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The Drunken Sailor

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La Playita | Tuesday to Sunday 12- 10, San Jose del Cabo 23403, Mexico
+52 403 329 6464
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Westminster, Colorado
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service, very nice waitress, good tacos and friendly dogs. The prices are very reasonable. Nice location.

Thank Shannon M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed just down the street at El Ganzo and wanted to eat some tasty simple food. We ordered the enchiladas: very good with a cilantro tomatillo green sauce, beans, cabbage slaw and pineapple rice - which was very sweet and the green ceviche which was also very good. It's served either on a tostada if you get the small... More 

Thank Artemis A
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We arrived and sat up top before the sun came down so it was a little hot. But we got there in time for the sunset and the drinks kept us cool. The green ceviche was awesome!! We brought fish (red snapper) our guys had caught and they served it up. They can prepare it many different ways but we... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Others had told us to go here... Glad we did... MARTA that is the server is a dream.... Great smile and service and really smart and cute.... From Spain but knows the area like a local... Odd that i would add this but cleanest bathroom ever in BAJA... Will go back

1 Thank Rockyontheroad
Woodside, California
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

With a view of the San Jose del Cabo marina, this little palapa roofed, two story restaurant is fun for tacos and snacks.

Thank Kyung Y
Pasadena, California
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

We tried to go initially on a Monday and found that they were closed. Our friends had been there many times in the past and didn't want us to miss it so we managed to get there later in the week. It was worth the trip. Great setting and above average food. Be sure to sit upstairs. Staff was very... More 

Thank CLG1111
Redmond, Oregon
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

A bit of a drive to the marina, but overall worth it. Food was above average, prices were fair, service a little slow but ok. The view from the roof seating was great. Relaxing lunch.

Thank Jason C
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

good value, fun dive, not inspirational but good. well known for those that go to san jose marina. great shrimp cocktail. good people watching

Thank Danmansseattle
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

About 5 months ago, this became one of our favorite spots in San José Del Cabo. We kept coming back since the food and drinks were delicious, and service was really friendly, specially from Alondra. Unfortunately, we've had a terrible experience the last 3 times we went there for lunch, basically thanks to the bartender / "day manager", if that's... More 

Thank Jessica A
Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Love this little spot. It's a bit out of the way (particularly if you're staying in the corridor or in San Lucas), but worth the drive! The menu is short and sweet, with a variety of Mexican fusion options. The tacos and ceviches never disappoint! Fish is always fresh. They also have a creative (and drool-worthy) cocktail list infused with... More 

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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
$3 - $15
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Playita | Tuesday to Sunday 12- 10, San Jose del Cabo 23403, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: +52 403 329 6464
Hello! The DRUNKEN SAILOR IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS. We are a Taco Shack located next to Jansens Bait and Tackle, overlooking the new marina in La Playita. We specialize in fresh Mexican style seafood with an international twist. The menu is simple, with daily specials.Our most popular item is a Vietnamese inspired seafood taco, a taco that is like no other taco you have ever tried! Light, fresh and crunchy,it is delicious! Our funky beach bar whips up fresh squeezed margaritas and ice cold micheladas in a friendly, fun environment. A perfect place to watch the sunset over the marina, and meet new people, locals and tourists alike.Directions-We are located in Puerto Los Cabos. Follow the signs for Hotel El Ganzo. We are between the boat yard and the Hotel El Ganzo, on the dirt road next to JANSENS Bait and Tackle. LOOK FOR THEIR SHARK SIGN ON YOUR LEFT.WE ARE RIGHT NEXT DOOR, IN A TWO STORY BLUE PALAPA.

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