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The Giggling Marlin

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Matamoros Y Blvd Marina, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
(624) 143-0606
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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355 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun and popular restaurant / bar near the marina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico! First timers get hung upside down (Like a freshly caught Marlin) and get their picture taken. Great service and good food. A must see / stop when visiting Cabo!

Thank Ge0rgetravels
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tltle says it all. For me once or possible twice and no more. Can not say much about the food as better options in town available...Like across the street is the Cabo Wabo for Lobster tacos!!

Thank jim b
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here numerous times over the years and have always had a great experience. The later in the day the crazier the place gets, Had fish tacos this visit that were delicious. Beer was cold. Had fresh salsa and guacamole made tableside. First timers have to get their pic with the marlin.

Thank John L
Portland, Oregon
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120 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Cabo for only a couple days during slow season but had a great time. The giggling marlin is a great place to kick a few margaritas and beers. The staff was very friendly. Good prices. Are waiter made fresh salsa next to our table and it was amazing. Solid restaurant and bar for sure.

Thank PuraVida6
Santa Clara, California
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331 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place the last time we were here. We had gone to Cabo Wabo and the service was terrible, drinks over priced and terrible! Walked across the street and found The Giggling Marlin, loved this place! We're back and they didn't disappoint! We had the guacamole and salsa made right in front of you, I had the grilled... More 

Thank rcjetskier
Port Townsend, Washington
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Giggling Marlin is definitely a place to visit while in Cabo. The prices are great, and the food and drinks consistently good. Beware the Cadillac Margarita- HUGE AND POWERFUL!

Thank Ann A
Union, Missouri
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

A group of 7 of us visited on September the !st. We had an absolute blast at this place, From one of our Girls was hoisted by her feet like a Marlin Great photo opportunity. and two of our friends were serenaded by the local singer , Which had us rolling with laughter and in tears , May have been... More 

Thank barry r
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

This place, literally, had some of the best fish tacos I've ever had! We also received a free blue shot. I don't know what was in it, but who cares. We were in Mexico! They also have this little station where you are hung upside-down and given a shot. Crazy!! Loved every minute.

Thank donnib88
Stockton, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I went to Cabo with my nephew just got out of the service went to the giggling Marlin very up atmosphere games every hour interactive with the audience good drink specials had a great time very likely considering all the other establishments around visit this frequently very satisfied with the customer service became friends with the staff not short-term because... More 

Thank Schwemley
New Orleans, Louisiana
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We decided to stop in and I'm glad we did. Staff was friendly and ready to give suggestions. We had drinks here but didn't try any of the food. The margaritas were good.

Thank NOLA1217

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matamoros Y Blvd Marina, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo San Lucas
  • Phone Number: (624) 143-0606

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