The Best in Cabo: Dining

In Dine, Los Cabos by Suzanne Koch

Sink your teeth into these mouthwatering destinations.

COMAL at Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection

Cabo San Lucas

Perched above Chileno Beach with a modern and open-air space, COMAL is a chic three-level al fresco restaurant serving regional Mexican and Latin American cuisine. Led by Chef Yvan Mucharraz, the menus feature contemporary twists on traditional dishes, using locally grown, organic vegetables. An eye-catching display of wild-caught seafood can be found at the seafood and ceviche bar while the restaurant’s bar boasts one of the most extensive artisanal tequila selections in Cabo, all displayed on a “floating tequila display.”

Flora Farms

San Jose del Cabo

Flora Farms is comprised of a 25-acre working farm, home to the Farm Bar, Flora Farms Grocery and Flora’s Field Kitchen, the signature restaurant located in the center of the field with an on-site bakery, a butcher shop and a brewery. Due to its own 150-acre free-range ranch, the restaurant only serves what they make, raise and grow. Enjoy Neapolitan-style pizzas from their wood-fired oven, innovative cocktails at the bar, sweet treats from the ice cream cart and more. The farm also offers guided farm tours, cooking classes, boutique shopping, The Farm Spa, Culinary Cottages and Haylofts.

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San Jose del Cabo

Acre is highlighted by its chic farm-to-table restaurant featuring an urban menu using locally sourced ingredients from its own farm and neighboring suppliers to create a fresh and innovative food and cocktail menu. Acre’s design features walls compressed from surrounding earth and shade structures made from local palo de arco trees, while the décor, furniture, dishware and lighting are sourced from the Baja and Mexican mainland. The award-winning bar and restaurant is complemented by its stunning event spaces, treehouses (to stay in!) and soon-to-debut villas.

Romeo & Julieta

Cabo San Lucas

Since 1986, Romeo & Julieta has been a favorite among locals and visitors for delicious Italian eats. Inspired by a Tuscan hideaway, the romantic outlet has exposed rock walls, vaulted brick ceilings and live music every night. The newest addition to the restaurant is The Wine Bar. Located adjacent to Romeo & Julieta, the outlet will be a hip, laid back extension featuring wine tasting events and more.

Manta at The Cape, a Thompson Hotel

Cabo San Lucas

Sophisticated Mexican flavors meet Pacific Rim traditions at The Cape’s signature outlet. Led by Executive Chef Enrique Olvera, Manta features an exhibition-style kitchen with teppanyaki and robata grills for an interactive dining experience. Dine al fresco on the oceanfront terrace or indoors among the rich wood, leather and dark stone design elements.

Cocina del Mar at Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection

Cabo San Lucas

For an absolute dreamy, romantic evening, reserve a table at newly renovated Cocina del Mar. Perched over the rocky cliffs, the oceanfront restaurant is led by Chef Guillermo Gomez and is known for its fresh seafood dishes. Be sure to try the totoaba, a mouthwatering fish exclusive to the northern region of the Sea of Cortez and a signature dish of Cocina del Mar.

El Farallon at The Resort at Pedregal

Cabo San Lucas

Meaning “a rock that comes out of the ocean,” El Farallon features cliffside seating above rocky waters and looks out over the Pacific Ocean. The menu features a selection of ocean-to-table options including local, fresh fish specialties. For a pre-dinner experience, visit the restaurant’s Champagne Terrace where guests are guided through a bubbly lesson in the sparkling beverage.


Cabo San Lucas

Treat your tastebuds to a full Latin experience at Toro. Meaning “bull” in Spanish and “tuna belly” in Japanese, the menu offers suviche, small plates, grilled entrees and more for a tasty trip in Pan Latin cuisine. Overlooking Punta Ballena, the restaurant’s patio is a favorite spot for whale watching, complete with views, a fire pit and cozy seating.

Agua at One&Only Palmilla

San Jose del Cabo

Serving a unique interpretation of Mexican-Mediterranean cuisine, Agua offers a seasonally driven menu based on the availability of locally sourced ingredients and seafood selections. For a secluded dinner, snag one of the restaurant’s moonlight dining tables perched along the cliff’s edge and surrounded by stone and cushioned banquettes. These cozy tables look out over the Sea of Cortez, making it the ideal spot for a romantic evening.

Sunset Monalisa

Cabo San Lucas

Sunset Monalisa is the delicious monument of the love between Florence’s Giorgio Battaglia and Cristina Bremer Rodriguez, niece of former Mexican president Abelardo Rodriguez. With its spectacular views and unique environment, the venue is designed to tantalize the senses and engage your emotions. Diners can savor Novel Mediterranean cuisine by Chef Casiano Reyes in a passionate atmosphere made up by live music, an ultra-romantic setting and the iconic Ocean Terrace by Veuve Clicquot.

SEARED at One&Only Palmilla

San Jose del Cabo

Highlighted by a glass-walled meat cellar that’s stocked with a wide range of varying cuts of the finest meats including Japanese Wagyu A5 and more, SEARED is a carnivore’s paradise. The restaurant also serves up fresh seafood and one of Mexico’s most extensive wine lists. Don’t miss the assortment of accompanying sauces like chimichurri, black pepper and SEARED’s own steak sauce.

Casa Calavera at Vidanta Los Cabos

San Jose del Cabo

It’s Dia de los Muertos everyday at beachside Casa Calavera, the newest restaurant concept from Hakkasan Group. From the decor down to the dishes, guests will enjoy an authentic Mexican vibe. Dine on popular fare like ceviches and tostadas before diving into tacos, empanadas and enchiladas. For a truly decadent dinner, order up one of the larger selections like Lamb Shank Barbacoa, Spiny Lobster Puerto Nuevo Style or Chile Rellenos.

Casero at Viceroy Los Cabos

San Jose del Cabo

Sink your teeth into good eats at Casero, the resort’s main restaurant and Mexican kitchen. The three-meal outlet features fresh-pressed tortillas daily, plus the “forgotten spirits” of Mexico from places like Tepache and Sotol. Enjoy traditional dishes like chilaquiles or munch down on vibrant langosta tacos and more in a stunning indoor-outdoor atmosphere.

7 Seas Seafood Grille at Cabo Surf Hotel

San Jose del Cabo

7 Seas Seafood Grille is a casual seafront grill serving up a blend of Mexican, Mediterranean and Asian flavors. Diners can dig into an assortment of surf and turf eats like sea bass, lobster, steaks and more while gazing out at Medano Beach. 7 Seas is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a generous offering of gluten-free dishes.

Café des Artistes at JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa

San Jose del Cabo

French techniques meet Mexican flavors at this fine dining restaurant designed by Chef Thierry Blouet. The menu is a compilation of customers’ most-loved flavors over the past years at its sister location in Puerto Vallarta. The Cabo location features a wine cellar full of the best Baja California wines, a chef’s private table and bars.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Cabo San Lucas

Known for their custom-aged USDA Prime midwestern beef, diners can look forward to juicy cuts of all kinds. Paired with hearty accompaniments like seafood towers, lobster mac-and-cheese, New Orleans-style barbecued shrimp and more, this classic steakhouse will please any meat-loving diner.

This article originally appeared in the 2019 Spring/Summer issue of InMexico Magazine. Click here for the full digital version.

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