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The Drunken Sailor

La Playita | Tuesday to Sunday 12- 10, San Jose del Cabo 23403, Mexico
+52 624 105 6464
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp burger” (26 reviews)
“falafel” (18 reviews)
“borracho” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Latin, International, Vegetarian Friendly
La Playita | Tuesday to Sunday 12- 10, San Jose del Cabo 23403, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone gave this place rave reviews and said it was inexpensive. We didn't find this to be the case. While the view of the marina was lovely the food was average. We had tacos which were low on fish and high on red cabbage. The...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most creative Mexican menu I've ever seen and I've lived in Los Angeles, San Diego and the San Francisco Area. Technically, it's a "fusion" menu: everything is super-fresh and combines standard Mexican fare with ideas from around the Mediterranean and other world cuisines. Great...More

Thank Jay G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place on our last trip (see earlier review) so we were excited to go back a couple times to have all of our favorite items. We went for lunch, and the menu was not the same as before. The Peruvian ceviche was gone,...More

Thank BellaTravelGirl
Adrianruiz, Propietario at The Drunken Sailor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for comin and im glad that you still like it, but just for the record, is the same menu, in 6 years we never had chips with mole or peruvian ceviche. Thank you

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate upstairs in what I’d describe as a coveted, but open deck. It overlooks the marina and we saw a beautiful sunset. It was quite breezy, so we were glad to have worn long sleeves. We got the large order of Basic Shrimp Ceviche...More

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Great seafood place. We had a ceviche and a shrimp burrito and both were very tasty. This is also a nice place for some drinks in the evening.

Thank william5e
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Love the setting of this place... it's by the marina so you can watch over the pier as you eat your lunch, super fun and great staff.

Thank hector k
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Little cozy place. With simple, yet tasteful dishes. You have to try it, excellent service and convenient location.

Thank Antonio E R
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Fab place, lovely atmosphere, very friendly people and the food was good, staff made us very welcome.

Thank sueliliwen
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent fish tacos, great atmosphere and even better prices Down by the los cabos marina, easy parking and the staff are quite helpful

Thank X6693SOloris
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had been told that the ceviche verde here was great and itvsure delivered . Capers olives avacado cucumber fresh herb pesto. Sit on the top deck watch the yachts come in at dusk ...

Thank Chefclaire2014
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13 March 2015|
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Response from Clare A | Reviewed this property |
It isn't open for breakfast it opens around mid day.. I don't know if it's on East or west side but it is on the dirt road leading up to the big El Ganzo hotel ( that is currently shut whilst they put right the Ofile damage)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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: +52 624 105 6464
  • E-mail
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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