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Sardina Cantina

KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy.1, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
624 172 6365
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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 One of our satisfied customers touts that we’re a place where one can bring someone with those “chateau Briand tastes and beer glass pocket books.” Continental Fare, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner!
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Westminster, California
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We initially went for breakfast & I had a delicious breakfast burrito. They also have a full bar including champagne for mimosas which not very many restaurants in San Jose are open for breakfast, lunch, & dinner with full bar. We liked it so much we went back for dinner. The chef cooks his fish perfectly. More importantly you can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Oh. My. Goodness. I just had the BEST meal of my life here. Christian, our server, so beautifully detailed the specials that I absolutely could not decide! I ended up getting the tuna in a lime-caper sauce. It was unbelievable. Even the butter for the bread was remarkable! My husband got a platter of scallops, shrimp, halibut and calamari. Halibut... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Who knew the best place we would eat at in Cabo was walking distance from our hotel. We met a couple who told us this was a great breakfast place. We stopped in for breakfast and had an awesome meal. We decided to come back and try the clams later that night. When we came back that night we had... More

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Jocotepec, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We just spent a week in San Jose. Had 2 dinners and 3 breakfasts at Sardina's. Food was very good and consistant. The service was great. They make a mean Bloody Mary. Add this to your places to eat while in San Jose!

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los cabos
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Such a great local place! Food is excellent , service is excellent !!!we will go here many times during our three-week visit here! Convenient location from our home! no oceanview but the food is consistently very good! Great kids menu ! very fair prices!

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Surrey, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife & I ate at this restaurant and we enjoyed it. Initially it looks as though the pricing is expensive however when you receive your meal you won't be disappointed. I ordered the jumbo shrimp special and was thinking I was going to receive 3 shrimp wrapped in bacon...I ended up getting 7 jumbo shrimp which was much more... More

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This place had amazing food, everything was perfect from breakfast, lunch and dinner! I had eggs benedict, chicken quesedillas, bloody marys, and more, but my favorite was the coconut prawns! YUM. perfect because we stayed in El Zalate. The owners know the area, are friendly, and will recognize you the second time you eat here! Recommend this place for sure.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It is the size of a sardine can, but the good is big! We have never been disappointed. Great breakfast and Mexican food for lunch, dinner is fresh seafood and excellent chicken parmesan when you want a break from Totopos! The owner, Mike, keeps the menu fresh with high quality dishes! You can get a good bottle of wine as... More

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Monmouth, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

After hearing people raving about this, we had to check out this dinky little place, and I am so glad we did! I just wish we had found it sooner. Service was great and food was amazing. Best meal we had he whole time in Cabo. We stayed at Coral Baja (which is right behind here) if you stay there... More

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California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed at the Worldmark Coral Baja, and Sardina Cantina was right outside the property gates, so we decided to try it for lunch. Get the blackened shrimp tacos---yummy! My mom enjoyed her cheese quesadilla, and my husband and my dad liked their meals as well. Fabian and Fidel were very friendly and nice. We liked the food and service... More

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