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El Medano beach, Pueblo Bonito hotel, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
+52 624 143 2900
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for lunch. Had the hamburger. cook just right (med). fresh tuna. and of course a stunning view.

Thank Rocio M
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Cilantro's for lunch, the food and even the girl delivered the food was great. But our server was just ok. Showed up only 2 times which was taking order and bring the bill, never checked on drinks or food. We got better service next door at the Rose.

Thank Heidi_TJ
Melville, New York
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Good for lunch. We were going to eat dinner here but needed a reservation, so we headed into town instead. I agree with another reviewer, that the menu was mediocre.

Thank Jeffreyred
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

If you are a guest at the hotel, it's convenient. But the food, at least for lunch, is mediocre at best. The selections were limited, but I opted for the shrimp salad. A few unimaginatively prepared shrimp on a bed of wilted shredded lettuce. Bland and unappealing. Even salt and pepper would have improved it. Friend had a sandwich with... More 

Thank ipitangawoman
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed at the sister resort and ate here on our last night. It was a Saturday night so the restaurant was busy. Service was a little slow but attentive. The fish was fresh and presented nicely. The special of lobster and fillet was outstanding at an excellent price. With n e selections were extensive.

Thank CaptBill617
Fayetteville, Georgia
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We own at Sunset but always come back to Cilantro's for dinner at least once. The food is very good, better than any at Sunset. We had steak and lobster this time. It was perfect. I love dinning right next to the beach and looking at the full moon. It doesn't get any better than that.

Thank hotmamacj
Houston, Texas
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Last time we were in Cabo San Lucas we ate here more than once as the food was excellent and the outside dining experience is wonderful, overlooking the beach and the bay. This provides the perfect setting for a wonderful dinner. This time, I ordered the Chicken Migonette only. We waited a long time for our food to come out... More 

Thank googieb12
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here once for lunch and three evenings for dinner. The food is absolutely the best available at this resort. The staff is attentive without being intrusive. Our favorite was the sea bass, perfectly cooked and the sauce was delicately flavored without overpowering the fish. Delicious!

Thank James-Susanne
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I came here twice and my friend and I agreed that the seafood linguine was the best dish. There were generous servings of plump seafood in each bite. We also liked the chef's shrimp. What we didn't like: shrimp cocktail (tasted like ketchup), creamy avocado soup (tasted like confused guacamole), spicy mixed seafood soup (tasted like chili oil), and the... More 

Thank kngmcc
Medford, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We tried this restaurant two times during our week stay. Decided their other restaurant Las Palomas is the better choice. Dinner I had the stuffed chicken that was pretty good served with fresh veggies and mashed potatoes, Husband order the pork. It was totally over cooked and dried out. We had lunch there once and it wasn't good. Fries were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Medano beach, Pueblo Bonito hotel, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo San Lucas
  • Phone Number: +52 624 143 2900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?