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Sardina Cantina

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, Seafood,
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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“halibut” (29 reviews)
“coconut prawns” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (58 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
KM 29.5 Carr. Transpeninsular Hwy. 1, San Jose del Cabo 23405, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 December 2011

Accidently, we stepped into one of the most amazing experiences by far while our stay in San Jose del Cabo. The bartender and wait staff greeted us with a warm smile and a pleasant attitude. While having a drink at the bar, we meet the...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 11 November 2011

Our trip was amaming, to include wonderful food around Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo. However, we kept hearing about the hospitality and "must try" seafood. I snuck in for a breakfast and was greeted by the owner. A dinner and lunch later,...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 7 November 2011

I loved the food so much as this quaint little place that I ate at least one meal there every day that I was in San Jose Del Cabo. The food prices were pretty good but the food was awsome!!! I tried foods from my...More

1  Thank June W
Reviewed 2 November 2011

My husband & I spotted the cantina from the highway. The furnishings cheapen the place. We ate outdoors & the chairs were supplied by Coke with Coke written on the front. They were white plastic. We ordered fish tacos and chicken tacos. They were delicious....More

1  Thank kathwalsh
Reviewed 31 October 2011

We live part time in San Jose del Cabo. The rest of the time in Texas. There are great restaurants in this area of Mexico. But one of the local secrets is Sardina Cantina. We were there yesterday & had the fish & chips. Without...More

Thank 2TexMexs
Reviewed 17 October 2011

We ate dinner at Sardina Cartina twice. Each time, we ordered their shrimp tacos. For less than $10, you get 3 delicious tacos filled with large, grilled shrimp. On the side, there's plenty of shredded cabbage, guacamole and pico de gallo to top them off....More

1  Thank kaminlee
Reviewed 25 September 2011

After reading so many positive reviews about Sardina Cantina we decided to try it for lunch. We are staying in a nearby condo and ordered it " to go". We had studied the menu before going and thought the selection was outstanding, although ambitious for...More

4  Thank DebDer
Reviewed 4 August 2011

Wanted to have breakfast there but was told by a gentleman standing at the bar that they do not start serving until 9. Okay, so we moved on. Went there for dinner a few nights after that and sat down at one of their tables...More

3  Thank Emma104
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Sardina Cantina is near El Zalate condos and Coral Baja Wyndham resort. The restaurant is quaint offering fabulous food and service at a reasonable price. Four us us went for dinner the last week of July 2011. The mahi mahi was great; two others in...More

Thank travelsamc
Reviewed 15 July 2011

OMG this was such a wonderful little place on the highway just south of San Jose before you get to Zippers Beach. We stayed 13 days at Coral Baja and ate at Sardina Cantina about 5 times. Roberto was so wonderful - you must go...More

Thank mkteresa
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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