Los Cabos is home to some of the most unique and authentic farm-to-table experiences in the world, and this is largely thanks to the innovative restaurants that have been established throughout the region. From the lush gardens of Flora Farms to the sustainable fishing practices of Encanto Farm & Sea, each of these establishments has a distinct contribution to the overall sustainability of Baja California Sur.
Acre, a celebrated farm-to-table restaurant in Los Cabos, is located a short distance from the San Jose del Cabo Marina. The restaurant is situated on 25 acres of farmland and boasts a sustainable design as well as a garden that supplies fresh, seasonal produce for its dishes. Diners can indulge in a variety of meals that showcase the region's flavors, paired with artisanal mezcal and tequila. Acre's restaurant and bar are at the heart of its ethos, with a deep respect for its surroundings and a free-spirited sensibility reflected in its food and cocktails. The restaurant is a lively, cosmopolitan dining experience situated in San Jose del Cabo at the foot of the Sierra de la Laguna mountains.
Flora's Field Kitchen offers handmade food made with fresh ingredients from their farm, creating a healthy and locally inspired meal. The restaurant started as Flora's Restaurant in San Jose del Cabo and after five years, the owner moved the restaurant to the farm where the ingredients are sourced. The menu is seasonal, with permanent classics, and all meats come from the nearby ranch where animals are humanely raised without hormones or antibiotics. The idyllic property features an organic farm, gardens, and casitas, and has served as the venue for celebrity weddings. Visitors can take cooking classes at Flora Farms and the on-site market offers locally-sourced produce to take home.
Tamarindos is a charming, sustainable, and intimate gem, located in the heart of San Jose del Cabo. The restaurant offers an ever-changing menu based on fresh, seasonal ingredients. The restaurant's commitment to sustainability is evident through its use of biodegradable straws, eco-friendly cleaning products, and composting program. Tamarindos’ organic farm and restaurant are situated in a 19th Century farmhouse that used to grow sugar cane and is now one of the region's most important farms, and is located just a mile away from the Sea of Cortes and San Jose Del Cabo's estuary.
El Huerto is celebrated for its commitment to sustainable farming practices, with its organic farm located just opposite the restaurant providing much of the fresh produce used in its exquisite dishes. Nestled amid lush orchards, gardens, and fruit trees, this farm-to-table eatery in Cabo San Lucas exudes the charm of an old-world Baja Hacienda. Drawing inspiration from the rich bounty of Baja California's land and sea, El Huerto's menu blends Mediterranean and Asian influences. The restaurant’s breakfast and dinner menus are thoughtfully crafted to reflect the seasons and what's currently being harvested on-site, ensuring an ever-changing culinary experience.
The waterfront Encanto Farm & Sea offers a truly unique and sustainable dining experience as it is focused on utilizing sustainable fishing practices to provide diners with fresh, locally-sourced seafood from the Sea of Cortes. The restaurant's seafood is sourced directly from the Sea of Cortes, and the menu adapts to the daily catch, serving locally-inspired fish, clam, and oyster dishes, paired with imaginative cocktails crafted from fresh fruits. The restaurant's commitment to sustainability extends to its use of compostable utensils and biodegradable packaging.
Jazamango in Todos Santos is a must-visit farm-to-table restaurant in Los Cabos. This charming establishment takes inspiration from the local flavors and ingredients, creating a menu that delights the palate. The lush garden surrounding the restaurant provides fresh, organic produce, while the bakery offers artisanal breads and pastries. Led by Chef Javier Plascencia, the restaurant is dedicated to showcasing the unique flavors of the region, using only locally sourced products.
Whether visitors are looking for fresh seafood, locally sourced produce, or innovative cuisine that showcases the best of Baja California Sur, they’re sure to find something to love at one of these six farm-to-table restaurants.
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