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Desperados Restaurant & Cantina

Jose Maria Morelos | Downtown, Cabo San Lucas 23450, Mexico
+52 624 143 4313
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Ranked #99 of 353 Restaurants in Cabo San Lucas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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: Looking for a good Mexican Restaurant & Sports Bar atmosphere to enjoy some Margaritas made with fresh squezzed organic lime juice, Homemade Tortilla Soup, Fall Off the Bone BBQ Pork Ribs, Fajitas served on a sizzling platter, and Fried Ice Cream for dessert? Well, come on over to Desperados Restaurant & Cantina for some great authentic Tex-Mex food! We'll be sure to satisfy your craving along with superb service from our friendly wait staff in our general dining area, bar, VIP lounge, or terraces! We have 10 flat screen TV's, free WiFi and 3 reserved parking spaces in front for customers ;) Reservations accepted daily. See you soon!
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Denver, Colorado
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94 reviews 94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

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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San Diego
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Had tortilla soup which I normally love - this was beautifully presented but taste was blah. Friend had coconut shrimp - expensive and small portion. Service a little slow. The manager was very visible and trying hard to make sure everything was ok.

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Vista, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went to Desperados for dinner and to watch a little Monday Night Football on November 10 and sat at one of the bar tables. We wanted to try their tortilla soup, which was very good, however, the temperature of the soup could have been warmer. We are both beer drinkers, they told us they only serve... More

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Youngstown, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My hubby said the bbq ribs fell off the bone...great tasting too. I had shrimp...another super meal. Margaritas were super too.

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

Youngstown, Ohio, We think our BBQ Pork Ribs really do fall off the bone and we are glad you agree! They come with Desperados home made BBQ sauce and your choice of garlic mashed potatoes, baked potato, or fries. The shrimp at Desperados are served many different ways including Coconut, blackened, al ajillo, garlic and veracruzana. We hope you visit... More

Roseville, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had the guacamole made at our table and I could've eaten it forever! So fresh and delicious. Great service, fun drinks, live music, family friendly, and tasty food!

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Kansas City, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great food, We had enough of our terrible resort food and this place hit the spot. They had live music too, acoustic. It was the perfect meal and music to the end of our long hot day shopping the streets of Cabo. Oh the tacos were amazing btw

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Los Angeles
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I've been going to Cabo twice a year the last few years and Desperados has become my favorite first stop for dinner in Cabo. My wife and I discovered it when we first started coming to Cabo. Their food is always very good if not excellent. The favorites are the nachos (giant size), tableside guacamole, fish taco plate, shrimp plate,... More

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Denver, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Went here on a tip. Glad we did. My wife and I really enjoy fajitas and Desperados has 'em in spades. Portions were huge and the margaritas were top notch to boot. This place has been added to our must-hit-list every time we come to Cabo.

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went here with my husband and son. Greeted by Christina the floor manager.. from CA. She is available to help with any translation issues and is an excellent ambassador for this restaurant. Be sure to ask your hotel concierge for any discounts; our "owners" gold card got us 15% off. I had the shrimp fajitas and it was excellent; too... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Finally tried this place after many trips to Cabo. Nice decor with a very varied menu. Something for everyone. Couldn't' help but notice the prices as they are a little on the high side. Nearly 20 bucks for a fajita. On the whole the food was good, but not exceptional. Service was fine, but the place was deserted on a... More

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Additional Information about Desperados Restaurant & Cantina

Address: Jose Maria Morelos | 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 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: Barbecue, Dessert, Mexican, Bar

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