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Tacos The Hangman

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Pescadores and Marinos st., San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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Boise, Idaho, United States
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You want tacos? With every known homemade spanish salsa known? Be here. eat here. the cow tongue, the pastor..I just can't even begin. So good. Great value!

Thank Cheri Z
Tempe, Arizona
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

the hangman is a little out of the way and off the main drag, but the food is excellent and very cheap. A somewhat limited menu, you basically get tacos, small quesadillas, or a cheese dip (optionally with meat), but it is definitely worth it. originally recommended as a place locals go, it appears to be gradually catering a bit... More 

1 Thank DrMSR
Central Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Found it on tripadvisor. Really cool looking building that is open air. The food was really inexpensive but good. Great place for lunch away from the hotel style vanilla eateries

1 Thank jdugger
Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The overwhelming majority of reviews of The Hangman are positive. Reviewers refer to good and inexpensive food and drink and a friendly staff. I agree. My family and I went there for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed the tacos--we all had different types of tacos, including the beef tongue. Although a bit small, because we each had three we were all... More 

1 Thank Eugene S
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, we only found this place on the second last day of our vacation. We were blown away by the full flavours and the variety available. The prices were right and the quality was outstanding. The service was excellent and the decor was so great. We will be returning our last night and will regret that we didn't get to... More 

1 Thank Cherilyn B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

As the Concierge at our hotel suggested "This is where we (locals) go when we want tacos that are different and unique." After reading some reviews about The Hangman and the food, I was intrigued. The food was incredibly fresh and prepared so well. Our family of five felt right at home all ordering different things. The flank steak tacos... More 

1 Thank Michael F
Austin, Texas
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The Hangman offers a big menu of items and we tried several of them. Loved the various tacos we chose and they come with a variety of different salsas to top them off with. Fun atmosphere, service was great and enjoyed the music. We filled up with food and margaritas for $25. Will be back.

1 Thank RonOAustin_Texas
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Yes there is tongue on the menu. A member of our group was adventurous enough to go for it. Apparently it was one his favorite dishes he had all week as he made it a point of insisting I put it in the review. The pickled potatoes (hot) were unreal, took some extras home and made breakfast burritos out of... More 

1 Thank MNMAVS
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Such a fun spot! We had spent the day snorkeling with new friends. They told us about Hangman, so we all went together and we loved it! Taco mania! Toppings galore for tasty fillings, great service and excellent live singer! We will definitely be heading back :)

1 Thank Gegamun
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

"The Hangman" El Ahorcado was recommended by the family that rented me my vacation condo in Los Cabos. It is definitely a place I will frequent often. If you want high prices, fancy napkins, and a sanitized atmosphere... pay triple prices. If you want real food, tasty dishes prepared by real Mexican families, servers who make you feel like you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pescadores and Marinos st., San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?