One of the region’s biggest draws is the dining in cabo a heady mix of local and international influences that make their way to Los Cabos’ tables.
Mexico’s varied and lauded cuisine is well represented throughout Los Cabos, with restaurants expertly preparing dishes that hail from a number of the country’s states, proudly celebrating national traditions. But there’s also a strong global influence thanks to the many international visitors and expatriates in the region. The local populace itself is a dynamic mix of peoples whose ancestors came to these shores from as far as China, Germany and the Middle East, leaving a most delicious legacy.
Among the many establishments that have become institutions in the local culinary scene, quite a few are in Marina Cabo San Lucas.
Lobster is Lorenzillo’s main event. This famous eatery in Cabo San Lucas prepares it in myriad ways — meunière, in a garlic and guajillo chili vinaigrette, thermidor, Roquefort and so many more. It helps that Lorenzillo’s has its own lobster farm off the coast of Punta Sam, just across Isla Mujeres.
Like many locals Lorenzillo’s founder, Salvador Vidal, has been part of the maritime community his whole life. His award-winning restaurant, along with the visionary idea of establishing the lobster farm for sustainable provisions, are a testament to the area’s deep connections to the sea. But far from being exclusively about seafood, this hotspot also serves up chicken and fine cuts of beef for meat lovers. At the nautically themed restaurant guests may also enjoy their meal at he oyster bar on the marina deck. Don’t leave without trying Lorenzillo’s desserts, which are out of this world.
Nearby, famed Nick-San’s second outpost in Los Cabos offers the same caliber meals and service that made the original such a success. The team puts the same devotion and attention to detail, ready to deliver the magic of a Moroccan meal, fine flavors characteristic of traditional French cuisine, authentic Mexican delights or satisfying Italian favorites. No matter where you wish to travel with your palate, you choose the type of cuisine that suits you and Nick-San can make it happen, whipping up the kind of culinary journey that’s made them famous.
A dining experience is not great if not accompanied by the best drinks, of course. And when in Mexico, that means premium tequila, in addition to a wide selection of the finest wines and Champagnes. Nick-San’s contribution to the world of tequila has been a wild success. Its Tequila Mexita’s Plata 28 won top honors at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, snagging the 2015 Gold Medal Spirits Selection. Their Reposado earned first place at the 2016 Concurso Mayahuel, where fourth place went to the Añejo. The team itself is knowledgeable and can advise guests on the best pairings and make sampling suggestions.
Read more about dining in Los Cabos in Visit Los Cabos 2017 digital edition.