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El Herradero Mexican Grill and Bar

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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing lava bowl dinner . We've gone to this restaurant every time we are in San Jose del Cabo. Great food and drinks.

Thank Mary J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great seafood! My entire family ordered shrimp and it did not disappoint! Delicious salsa & guacamole. Their popular menu choice are the molcaletes - a giant "lava pot" full of goodness. We didnt try but it looked great! Good for groups of all ages, families, etc. Fun music, nice atmosphere with thatched roof. When you walk in, a woman is... More 

Thank Maren C
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good for Groups, or just couples. This place has been here forever. I always go here as my first meal to get acclimatized to San Jose Del Cabo. Under a HUGE palapa. Parking across the street. All the food is great, but the fish tacos are especially great. The frahitas are not american style, so don't expect sizzling plates coming... More 

Thank Andrew R
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went there before the Thursday evening Art Walk. A little out of the way but worth the trip. They are making tortillas as you walking. Had the queso fundido with chorizo and mushrooms and then the meal in the molcajete. Several different meals to try, I had the steak and shrimp and others had steak and chicken. Most shops or... More 

Thank rjsimon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We very much enjoyed dining in this authentic, family operated restaurant. I had grilled fish with garlic sauce on the side. The sides of rice, shredded cabbage, and broccoli were nothing to rave about, but the bass was terrific. I could have opted for whole red snapper. The other entree was a hot lava dish rancho--steak, chicken, bacon. Excellent. Freshly... More 

Thank mule54
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here as part of a tour. There were six of s and we all like our selections. My wife got the coconut shrimp. I got the Lava Bowl Combo. The shrimp were large and portion size was more than adequate. My wife really enjoyed it. The Lava Bowl Combo was excellent! Served very hot in a large Lava... More 

Thank Heb2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a delicious lunch today! I had the coconut shrimp with mango sauce plus veggies & rice. My husband had the fish hot pot. We'll definitely be going back before our return home.

Thank emcmk
Saint James, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast and dinner at the restaurant. We kept going back because we enjoyed the fiod so much. The Teliqua Cheese appetizer is out of this world. You also need to try the Hot Stone dishes. Staff was attentive and very friendly. We were 6 people and everyone enjoyed everything we had. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Rita M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a unique experience stop in. We had the chorizo cheese dip and the table side preparations were wonderful. My husband had one of the stone pot meals which he said was great. I had the fish tacos and could not eat a of it. Service was great. Would highly recommend for a mid budget dining... More 

Thank Lori M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 14 days in Cabo & went to El Herradero 3 times total. Polo is one fun, nice rep for this place.

Thank PlexusDan

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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, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
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?