Sophisticated Pleasures: The 10 Best Restaurants in San Jose del Cabo

Chris Sands

By , Local Expert, Cabo San Lucas
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San Jose del Cabo's dining scene is in many ways more impressive than that of cape sister Cabo San Lucas. The city boasts over a dozen first-class restaurants, and is home to some of the region's most accomplished and innovative chefs. Baja Mediterranean cuisine and fresh local seafood are the focus of most menus, but there are a number of eclectic eateries that boast original and provocative concepts.

Farm-to-table dining, for instance, has been taken to an entirely new level at Flora's Field Kitchen The restaurant is set in the midst of a 10-acre organic field - meat is sourced from a neighboring ranch - and diners can...  Read more »

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    Flora's Field Kitchen

    This is the most intimate farm-to-table dining experience in Los Cabos.

    Local Expert Tip: "Flora Farm is almost impossible to find without directions. Luckily, they're available for download on the restaurant's website."

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    Agua by Larbi

    Morgan's is the best steakhouse in the area, and showcases an excellent selection of fine wines.

    Local Expert Tip: "Agua has an excellent selection of wines from Mexico's premier wine producing region, Valle de Guadalupe."

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    Tropicana Restaurant

    Tropicana has been a fine dining fixture in San Jose del Cabo for over 20 years.

    Local Expert Tip: "The Chiles en Nogada are superb."

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    Don Sanchez

    One of the largest dining venues in Los Cabos, Don Sanchez is also one of the few to offer carry-out wine sales.

    Local Expert Tip: "Wines are a big focus at the new look Don Sanchez. There are over 300 labels available, with modest corkage fees. Carry out sales are permissible until 11 p.m."

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    French Riviera Restaurant & Bakery

    French Riviera boasts the best bakery in San Jose del Cabo.

    Local Expert Tip: "French Riviera is home to Los Cabos' best crepes."

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    La Panga Antigua

    This is one of the best restaurants in downtown San Jose del Cabo.

    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. "

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    Cata Wine

    Cata Wine is the best Italian restaurant in San Jose del Cabo.

    Local Expert Tip: "Cata Wine has an excellent martini menu, and the creative cocktails are available every afternoon from 12 - 5 p.m., as well as during dinner service."

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    Voila Bistro and Catering

    Voila Bistro is one of the signature restaurants in San Jose del Cabo's historic Art District, and offers...  Read more »

    Local Expert Tip: "Voila Bistro is a great place to sip wine after San Jose del Cabo's Thursday night Art Walk, and features live jazz on Friday nights. "

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    Habanero's Gastro Grill and Tequila Bar

    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. "

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    7 Seas Seafood Grille

    7 Seas is one of the top beachfront dining options in San Jose del Cabo.

    Local Expert Tip: "Coffees are available from some of Mexico's top producers, including Solo Dios from Chiapas, and Blason Gourmet from Oaxaca."



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