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“Best place for fish and shrimp”
Review of The Drunken Sailor

The Drunken Sailor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $15
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best place for fish and shrimp”
Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

From San Jose take the bridge over the estuary and go through about six round abouts. Just after you start seeing the boats take the dirt road to the right along the marina and don't blink because you might miss it like I did.

This was in my top two restaurants for seven days of eating out. For seafood it was hands down the best. Our group of eight was greeted immediately and led into the downstairs dining room which we got all to ourselves. They even had a high chair for our toddler which isn't as common in restaurants as I thought.

Im a sushi lover but I've never had aguachiles in my life. I took a big chance eating raw shrimp in Mexico but it was well worth it. Between everyone else in the group we had ceviche, shrimp burgers, and fish and chip like you've never had before with a little added spice for zip. I was the hero in the group that night for finding this little gem of a restaurant. You have to add this stop to your trip if you go.

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“My Favorite Spot”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

The Best Fish & shrimp tacos of Baja! Love the Palmito heart shrimp quesadilla, and their house special green bloodie mary, been there countless times, the service is amazing. they play the best music in town, super friendly atmosphere. very reasonable prices, a must Go! when in Los cabos area...

  • Visited January 2013
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Rapid City, SD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice Find !!”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

Just came off the Beach @ Playitta - bought some huge shrimp from the local vendors and Nicole was more than accomodating to prepare. Also had the Ginger tacos - wonderful lunch spot !!

  • Visited January 2013
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Eugene, Oregon
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“dance party and good food”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

We had the best time at El Marinero Borracho! Nicole and Adrian were wonderful. We had delicious fish tacos...with the panko and the cilantro and the YUMYUM...Also, the margarita's made me happy. Sunset watching is prime from the palapa upstairs. It is totally comfy and cozy. At first, I thought the upstairs palapa was part of a home. We lucked out and were there for a dance party during the film festival. If you make it over to La Playita, you HAVE to hit up the Drunken Sailor.

  • Visited November 2012
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1 Thank LunaUndone
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San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing food, service, and atmosphere”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

I love! El Marinero Borracho (the drunken sailor). The fish and shrimp tacos (Tacos Chino's) are the best tacos I have ever had. It's a very welcoming, relax, and fun place to visit even if it's just for a beer or one of those handcrafted cocktails. Prices a great! A must visit and unique place in San Jose del Cabo.

  • Visited September 2012
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