily 5pm-MidnightReservations: (624) 143-4122

La Biblioteca de TequilaMexican

Few Mexican chefs have achieved international success quite like Richard Sandoval. The Mexico City born chef and television personality has now opened over 40 restaurants around the world, from the U.S. and México to Qatar and Dubai. Experience La Biblioteca de Tequila, and taste classic Mexican cuisine paired with the largest collections of tequilas, mezcals, and agave spirits.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Breathless Cabo Resort and SpaOpen: Sun-Thur 5pm-11pm, Fri & Sat 5pm-MidnightReservations: (624)104- 9500

Invita BistroItalian

A popular Italian themed eatery featuring a variety of homemade, fresh cooked dishes derived from generations of old family recipes, accompanied by an extensive upscale selection of national and international wines and fun Italian inspired cocktails. The bistro features a warm, intimate atmosphere with picturesque views.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Miguel Hidalgo St, across from Amelia Wilkes SquareOpen: Daily 5pm-MidnightReservations: (624) 143-1386

Hacienda Cocina y CantinaMexican

Perched on the most beautiful quarter-mile of beach and overlooking the iconic rock formations of Land's End, featuring open air indoor dining, outdoor dining on the terraza, a beachfront palapa bar and the ever popular "tables in the sand". The menu showcases the different regions and flavors of Mexico through expertly crafted authentic dishes using only the finest local ingredients.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Hacienda Beach Club & Residences on Medano BeachOpen: Daily 8am-10pmReservations: (624) 163-3144

El FarallonSeafood

A spectacular cliffside setting overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the exclusive Resort at Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas. The restaurant pairs fresh local seafood with its romantic atmosphere, adding decorative touches like lanterns and beautifully crafted wicker chairs, fine linen and polished silver. The fish is fresh daily, and diners pick their dinner market style, choosing from a selection of sea bass, red snapper, striped bass, shrimp, tuna, dorado, clams and lobster.

Dress Code: FormalLocation: Resort at PedregalOpen: Daily 530pm-1030pmReservations: (624) 163-4300

DaikokuJapanese

One can envision being in a garden in Japan when visiting this unique restaurant. After you cross the bridge over the koi fishpond, you feel you are somewhere far away from México. Choose either the air-conditioned dining room with a glass floor showcasing a Zen garden below, or the Japanese garden that has been lovingly tended by the owner. The menu includes a variety of entrees, soups, salads, fried rice, noodles, beef, chicken, seafood, tempura and fresh fish like sashimi and 60 different sushi rolls.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza Nautica, next to jewellery storeOpen: Daily Noon-1130pmReservations: (624) 143-4038

Common TableGastropub

A Unique Restaurant with one of the most innovative bars in Mixology. Common Table is in the heart of the marina, offering a beautiful setting to experience delicious food, meet others and enjoy a great time.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Puerto Paraiso Plaza, on the MarinaOpen: Daily 1pm- MidnightReservations: (624) 143-5115

Bar EsquinaMediterranean Mexican Fusion

The menu blends Mediterranean cuisine with Mexican influences, and chef Rogelio and his team work with fresh, high-quality ingredients in order to let their flavors shine. Guests can sit at the white marble bar in a very social atmosphere, al fresco on the terrace, or at the chef's table, watching the chef and his team working in the exhibition kitchen. Find out more here.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Bahia Hotel & Beach Club, near Medano BeachOpen: Daily 8am-11pmReservations: (624) 143-1889

PiafFrench

Piaf is an artful play on textures in every direction, with undulating crystal lighting, deep rust-colored patterned marble flooring and an impressive center column. Its classic French menu features foie gras, white truffle, hazelnut butter and acacia honey, to be paired with a selection of wine from any of the two wine cellars in the dining room. Piaf also offers ocean-view seating on its outdoor terrace.

Dress Code: FormalLocation: Grand Velas Los Cabos ResortOpen: Daily 6pm-11pmReservations: (624) 104-9800

La MareaSeafood

Outstanding fresh ceviche is the highlight of the menu at this eatery. The freshest seafood is used in a tantalizing variety of dishes, from tuna and mango ceviche to grilled octopus.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza PeninsulaOpen: Daily 11am-11pmReservations: (624) 172-6233

Romeo and JulietaItalian

Romeo y Julieta opened 30 years ago with the idea of providing the best service to both tourist and locals. Offering a wide selection of authentic Italian cuisine in a unique atmosphere. The décor takes you to the old world of Tuscany and gives you the feeling of an eatery in Italy. Italian chefs rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients and guarantee delicious taste in every bite.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Marina Blvd and Camino del CerroOpen: Mon-Sat 4pm-11pm, Sun 2pm-11pmReservations: (624) 143-0225

DesperadosTex-Mex BBQ

Located in the downtown nightclub district, it is a popular spot for visitors seeking generous lunch and dinner portions, sports coverage, and a lively atmosphere. The menu features a mix of Mexican specialities, seafood dishes, salads, and American pub-style favorites. The specialities are homemade Tortilla Soup, BBQ Fall Off the Bone Pork Ribs, Sizzling Fajitas & Fried Ice Cream.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Downtown, behind Squid RoeOpen: Daily Noon-11pmReservations: (624) 143-4313

Captain Tony'sPub Food

If you’re coming to Cabo for the fishing, chances are you’re going to be spending a lot of time at Captain Tony’s. The congenial Cabo San Lucas Marina eatery is the hangout of choice for visiting anglers, with photo-filled walls celebrating decades of successful fishing trips and tournaments, and charter-friendly hours of operation. The restaurant has a “you hook it, we cook it” option, whereby anglers can turn their catch over to Chef Nicolás Ayala Ramí­rez to be prepared to their specifications.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Marina BlvdOpen: Daily 6am-10pmReservations: (624) 143-6797

Cabo Wabo CantinaPub Food

Where the Land ends and Party begins. Sammy Hagar’s world-famous nightclub and restaurant almost single-handedly established Cabo San Lucas as a major vacation destination. With live music and entertainment daily, the Cantina has long been one of the topmost places to party in Mexico and the world.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Corner of Lazaro Cardenas and Vicente GuerreroOpen: Daily Patio Bar 9am-2am, Restaurant 10am-11pm, Club 8pm-2amReservations: (624) 163-7400

Baja La LunaSeafood, Steaks

Beautiful dining al fresco with an open air kitchen, live entertainment and seafood grill. Enjoy fresh seafood from Baja, fabulous steaks and Australian lamb chops prepared with organic herbs from the garden. Bajo Luno’s barmasters offer creative choices to pair with your dinner or tapas plates.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Vicente Guerrero, across from Cabo WaboOpen: Tues-Sun Noon-10:30pmReservations: (624) 144-4911

Baja CantinaGastropub

A favorite neighborhood hotspot and the perfect place to relax and enjoy all major sporting events. The menu offers something for everyone from Mexican specialities, salads, sushi, burgers, pizza and a selection of fresh seafood. All day happy hour. Friday Night’s ladies drink free from 930pm-1130pm with dance beats from local DJ’s. Click here for more information.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Pescador Ave, on the MarinaOpen: Mon-Fri 7am-11pm, Sat & Sun 7am-MidnightReservations: (624) 143-1111

Baja Brewing CompanyGastropub

All three cantinas offer a range of authentic beach and city settings where you can relax and enjoy the Cabo life, beer on tap and an extensive menu of Mexican-inspired, local favorites. You will find everything from pub fare, to staples like wood-fired pizza and upscale cuisine created with fish that was line-caught earlier in the day. The cantinas also feature an ever-changing lineup of live music to keep the Cabo energy going each and every night. Click here to learn more.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Cabo Villas Rooftop is located in Cabo Villas Beach Resort and Cabo Marina is located on the ground floor of the Puerto Paraiso MallOpen: Daily 8am-MidnightReservations: (624) 144-3805

12 TribesMexican

12 Tribes serve inventive and authentic Mexican cuisine. In the dining room and out on the oceanfront terrace, the architecture and design are open and airy, creating the perfect place for guests and Cabo locals to relax, socialize and drink in the spectacular views. The menu is infused with locally caught fish and seafood entrées, as well as great steaks.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Casa Dorada Resort at Medano BeachOpen: Daily Noon-11pmReservations: (624) 143-3730

CampestreMexican

Restaurant Bar Campestre is a Family Restaurant where you and your family can enjoy a Delicious Mexican Food prepared with love and fresh ingredients from the region. Each dish is a delicious work of art.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Salvatierra between Lopez Mateos and Camino al FaroOpen: Mon-Fri 730am-9pm, Sun 730am-2pmReservations: (624) 143-8830

AcreFusion

Acre is a 25 acre piece of farmland adjacent to San Jose del Cabo. Executive Chefs Kevin Luzande and Oscar Torres are obsessed with quality, local ingredients. Both Kevin and Oscar have worked in the top restaurants of New York, Los Angeles and Europe. This mix of their urban experience paired with local Baja ingredients is a winning combination.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Camino Real St, Rincon de las AnimasOpen: Lunch Mon-Fri Noon-3pm, Brunch Sat & Sun 10am-3pm, Dinner Daily 5pm-10pmReservations: (624) 171-8226

Alcaravea GourmetMediterranean

Alcaravea Gourmet is beloved by locals and is one of the most popular dinner options in downtown Cabo San Lucas. Guests enter through trellised vines and flowers into a casually upscale dining room, with an atmosphere perfect for romantic dinners, family outings and special events. The menu features Italian cuisine with Mediterranean accents and is complemented by warm Mexican service from the well-trained staff.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Corner of Zaragoza and 16 de SeptiembreOpen: Mon-Sat Noon-11pmReservations: (624) 143-3730

7 Seas Seafood GrillSeafood

A gorgeous palapa-shaded setting and beautiful views of the incoming surf from the Sea of Cortés distinguish the signature eatery at the boutique Cabo Surf Hotel on Acapulquito Beach. As you might expect of a seaside restaurant, fresh seafood is the focus, although 7 Seas also showcases some traditional Mexican dishes, as well as a large selection of delicious desserts and rich gourmet Mexican coffees from the highlands of Chiapas and Oaxaca.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Acapulquito Beach, KM 28Open: Daily 7am-1030pmReservations: (624) 142-2676

Arts & SushiSushi

The stylish, sleek space showcases arresting contemporary art, which is perfectly complemented by a sophisticated sushi menu.The Chef and his well-trained staff offer fabulous sushi, sashimi, and Japanese dishes with imaginative flair. Wear something trendy and sip a glass of wine as you inspect the art or enjoy the breezes on the patio.

Dress Code: CasualLocation: Plaza Bonita, on the MarinaOpen: Daily 11:00am-11:00pmReservations: (624) 144-4554