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Dine at Esperanza

A creative take on local Baja flavors

There’s a cliff at Esperanza where Chef Guillermo Gomez goes to collect live sea urchins that cling to the sides of the warm granite, sunbathing and seeking refuge from the crashing waves of the Sea of Cortez.
Chef Guillermo Gomez
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Cocina del Mar

This is Cabo’s most spectacular place to dine—set on a rocky promontory surrounded by the crashing waves. The salty sea air complements the exquisite variety of just-caught seafood prepared to let the vibrant natural flavors shine through.
  • Open daily for breakfast, lunch, & dinner
  • Chef's recommendation: salt-encrusted totoaba with confit tomato, onion, corn, and kale
  • Live music Thursday to Saturday

Weekly Specialty Dinners

Calling All Foodies For A Week Full Of Flavor!

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Private dining

When you crave a night unlike any other, our chef will craft a menu personalized for your special occasion. It will unfold in a secluded spot on the beach in an atmosphere of understated romance—created for you two and for one unforgettable moment in time.

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Esperanza Dining In

Dining In

When you’re in the mood for an intimate dining experience, any dish from our five dining venues can be brought up for you to enjoy in the privacy of your casita, suite or villa.

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Get a richer understanding of the flavors of Baja by joining our locally-inspired culinary events, classes, and tastings.

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February at Esperanza

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Readers' Choice

Voted Best Restaurant in Cabo 5 years in a row

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Pinnacle Customer Experience Award

Voted Best Restaurant in Cabo 5 years in a row

Diners' Choice Award 2018

Diners' Choice Award 2018

Voted Best Restaurant in Cabo 5 years in a row

Michelin Star Rated

Michelin Star Rated

Voted Best Restaurant in Cabo 5 years in a row

Stories from Esperanza

ole rose tequila at Esperanza Los Cabos

Drink Come Discover The Tequila Terrace, Olé Rosé

Discover our new tequila terrace where the motto is “Yes way, agave!” Settle back on one of our pink-striped pillows, and discover that tequila can come in another hue besides clear or golden—it can also come in pink. We’ve created a selection of cocktails featuring Código 1530 Rosé Tequila, a blush-colored tequila with a delicious floral finish.

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Drink Forget Everything You Knew About Tequila

In the Marais district of Paris there is an enchanting little bar with Parisian-Bohemian-styled Mexican influenced décor. Miniature pinatas and plastic cactus seem to be set in conversational arrangements with colorful Dia de los Muertos paper dolls and sugar skulls. Mezcal is served straight up or in cocktails accentuated with herbs, citrus and spice. There's a low percussive rhythm of an indistinguishable but unmistakably Latin beat. This delightful collision of culture affirms my belief that mezcal is the next big thing in the cocktail scene.

Christian Moya Sommelier, Esperanza
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Celebrate A Breath of Fresh Aire

In 1592, explorers sailing the Sea of Cortez first had the idea that the Baja Peninsula could act as a perfect refuge for trade ships arriving from a long Pacific voyage. It would be a place to breathe in fresh air and to rest and recharge before continuing on their voyage. Fast forward to present-day Baja and while the type of voyagers have changed, the primary needs have remained the same. Come November, 2018, groups will be able to find their refuge in a new, dramatic oceanfront event space called AIRE.

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Esperanza resort night view

Eat Cabo’s Most Dramatic Dining Destination

This past July I met up with the owner of Tiki Cabo Organic Farm at the annual pitaya (aka dragonfruit) competition in his hometown of Miraflores. Locals will tell you that this is where you can find the most beautiful women, the best organic produce, and the toughest cowboys. I promise I was only there for the organic produce.

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Eat Scaling Cliffs for Dinner in Cabo

There is a cliff at Esperanza where I go to retrieve live sea urchins that cling to the sides of the warm granite, as they sunbathe and seek refuge from the constant crashing of the Sea of Cortez. The cliff is one of my favorite spots at the resort and I climb up there to carefully collect the urchins and bring them to my kitchen to prepare and serve them.

Guillermo Gomez
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Meet Chef Gomez

Native of Argentina and an avid traveler, chef Guillermo Gomez brings creative flair, a passion for food, and about a dozen years of international culinary experience to Esperanza. Here, he skillfully designs menus for the resort’s six restaurants, inspired by local Mexican cuisine and his time in the kitchens of Italy, Spain and Uruguay. “As soon as I arrived at Esperanza, I fell in love with the energy here and with the natural abundance,” reflects Gomez. On days off, he and his family enjoy visiting the markets and organic farms of Miraflores, where his seven- and nine-year-old kids pick their own produce. He also recommends an excursion to the lesser-known town of San Carlos. “My family and I went there to watch the whales, and my daughter was so close she touched one. It’s an experience we will remember forever.”