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El Herradero Mexican Grill and Bar

Calle Miguel Hidalgo S/N | De Mayo, San Jose del Cabo 23406, Mexico
+52 624 157 4298
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lava bowl” (28 reviews)
“shrimp” (95 reviews)
“tortillas” (56 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Calle Miguel Hidalgo S/N | De Mayo, San Jose del Cabo 23406, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dined at this Mexican Restaurant on a very rainy night. The place had a nice crowd despite the weather. Started with hot cheese dip with chorizo prepared tableside in a sizzling lava bowl. Quite Tasty! Hubbie and I both had the molcajete. Hot Lava bowls...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here several years ago and again the other day..had the catch of the day..wonderful flavors large portion good drinks great friendly service..the stone bowl looked wonderful but it's a lot of food so next time..reasonable prices

Thank DaveSurrey_Bc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seafood soup=excellent Fish stuffed with seafood=excellent Molcajete bowl=delicious Mezcal margarita= the best I've ever had!!

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to this restaurant each time we are in San Jose. Food is great, service is quick and waitstaff is friendly and efficient. This time we had the Molcajete Don Juan which contains shrimp,steak peppers cheese, etc. with a side of chips and guacamole....More

Thank Vacationman57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the Mexican Combination plate. It was suppose to be for one but two of us ate and still took some home! The waiter explained the different sauces to make the "heat" the way each of us wanted it. Authentic food excellent drinks and service.

Thank jill t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weasked for a recommendation for local Mexican food. Herrader's was fabulous. Nice Mexican atmosphere. We are in the outdoor area adjacent the bar. Food was delicious. The best salsa we have had in Cabo. My wife had flank steak and shri,p. I had grilled red...More

Thank raytopping
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the 20 min walk from Hotel Zone for lunch. Arrived about 1215 to nearly empty house. Polo (Marco??) greeted us and seated us by the window. He offered several suggestions so we started with ceviche mixte and two mocejete pollo and ranchero. Both were...More

Thank bula2u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Needed a mid afternoon snack after landing and settling in and we found El Herradero on a walk. Such lovely service and the food was perfect. We split an order of guacamole and shrimp and cheese tacos. The chips and salsa were so delicious. Cold...More

Thank KeriBenscoter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

El Herradero is a wonderful restaurant just off the downtown plaza. They have a nice seating area above the street in the edge of the neighborhoods south of downtown. My wife had a quiet Friday evening meal that was one of the best steaks I...More

1  Thank Donald N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s not in the best location it’s between the hotel/ beach zone and the historical city center and art district. But it’s worth coming by. The pineapple ice cream was a true treat. And the salsa and chips were really good, fresh and not tooo...More

Thank AdventureTx
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Response from RPHerradero | Property representative |
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12 February 2017|
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Response from zacbarb | Reviewed this property |
I think they would be able to do that. I would suggest a reservation way before and if you have been there, tell them where you want to sit. I have seen groups of about 16 there before, around Christmas. They seem to want... More
19 January 2017|
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Response from Mari O | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can make a reservation and you should be able to see to menu on line. We know what we want when we get there so sorry about the menu options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Miguel Hidalgo S/N | De Mayo, San Jose del Cabo 23406, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: +52 624 157 4298
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