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.
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
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