La Cocina Mexicana: The Ten Best Mexican Restaurants In Cabo San Lucas
Strictly speaking, every eatery in Cabo San Lucas is a Mexican restaurant. But whereas many area chefs have chosen to focus on international cuisines and Mediterranean or Asian fusions, there are still plenty of great options in Los Cabos for lovers of traditional Mexican cuisine. As a rule of thumb, the farther you move away from the tourist areas, the more authentic the food is likely to be, and whether you stop at a taco stand or a fine dining establishment, there are a wide variety of regional dishes and delicacies from which to choose.
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Local Expert Tip: "The mole dishes (mole is a popular Mexican sauce, made in several regional styles) are magical here, particularly the chicken mole."
Local Expert Tip: "The desserts are hands down the best in town. The homemade flan is covered in sweet cream and strawberry sauce, and the crepes Panama is a bananas foster flambeed in dark rum. "
Local Expert Tip: "Try the surf and turf combination, with fresh lobster and mesquite grilled filet mignon."
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Local Expert Tip: "There is a new Tropic of Cancer monument located just outside of Santiago, at kilometer 81.5."
Local Expert Tip: "La Panga Antigua has some very good Rias Baixas area Albarinos and French Chardonnays to pair with the many dishes featuring fresh local seafood. "
Local Expert Tip: "The mesquite grill is located in the center of the large dining room, so you can watch the chefs at work. "
Habanero's has one of the largest tequila collections in Los Cabos.
Local Expert Tip: "Tequila Lounge tasting flights include premium producers like Don Julio, 7 Leguas, Maestro Tequilero, Chinaco, and Arette. "
Local Expert Tip: "The Mexican combo plates are a popular dinner option. "
- Cuisine: American, Latin, Mexican, Tex-Mex
- Average Main Course Price: 200
- Neighborhood: Cabo San Lucas
La Casa Country is one of the best places on the Marina for steaks and hearty downhome fare.
Local Expert Tip: "La Casa Country boasts the best barbecue baby back ribs in Cabo San Lucas."
Local Expert Tip: "Specialties include the whole crab in garlic or chilpaya chile sauce, and the shrimp newburg with brandy and cream sauce."
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