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Sardina Cantina

KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23406, Mexico
+52 624 172 6365
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (28 reviews)
“coconut prawns” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (48 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23406, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

OUTSTANDING! We have visiting Cabo numerous times & have now lived here for 6 months and this is THE BEST FOOD & service we have encountered here to date. You can easily drive right past it without noticing, which we had done plenty of times....More

1  Thank kiddme
Reviewed yesterday

The place is frequented by locals. They have a good happy hour. The food is some of the finest in all of San Jose. Service is excellent. The bar and restaurant are clean, comfortable and well maintained. Restroom is very clean. t is well managed,...More

Thank marilynnjsmith
Reviewed 2 days ago

The service and food were very good, however, at the end of our meal, we were told "Cash only" and had to scramble and hope we had enough pesos to pay. Please consider taking credit cards in the 21st century!

Thank deniseearl
Reviewed 4 days ago

The atmosphere is good even though it's on the main highway, the staff are friendly. the food is good but how do you get away with exhorbitant prices in Mexico! Bacon and eggs is the equivalent of over $15 Canadian. I think some of the...More

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

I'm sorry you feel that way about the pricing, I'd like to expound on your objection a little though. The countryside law is prices need to include state tax and here in the Baja, that's a whopping 16% that we can't get around. Also we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This catina has excellent food and wonderful service. Clam chowder served piping hot, fresh cracked pepper, crab cakes the size of 1/2 pound burgers, filled with crab. Large portions, great prices, excellent service. Simple beverage list: a couple wines and beers, and a fresh sheet...More

Thank ChefandMore
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Coral Baja and ate here several times during our week long stay. Always enjoyed our meal and the service was consistently very good. I have a gluten intolerance and found them very willing to do what they could to accomodate. Small, comfortable...More

Thank Sherry V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the opportunity to take friends out for dinner yesterday. Warm welcome by owner and staff. Appies coconut shrimp and oysters in the shell came fast. Ooh so delicious. The main chicken with sides was beyond comparison. The portions were huge. Will definitely eat there

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love everything about Sardinia Cantina— we look forward to eating here every visit. The food is always delicious and the drinks are perfect. I️ highly recommend this restaurant! It is our favorite place in San Jose del Cabo!

Thank Kristina P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent from dinner and lunch, service was excellent friendly and efficient calamari filet , hamburgers, steak sandwiches, we're great we will definitely come here again. Thanks Manny and everyone else who served us.😀😗

Thank Erlene D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waiters are fabulous! Food is excellent along with the margaritas! We have been there breakfast, lunch and dinner! Will,return!

Thank nanaboat
Eva-Marie A, Owner at Sardina Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Outstanding! We cherish your whole-hearted enthusiasm, so glad you were satisfied, we do aim to please!

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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, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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 23406, 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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