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La Panga Antigua

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Mexican, Seafood
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Zaragoza 20, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
+52 (624)142-4041
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Contemporary Mexican cuisine with a passion for Seafood In the heart of...
Contemporary Mexican cuisine with a passion for Seafood In the heart of downtown San Jose del Cabo, a charming courtyard set in the oldest Mansion over 170 years of rich history, “La panga antigua” may be tucked away out of sight, but it won’t be out of your mind once you’ve tried our delightful food and superb hospitality! Organically grown local produce, daily supplied fresh seafood and fine cuts prepared with a combination of herbs and spices that makes a-one-of-a-kind culinary experience with a Mexican flair!A perfect location for Private Events from 6 to 180 people...
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 144
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good meal, great quality

Had dinner here tonight's ago. Service was attentive and excellent; menu is not huge but good variety and very well executed. Seating is outdoor in an interior courtyard which is lovely. Excellent value and the best intersection of quality and price. Two appetizers, two entrées, a bottle of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
lailafromwpg
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Winnipeg, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Had dinner here tonight's ago. Service was attentive and excellent; menu is not huge but good variety and very well executed. Seating is outdoor in an interior courtyard which is lovely. Excellent value and the best intersection of quality and price. Two appetizers, two entrées, a bottle of sparkling water and one glass of wine came in at about $80... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This charming restaurant near the town square was suggested as a fish restaurant. That night they offered Shrimp and Tuna as main courses on their simple and elegant menu. We had just had shrimp and prefer not to eat Tuna. That decided we opted for a glass of wine and seafood cervieche as a started and then said we would... More 

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Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I wanted to try this restaurant after walking past and seeing the lovely courtyard setting. It is a beautiful looking place but the waiter was very grumpy and the food was very average. Disappointing.

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Nebraska City, Nebraska
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We just got back from a lovely meal at La Panga Antigua. My husband & I had the catch of the day (tuna) prepared in vary different ways - delish! Our friends had a shrimp/pasta dish that they really liked. Strolling singers/guitarists strolled through on two different occasions. Dessert was yummy too - I'll try to download some pix if... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

I was dismissed in a careless way by the receptionist when I requested a table. Being a solo dinner I thought that being a single person they did not care about wasting a table on me, but was astonished when a family of four also was treated the same way. There were a lot of empty tables. The owners of... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The open ceiling restaurant was so delightful as the sun set and the stars came out. The wait staff was so wonderful. The décor was old Mexico charming....and the food....my goodness, the FOOD! Delicious in every aspect. Classy yet not stuffy. I loved this place and will go back!

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Seattle area
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had passed by these big doors a number of times, and they were always closed. One afternoon, they were open, and I discovered a beautiful little courtyard restaurant inside! Our group of 6 enjoyed a wonderful meal there one evening. Serapes were provided to those who were not dressed warmly. Should have written this review upon our return, as... More 

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texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Went here with family of 6 and had a very good time. Best meal and margaritas in cabo - We tried the lobster and grilled fish of the day and both were well prepared and beautifully presented. Margaritas were strong and made with real lime juice.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We have eaten here many times over many years, always excellent, and last night was no exception. Try the Dill Bisque with Shrimp Croutons, Ceviche, Beet Salad , Shrimp Pasta and catchof day with Chili and Pumpkin Seed Crust over Risotto. You won't be disappointed. Excellent, friendly service, delightful ambience.

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california
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Enjoyed our dinner. The service was OK but the drinks and appetizers were good. It was on the expensive side. The appetizers were great. Not much selection but to the point. Great for seafood.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Zaragoza 20, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: +52 (624)142-4041

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 58
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Contemporary Mexican cuisine with a passion for Seafood In the heart of downtown San Jose del Cabo, a charming courtyard set in the oldest Mansion over 170 years of rich history, “La panga antigua” may be tucked away out of sight, but it won’t be out of your mind once you’ve tried our delightful food and superb hospitality! Organically grown local produce, daily supplied fresh seafood and fine cuts prepared with a combination of herbs and spices that makes a-one-of-a-kind culinary experience with a Mexican flair!A perfect location for Private Events from 6 to 180 people...

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