Cookin' Cabo

Cookin' Cabo, Cabo San Lucas: Hours, Address, Cookin' Cabo Reviews: 5/5

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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"Cookin' Cabo" Mexican cooking classes and Market tours in Los Cabos: San Lucas and San Jose. Delight yourself through a burst of Flavors, Colors, Culture and lots of Fun. From shopping for the produces at the local market back to our home kitchens. Our local Chefs and families will welcome you in their homes for an authentic "Mi Casa es tu Casa" Experience. Join our hands-on cooking classes in San Lucas or San Jose and cook an authentic Mexican feast all from scratch. More than just a cooking class, an Exceptional Culinary and Cultural Experience.
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Philip P
11 contributions
Feb 2021 • Couples
This was our third cooking experiences with Issi and his wonderful staff/ family. They treat you so well, the food you make and then eat is delicious. And, of course the home made margaritas top off the flavor fest. We will go back again next year, hopefully with our family when we revisit Cabo.
( side note: there is not one shred of salesmanship at this event, trying to sell you jewelry, tequila etc., like so many other tours in Cabo)
Written February 10, 2021
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Issi and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in Los Cabos (San Jose and San Lucas), Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written March 3, 2021
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David M
Charlotte, NC8 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
This is our second time with Issi and it's a great experience. From the time you meet at his new restaurant to the time you roll out saying "I'm SO full", you'll have a great time. I love going to the local markets gathering ingredients. His family welcomes you into their home then help you make wonderful fresh margaritas, salsa, pico de gallo and the recipe of the day. We'll do the class again. And make plans to eat at his restaurant.
Written September 13, 2020
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Issi and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in San Jose del Cabo, Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written September 27, 2020
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DianaTraveler
San Diego, CA122 contributions
Nov 2020 • Couples
My husband and I spent the day with 3 other people visiting the various locals markets for vegetables, cheeses, meat, tortilla (masa) and sweets. We then proceeded to a lovely home where we used the ingredients we bought and made a great meal. We prepared salsas, Chile rellenos, tortillas and steak. Also learned how to make the perfect margarita and speed cut a lime. Izzy, our teacher, was informative and fun and made us feel so welcome in his family home. We have taken lots of cooking classes in other cities and this was definitely one of the best.
Written November 1, 2020
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Issi and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in San Jose del Cabo, Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written November 9, 2020
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C G
Houston, TX14 contributions
Jul 2020
My hubby and I did a cooking class with Papa Issy. He invited us into his house and introduced us to his family. We have done A LOT of cooking classes and this is by far the best one. Papa Issy shared all of his recipes with us, taught us about the history of Mexico, took us to local shops for produce, and shared his stories with us. He’s not only the best chef but the hospitality made us feel like we were VIPs. We are so blessed to have gotten to know him and his beautiful family. If you don’t book a class with him or his son (Juan More Taco) then you are missing LIFE. You’re welcome.
Written July 7, 2020
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Issi and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in San Jose del Cabo, Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written September 27, 2020
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TXSonne
United States1 contribution
May 2021
1st time to Cabo San Lucas - The Monday Menu class with Chef Francisco made our trip memorable and we will definitely return to take another! Our day started when we met Francisco in the market for the day's shopping. He took us through vendor by vendor and in great detail explained each item we needed and why he gets it from that specific vendor. We then followed him to his home where we were greeted by his girlfriend. His home was so inviting and set up for a table of six (our class size that day). Aprons on and it was time to get started. We began with the step by step process to the perfect margarita. Followed by a full day of step by step processes through the perfect meal which includes banana leaf wrapped tamales, three kinds of salsa, homemade tortillas, & a poblano salad that was to die for. So many flavors, so much culture wrapped in the delivery of these recipes! Francisco then ended our class with a family treasured dessert that you could tell touched his heart to share with us! I HIGHLY recommend Chef Francisco, you will not be disappointed!
Written May 17, 2021
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Francisco Morales and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in Los Cabos (San Jose and San Lucas), Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written June 20, 2021
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Shell S
1 contribution
May 2021
My husband and I did a shared group cooking class in with Cookin Mexico in San Jose del Cabo in May 2021. We were the only guests at that time so it turned into a private class and we got to choose what to cook that afternoon. Our instructor, Francisco Morales, was so nice and knowledgable and we had a wonderful time. And the tacos and sauces (and Margaritas) we made were delicious beyond measure. I would highly recommend anyone to do this cooking class. Francisco's family was very sweet to us and they welcomed us into their home with open arms. We hope to visit again and take another class.
Written May 25, 2021
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Francisco and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in Los Cabos (San Jose and San Lucas), Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written June 20, 2021
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TrailBlazer7900
bucks, england21 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
My husband and I joined about 13 other people on the cooking tour with Issi. We had a fun group who were happy to all get stuck in and chat together so we were fortunate given the size of the group. We started at the Mercabo and were then taken to a fresh food market, a meat shop and then on to Issi’s home where we met his family.

We were taught how to make margaritas and encouraged to drink as many as we liked so of course a lot of people indulged! We learnt to make stuffed chillis, guacomole, tomato mole, and helped make tortillas. Although I wouldn’t say we learnt that much cooking, it was really really fun and we had a great time. It’s definitely a fun thing to do in Cabo and issi and his family are lovely! Afterwards we went to the mercabo where we had tequila tasting which was Zero pressure to buy, before heading our separate ways. Thanks Issi for a fun filled day, we were definitely full of food and tequila and we shared a lot of laughs too.
Written February 10, 2020
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Thank you for your time in writing about your recent cooking class with Chef Issi. We have no doubts you have learned some tips and skills during this Saturday Mexican Feast class, this class is very popular as a great selection of these dishes are made with your help: sopes, gorditas, huaraches, enchiladas, queso fundido, refried beans, chiles rellenos, when putting hands-on making Mole Sauce & Chiles rellenos we know you have learned how to make all dishes including a variety of salsas, guacamole and the margaritas. You know a lot more about the making of Tequila and its variety in quality. Muchas gracias!
Written February 11, 2020
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Cammy W
2 contributions
Jun 2022
My husband and I took this class on a Monday. We met Chef Francisco at a local market at 10:30 and were joined by a group of 4 really fun people. Francisco walked us through the market explaining how to pick the best produce and ingredients for our lunch he then drove us to a local tortilla shop where he got our masa and then on to his air conditioned house where his wife and child greeted us and helped with lunch. They were so sweet and hospitable. We made margaritas, pico de Gallo, guacamole, tamales, enchiladas, tortillas and a poblano Chile/onion dish. We used tomatillo based sauces which was delicious. He prepared a yummy dessert made of Maria cookies/cream cheese sauce and lime zest. He then drove us back to the market. What a great experience! We are stuffed!
Written June 27, 2022
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Hola 443cammyw! Nothing better than fresh Margaritas to make new amigos! :D Thank you for allowing us to share with you that warm feeling that Mexican cuisine and culture can provide. Muchas gracias for joining us at #CookinSanJose, we highly appreciate your visit. #CookinSanJose #CookinMexico Tacos and food tasting walking tours in Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo and Playa del Carmen at: JuanMoreTacoTours.com
Written June 28, 2022
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Dezare M
Lewisville, TX6 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
We read the reviews before booking, but we had no idea the type of experience we were going to get! This has been an amazing excursion!!!! Issa took us to the market to shop for the ingredients we needed, all while giving us a history lesson. We went into the working class area which was a humbling experience. Issa took us back and we learned how to make tamales, tomatillo verde sauce, and my favorite margaritas! This was a great experience. Book with them!!
Written September 22, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Issi and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in San Jose del Cabo, Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written September 27, 2020
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emeleric
White Rock, Canada2 contributions
Dec 2019
We were a private party of 6 with Fransisco and Edson. They picked us all up in the morning and took us shopping around Cabo.. fresh butcher, produce store, spice store and then back to our condo where they had us helping them and we were tasting Tequilla at the same time. The meal was so delicious. A wonderful experience for us all. They brought everything and cleaned up EVERYTHING! We had so much fun. Thank you again guys! I recommend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Written January 6, 2020
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Thank you emeleric for your time in writing this kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your Private Francisco and partner Edson cooking class in your Suite while on vacations in Cabo Area. We can arrange these Private cooking classes on request, in San Jose del Cabo and in Cabo San Lucas area. Just be in touch and we will organize it for you and Everything will be cleaned in your Suite´ Kitchen before we leave. Francisco and his team are experienced and are happy to share their knowledge. Again Gracias! for choosing Cookin´ Cabo while in the Cabo Area.
Written January 10, 2020
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