Cabo San Lucas is a beautiful beach destination that lies on the southern most tip of the Baja California peninsula. It’s a small Mexican town that packs a big punch when it comes to gourmet bites and sips. Here are some top local picks for family-friendly restaurants in Cabo San Lucas.
1. Maro’s Shrimp House
You can’t beat the atmosphere at Maro’s Shrimp House in downtown Cabo. Known for it’s fresh, tasty seafood combo plates, cheap prices and entertaining dining experience, Maro’s does it right to fit the needs for families. Get a combo plate of seafood and steak and don’t forget to order a signature cocktail, “The Bulldog.”
2. Senor Sweets Bistro
Make it a nightly run on your next family beach trip to this ice cream and dessert parlor right in the Cabo San Lucas marina. The restaurant has a nice outdoor seating area to enjoy the scenes around. They serve lunch and dinner, but have an array of delectable desserts, including creme brulee, cheesecake, brownies, cookies, ice cream sundaes and more!
3. Los Tres Gallos
This quaint restaurant is a couple of blocks off the main strip in downtown Cabo. They serve up the most authentic, delicious Mexican food. The kitchen faces their outdoor seating area and they also feature an outdoor full service bar. Try their house margarita and the chicken enchiladas verde plate. They also have fresh homemade tortillas, chili rellenos, pozole and to-die-for desserts. The flan is amazing!
4. Tacos Gardenias
Head to Tacos Gardenias in Cabo San Lucas for the best fish tacos in town! This open air cafe is simple, budget-friendly and a local’s favorite. Known for their fish tacos, they also feature other favorites such as shrimp, chicken, pork and beef. You can order traditional tacos with flour or corn tortillas or add your filling of choice to a quesadilla. If you really want to splurge, order the Shrimp Mojacate to share as an appetizer. Every order comes with all the trimmings for tacos–lettuce, limes, pickled red onion, jalapenos, tomato salsa, sour cream and hot sauce.
5. The Office
The Office is located directly on Medano Beach in Cabo San Lucas. Enjoy a casual breakfast, lunch or dinner facing the beautiful Sea of Cortez. The Office features live entertainment on Friday nights and they have friendly servers any time of day! The seafood burritos will knock your socks off. Or, try their fresh local crab and share a plate of chilaquiles with eggs for breakfast.
Cabo San Lucas offers several family-friendly restaurants that won’t disappoint. Whatever you have a taste for, you’ll be sure to find down here!