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Savoring Excellence

A Culinary Exploration of Michelin-Starred Restaurants in Los Cabos


Michelin man holding a Los Cabos 2024 Michelin guide.

The vibrant culinary landscape of Los Cabos shines brighter than ever with the recent unveiling of Michelin-starred restaurants and Silhouette winners. From innovative concepts to sustainable practices, each establishment offers a unique dining experience that captivates the senses. Join us as we journey through the culinary delights of San Jose del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas, and Todos Santos, exploring the concepts and signature dishes that have earned them international acclaim.

Did you know one of the restaurants partnered with Baja Pass got a Michelin Silhouette? Keep reading to find out who.


San Jose del Cabo Recommendations:

Acre:

Acre combines farm-to-table dining with a lush, organic farm setting. Diners can enjoy a rustic-chic ambiance amidst towering palms and vibrant greenery.

Popular Dish: Wood-fired octopus with roasted vegetables and chimichurri.



Árbol:

Árbol offers a contemporary take on traditional Mexican cuisine, showcasing bold flavors and innovative techniques. The restaurant boasts panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez.

Popular Dish: Tuna tostada with avocado mousse and chipotle aioli.



Carbón Cabrón:

Carbon Cabrón specializes in elevated Mexican street food, served in a casual yet vibrant atmosphere. The menu features creative twists on classic favorites. Popular Dish: Tacos al pastor with pineapple salsa and cilantro-lime crema.



Lumbre:

Lumbre is renowned for its wood-fired grill and emphasis on locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant exudes warmth and sophistication, with an open kitchen and cozy ambiance.

Popular Dish: Grilled ribeye steak with roasted potatoes and charred vegetables.



Nao:

Nao offers a contemporary interpretation of Japanese cuisine, with an emphasis on fresh seafood and innovative flavor combinations. The sleek, minimalist decor creates an intimate dining experience.

Popular Dish: Yellowtail sashimi with yuzu ponzu and crispy garlic.



Omakai:

Omakai is a culinary journey through the flavors of Japan, with a focus on ceviche, tiraditos, and other seafood delicacies. The restaurant's muted and neutral decor reflects the sophisticated culture of Japan.

Popular Dish: Hot stone salmon and temakis.



Ruba's Bakery:

Ruba's Bakery is a beloved local institution known for its artisanal bread, pastries, and sweet treats. The bakery exudes warmth and charm, with an inviting aroma that draws in passersby.

Popular Dish: Conchas (Mexican sweet bread) with vanilla bean glaze.



Cabo San Lucas Recommendations:

Comal:

Comal celebrates the rich culinary heritage of Mexico, with a menu inspired by traditional flavors and regional ingredients. The restaurant's vibrant decor pays homage to Mexican art and culture.

Popular Dish: Cochinita pibil tacos with pickled onions and habanero salsa.



Los Tres Gallos:

Los Tres Gallos offers a taste of traditional Mexican cuisine in a charming courtyard setting. The restaurant's menu showcases family recipes passed down through generations.

Popular Dish: Mole poblano with chicken and rice.



Manta:

Manta combines Asian and Latin American influences to create a unique fusion of flavors. The restaurant's sleek, modern design reflects its innovative approach to cuisine.

Popular Dish: Tuna tiradito with soy-lime dressing and avocado.



Todos Santos Recommendations:

Benno:

Benno is a culinary oasis in Todos Santos, offering Mediterranean-inspired cuisine with a focus on locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant's laid-back ambiance and scenic views make it a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Popular Dish: Grilled octopus with chorizo and roasted vegetables.



Dūm:

Dūm specializes in gourmet dumplings and Asian-inspired small plates, served in a cozy, intimate setting. The restaurant's menu features a variety of dumpling fillings, from classic pork to innovative vegetarian options.

Popular Dish: Shrimp and lemongrass dumplings with ginger-soy dipping sauce.




Oystera:

Oystera is a seafood lover's paradise, with a menu highlighting the freshest local catches and oysters sourced from nearby waters. The restaurant's laid-back vibe and oceanfront location create the perfect backdrop for a leisurely meal.

Popular Dish: Fresh oysters on the half shell with mignonette sauce.



Paradero:

Paradero offers a farm-to-table dining experience, with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients and sustainable practices. The restaurant's rustic-chic decor and garden setting evoke a sense of tranquility and connection to nature.

Popular Dish: Grilled fish tacos with mango salsa and avocado crema.



Silhouette Winners:

Cocina de Campo by Agricole (Pescadero)

Cocina de Campo celebrates the bounty of Baja California Sur, with a menu inspired by local ingredients and traditional cooking techniques. The restaurant's outdoor dining area offers sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.

Popular Dish: Wood-fired whole fish with citrus salsa.



Flora's Field Kitchen (San Jose del Cabo)

Flora's Field Kitchen is a farm-to-table restaurant located on an organic farm in the heart of San Jose del Cabo. The menu features seasonal dishes made with ingredients harvested from the farm's fields.

Popular Dish: Wood-fired pizza with house-made sausage and farm-fresh vegetables.




Metate (Cabo San Lucas):

Metate is a culinary destination that celebrates the flavors of Mexico's diverse regions, with a menu inspired by traditional recipes and indigenous ingredients. The restaurant's vibrant decor and lively atmosphere create a festive dining experience.

Popular Dish: Mole poblano with chicken and handmade tortillas.



With an array of Michelin-starred restaurants and Silhouette winners to explore, Los Cabos emerges as a culinary destination of unparalleled excellence. From the coastal charm of San Jose del Cabo to the vibrant energy of Cabo San Lucas and the bohemian allure of Todos Santos, each establishment offers a unique gastronomic experience that celebrates the rich flavors and diverse culinary traditions of Mexico. Whether indulging in elevated Mexican cuisine, savoring sustainable seafood, or embarking on a culinary adventure through Japan, dining in Los Cabos is an experience to savor and celebrate.

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