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Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort

Esperanza Resort | Carretera Transpeninsular 7km, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico (Formerly El Restaurante at Esperanza Resort)
624-145-6400
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Ranked #10 of 349 Restaurants in Cabo San Lucas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Latin, Seafood, Pacific Rim, Healthy
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: The signature Restaurant at Esperanza follows the Auberge tradition of featuring superb cuisine in a sophisticated yet casual setting. Carved into bluffs overlooking the Sea of Cortez, the restaurant features three levels of stone terraces flowing from a circular palapa-roofed dining room down to the property's two sandy coves. The menu features Cocina del Sol "Sun Filled" Mediterranean-influenced cooking that incorporates the local resources and regional flavors. Complementing the menu is an extensive wine list showcasing selection from the Old and New World including several Baja Selections as well as a Tequila menu featuring more than 100 selections and a humidor.
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Boston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This elegant restaurant is fit for foodies. Exceptional service and cuisine, this is a spot not to be missed if you are into the finest of food. Most romantic spot I have ever been, nestled in a gorgeous resort.

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New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This restaurant is very good. It was recommended to us by friends, -fellow foodies, based on the experience and setting moreso than the food. That's not to say the food was bad, it's just not excellent by gourmet standards. However I would absolutely recommend the experience due to the wonderful location. When you sit out on the terrace, you are... More

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Wow, what a beautiful restaurant. We were staying next door at Hacienda Encantada and it was well worth it to leave our resort and go there. The wine selection was excellent and the food was perfectly prepared. We had a table so close the Ocean that we could feel the mist of the waves crashing, it was so incredible. They... More

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Monterey Park, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My girlfriend and I are were vacationing in Cabo San Lucas and a friend of mine had recommended this restaurant to me. When I saw it I realized it was the same resort and restaurant they filmed the Heartbreak Kid which was very cool. The place is beautiful and the restaurant has an amazing cliff side view of the ocean.... More

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COCINAdelMAR, Director of Food & Beverage at Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mark S, Congratulation for your engagement! Thank you very much for your kindly comments about Carlos and Ulysis, it was a real pleasure for them have able to assist on your marriage proposal. Thank you for choosing Cocina del Mar for this huge event! All the best and alot of love! Looking forward to see you soon. Warmest regards,... More

Los Cabos, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Amazing property, amazing restaurant, the view, but mainly, what a great service!! Thank you Ulises for making us part of this experience, you are gorgeous!! Your staff: Los Carlos, Jazmin, the Chef, all the kitchen staff, THANK YOU!!!

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COCINAdelMAR, Director of Food & Beverage at Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dulce P, Thank you of sharing your dinner experience with others. Much appreciated! And thank you for your kindly comments about our staff, I have already shared it with them. Regards from sunny Esperanza! Looking forward to see you soon! Warmest regards, Diego Weiss Director of Food & Beverage Esperanza An Auberge Resort More

Hamilton, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This was a wonderful surprise. The restaurant is tucked away at the end of a long, winding road that takes you to the edge of the sea. The view from the restaurant is breath-taking. The architecture of the restaurant was very beautiful. The service was superb and the food was inventive and delicious.

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COCINAdelMAR, Director of Food & Beverage at Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort, responded to this review

Dear Carol B, Regards from sunny Esperanza! We are so glad to hear you have enjoyed your dinner experience at Cocina del Mar.Thank you for taking the time of sharing your comments with others. Looking forward to see you one more time at Cocina del Mar on your next trip to Cabo! Sincerely, Diego Weiss Director of Food & Beverage... More

San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Let me begin by saying I've researched the different restaurants to have my 2nd year anniversary and this option was the best one I came across... My wife and I agreed that the experience was not only top-notch, but one of the best we've had. It was the little details this restaurant were attentive to that made it great, starting... More

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COCINAdelMAR, Director of Food & Beverage at Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort, responded to this review

Dear STann415, Regards from sunny Esperanza! We are delighted knowing you have enjoyed your experience at Cocina del Mar. I have shared your kindly comments with Ulises, David and the rest of the team. Thank you for taking the time write a review.... much appreciated! Looking forward to see you soon at Cocina del Mar. Happy Anniversary! Sincerely, Diego Weiss... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was amazingly elegant and rich with a chill playlist in the background. Service and cuisine was exceptional.

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COCINAdelMAR, Director of Food & Beverage at Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort, responded to this review

Dear imsandra, Thank you for taking the time of sharing your comments about your dining experience at Cocina del Mar. We are glad you have enjoyed it! Looking forward to see you at Cocina del Mar soon. Warmest regards from sunny Esperanza, Diego Weiss Director of Food & Beverage Esperanza An Auberge Resort More

Round Rock, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were in Cabo for 10 days and I can say that this was our best meal! The food, service, and atmosphere were delightful. Go around dusk for the best time. The waves crashing on the rocks were very enjoyable. However, the people sitting across from us, did get hit by a wave!

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COCINAdelMAR, Director of Food & Beverage at Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort, responded to this review

Dear TraciC4324, Thank you for such nice comment about our place. Although we work here we don't get tired of admiring the stunning views of our place. Thank you for taking the time. Looking forward to see you at Cocina del Mar on your next trip to Cabo! Sincerely, Diego Weiss Director of Food & Beverage Esperanza An Auberge Resort More

Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The view is fantastic and the food is great. Service is well prepared and seem happy to work there. Go before gets too dark so you can enjoy the view. The food plus view plus service is a perfect combination.

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COCINAdelMAR, Director of Food & Beverage at Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lamesquita, We are delighted you have enjoyed your dinner at Cocina del Mar. We feel lucky of having the opportunity to work in this gorgeous place. Thank you for sharing your comments with others, much appreciated! Looking forward to see you oner more time at Cocina del Mar. Warmest regards, Diego Weiss Director of Food & Beverage Esperanza An... More

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