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Our Favorite Los Cabos Restaurants

Our Favorite Los Cabos Restaurants

Having lived in Los Cabos for seven years now we have assembled a list of our favorite restaurants.  While not a Top 10, more like a Top 20 including our favorite stops on the East Cape and Todo Santos.  Our list is in no particular order.  We love them all!  We’ve  also included our favorite dishes at each restaurant to get you started.

Find each restaurant on Facebook and Google Maps at the icons below.  Click on the restaurant name for their website.

Cabo San Lucas Restaurants

Panache Restaurant is a cozy European-inspired restaurant specializing in European cuisine. Diners are treated to delicious dishes in a cozy and intimate setting. Located in Cabo Centro, Panache is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Dog Friendly & Air Conditioned Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Mussels & Clams and Carbonara

Samantha’s Favorite: Bolognese

Panazia is located just inside Centro on the last right before the lights at the bull ring.  Panazia specializes in Asian-Mexican fusion fare in an airconditioned dining room and a secluded outdoor garden space. Serving lunch and dinner, Panazia also has a great “all you can eat” lunch special for 400 Pesos per/person.

Dog Friendly, Air Conditioned & Outdoor Dining

Panazia also has a location in San Jose del Cabo

Dean’s Favorites:  Spicy Chicken Wok & Mongolian Beef Wok

Samantha’s Favorites: Costillos (ribs) & Spicy Chicken Wok

Mezcla Restaurant & Lounge is an upscale sports lounge serving international fusion cuisine in the El Tezal area of Cabo San Lucas. Mezcla offers both air-conditioned indoor seating as well as outdoor terrace seating. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and has a varied wine selection. 

Dog Friendly, Air Conditioned & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Fideo Saltado

Samantha’s Favorite: Lomo Saltado Peruano

Trattoria de Pietro is in the heart of the Tezal and offers the best in traditional Italian cuisine. Classic recipes with homemade pasta, seafood, meat, and fish are on the menu and can be enjoyed either inside their airconditioned dining area or on their expansive terrace. The restaurant is open for dinner only and has a large selection of quality Italian wines.

Dog Friendly, Air Conditioned & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Filetto al Funghi

Samantha’s Favorite: Ossobucco Manzo

Cocina & Bar by Cabo Bakery is a bakery/deli/beer garden/fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Cabo. Serving deli like breakfast and lunches and pizzas in the outdoor, shaded dining area by day and enjoying fine dining at its best in the airconditioned dining room, the Cocina & Bar has something for everyone.

Dog Friendly,  Air Conditioned & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Kung Fu Wings & Corned Beef Sandwich

Samantha’s Favorite: Roast Beef Sandwich

Tiki Bar is located right on the marina in the heart of Cabo San Lucas. Recognized as one of the best sushi bars in Cabo, the restaurant also serves a variety of seafood, salads, sandwiches, and tacos. They even have a “you catch, we cook” for those wanting to eat their fresh catch. The Tiki Bar is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering shaded outdoor seating.

Dog Friendly & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Taco Bell Taco Salad (Ensalada Taco con Carne Molida y Lechuga Picada)

Samantha’s Favorite: Karencita Roll

Eataliano Pizza Kitchen is in the Cabo Walmart parking lot and serves the best pizza in Cabo San Lucas. They offer a variety of appetizers, salads, pasta, and seafood and specialize in gourmet wood-fired pizzas with pizza dough made fresh daily. Offering a shaded, open-air restaurant, they serve both lunch and dinner. 

Dog Friendly & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Arrivederci Pizza with Tomatoes, Onions, Peppers, Mushrooms, and Basil

Samantha’s Favorite: Lasagne

Koi Sushi is in Plaza San Lucas (Walmart Mall), tucked behind the Food Court. The restaurant offers a wide variety of fresh, off-the-boat sushi, sashimi, and other Asian delicacies. They are open for both lunch and dinner.

Not Dog Friendly & Air Conditioned Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Daniel Roll

Samantha’s Favorite: Shrimp Teriyaki

Cabo Cantina is located in Cabo Central on the main drag; the Cantina is self-touted as Cabo’s #1 Sports Bar Restaurant. They serve a variety of Mexican and pub fare and unique house-made cocktail concoctions. Service is excellent, and prices are reasonable. 

Dog Friendly, Air Conditioned & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Billionaire Bacon

Samantha’s Favorite: Chicken Soup

Solomons Landing is located on the Marina in Cabo San Lucas and offers a wide range of international cuisines and dishes. A restaurant is a great place where locals get together, and visitors keep coming back. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

Dog Friendly & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Wasabi Roll

Samantha’s Favorite: Shrimp Cocktail

The Official Latitude 22 The Roadhouse Cabo, located in El Tezal, along the trans peninsular highway, is a restaurant and bar featuring a varied international menu, mesquite grilled food, and creation classics. The décor at the Roadhouse cannot be missed. They are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offer live entertainment. 

Indoor Dining & Dog Friendly Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Chicken Parmesan

Samantha’s Favorite: Corned Beef Hash Breakfast

SUR Beach House Los Cabos is a casual, chic, and versatile retreat on Medano Beach, offering contemporary Californian and Mexican fare.  

Not Dog Friendly & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorites: Crispy Rib Eye Tip & Oysters

Samantha’s Favorite: Crispy Shrimp

The Sand Bar Los Cabos is located on Medano Beach and serves a variety of fresh seafood and Mexican selections.

Dog Friendly & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Cheese Burger

Samantha’s Favorite: Sliced Picanha & Parmesan 

Bajo La Luna Restaurant is in Cabo Centro. It is Cabo’s most romantic gem in a hidden garden that serves Mexican fare, seafood, and steaks perfectly prepared under the moonlit sky. 

Dog Friendly, Air Conditioned & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Chipolte Polenta Fries

Samantha’s Favorite: Shrimp Dynamite

San Jose del Cabo Restaurants

Cream Cafe Cabo located along the San Jose corridor in The Shops at Palmilla is a European-inspired deli with a great atmosphere. They offer a wide selection of homemade pastries, sandwiches, salads, and pizzas. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Dog Friendly, Air Conditioned & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Bolognese Pizza

Samantha’s Favorite: Cobb Salad

District MX Eat + Drink is a quality sports and entertainment eatery and lounge along the San Jose Corridor. The industrial décor offers all the creature comforts to relax or take the best in audio-visual entertainment. The restaurant offers a casual North American-inspired menu with the best culinary flavors worldwide. They are open for lunch and dinner. 

Dog Friendly, Air Conditioned & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorites: Blackened Chicken, Philly Cheesesteak, Dry Ribs, Butter Chicken

Samantha’s Favorites: Hummus, Chicken Wings & Teriyaki Rice Bowl

Lateral Crudo & Asado, located in San Jose, is a casual and relaxed taco joint offering the freshest and most inspired menu at reasonable prices. The restaurant also has a talented mixologist ready to make your favorite Cabo cocktail. This restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

Dog Friendly, Air Conditioned & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Guacamole & Chips

Samantha’s Favorite: Shrimp Taco

East Cape Restaurants

Buzzard’s Bar and Grill is an off-the-grid, friendly spot for the Los Cabos communities to eat, drink and share stories. Located in the East Cape, the restaurant offers a toes-in-the-sand dining experience and a varied and fresh menu. Enjoy one of their many original creations while you relax in the warm setting. Open for lunch and dinner.

Dog Friendly & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Deep Fried Poblano Rings

Samantha’s Favorite: Coconut Shrimp

Zac’s Bar & Grill is in the East Cape community of Zacatitos. The restaurant is off the grid and operates on solar power. The menu is varied for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offers an extensive choice of Mexican and North American favorites at great prices.

Dog Friendly & Outdoor Dining

Dean’s Favorite: Bacon Blue Burger

Samantha’s Favorite: Cheese Burger

Todos Santos Restaurants

La Morena is located on the main road in Todo Santos and specializes in Cuban, Latin and Mexican cuisine.  Their bar specialty is an incredible variety of Mezcal and Tequila cocktails.

Eat here once and you’ll never eat at the Hotel California.

Dog Friendly & Indoor and Outdoor Dining

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