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Sardina Cantina

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KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23406, Mexico
+52 624 172 6365
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very nice experience. Crowded when we arrived with Windom hotel guests. They knew it was special. When we saw the portions we decided to share a salad and a shrimp appetizer. Wise decision. This restaurant doesn't take credit cards -- cash only

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Thank TioTim
Ocean City, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get the tuna tostadas! Best thing I ate in SJD. Fish and shrimp tacos fabulous. Went there twice in 1 week stay.

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Thank beachpeople423
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What lovely people at this restaurant! The service is great and they are happy to take a reservation (which I made by email). Their Mexican selections were all good. I also had a special tuna which was fantastic. As other reviewers have said, each meal is enough to give leftovers for another meal since the portions are so large.

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Thank Jennifer R
winnipeg
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at Sardina Cantina quite a few times and the food has always been excellent and you get alot for the price. You can bring your catch of the day and they will cook it for you. I suggest you try the rockefeller!

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Thank sunlover_wpg
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this review

Pleases us no end to have return clientele, so glad you choose to revisit our establishment and thanks for the shout out. p.s. Sometimes I'll order the Rockefeller sauce just on a side of rice for my dinner, it's so tasty! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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158 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast here 3 or 4 times. It was just a short walk down the busy highway from our condo at Las Mananita's. My husband always ordered a basic egg and bacon breakfast but I tried a variety of things. I was especially crazy about the pancakes and the Sardina scramble. My bloody mary was always excellent. The servers... More 

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Thank digger
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed and what a boon, you could walk off your breakfast on the way back to your lovely resort of Las Mañanitas! p.s. inside tip. Our website has a coupon you can bring with you to get that deal even on your first visit! More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I have only had breakfast here and I hadn't ordered pancakes anywhere in at least a year you know the carb thing. Well this year I caved, and ordered my first hot cake. Had to return. They are thick and perfectly done. Fabian our waiter is the best.

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Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this review

So glad you splurged at the sardina! I think the pancakes there are super fantastic there as well! Thanks for the good review and I'll pass on your pleasure with fabulous Fabian! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We cannot recommend it highly enough. We heard about Sardina Cantina from others at our resort and finally went there our last night. We regret we didn't try it sooner. The location is not ideal as it is on a main noisy road, and we opted for a table inside. It is small, but it is a GEM. The staff... More 

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Thank tracycbro
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this review

Well this review made our day, thanks so much! So happy you resort guests are so friendly and talk to each other, because word-of-mouth is the best form of advertising one can get, and we're glad you took the recommendation and came and gave us a try. Gracias! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They cooked our rooster fish (around 20 pounds) in four different styles. The panko and lemon caper were probably the best. The service was also amazing (ask for Manuel or Christian lol). We also had margs that were very good and my friend got the tortilla soup which he really enjoyed. If you are trying to have a restaurant cook... More 

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Thank Tipher F
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! We strive to provide quality food and service and it seems in your case we hit it out of the park. Very happy with your satisfaction, thanks again and come back with more fish or even if you didn't catch any I'm sure we can find something on the menu you'd be... More 

Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. The daily special included tuna, served with a choice of three different sauces. The fish was freshly caught and absolutely delicious! So much so, we returned a couple of nights later for the same dish!

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Thank Jodirico
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this review

We were thrilled with your comments. Thank you so much for taking the time to post this gratifying review! Sounds like you may need to return to try another one of our entrées sometime soon?! Since it appears you're a seafood aficionado, might I suggest either; the seafood chile relleno, the seafood Cobb and/or our seafood pasta? The coconut prawns,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very delicious food & drinks!!! Best Pina Colada Ive ever had!! Great margaritas too!! I had the coconut prawns and the presentation was fabulous! They came in a pineapple!! Bread was yummy with a very tasty flavored butter! Delicious fresh sautéed veggies and I absolutely loved the au gratin potatoes!!! Very friendly and helpful staff!!

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Thank Kimberox
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this review

Well, we're just delighted with your satisfaction and review! Thank you so much! Come back and visit us again soon. P. S. Tip of the day, that pineapple the prawns are served in are also an edible treat, in case you didn't know. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23406, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: +52 624 172 6365
Description
Close to the ocean, stroll from your seaside accommodation and enter a brick-lined patio with the ambiance of an English garden right off Federal Hwy. #1 Emphasis on Seafood but also serving salads, steaks, chicken, pasta, Mexican food & Continental Fare. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, we strive to create a friendly atmosphere with our attentive and caring waitstaff while serving up some of the best meals you'll have on your vacation!

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