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“Our Favorite meal of the Week!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Drunken Sailor

The Drunken Sailor
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays | Wednesday to Sunday 12- 10, San Jose del Cabo 23403, Mexico
+52 1 624 105 6464
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Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Hello! The DRUNKEN SAILOR IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS. We are a Taco Shack located next to Jansens Bait and Tackle, overlooking the new marina in La Playita. We specialize in fresh Mexican style seafood with an international twist. The menu is simple, with daily specials.Our most popular item is a Vietnamese inspired seafood taco, a taco that is like no other taco you have ever tried! Light, fresh and crunchy,it is delicious! Our funky beach bar whips up fresh squeezed margaritas and ice cold micheladas in a friendly, fun enviroment. A perfect place to watch the sunset over the marina, and meet new people, locals and tourists alike.Directions-We are located in Puerto Los Cabos. Follow the signs for Hotel El Ganzo. We are between the boat yard and the Hotel El Ganzo, on the dirt road next to JANSENS Bait and Tackle. LOOK FOR THEIR SHARK SIGN ON YOUR LEFT.WE ARE RIGHT NEXT DOOR, IN A TWO STORY BLUE PALAPA.
Portland, Oregon
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Our Favorite meal of the Week!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This is my first review of any restaurant on Trip Advisor, and the quality and value of our meal prompted it.
My wife and I grabbed a great seat up top looking out at the marina and was greeted by Jonathan our server. He was prompt and polite and gave us the low down on the menu. Jonathan mentioned that the fish taco's put them on the map, but we should try the Wednesday special (available everyday due to popularity) the shrimp enchilada's. We ordered both, and were amazed at the enchilada's. The Verde sauce was exceptional, they had corn in them, bay shrimp, topped with sour cream and cilantro. The sides were beans and a coconut rice that exceeded expectations. The rice had pineapple in it, and paired perfectly with the enchilada's.
Overall, just a great meal, total price for 2 drinks, 4 taco's and enchilada's was around $30 with 25% tip. Taco's are 20 pesos. Unforgettable meal, unassuming place that was exactly what we were looking for and wouldn't have found without Trip Advisor. This is a must eat at for people who like dives, local spoons, hole in the wall type places. It is not fancy or pretentious at all. Go enjoy it, and check out Flora's Field Kitchen while you're out that way. There is a sign at one of the turnabouts to their location, another must do! Enjoy and Cheers!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Park City, UT
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A great place in San Jose!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

DIned twice in two weeks it was so good. Ceviche was on point, huge and less than $3. Cool view from the top deck.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“What an authentic find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We are staying at El Ganzo and I have read in the reviews of our hotel to walk down the street and have lunch here. Oh my freakin God, is this real?! We were in awe of this place. We had 4 coronas, a shrimp burger and 2 tacos for $18 usd - what!!! Is this possible? Our food was so good - so fresh! Best fish tacos ever! The place is a hot spot with the locals - always a good sign! Fabulous view of the marina also. This is a neighborhood I want to own property in so I can walk to this place all the time. Service was friendly and it's obvious owner knows what they are doing!!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oreon
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great fish tacos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Fairly new restaurant in Puerto Los Cabos. Don't let the dirt road keep you from this place. The upper palapa has only has a few tables and a bar that overlooks the marina so try and go on an off time. The shrimp and fish tacos are done in a sesame batter, crisp and fresh. There is a little pineapple in the bottom with the cabbage/lettuce. Really brings out the flavor of the shrimp. I have been many times and never disappointed. Note: one of the waiters is French.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Washington State
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25 restaurant reviews
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“Just what we wanted”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This small restaurant is within walking distance of our hotel, El Delfin Blanco. On a Sunday in late April, we strolled down and selected a table in the 2nd floor dining area. We had a fabulous view of the sunset over the marina.


Our server explained the specials and checked with the chef to see if changes could be made. I asked for the Shrimp Stuffed Potato to be made with fish instead of shrimp, and it was excellent. The special cole slaw with pineapple was a nice complement to the potato. My husband devoured his order of fish tacos. This fish was fresh and perfectly prepared.


I’m not sure what vegetarians would eat, as this is my preferred diet. In Los Cabos, it’s easier for me to be a flexitarian and to eat what is available. During the week, The Drunken Sailor has a fresh organic salad on the menu. Unfortunately it wasn’t available on our Sunday visit.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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