If you’re looking for a vacation that will take your taste buds on an adventure, look no further than Cabo San Lucas, Mexico!
This coastal town is known for its delicious food and drinks and outstanding staff service.
Cabo San Lucas restaurants can bring from fresh seafood to traditional Mexican dishes that will blow every visitor’s mind. There is no doubt there is something to please everyone’s palate.
In this blog post, we will list the Top 10 Best Restaurants in town and give you a taste of what they have to offer.
Before continuing with our listing, bear in mind this is only our selection, based on reviews, styles, scenery, and, of course, our own experience.
So sit back, relax, and get ready to start planning your next culinary escape!
1 . El Farallon
For those who look for extraordinary experiences, this restaurant has all the glamour, elegance, and decadence you could ever want.
El Farallon it’s located on a cliff, so it has all the picturesque ocean views you could hope for: yes, Instagrammable!
The cuisine is upscale Mexican with an exclusive menu that changes daily to highlight fresh ingredients, and a wine list of 300 selections complements it.
And if that weren’t enough, it also has a champagne terrace overlooking the ocean. Let me tell you, anyone can feel like royalty here.
Located in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, Wachinango’s is a colorful beach vibed restaurant that serves mainly seafood inspired by Mexican cuisine near the Marina Dock.
The mouth-watering dishes are served in a laidback and cozy atmosphere, offering refreshing beers, cocktail drinks, and delicious tostadas, aguachile, and tacos, among other traditional delights.
This has to be on our listing because of its originality and well-served portions you’ll love to share with friends and family.
3. La Casona
For some people, this steak house has been regarded as #1 in Cabo San Lucas, offering a vast selection of wine and tequila in a rustic-themed setting with Mexican artwork and hand-painted tile work.
La Casona is trendy dining with outstanding service; you’ll always find a welcoming smile and a charming atmosphere.
Here you can feel the traditional Mexican influence from the moment you walk through the door, with dishes like Baja California lobster on every platter and signature dishes with certified Angus beef. It’s just a classic in Cabo.
4. WTF Burger Bar
Located at the Marina Dock, this American-style restaurant includes a twist of traditional Mexican dishes, serving signature burgers made with Wagyu beef – offering vegan and vegetarian alternatives – a variety of salads, sandwiches, tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and delicious starters and snacks.
They have a wide range of beverages like cocktails, wine, hand-scooped milkshakes, and also enjoy a unique coffee & smoothie bar.
This place offers a delivery service for those who prefer to stay indoors.
5. Aleta Restaurant
Featuring incredible sushi and raw bar, you can find here ceviche, local clams, oysters, and of course, made-to-order sashimi and sushi rolls.
This cozy restaurant is perfect for a beach-drinking session, enjoying original cocktails and refreshing beers. We highly recommend trying the local delight Baja Brewing CO.
According to many reviews, the staff service and food are amazingly fresh and well delivered, made with organic vegetables and ocean-to-table dishes you can request on fried, fire-grilled, or steamed – in case you are dieting.
6. Carbon Grill Restaurant
Carbon Grill Restaurant is presented by Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa as part of the amenities offered to guests but is open for visitors alike.
With a fantastic sea view, this restaurant is inspired by Argentinian cuisine and is the perfect choice for meat lovers – who will be blown away by the grilled beef, chicken, and seafood – but also veggie lovers, who will find vegetarian delights on the menu.
You can find here superb meat platters, desserts, cocktails, as well as an extensive wine list.
This restaurant earned its place in our listing. According to Tripadvisor reviews, it has been rated as one of the best in Cabo, praising the staff’s food quality and fantastic service.
Even though some customers mentioned this place might be costly, they all conclude that Carbon Grill is worth every penny.
7. Jazz on the Rocks at Sunset Point
This high-class restaurant is located at the top of the Sunset Monalisa – another incredible restaurant you cannot miss – presenting an astonishing view of the iconic Cabo Arc.
Jazz on the Rocks is a musical experience with live jazz sessions accompanied by a sophisticated concept of gastro-pub cuisine and mixology, a paradise for jazz lovers!
Here the pizza is the star of the menu, but you’ll find many other delights like exclusive starters, extraordinary main dishes, desserts, wine, and signature cocktails.
8. Invita Bistro
Invita Bistro is the classic Italian restaurant in Cabo, operating for many, many years. Customers are always satisfied with the food and the attentive service here it’s a “bullet-proof” must.
This excellent restaurant is a hidden gem in Cabo, offering authentic Italian and Mediterranean dishes at reasonable prices like chicken parmesan and lasagna.
Invita Bistro also presents a wine selection acclaimed by most visitors, and it is worth trying!
9. Tomatillos Farm-to-Table Restaurant
This beautiful restaurant is part of the All-Inclusive Plan at the hotel Villa Del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa, presenting a particular offer to customers.
Built next to an urban garden, Tomatillos serves a healthy menu made with fresh and local products that focus mainly on vegetarian and vegan eaters – but, of course, they also do meat dishes.
Here you can enjoy delicious cocktails and fantastic desserts accompanied by a unique rustic farm decor with an incredible view of the Sea of Cortez.
The best of Tomatillos is the fresh foods at reasonable prices. Chana Masala dish, Cauliflower Cous Cous, and Picaña are among the most acclaimed by hundreds of customer reviews.
10. Las Cazuelas del Don
Last but not least, is this hidden gem called “Las Cazuelas del Don” definitely not the most glamorous restaurant in town. Still, it is a new and clean local business run by a Mexican family that mastered the art of “cazuelas,” a common Mexican variety of stews served with tortillas, bread, potato, or tostadas.
We can assure you Las Cazuelas del Don is one worthy of your palate. Here, you will taste a very authentic Mexican cuisine served with local fresh and perfectly cooked ingredients, so if you are looking for authentic Mexican street food, then this is your place.
We do recommend trying the homemade guacamole as a starter and the frozen banana pie for dessert, and you’ll love this place the same we do!
It’s Time to Enjoy Cabo San Lucas Restaurants!
Whether you are looking for glammy or cheap eats, we hope this list helped you to find the perfect dining experience in Cabo San Lucas as we are sure – like many many visitors – you’ll not regret coming to any of these restaurants!
Please comment below if you have found a new place worthy of our listing! We would love to hear from you.