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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, fantastic margaritas made with fresh squeezed limes, warm staff, and a beautiful view of the harbor.

Thank cheryl p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

try shrimp burger and Avocado pie YUMMY very good restaurant and friendly staff in Puerto Los Cabos a must do !

Thank Novice F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little bar by the marina. Group of six of us had tacos, fish, chicken, vegan and all were great! The beers were cold, the margaritas were fabulous and the staff friendly!

Thank Suzanne L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

Went with a group of 10 and we all ordered something different. I think everyone's food was good to excellent. This is a great place for groups. I would definitely go back!

Thank Dan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Great little place off of the beaten path! Stayed at the JW Marriott and took a long walk down the beach and found this little town and stopped for a margarita! Glad to find it! Best things are not advertised!

Thank Cassondra R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

If you are lucky aorable Martha will serve you and make sure to eat on the upper deck for the views, air and possible bird dropping. Don't worry, Martha says it is good luck so my niece should be winning a big lottery soon.

Thank Robert S
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

On the side of the main road and across from the Marina is this interesting little pub/diner that has great food... like their 'Shrimp Burger', fantastic snack or dinner. They also throw a nice twist at their tacos adding in some fresh pineapple pieces to jazz them up. Their beer is just above freezing, great margaritas and awesomely friendly staff... More 

Thank BeachMule
Todos Santos, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

El Marinero Borracho is an absolute must on your visit to San Jose del Cabo. Very cute/quaint set-up with out-of-this-world tacos. Get the taco chino. Trust me. The green ceviche is also A++++. They also have fun DJ parties every now and then. We are very lucky to have them in the community!

Thank Noelle M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We went with a friend that had been two years prior who raved about it. Out of the way cute small spot that felt rustic and nice. Our food was fresh and tasty (I found the ceviche odd as it was pesto based) but overall food was enjoyed. Our server was kind of grumpy - perhaps she just a bad... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

I really enjoyed lunch here. Took a taxi from the hotel and walked back on the beach. The price was amazing. I had three beers and a fish/chips. Very tasty. The view was quite local of the marina; not something a hotel chain resurrected for you.

Thank Tim V

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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
$3 - $15
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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