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Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort

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Esperanza Resort | Carretera Transpeninsular 7km, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico (Formerly El Restaurante at Esperanza Resort)
624-145-6400
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7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Arvada, Colorado
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I cannot imagine a more beautiful evening anywhere in the world - and the food and service were amazing.

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Thank Trish D
Newport Beach, California, United States
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were excited to eat at this restaurant. Its at a beautiful resort and located on the side of the cliff with great views. However, it was the worst service I have had in a really long time. The food was just okay, the prices were really high but the biggest disappointment of all was the neglect by the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be honest, I hadn't looked into the resort and didn't know what to expect. The setting was stunning. And we arrived at sunset so it was really spectacular. The full moon also made for great tidal activity. But the menu was very special. I really like what the chef is doing with the new menu! Loved the mole sauce... More 

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Thank David C
San francisco
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at Cocina del Mar and it was very good. The view is stunning and the service was wonderful.

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Thank Monicalventura
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large party in celebration of my father's 80th birthday. The food and atmosphere could not have been better or more beautiful looking. An added delight was a musician playing later in the evening.

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Thank ndavis666
New Jersey
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive to this property is beautiful. The grounds are amazing and as the views. The waves crashing into the large rocks next to your table were really cool. The setting is very romantic and a great location for a meal. The food was not great which was a disappointment. After reading the reviews, we decided to try it anyway.... More 

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times before but wow giant let down must have new management. Came to sit outside and enjoy the view. Well they said no out side seats it might ran. Zero rain in last 4 days and I was there 2 days ago. I ordered my food at this time they tell me about a dessert that takes... More 

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Thank Tommy L
Louisiana
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608 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We love to eat at this restaurant. The views are romantic and the ambiance is second to none. We like to order the seafood and steaks on the menu. Its a pricey menu but you are paying for the atmosphere. We love Esperanza and the Cocina del Mar.

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Thank French S
Armonk, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is definitely a splurge. Our bill here was bigger than at Seared, but the view and sitting by the ocean was fantastic. The service was excellent. We didn't enjoy the food quite as much as at Seared, but it was still very good. The resort is beautiful.

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Thank traveleatshoprelax
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Great service! Great food! Unforgettable landscaping!! This truly was a remarkable moment! Perfect for a romantic date!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Cuisine
Seafood, Pacific Rim, Mexican, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esperanza Resort | Carretera Transpeninsular 7km, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico (Formerly El Restaurante at Esperanza Resort)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo San Lucas
  • Phone Number: 624-145-6400
Description
The signature Restaurant at Esperanza follows the Auberge tradition of featuring superb cuisine in a sophisticated yet casual setting. Carved into bluffs overlooking the Sea of Cortez, the restaurant features three levels of stone terraces flowing from a circular palapa-roofed dining room down to the property's two sandy coves. The menu features Cocina del Sol "Sun Filled" Mediterranean-influenced cooking that incorporates the local resources and regional flavors. Complementing the menu is an extensive wine list showcasing selection from the Old and New World including several Baja Selections as well as a Tequila menu featuring more than 100 selections and a humidor.

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