Best Dining in Cabo

Top spots to visit and enjoy an incredible fine dining experience.

One of the greatest pleasures that comes with vacationing in Los Cabos is experiencing fine dining at its best! You’ll find some of the best restaurants ( in Mexico) that showcase a new fusions with the Mexican culture, along the tourist corridor that connects Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. Now with so many choices deciding which one to pick can be a little overwhelming. So here is a round-up of some of our must-try Starred restaurants to experience while you’re here in Los Cabos.

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Cocina Del Mar - Esperanza Resort

Cocina del Mar is known for its exquisite variety of fresh and seafood specialties. It utilizes only the freshest possible ingredients, offering a spectacular and unusual presentation. Inspired by the wide selection of food that the coasts of the American continent offers and the international experience of the Cocina del Mar culinary team. The cuisine of Cocina del Mar is inspired by the culinary traditions of North, Central and South America. A three and four course menu is offered, considering always vegetarian and vegan options.

 

El Farallón - The Resort at Pedregal

Showcasing fresh and local market-style seafood with a stunning cliffside aerie overlooking crashing Pacific Ocean waves.

Don Sanchez is the fine dining locale of choice in San José del Cabo. Restaurateur and chef Tadd Chapman has created a culinary oasis in the heart of the downtown area, with elegantly plated seafood, steaks and tapas, expansive terrace and courtyard dining areas, and the best wine selection in Los Cabos.

 

Agua - One and Only Palmilla

Located at The One and Only Palmilla, AGUA is seasonally inspired authentic Mexican Cuisine. Sitting 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. Interactive dining is showcased here, including fresh, handmade tortillas, authentic moles and signature guacamole and ceviche made tableside. You’ll be sure to experience the culture and Mexican feel at this place.

 

Manta - The Cape

The premier restaurant at The Cape, has quickly earned a reputation for outstanding food, wine and service. Runned by the acclaimed chef Enrique Olvera, Manta specializes in seafood focused with Pacific Rim fusion cuisine, providing a true culinary experience for anyone who likes to enjoy the best of what nature has to offer.  The restaurant’s name, Manta, has an intriguing double meaning, that lies at the heart of Olvera’s concept:  the manta ray symbolizes the focus on seafood, while manta, the Spanish word for blanket, conveys the chef’s emphasis on comfort. This is one of the ideal places to have a gorgeous sunset dinner. The views are absolutely breathtaking.

 

Cocina de Autor - Grand Velas

Why decide when you can have it all? At the signature restaurant at Grand Velas, 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 us. Sip a fine wine or premium cocktail, and enjoy the gorgeous views of the resort's half-moon lily pond, complete with colorful Koi fish.

 

Contact our premier concierge to help you book a reservation to one ( or all) of these top restaurants. And allow us to help create an experience that will last well into the night.

 

The new in villa dinning experience

We’ve always provided the ability for our guests to have their own private chef to prepare special meals during their stay. Whether it be a romantic anniversary dinner, a fun cooking class or a celebratory family reunion brunch, it is our belief that on special occasions like these, we take care of the food and drinks so you can enjoy quality time with your loved ones.

And we are excited to now be collaborating with Campirana a company dear to our hearts whose mission is to provide us the highest quality of ingredients, all certified organic and sourced from their local farm, Miraflores. They are also very passionate about being as environmentally friendly as possible.

Allow us to help you book your private chef for a fun and unique in-villa dining experience. Have fun learning about seasonal ingredients, pair Mexican wines with some classic Mexican flavors.

All this while nourishing your bodies with the best quality ingredients.

Contact one of our premier concierge specialist to help you with the details to make this a unique foodie experience.

 

4 Highly recommended Dinning Experiences in Cabo

The recent boom of exceptional new restaurants in Los Cabos has given visitors even more reasons to look forward to exploring the food and culture in this tropical paradise. Each place aims to put their unique stamp of authentic food true to Los Cabos. The dining options are countless, from a more casual but unique way of eating tacos to a sophisticated atmosphere with jaw dropping views. Either way, you are guaranteed to enjoy some of the best drinks and food in town. It wasn’t easy, but we narrowed down our 4 new favorite hotspots that will  truly leave a lasting impression. As we say here in Mexico “Buen Provecho.”

La Lupita Taco & Mezcal Restaurant

Located in the heart of San Jose, “La Lupita” is the new way of experiencing a casual vibe with a seamless coexistence of authentic Mexican food, music, artistry and community all under one roof.  The menu reflects the roots and classic dishes of Mexican cuisine but with a modern twist that appeals to all tastes. You’ll find delicious crafted cocktails and an extensive list of Mexican wines. One of their most popular item is the “Bullfighter” tacos! They run various specials and happy hours throughout the week and live music on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

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 FLORA FARMS

The recent trend of  “farm to table” experience has exploded across Los Cabos. It’s the best way to get fresh, delicious seasonal ingredients directly from local farms and upcoming new organic markets. Floras Farm pioneered the farm-to-table dining scene in San José del Cabo, and has become a mandatory stop for visiting foodies. This magical spot is tucked away in the outsides of San Jose del Cabo. Making it an intimate and unforgettable experience. The restaurant looks out over a 10-acre organic field, filled with most of the ingredients listed on the menu. The food is superb, and crafted unique cocktails are incredibly delicious. So fresh you’ll think you’re actually drinking a healthified drink. Like their Organic Carrot Margarita. Reservations are always recommended for any day of the week but especially on Sundays for a spectacular brunch.

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Manta at The Cape Hotel

The highly acclaimed new dining hotspot at the luxury property The Cape (a Thompson Hotel) Manta is run by Chef Enrique Olvera, who also developed Pujol in Mexico City, currently rated one of the 20 best restaurants in the entire world. The location of Manta results in jaw-dropping views of the Pacific Ocean and the legendary Arch. It’s one of the best places to dine during a gorgeous sunset. The rotating menu focuses on Pacific Rim cuisine and fresh local seafood, with 15 - 18 dishes available on a nightly basis. Multi-course tasting menus are the preferred dinner option, with excellent pairing advice provided courtesy of the onsite sommelier, whose generous wine list includes numerous options from Baja's wine country, Valle de Guadalupe.

Manta Los Cabos

 Acre


This intimate, al fresco space surrounded by green palms and acres of land is one of the must-go to’s when in Los Cabos. It’s quite the adventure getting to Acre restaurant. Driving through winding, dusty roads only to arrive to an oasis in the middle of the outback desert. The style of Acre is a completely new concept to anything in town. It’s the first of it’s kind where appreciation for design, sustainability and modern life intersect. It is also “farm-to table” cuisine using foods and spices to prepare the dishes and cocktails that are grown on five of the 25 acres that make up the farm. They truly focus on highlighting Mexico’s diverse range of flavors, foods and spirits from around the country. Allowing you to experience fine dining with true to Mexico’s roots, at it’s best.

Acre restaurant San Jose del Cabo

Luna concierge services can help set transportation and a reservation to any of these restaurants. We want to make sure you experience some of the best food, drinks and service during your stay in Cabo.  Click here to make a reservation.