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El Herradero Mexican Grill and Bar

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, San Jose del Cabo 23450, Mexico
624 14 26350
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 288
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  • 125
    Very good
  • 30
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
2 visits to El Herradero

Had dinner at El Herradero twice during our recent trip to Cabo because the food at the authentic Mexican restaurant was delicious and Sonny, the manager, is amusing and extremely friendly. Make sure and try the hot pot dishes and the grilled whole fish.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
jim b
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san francisco
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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san francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner at El Herradero twice during our recent trip to Cabo because the food at the authentic Mexican restaurant was delicious and Sonny, the manager, is amusing and extremely friendly. Make sure and try the hot pot dishes and the grilled whole fish.

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Long Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Amazing salsa, freshly made right at the table using a molcajete. The Shrimp de Ajo was excellent. Tortilla Soup was very good The Chile Relleno was among the best I've ever had anywhere.

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Los Angeles, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

What an incredible meal. The Molcajetes was beyond heaven. In fact, it was so good we came back two nights later for more. The ambiance is welcoming. Sonny is so charming, Martha and Fernanda were sweet and attentive. The made-at-your-table salsa ... oh, so fragrant and perfectly spiced. The only thing missing was a cook book to take home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I took a group of people to enjoy the molcajetes and they loved it, that's the spot for authentic Mexican cuisine, hand made tortillas and the service, señor Santiago will take great care of you

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Pleasanton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Their food is delicious, we all loved the fresh and succulent salsa made in front of you with grilled tomatoes. Also their cadillac margarita is the best one I ever had..

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San Leandro, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Stopped here as part of a tour. Had the stone brown with steak and shrimp, it was excellent, the wife and the combo plate and there was enough food to feed a while family. Son had the governor tacos filled with shrimp. Very good food. They make fresh salsa right at the table and it was smoking good. Very happy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Authentic Mexican food. It's in the charming town of San Jose del Cabo. The staff is friendly, drinks good, and food delicious. I would go again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Delicious food! You must try the seafood molcajete. It's fish, scallops, shrimps and nopales. It is cooked in a molcajete, which is a stone container that cooks at a super high temperature. It cooks the food just perfectly! I would definitely do the ceviche appetizer. It's humungous and delicious. Add a margarita or beer and you're in heaven. There was... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Loved the food and the staff at this restaurant! The staff recommendations were spot on. Delicious salsa, too!!

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a great place to visit for good, inexpensive Mexican food. Our table had two waiters who were very attentive and helpful! And the margaritas are excellent!!! Will definitely visit again on our next trip to Cabo!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: , San Jose del Cabo 23450, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: 624 14 26350

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?