El Farallon The Resort at Pedregal Yvan Mucharraz

Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


A cliffside location with Pacific Ocean views and fresh mesquite grilled seafood make for a memorable experience at El Farallón.


Cuisine

Open
Dinner nightly
Features

* Click here for rating key



El Farallon, Cabo San Lucas, mexico


Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


El Farallon Restaurant Review

: Situated on the cliffs alongside The Resort at Pedregal, El Farallón has a vantage point overlooking the Pacific Ocean complete with the sight and sound of waves crashing onto the rocks below. This open-air space is under the oversight of executive chef Yvan Mucharraz, whose experience includes working with Thomas Keller, and the emphasis is on grilled freshly caught local seafood and organic vegetables. A daily seafood-based soup, such as chipotle crab soup with market vegetables and cilantro, a salad and ceviche are offered as starters with all orders. With no menus per se, guests are escorted over to the fish “captain” to select seafood, which is prepared simply with light seasoning over an open mesquite grill. For those who prefer beef, there is a meat option as well, served with a selection of condiments including a tomatillo marmalade and chile ajo sauces. Side dishes range from grilled asparagus and cilantro rice to white beans, charred tomatoes and grilled zucchini. The fine dining is enhanced by a wine list of notable breadth and depth, as curated by Juan Carlos Flores Mazon, and sangría and margaritas are also available. Indulge in a dessert like crêpes or Mexican-style bread pudding or perhaps an after-dinner drink and spend some time enjoying the view of the ocean. With its twinkling lights, candles and fire pits, El Farallón is ideally suited for romantic dinners.





Best Rosé Wines
BEST ROSÉ WINES | GAYOT.com

For refreshing wines perfect for a hot day, take a look at GAYOT's Best Rosé Wines. See the list.





WINE OF THE WEEK | GAYOT.com

GAYOT's Wine & Spirits Editor presents the
Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.

DINING IN PROVENCE

The charm of Provence right on your table.

Read the article and see photos.

Whisky Fudge RecipeA Whisky Fudge Recipe for a (very) sweet moment and treat.

Get the recipe.