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El Herradero Mexican Grill and Bar

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$$ - $$$
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| De Mayo, San Jose del Cabo 23406, Mexico
+52 624 142 6350
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Shoreview, Minnesota
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We returned to place on our latest visit to San Jose. I must tell you nothing has changed at this place in 7 years and that's ok. We came for the molcajete. It was what they are famous for. So worth it. This time we all shared a chicken a beef and a shrimp molcajete. Yum!!! There was plenty of... More 

Thank Mari O
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ate dinner there for 2 nights. Loved the Stone dishes put in the oven. Many diners ordered this. Place was crowded. A good sign Also had the coconut shrimp.

Thank robertandjackie
Irvine, California
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135 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second visit in three years. Food is consistent in quality though the menu has changed a bit. Family of 6 with an 11yr old boy and we all found something we liked. Had grilled red snapper well seasoned and others in group had the steak and chicken lava bowls. This is an authentic Cabo/Mexican, value priced spot... More 

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Lacombe, Canada
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant as part of a San Jose del Cabo tour. We had the flank steak in a lava rock bowl - highly recommended. Loved the hand made tortillas. The drinks and were great. It is easy to find if you want to walk from the hotel zone. We would definitely recommend.

Thank exflatlander
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and great service! Waiter and staff were super friendly and attentive. Will definatly be back some day.

Thank Michelle R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG the Shrimp Herradero...among one of the best dishes I have ever eaten. Shrimp wrapped in bacon with a chipotle sauce. Shrimp extremely fresh, ate 2/3 and husband polished off the rest. Great service, off the beaten track by a block, homemade tortillas...they had me at bacon

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Warsaw, Virginia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on the recommendation of a local - and what a great one it was. The waiter (Jesu) was very accommodating by suggesting local favorites and which ones were best for sharing. We had the cheese and mushroom appetizer that was heated in the lava rock bowl - excellent, and the flank steak and pepper entree also cooked... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ceviche: Perfect. The lime juice was fresh, balanced with the other flavors. Cheese Dip: Made table-side with tequila and bits of chorizo, this stuff was EPIC. Seafood-Filled Chili Rellenos: Bar none the best I have ever enjoyed. Our waitress treated my coworkers and me like welcome family members. The mariachi band members were friendly and talented, adding to the evening.... More 

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Yountville, California
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here as a large party of 10, with two young kids and two teenagers. Everyone found something great on the menu, though most of us tried some form of the molcajetes. The drinks were solid as well. We really enjoyed the homemade tortillas and the guacamole is also great. We were very impressed with the service and the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a favorite among locals and american visitors alike. try the various molcajetes dishes! they arrive sizzling hot in earthenware crucibles. the margaritas were good, not excellent. the mexican beers were served very cold.

Thank navalaviation

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | De Mayo, San Jose del Cabo 23406, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: +52 624 142 6350

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?