Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort
Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort
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Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.esperanzaresort.com/
  • Phone: 01 624 145 6400
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Sunday: 7:00am - 11:30am; Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Gonzalo Cerda
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Los espacios privados para conferencias en Esperanza son ideales para juntas ejecutivas y recepciones privadas. Con vista al mar de Cortéz y las bellezas naturales de Baja.
  • Private Party Contact: Hector Hernandez 624145600

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
A word from Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort
“Cocina del Mar” is known for its exquisite variety of fresh fish and seafood specialities. It utilizes only the freshest possible ingredients, offering a spectacular and unusual presentation.Inspired on the wide selection of food that the coasts of America continent offers and the international experience of the El Restaurante culinary team. The executive Chef born in Argentina, with two sous chefs, one from Mexico and the other from Costa Rica, created the perfect team, compiling the knowledge to create "Cocina del Mar" at El Restaurante. Its cuisine covers several styles and traditions of North, Central and South America, utilizing contemporary and creative techniques. A three and four courses menu is offered, considering always vegetarian and vegan options.
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Cocina del Mar at Esperanza Resort reviews from OpenTable diners
  • One of the top meals I've
    omahafoodie
    Dined on 6/9/2012
    One of the top meals I've had in my life! The food, service, ambiance... It was all spectacular!
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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  • Breathtaking views
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 5/4/2012
    Wow - What a location and view. If you are lucky to have nice weather and sit out on one of the outside multi leveled decks – it will be amazing. This is a special location and very good 3 or 4 course dinner options. You can select from a variety of options within the different courses. Overall an amazing setting and breathtaking views of the Water and sounds of the crashing waves.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This dinner made a wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 3/19/2012
    This dinner made a wonderful trip, that much better. Amazing food, wine and detailed staff. It was what we expected and more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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  • I expect more for the price
    FurbyVIP
    Dined on 3/2/2012
    Restaurant is attached to the ultra chic Esperanza Resort and level of service and food attempt to match the high standard of the rest of the resort. Does not work. Lunch menu is somewhat limited. Shrimp burger was tasty but nothing special( a burger with onion rings) and shrimp enchiladas were good but small. Chocolate lava flow for dessert was overpriced at $12US for the size. Service was somewhat slow at times and otherwise nice ambiance with excellent ocean view ruined by a nearby worker running a noisy electric grinder all throughout a relatively busy lunch hour. When this was mentioned to the staff there was no apology just sheepish smile. For $100 US plus tips including ice tea and beer I expect more in both food and servic
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    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing every time!
    ninaVIP
    Dined on 12/23/2011
    My all time favorite -- so refined, so delicious -- staff makes you feel like you are so special!!! Amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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  • service was ridiculously slow.
    misspickyVIP
    Dined on 12/21/2011
    service was ridiculously slow. people in back of us got up and left after salads because the service was so slow. food was pretty good, but quite pricey.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Esperanza es Fabuloso
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/4/2011
    Absolutely LOVE Esperanza's! This restaurant is a must every time I go to Cabo. Perfect for special occasion and romance. The view of the Cortez Sea could not be more beautiful. Probably the best crab cakes I've EVER had. Fresh seafood is divine and delightfully prepared. The highlight of every Cabo trip for me!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best outdoor dining
    Rick
    Dined on 8/15/2011
    Great food, even better view! Definitely lives up to its reputation. Reasonable pricing. Delightful staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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  • We loved the raw fish appetizer
    dinernatorVIP
    Dined on 6/2/2011
    We loved the raw fish appetizer where you cooked the fish on hot rocks! Views were amazing. The prices were very high but if you're staying at Esperanza you can probably afford it...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • consistently great Esperanza
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/7/2011
    we return every year to this beautiful cliffside restaurant for birthday celebrations. Service is fabulous and the appetizers and mains are all excellent. Desserts are nothing special and the wine list while robust and impressive can be very overpriced, though there are a few finds if you study the list well enough. Love the cucumber margaritas!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • The most special restaurant
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 3/19/2011
    The most special restaurant in Cabo San Lucas! Dinner is served on a cliffside terrace. The entire menu is fine dining - food is special and well prepared. Service is exceptional! It is on the expensive side for Cabo . . . but well worth the experience!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I have nothing but great things
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 3/3/2011
    I have nothing but great things to say about Esperanza. The view is breath-taking! I would defnitely be sure to eat outside... I loved everything about this place. Cannot wait to go back to Cabo and visit this Esperanza for lunch and dinner!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • extremely slow service. dessert
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 1/18/2011
    extremely slow service. dessert had freezer burn. :(
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing restaurant!!! Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 1/13/2011
    Amazing restaurant!!! Food was great and service was impeccable!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This is the most romantic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/19/2010
    This is the most romantic dining spot ever..... If you can't fall in love here or be reminded why you love the one you're with...it won't happen anywhere. The service is impeccable and the venue is inspiring. The food, while generally top shelf was just a bit lacking on our recent visit. I will be back and I'm sure the food will be back to the delight that I remember.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • We got married here and went
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/5/2010
    We got married here and went back to have a romantic evening on the amazing cliff where we exchanged our vows. Unfortunately the service was horrible, the food was moderate, and they tried to over charge us by $150.00. When I asked to see the menu because the waiter told me the Watermelon salad was $78.00 he started to refuse! We had to deal with the manager and it was not pleasant! We are truly sad to have lost interest in our favorite Cabo restaurant!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • advice brimg a sweater no
    BugtamaraVIP
    Dined on 4/4/2010
    advice brimg a sweater no matter the time of year ---and a camera for pictures
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, hot spot
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  • First of all, the view is
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 3/31/2010
    First of all, the view is incredible. The meal was just as good, too. It was, by far, our best meal in Cabo! Luckily, we saved it for our last night in Mexico. I would highly recommend this restaurant. Prices were surprisingly reasonable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • If you are in Cabo and looking
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 3/19/2010
    If you are in Cabo and looking for a romantic, quiet, world class place for dinner (or even just a drink!), consider the restaurant at the Esperanza resort.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Celebrated Christmas Dinner
    yumsf
    Dined on 12/25/2009
    Celebrated Christmas Dinner 2009 here. The ambiance cannot be beat. You are dining on the cliffs above as the waves crash into the rocks below. It is visible at night and it is exquisite, prime real estate. The food was very good...not quite as good as Auberge in Napa though which is the best meal I've ever had bar none. However, it was very good. I was surprised that the price was exactly twice as expensive as was listed on open table. I paid $100 per meal, perhaps a special menu for the occasion, but I was a very surprised. Service was great. Ponchos offered were a god send b/c of the ocean breeze. I would recommend going for a meal or even just a drink to drink in the amazing view and casually elegant ambiance of the resort.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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  • Awe inspiring views combined
    AgbackerVIP
    Dined on 11/16/2009
    Awe inspiring views combined with excellent service and food. I can usually skip desserts but these were too good to pass up. Wondeful wine list and great service. They even translated a wine label from Argentina so we could understand the Legend of the 20 llamas. Special treat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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  • Outstanding view, service
    IrisVIP
    Dined on 11/4/2009
    Outstanding view, service and ambiance. Great for a special occasion
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • Truly exceptional. One of
    Charlieb100
    Dined on 7/12/2009
    Truly exceptional. One of the best and most memorable meals we've had. Can't wait to get back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • Amazing service...great food
    Barb
    Dined on 7/3/2009
    Amazing service...great food and incredible view...right on the water with views of Los Arcos!!! Amazing experience for our daughters wedding dinner!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Breathtaking view as you are
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 4/4/2009
    Breathtaking view as you are on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Cortez pound the incredible rock formations below. The food was good and presented beautifully but the service was haphazard. Our waiter was nice but just not very attentive. This is a gorgeous location at an extremely luxurious resort - maybe we visited on a bad night but the restaurant did not seem crowded. We hope they continue to improve.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We were blessed to dine here
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 3/21/2009
    We were blessed to dine here for my wifes special birthday dinner. We were seated at a single table on the cliff overlooking the ocean, and gorgeous beach. We dined on lobster risotto, and lobster as a main course. Highly recommended! We did'nt sample the wine because we drank champagne all night. We were surprised with a birthday dessert, and the fantastic staff sang Happy Birthday to my wife. We were visited by the Mgr.(Diana) who was awesome. Our waiter Diego was top notch, and a real great guy. If ever in Cabo, DINE HERE!!! Awesome experience. Also, there were fireworks during the evening. I told my wife I set it up...hahha! The Hotel does it every evening. GREAT! Five Stars!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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  • Paradise...been there twice
    ninaVIP
    Dined on 12/20/2008
    Paradise...been there twice and look forward to the next time I am able to go again! It was perfect in every way!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • overpriced for the food.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 12/6/2008
    overpriced for the food. a must see location! I would recommend going for drinks and seeing the sights.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding food and service!
    MDK66
    Dined on 10/27/2008
    Outstanding food and service! Wonderful view of the ocean, too!This is definitely a special place to go when in Cabo.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • Spectacular outdoor dining
    RJamesVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2008
    Spectacular outdoor dining room high above the Sea of Cortez. Food was very good although it wasn't very hot when it came to the table - likley due to the long walk from the kitchen (covers may be handy). Service was lacking and not very polished (especially after dining at C the night before).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hands down the best restaurant
    DavidVIP
    Dined on 7/2/2008
    Hands down the best restaurant in Cabo. The view alone is worth it, but the food did not disappoint. If you are planning a trip to Cabo you must eat here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spectacular views,excellent
    Chaz
    Dined on 1/12/2007
    Spectacular views,excellent food and service,a must "go to" in Cabo
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    • Noise LevelModerate