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“Great Restaurant - Fresh Fish” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Los Barriles Restaurant & Bar

Los Barriles Restaurant & Bar
Calle Miguel Hidalgo, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
6241431619
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Ranked #12 of 340 restaurants in Cabo San Lucas
Cuisines: Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Westborough, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant - Fresh Fish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

We recently ate at Los Barriles - and Pancho and his family are wonderful. They have borrowed recipes from some of the arina menus, but with better prices. Pancho has been in the restaurant business for many years,a nd has a loyal following of staff, and customers, including us.
This is a definite annual stop (or two) as they have a great bargain breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Great Job pancho - it was a pleasure meeting your family.
Tom

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Excellent meal and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

We were actually heading for dinner at a restaurant right next door to Los Barriles, when we were given the usual 'come eat with us' pitch from the one of the waiters at Los Barriles. We started to walk away, then one of the customers who was leaving told us how great his meal was; this was seconded by another customer. So we gave it a try.

It was excellent! There were three of us and we ordered their VIP Combination for two. It included two nice size lobster tails, 2 wonderful filet mignons, a large, very fresh piece of fish, a bunch of shrimp, veggies, and fantastic potatoes. The food was all fresh and very tasty. The filets were thick, perfectly cooked, and very tasty. The tails were decent size, and not overcooked. The shrimp were large and well prepared. All this for $50 US.

We fed all three of us, and had food leftover to take back to our resort.

The service was prompt and professional; the atmosphere very typical of Mexico. The place was busy, but not overly packed. It was a fun dining experience, with incredibly good food at a very fair price.

After dinner, the owner stopped by our table and we chatted about his history in the restaurant business in Cabo. He clearly was proud of his relatively new restaurant, and very pleased that we had a great dining experience.

Highly recommended!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food

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Pittsford
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good, but not as good as advertised”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

The food here is good, but nothing special. They also seem to be in some kind of competition with Maro's next door (Maro's is much better food, fun, value). Los Barriles allows a practice of locals entertaining on the street, then coming in to ask for money for their performance. You're a captive audience and are compelled to tip them. Overall ok but there are much better restaurants in Cabo...even right on Miguel Hilgado Blvd!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Surrey, Canada
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“A super selection of top notch food served by a friendly and helpful staff in a warm, nicely decorated environment.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

We were introduced to Los Barriles by friends who had described it in glowing terms - and their recommendation meant a great deal since they know the area's eating places very well. Immediately we reached the restaurant, which is just a short walk from the harbour in downtown Cabo, we were drawn in by its charming decor and ambience. The food was excellent, the service - by a friendly and helpful staff - was impeccable. Los Barriles was, without doubt, our most enjoyable - and least expensive - dining experience during our two week stay in Cabo.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Food outstanding and service at the highest level!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Lots of places to go to in Cabo. This restaurant rises above all others for quality. If you're looking for seafood in Cabo highly recommend the combination plate - 3 fish choices. Grilled to perfection, blackened whatever you choose. The owner Francisco takes great pride in his restaurant, Highly recommend by a 20+ year traveler to Cabo.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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