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Sardina Cantina

KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23405, Mexico
+52 624 172 6365
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (28 reviews)
“coconut prawns” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (49 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23405, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 725 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We drove from Cabo San Lucas for dinner since we heard such great things. We had half-a-dozen oysters, the Mexican combo plate (chile relleno, flank steak, and enchilada), and the Captain John's platter (coconut shrimp, seared tuna, scallops, scalloped potatoes). The food was fresh and...More

Thank travelerxhan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time, loved it. Will be back again and again! Local restaurant worth eating at, you will not go home hungry.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Passed it many times on the highway, never saw it. Read TripAdvisor and decided to try it. It’s a Must! Owned by a US person, this place is great. Try the coconut shrimp and/or the fish of the day. The waiters are super nice and...More

Thank Hpeters100
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Yes, thank heavens for TripAdvisor, many a guest has only found us through that forum. So glad you followed your instincts and hunted down our "hidden gem" and were pleased with the results! You may want to try us at breakfast on your next visit,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing place and the food outstanding! Coconut prawns were perfect and veggies were done to perfection. Staff is excellent especially Dago. Really makes you feel welcome and special. Going back again and again.

Thank Leanne D
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Well, wasn't this a fabulous review to read first thing in the morning?! Thank you so much for the kudos and yes, our manager, Dago, is a treasure, we love him too!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is top notch and very personal, they make you feel like family. Food was unbelievably good, fresh seafood and tons of it, portions are huge! Seafood enchilada was to die for, my boyfriend had the halibut and chips, exceptionally fresh, lightly breaded and four...More

Thank Nukechick
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We were genuinely gladdened by your response to our food and service! Thank you for the rave review, and will "leave the light on" for you for next year!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coconut prawns were excellent as were the stuffed mushrooms. Atmosphere was ok at best but food was the best we’ve had in the area so far. I would highly recommend this place

Thank 67Bullet
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted we rated so high on your Los Cabos dining experiences! Hope you come back and try our breakfast or lunches or happy hour (noon to 5 pm) too.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place, great family eatery. Food was great. Rockafeller oysters were the best can't say enough about the owners and the staff. Highly recommended!!!!

Thank Cherrylyn482
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well I declare, you do make us blush, muchas gracias! Was great meeting a friend of Judy's and glad we could get you girls the seating you desired!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying nearby and the concierge recommended not only the Sardina Cantina, but the Coconut Shrimp entree in particular. It was very tasty, but probably the most expensive meal I had in Cabo.More

Thank Michael A
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very happy you enjoyed your meal and apparently somewhat the service. Sorry you feel that way about the pricing, we humbly offer the fact that the quality and quantity of the food rates the prices, plus that pesky 16% tax the Mexican government...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited there this past Sunday night after seeing the reviews on trip advisor. It was a great little place and we enjoyed the atmosphere. Food was awesome. I had the Mexican combo and my wife had the shrimp tacos. No complaints...More

Thank Brett C
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed the meal and service, so sorry for the inconvenience and surprise of the cash only rule. And in our defense, we take dollars, plus there's an ATM machine right next-door at the mini market. My husband has an aversion to credit...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I LOVE this place!!! My favorite place to eat for breakfast lunch and dinner!!! Been coming here for years. I’ve had Thanksgiving dinner there 2 out of last 3 years Great staff great food great owners Don’t miss out

Thank Debbie C
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well, make us blush, why don't ya'?! Adored this post and we love satisfied customers, thanks for the kudos!

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cyn O
15 July 2016|
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Response from Eva-Marie A | Property representative |
Yes we do! Our website has all our menus. Trip advisor won't let me post the actual site. But it's what you would think it would be, the whole name of the restaurant. We look forward to seeing and serving you in August!
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Itskyle
24 July 2015|
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Response from Eva-Marie A | Property representative |
Sorry you feel that way, we do serve very generous potions and feel our quality deserves the cost. Most agree and we hope you rethink it and check us out again.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23405, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: +52 624 172 6365
  • E-mail
Description
Close to the ocean, stroll from your seaside accommodation and enter a brick-lined patio with the ambiance of an English garden right off Federal Hwy. #1 Emphasis on Seafood but also serving salads, steaks, chicken, pasta, Mexican food & Continental Fare. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, we strive to create a friendly atmosphere with our attentive and caring waitstaff while serving up some of the best meals you'll have on your vacation!
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