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Tamarindos Centro, San José del Cabo, BCS
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Tamarindos Centro

3.9
3.9
97 Reviews
MXN500 and over
Mexican
Somos el jardín, somos el agave, la mezcla natural del mundo mediterráneo y los sabores de nuestro México, como el olor a tierra mojada de nuestra huerta de donde llegan productos orgánicos y el vino de nuestra cava, somos la cuidadosa selección de nuestros habanos, la filosofía de cocinar con el corazón y cuidar el momento de quienes nos acompañan cada noche a celebrar la vida y la gastronomía, somos veintiún años de buscar una sonrisa después de cada bocado, veintiún años de hacer amigos a quienes nos visitan, somos Tequila Restaurant.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Mexican, Mediterranean, Contemporary Mexican

  • Hours of operation

    Mon, Wed–Sun 3:30 pm–9:45 pm

  • Phone number

    624 142 1155

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Enrique Silva

  • Neighborhood

    San José del Cabo

  • Cross street

    Blvd. Mijares y Miguel Hidalgo

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

What 97 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.9
3.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4Food
  • 3.9Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 3.5Value

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  1. JK

    JoeK

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2023

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Goof Fish. Other dishes just OK. Good service. Outrageous prices. Poor value.
  2. F

    Foodlover

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 13, 2023

    overall2food2service2ambience5
    Beautiful setting but food was subpar. Service was also very slow, in fact we had to wave down our waiter to get our order placed. We love the other Tamarindos - this one we will not return to.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Very quiet for dinner early in the week. Charming patio under the trees. Grilled items were so flavorful! Slightly higher prices since it’s in the arts district. Enjoyed the meal and staff were helpful.
  4. MY

    MariaY

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful atmosphere, fabulous food, Chocolate clams were unique and tasty
  5. 0

    01seafoodlover

    Phoenix

    213 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    213 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely patio, terrific service, innovative menu. A wonderful experience at the farm Everything fresh& flavorful. A little off the beaten path, but worth the drive. We’ll be back soon:)!
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Staff were very attentive, produce served was fresh which we’d hoped for given where it was coming from. Chef and team did a great job preparing and serving the meals. Gracias
  7. MG

    MarieG

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 16, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Tamarindos Centro through you confirmed a resrvation, the restaurant id still not opened, the day before we had a reservation for the Original Tamarindos, se got stucked un the sand on the road, no warning advised
  8. SR

    StacieR

    Central Coast

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful setting, amazing presentation of their food. Decanted our wine. Great selection of wine, which can someone’s be hard in Mexico. Overall experience was spectacular . This is my second time joining friends in this beautiful setting I would go again and should have gone the next night.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wedding anniversary
  10. MM

    MichelleM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience5
    The ambiance and service was solid but the food was just okay and a bit pricey.
  11. j

    johnsonra2

    New England

    51 reviews

    5.0

    51 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of the most beautiful restaurants that my wife and I have ever been to. The food and service were exceptional. They had musicians come around and serenade you if you wanted. Perfect for a special occasion for date night. The drinks were perfectly made. They paid very special attention to detail. It’s a little difficult to find because you have to walk through a tiny gift shop, but once you do, it’s one of the most beautiful restaurants you’ll ever see.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    11 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall2food1service1ambience2
    Over priced seriously $225 for a crab cake and a shrimp bomb? We had a couple of shots of tequila and topo Chico and that’s the price. We should of asked what the price was but we’ve been here for a month and no one charges that much for tequila Disappointed Lots of flies Music was an hour and half late Not again.
  13. S

    Surfcoach

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience2
    Definitely not like Tamarindos. Food was ok not great. Drink poorly made. We got two Mexican Samplers which were not very authentic and some of the cheaper menu items and bill still almost $200. Lastly, lots of flys and bugs in courtyard so was not a ver6 good experience.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baja California Sur

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    We enjoyed our time at Tamarindos Centro. The food and service were very good. No language problem at all. My husband’s tuna was a little over cooked from what was requested. We started with fresh(raw)Chocolata clams with ponzu sauce as well as grilled pulpo(octopus) and were really pleased with all. The mezcal shrimp were tasty. Finished with mango pie which was not what we could have imagined. Like a heavy pumpkin pie texture. All in all we enjoyed our evening. Only spoiler was flies that kept pestering us. Staff tried to remedy the problem. Minor detail when you’re eating outside. It was overall a good experience and we will most likely go again. The food is good. Note there was a wonderful singer/musician entertainer that we enjoyed very much. It was a Thursday so would need to ask if it’s all times.
  15. h

    harryd

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous food and service. Lobster was spectacular. Loved the mecalrita
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 29, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience2
    Unfortunately they were painting behind the restaurant & the smell of paint was too strong to enjoy our meal completely.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Puerto Vallarta

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Es un lugar pequeño al aire libre donde los comensales son en su mayoría extranjeros. El sabor es bueno, sin ser extraordinario. No esperen panes o salsas al inicio como en otros lugares. Cargan un 18% de servicio en la cuenta.
  18. g

    garyf

    Los Angeles

    35 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    Food great. Too many flies
  19. s

    swim4fun

    Sacramento

    9 reviews

    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 1, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    atmosphere is nice, but food was disappointing. crab cakes were shaped like torpedoes and had no crunch or texture tp the breading. flavor was okay, but didn't seem like a crab "cake". sauce it was served with was congealed on the plate, so not appetizing. Arugula salad with goat cheese was just those 2 things. presentation was non existent. And prices were quite high for the quality and quantity of food we got.
  20. ME

    MicheleE

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The ambience was breathtaking. The food was phenomenal and we were serenaded by a mariachi duo. Lovely oasis in a sleepy artsy town.
  21. R

    Reneryl

    San Francisco

    19 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    The ambiance dining outside under the tree was lovely. I ordered a Caesar salad only. I. Ate half of it because half the lettuce was wilted and soft. There was too much dressing as well. My friends each got the combination Mexican plate. They said it was “just ok”. Our drinks were well done. Nice waiter.
  22. KY

    KerryY

    Denver

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    I love this place! I've been going here for 20 years and the food and staff are always wonderful. The meal was very good and the drinks were well thought. I would have liked to have had more vegetarian optins especialy the appetizer menu. The meals were good portions but only one vegetable per plate so a little lacking in color and not much overall flavor. I would work on adding the things that makeit a farm to table place....adding mor herbs and veggies.
  23. H

    Hfly

    Chicago

    17 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on February 26, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    They didn’t want to to seat us despite having a reservation and not even being
  24. JT

    JamesT

    Seattle

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have been coming here for years. The name has changed, but only because one of the owners left. The other owner continued to provide jobs for the workers on the farm even when the restaurant was closed for Covid. Wonderful place, give it a try.
  25. TH

    TarekH

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the best meals we have ever had in Mexico!!
  26. JH

    JanetH

    Kansas City

    20 reviews

    2.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    An unfriendly greeting as soon as we arrived. We were seated at the worst table in the restaurant. My husband sat and immediately fell off his chair because of the uneven floor and unbalanced chair. They were unsympathetic and not helpful. I went next store to the pharmacy for bandages and assistance. They offered no free drink no apologies. The food was mediocre at best and the service worse. The highlight of the evening was the wonderful entertainer. We had a reservation to bring friends next week which I am immediately canceling.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Memphis/West TN

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Outstanding location, the food was fresh and delicious, service was efficient and friendly
  28. LP

    LauraP

    New England

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service. Definitely a place you will want to return to. The seafood dishes are all worth trying. Cannot say anything bad, everything was truly well prepared and very tasty.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience5
    Food was very disappointing and not worth the expense
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Food was good/average. Nice ambiance.
  31. KE

    KariE

    Montana

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We had been there the week before and I would give it 5 stars. The reason for the 1 star is there was no other option to choose. We invited guests and showed up at our reserved time and were told they could not honor our reservation due to being closed for a private party. Busy night in San Jose doesn't make it very easy to get in somewhere else. They really didn't apologize just looked at us like tough luck. If you reserve on open table I would suggest a call directly to confirm.
  32. DW

    DeirdreW

    Baltimore

    10 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We made a reservation at this restaurant and received a confirmation email. We drove from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose Los Cabos only to find that the entire restaurant was booked for a private event. I was very disappointed that we were not contacted prior to our arrival. There was nothing the local person could do for us, and the manager was not there. Unfortunate
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Anchorage

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and experience at Tamarindos Centro! Our waiter was attentive and helpful. We ordered two of their signature margaritas - passion fruit and cucumber/serrano - both were well made and tasty. We splurged on this meal - by far the nicest place we ate our entire trip - and ordered appetizers through dessert. We have traveled around the Baja several times and we always enjoy the chocolate clams (baked) and the preparation and presentation at Tamarindos was beautiful and delicious. We also enjoyed the charred romaine Caesar salad which was a special and delightful spin on a traditional salad. For dinner we had the catch of the day (snapper) and the Mexican sampler. The fish was cooked perfectly (medium rare) and was very good quality fish. We enjoyed the key lime pie and the flan - truly excellently prepared and presented! The custards in each were perfect. We closed the evening with Negronis from the bar. Overall this was a delicious and memorable evening. The ambiance is calm and secluded - it feels like you are tucked away in a secret garden with a handful of other guests. We hope to visit Los Tamarindos farm the next time we are in San Jose!
  34. L

    Lawtraveler

    Kansas City

    67 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    67 reviews

    Dined on January 9, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    From the outside might think nothing special but appearances can be deceiving. Beautiful outside courtyard with delicious fresh food. Amazing cocktails. We loved the shrimp bomb appetizer. The Caesar salad was grilled and served with peppitas. Tuna appetizer and crab cakes also very very good. We were very pleased and will be back! A true gem. Incredible food quality in a lovely atmosphere.
  35. CI

    CharlesI

    San Diego

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Way too expensive! … Cashier makes less in one day and the cost of the 500 pesos for margaritas
  36. DH

    DeborahH

    Denver

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ambiance is a 10 for those who want to experience a small, hidden Gem. Step into a beautiful Garden off the streets of San Jose. Service from Francisco was great & the quality of food will surprise you. Cocktails & Wine, to our Appetizer’s of Sushimi & Shrimp Bomb’s. Dinner for our group of great 8 Friends to great Fish, Filet, Lamb Chops…& of course Desert. For those that Love Flan, heavenly:) Reservations highly recommend & go earlier to avoid busyness & special attention to you. Enjoy!
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2022

    overall1food3service1ambience3
    Terrible expensive experience. They offered water like it was free when we have just got in. When the bill came later it was $20 dollars the bottle of sparkling water. Lol. I felt robbed…. I had dinner with my boyfriend only and it cost US160,00 and for that price everything should be perfect. My chicken was over cooked and dry. They don’t care about nothing at all beside making money out of tourists. Just don’t go. Not worth it.
  38. S

    Sprout

    Seattle

    41 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on December 26, 2021

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Excellent fish, wine, and atmosphere. We’ll be back!
  39. M

    Mark

    New York Area

    35 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on December 3, 2021

    overall3food4service2ambience2
    Food was good. Waiter was good. Not much of a greeting or thank you upon departure. Overall lacking ambience. But a solid meal.
  40. c

    ceeg

    Birmingham

    3 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 31, 2021

    overall1food1service2ambience3
    Under staffed, food was bland, and presentation lacking in any creativity. Surprisingly from the reviews we read, just not worth going to.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Diner temperature check required
    • Staff temperature check required

FAQs

Tamarindos Centro is rated 3.9 stars by 97 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 1 time today
Google Map for Tamarindos Centro

Manuel Doblado 1911, San José del Cabo, BCS 23400

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Blvd. Mijares y Miguel Hidalgo

  • Neighborhood

    San José del Cabo

  • Hours of operation

    Mon, Wed–Sun 3:30 pm–9:45 pm

  • Cuisines

    Mexican, Mediterranean, Contemporary Mexican

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Enrique Silva

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

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