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El Herradero Mexican Grill and Bar

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San Jose del Cabo 23450, Mexico
624 14 26350
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great place away from hustle & bustle of Can San Lucas and close to the hotel district in Cabo San Jose. Several in our group had the coconut shrimp with mango sauce. Huge fresh shrimp with freshly shaved coconut and served with a fresh mango puree for sweet dipping. Wet your whistle with a great pina colada too. Go... More 

Thank Greg Z
Folsom, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were wondering SJDC and came upon El Herradero. Had great, guac, arrarchera fajitas and molcàjete. Asked for some salsa picante and got some amazing spicy, habanero salsa. Don Julio pours were generous and we sat outside under the big fans. Great overall local food and hospitality, will return again.

Thank 2busy2work
Meridian, Idaho
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Another good meal at el Herradero. This is one of our regular stops in SJD and one we will continue to make. We did the lobster, rib eye, and shrimp for two and it was well worth the price. You can definitely taste the wood char, both in the homemade salsa and on the meat. The sauce for the shrimp... More 

Thank roadtripsters2015
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we we're walking in "el centro" El Heradero caught our eye. It looked very authentic, which it was exactly what we were looking for being out in Mexico. Their food was authentic as well. We weren't very hungry so we ended up having tacos but they we're very good. And their service was great. So if u want REAL... More 

Thank 310760
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was OK, nothing special, prices are par with other nearby locations Service is great that is why they get high review

Thank loveIItravel
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gosh, I'm used to San Diegan Mexican food that is very salty. This restaurant offers real Mexican food and experience. Thankful to discover this through our city tour driver. Con: saw some flies flying, be attentive to your food.

Thank Love S
Tustin, California
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is good and overall, it provides good food. The melted cheese or "Queso derretido" is very, very good. Do not order the specialty of the house, the "Hot Stone Dish" or Molcajetes". The entree is over-rated and they charge you a lot for the quantity of food that you actually get. Try other items in the menu.

Thank Nicelio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First plus is that they have an air conditioned dining room in addition to an open air room. Of course we chose the air conditioned room since it's August. I had the Sea Bass Filet grilled with garlic. It was cooked perfectly just reaching the point of flakiness and the seasoning was absolutely delicious! Accompanied with an ice cold Michelada... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Relaxed and casual environment. Very reasonable prices. Friendly service. The must try is the volcano bowls. Hot and delicious!

Thank mbaccp
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place. Delicious seafood omelet. Local favorite. Good variety of breakfast selections with freshly squeezed orange juice. Service was excellent, friendly and welcoming. Open for lunch and dinner, too.

Thank lorianduriel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Mexican, Seafood, Latin
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
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
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: San Jose del Cabo 23450, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: 624 14 26350

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