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Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort

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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Healthy, Pacific Rim
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Esperanza Resort | Carretera Transpeninsular 7km, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico (Formerly El Restaurante at Esperanza Resort)
624-145-6400
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7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The signature Restaurant at Esperanza follows the Auberge tradition of...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great food with a stunning view

My husband and I went there to celebrate our anniversary. The surrounding setting is very beautiful and romantic. The restaurant is comparable to Michelin stars restaurants. The four course meal cost $84 and you can choose 2 appetizers, 1 main entree and a dessert. At the end of the meal our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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San Francisco
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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San Francisco
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My husband and I went there to celebrate our anniversary. The surrounding setting is very beautiful and romantic. The restaurant is comparable to Michelin stars restaurants. The four course meal cost $84 and you can choose 2 appetizers, 1 main entree and a dessert. At the end of the meal our server surprised us with a Tres Leches cake. On... More 

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Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We went to the Beach Club which closed early so we had no choice. Upon arrival we learned the cost and were upset but with no other options we said let's give it a try. They amuse which was tuna was bad, the ravioli's were inedible, we sent them back. The fish was overcooked. Just a very bad experience. Actually... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My boyfriend and I were lucky enough to have dinner at Cocina del Mar last evening. We made a reservation and sat out on the point. Make sure you get there with enough light to watch the Sun go down, as it is exquisite. This is a high end restaurant, I would not recommend this for families. The food here... More 

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

Dear Amy W, Thank you for your kindly comments about our place. I have share your post with the Chef and the rest of your culinay team, much appreciated! Looking foward to see you at Cocina del Mar on your next trip to Cabo! Best regards, Diego Weiss Director de Alimentos y Bebidas Esperanza An Auberge Resort More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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208 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

First time and loved it! It's pricey so go with those expectations. We went for the four course meal at $84 per person. You choose two starters, one main course and a dessert. Lots of great choices. The sole was so fresh it tasted like it was just pulled from the sea. My husband had the lamb which he also... More 

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

Dear CherylGlendaleAZ, I am glad you have enjoyed your experience at Cocina del Mar, thank you for taking the time of sharing your experience with others, much appreciated! Warmest regards, Diego Weiss Director de Alimentos y Bebidas Esperanza An Auberge Resort More 

Darien, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The resort was not open yet, so there was still construction, but we went early for a drink, wonderful staff.. Drinks were good (margaritas of course!) The restaurant is beautiful, the staff great, and the food so good we will go every time we visit, in fact thanks to Oscar and his assistant ( I called for his name but... More 

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

Dear Janet M, Thank you for all your nice comments and thank you for taking the time of sharing your experience with others, much appreciated! Happy anniversary! Looking foward to see you very soon. Sincerely, Diego Weiss Director de Alimentos y Bebidas Esperanza An Auberge Resort More 

San Jose, California, USA
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had a dinner for 20 people at this fantastic location. It was very close to resorts and offers the most amazing views. Spectacular restaurant with service to match. I hight recommend this for any special occasion.

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

Dear Frecklebox, Thank you very much for taking the time of writing about your experience at Cocina del Mar. I am glad you and your party have enjoyed an amazing evening. Looking forward to see you at our place on your next trip to Cabo! Sincerely Diego Weiss Director of Food & Beverage Esperanza An Auberge Resort More 

Claremont, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I visited Esperanza for the first time and was left with a lasting impression! This dinning experience was superb. This restaurant has picturesque views and excellent service. The food was very tasty and I tried a few of the house cocktails which were very delicious. The ambiance is very romantic. A must see! Vanessa Romero

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

Dear vanigirl915, Thank you very much for taking the time of sharing your dining experience at Cocina del Mar, much appreciated! Lopking foward to see you donw here in the near future. Warmest regards, Diego Weiss Director of Food & Beverage Esperanza An Auberge Resort More 

Los Gatos, California
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We dined there Sunday night to celebrate both an anniversary and birthday. Everything from start to finish was absolutely perfect, from our arrival to La Esperanza to departure. Our waiter, Sergio (and his team) provided the best service we have ever had. Sergio was extremely pleasant and anticipated our every need, and had extensive knowledge on everything we asked of... More 

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

Dear Sean J, What a nice review! Thank you for posting your experience at Cocina del Mar. I am glad you have enjoyed the service both as Chef's specialties and mainly that you have choosen our place for such important celebration. I have shared your kindly comments with Sergio and the rest of the team. Happy anniversary!!! Looking forward to... More 

Seabrook, Texas
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We ate here last night, (our last night in Cabo). The Location is wonderful with Waves crashing on the Rocks. It was very Romantic. The Service was perfect. We knew the Meal would be expensive but we were surprised to see their Menu did not even have Prices listed. We got a Specialty Drink the Waiter promoted, we each had... More 

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

Dear PartyMartiniHouse, I am glad you have selected Cocina del Mar closing with a flourish your trip to Cabo. I agree with you there is not other such romantic place on Cabo to enjoy a magnificent dinner. Regarding your comment about prices on the menu, indeed the price of a four course menu is indicated at the end of the... More 

Coram, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We went to Esperanza for our anniversary and the service was impeccable. The food was so fresh and delicious. All of the staff with our server recognized our day and made it so special. For dessert, they gave us a dessert that was put on "fire" and revealed happy anniversary! It was beautiful. What ended our visit was a fireworks... More 

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

Dear Lizrie46, Happy Anniversary! We feel honored for choosing Cocina del Mar for celebrate such important date! Thank you for taking the time to post your experience with others. ¡Muchas Gracias! Looking foward to see you on your next trip to Cabo, Best regards, Diego Weiss Director of Food & Beverage Esperanza An Auberge Resort More 

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Additional Information about Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort

Address: Esperanza Resort | Carretera Transpeninsular 7km, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico (Formerly El Restaurante at Esperanza Resort)
Phone Number: 624-145-6400
Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo San Lucas
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Healthy, Pacific Rim

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Esperanza Resort | Carretera Transpeninsular 7km, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico (Formerly El Restaurante at Esperanza Resort)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo San Lucas
  • Phone Number: 624-145-6400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Healthy, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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