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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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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed dining at The Drunken Sailor a few times during the week we were there. The ceviche, tacos and drinks were delicious! The setting upstairs gives a great view of the marina. Staff were excellent too.

Thank ChiapetPNW
Grand Terrace, California
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is not fancy, by all means. However, it sits right across the street from the San Jose Marina in La Playita. The prices are good, and by that I mean a lot more moderate than most places around San Jose. They have a few tables upstairs and downstairs, which are open air and you have the nice view... More 

Thank James H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 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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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 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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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 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 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 January 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
Reno, Nevada
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87 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 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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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 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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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 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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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
USD 3 - USD 15
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, International, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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