Restaurants in Cabo San Lucas have become more sophisticated in recent years,with a new breed of creative chefs crafting innovative menus that fuse traditional Mexican cuisine with a variety of international accents. But despite the influx of talented chefs and their increased commitment to locally sourced ingredients and organic produce, the single defining aspect of the Los Cabos dining scene remains the reliance of restaurants on the region's incredibly abundant and diverse seafood. Nearly every restaurant in Los Cabos offers fresh local fish dishes, and many devote the majority of their menu space to seafood specialties.
Cabo San Lucas has a wealth of great seafood restaurants, but none better than El Farallón, which offers succulent market-style seafood and an unforgettable cliffside dining experience. Although El Farallón is the premier seafood stop in Pedregal, each of the city’s neighborhoods has its treasures. The lobster house Lorenzillo's and the high-end sushi restaurant Nick-San are two of the best seafood eateries in the Marina area, while Edith's and Silviano’s are among the top spots near Médano Beach, the two mile stretch of golden sand that hosts most of the city's luxury resorts.
For more affordable options, try local favorites like Mariscos Mazatlán and Mariscos Mocambo, which are located near the downtown shopping area, and Mariscos El Torito, an off-the-beaten-path restaurant popular with local families. Other seafood spots of note include the marisqerías Tres Islas and Tacos Los Claros.