The Best Tacos in Cabo San Lucas

Foodie Favorites Edition: Tacos

On the southern tip of Baja California lies a little slice of taco heaven: Cabo San Lucas. With its prime location surrounded by the turquoise coasts of the Pacific and the Gulf of California, you won’t find fresher seafood tacos anywhere else. Yet, Cabo’s delicacies are not limited to fresh fish, shrimp, and more, but also authentic al pastor, pollo en mole, barbacoa, and even nopales (cactus) tacos.

No Mexico vacation is complete without enjoying delicious, authentic tacos. Embark on a culinary adventure through Cabo San Lucas with our list of the best tacos to be found in this vacation destination. From humble beginnings to renowned establishments, each taqueria boasts its own unique flavors and specialties. 

Tacos Gardenias

With over three decades of legacy, Gardenias has evolved from modest beginnings to become one of Cabo's premier taquerias. Renowned for their locally crafted tortillas, each taco carries a delightful homemade essence. Don't miss their acclaimed Special Shrimp Molcajete, alongside a menu featuring fish, shrimp, cochinita pibil, and barbacoa delights.

Location: P.º de La Marina L31, El Medano Ejidal, El Medano, 23453 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico. 

Hours: 8 am to 10 pm daily.

Tacos Guss

A household name in Cabo, Tacos Guss promises swift service, delectable fare, and unbeatable prices. From burritos to huaraches, their menu caters to every palate, making it a must-visit destination for locals and tourists alike. Taco Guss is best known for their Carne Asada and Al Pastor– which you can see being slowly roasted on the street with fresh pineapple glaze.

Location: Blvd Lazaro Cardenas entre melchor Ocampo s/n, local 1, Centro, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico.

Hours: 9 am to 6 am daily.

Los Claros

Specializing in seafood tacos, Los Claros offers a tantalizing array of flavors. Indulge in their buffet of salsas, but beware of their fiery offerings. From grilled fish to succulent shrimp, their menu showcases an extensive selection of seafood delights. 

Location: Ignacio Zaragoza, Downtown, Centro, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico.

Hours: 10 am to 9 pm daily.

Las Guacamayas

Immerse yourself in traditional Mexican "antojitos" at Las Guacamayas, where every dish is a culinary masterpiece. From pork skin quesadillas to black corn mushroom delights, their menu boasts an array of flavors. Set in a charming Mexican patio ambiance, accompanied by live music, Las Guacamayas promises an unforgettable dining experience. 

Location: Blvd. Lázaro Cárdenas S/N, Downtown, Ildefonso Green, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico.

Hours: 11 am to 12 am daily.

El Paisa

A beloved taqueria among locals, El Paisa has stood the test of time with its delectable offerings. Indulge in roasted meats, quesadillas, and more, accompanied by their signature salsas. In addition to taco offerings are delicious papa rallena, chorreada, and queso fundido options. 

Locations: Downtown - Blvd. Lázaro Cárdenas, Centro, Ildefonso Green, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico. Juarez - Av. Leona Vicario 239, Downtown, Juárez, 23469 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico.

Hours: 8 am to 2 am daily.

La Taquiza

Nestled on Lázaro Cárdenas corner with Melchor Ocampo, La Taquiza is a vibrant taqueria serving up handmade tortillas and vibrant flavors. From traditional tacos to innovative creations like the Taco Costra, their menu caters to all tastes. Plus, the colorful Mexican ambiance helps you experience the full essence of Cabo's culinary scene.

Location: Blvd. Lázaro Cárdenas, Downtown, Ildefonso Green, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico.

Hours: 8 am to 12:30 am daily. 

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