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Desperados Restaurant & Cantina

Morelos Esq. Ninos Heroes S/N | Downtown, Cabo San Lucas 23450, Mexico
+52 624 143 4313
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Ranked #107 of 370 Restaurants in Cabo San Lucas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue, Dessert, Mexican, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Desperados Restaurant & Cantina is a Mexican restaurant and sports bar. Our menu includes homemade tortilla soup, BBQ pork ribs, fajitas, fried ice cream and much more. We have 10 flat screen TV's that you can enjoy your favorite sporting events on. Indoor and outdoor dining available and a full bar with an extensive Margarita list. Reservations and walk ins welcome. Make yourself at home at Desperados!
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Greeley, Colorado
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have never visited Desperados before, went with friends for dinner this visit to Cabo - we now have a new restaurant we will return to! Got a free margarita coupon on the street - but had two more after that- so they weren't bad! Great presentation of the tortilla soup and everyone liked it. Coconut shrimp appetizer and a salad... More 

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Oxnard, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is just off the beaten path, but well worth the visit. It was empty when we arrived, but we decided to give it a try. It is situated a little bit back from all the noise and partying, making enjoying a meal and talk amongst friends more enjoyable. The food was excellent and the portions hardy. All 5... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

We stopped for a small meal . We had the quacamole and fried ice cream Both dishes were propered by Lorena. She was quiet but pleasant. The food was very good and tasty. The surrounding street is loud from traffic but I easily relaxed. The bill was as I expected. No surprises. Overall impression of the restaurant is quite favourable;... More 

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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Staff was great, it feels very much like an "American-Style" restaurant. Food was good and good value. The location makes it very convenient. Caddy-corner to big mall in the Marina & 1/2 a step back from the main street. We all went out to the bars/clubs right after since its walking distance (20 seconds to Squid Roe). They seem to... More 

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Desperados R, Public Relations Manager at Desperados Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Hi Matt from San Diego, Thanks for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review. Desperados is a Mexican Restaurant that does Cabos best BBQ Pork Ribs with a variety on the menu, there are many tourists that come through, so there are American options as well. We are one of the largest restaurants in town there are two stories... More 

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I went with a friend to eay and see Don Felder and his band. The meal wad very good. I had the steak and shrimp which was excellent. The portions were very large. The concert was Awesome! ! Don and the band brought down the house. I live in Cabo San Lucas and this was a real treat! ! I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great meaty ribs, Creamy, made in front of you guacamole. Extensive menu. Good service. Open daily. Sports bar with 10 TVs to watch sports.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

First Mexican meal in Cabo San Lucas and was impressed. Great ribs, fish tacos, guacamole, salsa. The ambiance was nice and service great.

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Desperados R, Public Relations Manager at Desperados Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Great review, short, simple, to the point. Desperados is a Mexican Restaurant and Sports Bar loceted downtown Cabo San Lucas. One of our specialties is our Fall Off the Bone BBQ Pork Ribs! Our customers come back for our fresh, made table side guacamole and our fresh made daily salsa. Our Baja style fish tacos are always made with the... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

It's not the best meal I've every had but it was the best meal I've had in Cabo and we have been vacationing in cabo twice a year for the past 8 years

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

we had a coupon from a time-share presentation. it was early evening mid-week, so the place we pretty slow. we both enjoyed our food, and it looked like good place to watch sports & have a drink at the bar too.

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Desperados R, Public Relations Manager at Desperados Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We are glad you thought the Molcajete was great, they are different everywhere you try them. The Molcajete is not named for what is served inside the bowl, but the bowl itself. The Molcajete is a traditional Mexican version of the mortar & pestle, it can be heated to high temperatures... More 

Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This place is a tourist trap. Our bill here was as high or higher than the resorts minus the live music and water view. This place is in town on two dirty loud streets (rendering their terraces useless). They are a sports bar with two types of beer really? They advertised live acoustic guitarist every tue/thu we specifically went on... More 

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Desperados R, Public Relations Manager at Desperados Restaurant & Cantina, responded to this review

Traveler from Denver, I sincerely apologize for your experience; this is a typical of Desperados. I would like to point out that we have just suffered through the natural disaster of Hurricane Odile and availability (like a wide beer selection, our full staff and many other simple items) was very limited. The town and our streets are now clean and... More 

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Additional Information about Desperados Restaurant & Cantina

Address: Morelos Esq. Ninos Heroes S/N | Downtown, Cabo San Lucas 23450, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 624 143 4313
Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo San Lucas
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: Barbecue, Dessert, Mexican, Bar

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