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“Incredible outdoor venue”
Review of Cocina del Mar

Cocina del Mar
Ranked #81 of 646 Restaurants in Cabo San Lucas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$50
Cuisines: Latin, Seafood, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Cocina del Mar is known for its exquisite variety of fresh fish and seafood specialties. It utilizes only the freshest possible ingredients offered by La Baja, offering a light, simple, casual and progressive menu. We would call Baja, coastal, seafood restaurant concept. Is the best place for guests, owners and local visitors to celebrate life, love and friendship in a unique seating that maximizes views of the Sea of Cortez. Cocina del Mar embodies the simplicity and elegance of natural & fresh dining, the restaurant focuses on the pure essence of taste, with a genuine passion for providing an opportunity to slow down and indulge in a dining experience carefully crafted for the mind, body, and soul. Featuring local fare presented in a vibrant ─ bare style, such as tuna crudo ─ jicama taquitos or perfectly ripe heirloom tomatoes with tomatillo salsa. Along the menu a selection of local, seasonal, sustainable and organic ingredients; such as simple grilled grouper with a ripe-raw tomato sauce or small progressive bites offered directly at the table, create a freshly and wholesome concept. CDM cuisine is based on the product of the coast of Baja California, where Cortez Sea local ingredients are the stars along with seasonal fresh organic vegetables from Cabo’s near small towns. This Cuisine is highly inspired by Mexican flavors. A menu inspired in seasonal and locally grown ingredients full of Mexican flavors with some Mediterranean hints. A selection of appetizers from an Abalone with green tomatillo sauce, to fresh oysters with passion fruit ─ light spicy cocktail sauce. The Chef highlights the wide selection of La Baja ingredients, resulting dishes such as roasted octopus with peppers, avocado and toasted white corn or al pastor totoaba with annatto seed sauce and grilled pineapple. Cocina del Mar is already known for showing a real empathy with those vegetarian trend healthy eaters who can enjoy an oven beet salad with hibiscus vinaigrette or a pan roasted eggplant with pico de gallo and cilantro.
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Come here for the view! An incredible vista and outdoor restaurant with the waves crashing below....can't beat that! The food was good but not exceptional, which one expects at an Auberge restaurant. And, very expensive! Service was excellent.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

You can't beat the view at this restaurant. Gorgeous. Lobster fettuccine is the best! Service is wonderful. A bit pricey.

2  Thank lindann2015
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Excellent fish forward, modern cuisine. Many ingredients are grown onsite, harvested locally and wonderfully prepared. "the Sea in your mouth" Amazing!

2  Thank Crystal W
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

The tables setting looking the see us out of this world. The food and the service was excellent. You need to come here.

2  Thank Jose J
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We loved our view at sunset. Service was good but not superb for the price of the meal. We enjoyed the fireworks. The food & 4 drinks were good but probably not worth the $350 price tag.

Thank markwO9529RQ
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