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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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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday

In a strip center on the way in to San Jose del Cabo (next to Dominos Pizza) you can find this hidden gem. Owners and staff are super friendly and food is amazing. From the hamburgers to the seafood combo platter, everything is fresh and...More

Thank manocandy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Informal small roadside restaurant with great food. Service is friendly and jovial from knowledgeable wait staff. Primary focus is seafood and crab cakes are great. Prices are affordable for the great quality of food and ample portions. Sitting inside is preferable as the outside get...More

Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for this lovely review. I’m thinking of adopting your title for our slogan! Hope you can return soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came back to our favorite restaurant from last year. They have consistently good food and friendly service, but we spent $80 on lunch!...a little excessive for fish tacos, a burrito, 2 margaritas and 2 shots of tequila! There's a taco shop a few doors...More

Thank Beverly D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service was very good. Be careful about seating outside as 4 lane highway a few feet away is noisy. A bit pricey compared to other San Jose del Cabo places we ate at, but we'd come back.More

Thank Michael B
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So glad you liked our food and service, thank you! And yes, the highway is close and at times quite noisy. We, unfortunately, do not have any control over that, other than seating you inside. And we like to think our prices are reflected fairly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favorite place & first stop every time I return. Every item on menu & specials fabulous. Last night we had ceviche, crab cakes , 2 large ones you could split, shrimp stuffed & wrapped in bacon large portion. It’s small & unique. Never disappointed

Thank Kitsy W
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Such a nice review to read, thank you! We do love ❤️ our returning visitors!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from our yearly trip, we took our fresh Tuna in and the Chef worked wonders!! Great Sashimi, Ceviche, and he prepared it 3 other ways. All were AWESOME!!! Had a great Sardina Scramble for breakfast, and also a little vitamin T...More

Thank OaheJose
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Well it sounds as if you had a banner vacation, so happy we were able to help in our small way. I'll pass the kudos onto the kitchen galley, they'll be pleased to know how much their appreciated. Will let the boys on the floor...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed Sardina's during our 2017 visit, and went back this week during our 2018 visit. The yellow tail tuna was outstanding, and my wife enjoyed the bacon wrapped shrimp. Big serving ... saved half for lunch the next day. Everything was yummy.

Thank joeminner
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So nice to hear, thank you for taking the time to post your satisfaction, we live to serve!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sardina Cantina is one of our favourite restaurants in Los Cabos. In Februray 2018, we took our family, visiting from Europe, there (7 of us). Despite the restaurant being totally full, the food was truly excellent (as always), was delivered quickly considering the number of...More

Thank Gourmet_Michael
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Reviews like this just make our days, thank you so much for posting such wonderful sentiments. We're honored you brought your loved ones to our humble establishment for fortification and fun! Thanks again for taking the time to be so kind.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here at the recommendation of a few people because it was right next to our resort. The servers were friendly and it's a nice atmosphere inside. Try the Fish Tacos or a combo plate with a chile relleno, carne asada and enchilada....More

Thank Dale F
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Yes, we wish we were beachside too, but glad our patrons make their way to us nonetheless. So glad you were pleased with the food and service. We hope you return to visit us again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time we visited here, it was because it was right next door to the Coral Baja Resort (where we were staying). We keep coming back because they offer some of the best food anywhere in the Los Cabos area. There were seven of...More

1  Thank Jim M
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

well this post's lavish compliments are enough to make us blush, but with gratitude. Thank you so much! And I'll let Christian know his standing is still safely top notch. Please come back again soon and grace us with your charming presences.

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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
US$5 - US$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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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