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Sardina Cantina

KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23405, Mexico
+52 624 172 6365
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (16 reviews)
“coconut prawns” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (56 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23405, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great Mexican food, fried prawns and hamburgers!! We ate there twice in one week. There is no air conditioning, but they will offer you a fan. Huge portions of food! The fried prawns were amazing! Definitely a great surprise!

Thank dkdr
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I were just there (9/12, 9/13, & 9/14) for 2 lunches and 1 breakfast and I guess we qualify as repeat food specialist. Every meal was so delicious we were looking forward to coming back to try other menu options. If you...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Sardina Cantina on September 7th 2018nand we had the best meal of our lives. Chris our waiter was helpful and courteous and has a great sense of humour, the prices are resonable and portion large. We will eat there again...More

Thank Daydream79360
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant had amazing food and such a cozy atmosphere. Staff was so friendly and attentive, and they even gave us other restaurant recommendations for the future. When we went for dinner, they gave us a coupon if we wanted to come back for breakfast...More

Thank Miranda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good things still come in small packages. This restaurant is no exception. We walked from the Hyatt Place about .5 mile. Good thing as we needed exercise after eating there. Hospitality demonstrated: they do not take credit cards. We were given a coupon to return....More

Thank ncd0531
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful young man by the name Luis, he was so kind and attentive. The food the was so good we ate there for breakfast, lunch & dinner everyday we were in Cabo. Very clean, dining indoor or outdoor great experience and will...More

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

food was outstanding, went there 3 plus times during our stay as it was in walking distance only complaint was 2 waiters seem annoyed we only order 1 water and no other drinks lol its all good though cause food was yummy!

Thank Jamphi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking forward to an off the beaten path meal. Was disappointed with the ceviche and the fajita. Try elsewhere.

Thank Dan_10583
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Wow. Wow. Small roadside restaraunt that you would never expect to have such amazing food. Try the ahi tostadas. Imperial and coconut shrimp. Calamari to die for. Great service. Take the key lime pie back to your hotel for later. You'll be too full to...More

Thank Melinda R
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The wait staff at this little restaurant were very nice to our girls when we came in. They were attentive and the drinks were strong. Our only complaint is that the kid menu had 2 items on it, burger and pasta. The chicken fingers were...More

Thank Mary L
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Beverly D
15 March 2018|
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Response from Eva-Marie A | Property representative |
It’s the Mexican government 16% tax. No way we can get around it, sorry!
cyn O
15 July 2016|
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Response from Eva-Marie A | Property representative |
Yes we do! Our website has all our menus. Trip advisor won't let me post the actual site. But it's what you would think it would be, the whole name of the restaurant. We look forward to seeing and serving you in August!
24 July 2015|
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Response from Eva-Marie A | Property representative |
Sorry you feel that way, we do serve very generous potions and feel our quality deserves the cost. Most agree and we hope you rethink it and check us out again.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23405, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: +52 624 172 6365
  • E-mail
Close to the ocean, stroll from your seaside accommodation and enter a brick-lined patio with the ambiance of an English garden right off Federal Hwy. #1 Emphasis on Seafood but also serving salads, steaks, chicken, pasta, Mexican food & Continental Fare. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, we strive to create a friendly atmosphere with our attentive and caring waitstaff while serving up some of the best meals you'll have on your vacation!
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