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The Drunken Sailor

La Playita | Tuesday to Sunday 12- 10, San Jose del Cabo 23403, Mexico
+52 624 105 6464
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp burger” (26 reviews)
“falafel” (19 reviews)
“borracho” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Seafood, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
La Playita | Tuesday to Sunday 12- 10, San Jose del Cabo 23403, Mexico
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

This hidden gem of neighbourhood pubs is a great place to have some ice cold beers and enjoy some amazing easy eats. My favourites there are their tacos with fresh pineapple added in for extra deliciousness, their shrimp burger is amazing and certainly among the...More

Thank BeachMule
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Very good fish: ceviche is just great, and enchiladas of camarones as well. Food is tasty and portions big. Location is simple but really nice. Definitively I would go back.

Thank Meluglobetrotter
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Unobtrusive when you drive by. But take a seat on the upper deck at sunset looking over the Marina and get ready to be transported to another world paradise with the Jamaican twist to the cuisine. Really glad we didn't pass up when we drove...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This restaurant is the typical small and simple restaurant where locals eat. It is located across from San Jose de los Cabos Marina. The roof is made out palms so it feels cool inside. It has plastic chairs, very few tables but the food is...More

Thank Palmeraunica
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Fresh seafood with a spin, great service (ask for Martha) the best passionfruit Margaritas I have ever had. Sits right on the marina and has a really fun vibe to the place.. a must go to when in San Jose.

Thank saigelehman
Reviewed 14 June 2017

El Marinero Borracho has been in San José del Cabo, La Playita for longer than the Hotel El Ganzo and all those new developments that now exist. It was and still is a "locals" place where you can run into the most interesting characters of...More

1  Thank DanielaElb
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The hotel recommended this restaurant. We sat upstairs and had a view of the harbor. I had the shrimp cocktail which was excellent. He had fish and chips which was a large portion. A great place to eat!

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

try shrimp burger, green ceviche and avocado pie. delicious food and nice service on puerto los cabos marina

Thank samueljacobson
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I ordered a Falafel taco and a Taco Chino. Of the two, the Falafel was my favorite. I had the hibiscus margarita which was just okay. What we really liked here was their soy sauce based salsa. I know it sounds very different but the...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I'm not usually a fan of fusion, and this was no exception; the concept always tends to be better than the execution. I had the falafel taco and some sort of fish taco (I've already forgotten, clearly not very memorable) with beans and rice. Everything...More

Thank Francie J
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12 March 2015|
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Response from Clare A | Reviewed this property |
It isn't open for breakfast it opens around mid day.. I don't know if it's on East or west side but it is on the dirt road leading up to the big El Ganzo hotel ( that is currently shut whilst they put right the Ofile damage)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Playita | Tuesday to Sunday 12- 10, San Jose del Cabo 23403, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: +52 624 105 6464
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Hello! The DRUNKEN SAILOR IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS. We are a Taco Shack located next to Jansens Bait and Tackle, overlooking the new marina in La Playita. We specialize in fresh Mexican style seafood with an international twist. The menu is simple, with daily specials.Our most popular item is a Vietnamese inspired seafood taco, a taco that is like no other taco you have ever tried! Light, fresh and crunchy,it is delicious! Our funky beach bar whips up fresh squeezed margaritas and ice cold micheladas in a friendly, fun environment. A perfect place to watch the sunset over the marina, and meet new people, locals and tourists alike.Directions-We are located in Puerto Los Cabos. Follow the signs for Hotel El Ganzo. We are between the boat yard and the Hotel El Ganzo, on the dirt road next to JANSENS Bait and Tackle. LOOK FOR THEIR SHARK SIGN ON YOUR LEFT.WE ARE RIGHT NEXT DOOR, IN A TWO STORY BLUE PALAPA.
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