Culinary adventures await in La Paz, Baja California Sur’s capital city — Photo courtesy of Matt Gush / Getty Images
This stunning coastal capital city is home to some of the best restaurants in Mexico’s Baja California Sur. From outdoor taco stands serving delicious fish and shrimp tacos to award-winning restaurants showcasing international cuisine, La Paz is one of Mexico’s most vibrant and dynamic destinations for food lovers.
No matter your appetite or budget, you can find the perfect dining experience in La Paz. Join us as we take you through our top 10 picks in the capital city.
A mouthwatering work of art at Sortstis — Photo courtesy of Meagan Wristen
If you’re looking for fresh, delicious food with a cozy atmosphere to match, Sorstis is the place for you. From their live music and firewood pizza stove to incredibly yummy appetizers, fresh pasta, artful salads and eggplant dishes, dining here is an absolute delight. Don’t miss out on their renowned pizzas, which won’t disappoint your taste buds!
Spectacular tacos at Hambrusia — Photo courtesy of Meagan Wristen
If you’re looking for a delicious and authentic taco experience in La Paz, look no further than Hambrusia. This restaurant offers a wide variety of options, from classic carne asada to vegetarian options. The friendly staff and inviting atmosphere make it the perfect place to grab a bite with friends or family. Be sure to try their homemade salsas and freshly squeezed juices to complete your taco feast. With tasty food and welcoming ambiance, Hambrusia is sure to become your new favorite taco spot in La Paz.
Breakfast of champions at Central 1535 — Photo courtesy of Meagan Wristen
Rise and shine, amigos! Central 1535 is the best place for breakfast. Trust me when I say this: It’s the kind of breakfast that’ll make you want to wake up early every day. The atmosphere is bright and inviting, and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills your nose the moment you step inside. But what really steals the show is the food. From spectacular energy bowls to crispy huevos caballeros to mouthwatering pancakes, everything on the menu is downright delicious.
All in the delicious details at Cardón — Photo courtesy of Meagan Wristen
Cardón has all the ingredients for a fantastic dining experience — great food, stunning views, and top-notch service. And if you’re lucky, you might even get to meet the resident parrot who loves to say “hola” to all the guests. Of course, there’s always the possibility that he’ll give you a little peck on the hand if you get too close, but hey, that’s just part of the charm. So, if you’re looking for a memorable meal, head on over to Cardón during La Paz sunset.
Oliva al Mare
Sunset over the Sea of Cortez in La Paz — Photo courtesy of Spacewalk / Getty Images
With gorgeous views of the Sea of Cortez, the ambiance at Oliva al Mare is perfecto. The food — seafood prepared in a traditional Italian way — is out of this world. The service is top-notch, and the friendly staff will make you feel right at home. Your evening at Olive al Mare will be complete with killer sunset views.
Claros Fish Jr.
Huge flavor for modest prices at Claros Fish Jr. — Photo courtesy of Meagan Wristen
Are you looking for the perfect spot to enjoy fresh Mexican tacos? Look no further than Claros Fish Jr.! For a great atmosphere and even better prices, come indulge in delicious menu highlights, like the paceno taco with shrimp, melted cheese, and bacon or the cameron a la coco coconut shrimp. Try something new with their pulpo quesadilla, made from fresh octopus. Not only do they have fantastic food but also an awesome salsa bar, plus ice-cold beers and margaritas!
Baja Club Hotel
Under the pergola at Baja Club Hotel — Photo courtesy of Ana Hop / Grupo Habita
Visit the Baja Club Hotel’s restaurant for an evening unlike any other. Enjoy locally sourced ingredients and sustainable seafood prepped in a unique Greek style that changes with each passing season. Don’t miss out on Saganaki, their signature dish of fried cheese served up hot with honey and lemon — delightful! To top it off, bask under the pergola outside as you enjoy your meal. It’s the perfect place for those looking to relax during a night out.
Club de Playa El Tecolote
Amazing food and lots of fun at Club de Playa El Tecolote — Photo courtesy of Meagan Wristen
You know what they say: “Life is better at the beach.” And, oh boy, do we agree! That’s why we recommend having lunch at Club de Playa El Tecolote. This place has got it all — seafood, beach chairs, cold drinks, and even a volleyball net for those of us who can’t resist a game (even if we’re terrible). Plus, the crystal-clear waters are perfect for a midday swim or snorkeling adventure. Trust me, this club is the perfect spot to kick back, relax, and soak up the sun. Just make sure to bring some sunscreen, because nobody wants to be a lobster for the rest of their vacation.
Las Tres Vírgenes
A magical evening at Las Tres Vírgenes — Photo courtesy of La Paz Tourism
Las Tres Vírgenes is a welcoming restaurant that offers a unique dining experience that will transport you to the heart of Mexican cuisine. Their tempting menu is filled with authentic flavors that will have you drooling all night long. From savory tacos topped with fresh salsa to hearty bowls of pozole, Las Tres Vírgenes has it all.
El Toro Güero
Enjoy carne asada, a classic — Photo courtesy of juanmonino / Getty Images
The El Toro Güero menu is chock full of authentic Mexican dishes that will make your taste buds dance with joy. I’m talking tender carne asada, juicy al pastor, and crispy tacos al carbon, to name a few classics. The portions are generous enough to feed a small army, so come hungry. Pro tip: Don’t forget to pair your meal with a cold cerveza.