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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%
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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 via mobile

What a find...Sardina Cantina is a diamond in the rough. Don't let the plastic chairs fool you. Our group ate here 4 times in 5 days and the food is outstanding, consistent and surprisingly gourmet. Fabian and Rafa are pleasant and attentive. Highly recommend Sardina...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped for lunch here before checking in to our accommodations. Delicious shrimp quesadilla and fish ceviche. Always good service and reasonable prices. They also have good breakfast.

Thank BGElisabeth
Reviewed yesterday

We found this place close to our rental condos. Awesome food anytime of day, and the staff was the best! Breakfast is fantastic, and dinner was 5 stars. We ate there 4 times in 5 days and loved everything we ate. Prices are more than...More

Thank obbeachbum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First and last place we hit while in San Jose. The staff treats you like family, a couple years ago one of the servers went as far to give us his cell phone and invite us to his place for dinner with his family. Great...More

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to go to this incredible restaurant. The service is extraordinary... friendly, atentive, prompt, anticipative to your needs and whims. The food is off the charts in culinary delectebleness. On top of all this... the prices are most affordable and the portions are extremely...More

Thank cabocliff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Cantina for a late night dinner. They were very friendly and the food was very good. It was cold out that night and the server offered the ladies blankets which they gladly accepted. Some reviewers mentioned the traffic noise and I would...More

Thank Sumbuca360sux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Cabo for nearly 10 years and just discovered this marvelous little restaurant. Don’t be put-off by the roadside location because tucked inside is a treasure! The delicious and well-seasoned portions are generous so come hungry. My husband had the tuna...More

Thank newman910
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had dinner at this very good and relaxing restaurant/bar. It isn’t very big. A bar with several stools and some tables. Serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is nothing at all like a diner; the food is way better with an...More

Thank 281valerie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I ate there the first night we arrived in San Jose Del Cabo the food was great! I had chicken nachos which were loaded high with cheese, chicken, salsa guacamole. My son had the prawn linguini and loved it, my husband had...More

Thank Charly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it is cash only but the food was wonderful and ample! I had breakfast and dinner. The coconut shrimp are excellent! 7 huge flayed coconut shrimp plus a large serving of vegetables and a baked potato, with a sauce filled pineapple . I took...More

Thank pmckeow
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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