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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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91% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
2 reviews
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
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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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 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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Fort Thomas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Ate at Sardinas for dinner and breakfast. Both were excellent. For dinner we had Yellow Fin Tuna with sautéed peppers and creamy garlic Parmesan sauce. Outstanding! My husband had the Imperial Shrimp; huge prawns wrapped with bacon and stuffed with cheese.Those too were absolutely delicious! Fresh bread right of the oven with a herbed garlic butter was also part of... More

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This place is more than simply nice,the service there is wonderful, everyone looks after your needs, the food is great, Fabian and the rest of the staff are very warmful and patient.

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Edmonton, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This great little street front Cantina is just a short walk away from our condo, We have taken our fresh fish there and just gone for lunch numerous times. The casual decor and ambiance are a contrast to the attentive service you would expect at a much more expensive restaurant. We feel welcome and they remember us year to year.... More

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Banning, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Our waiter Caesar was very attentive and gave us information regarding the food. We were there two times. We had an ocean enchalada with rice and beans. It has shrimp, squid and other fish. It was outstanding. The second time we had Languini with Shrimp. The dinners are good. RMS

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