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What kind of restaurant are you looking for? Taco, shrimp, pizza, steak, salad, sandwich, Italian, Chinese, French, Mexican, fast-food or fine dining, kid friendly or romantic?

What’s Up San Carlos can help you find restaurants and eateries in San Carlos and Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico.

If you’re dining on a budget, don’t worry, you won’t go hungry. You can easily dine for under $10 including a drink. For example, two tacos with all the fixings and two drinks will only set you back $80 pesos ($6.50 USD / $6.70 CDN).

El Embarcadero at MarinaTerra

El Embarcadero is open daily from 6:00am to 11:00pm, serving breakfast and lunch buffets and dinner a la carte.

Special Promotion: 80 pesos buffet breakfast for women from 10am to 12pm, Monday to Friday.




Palapa Bar & The Caddy Shack

The San Carlos Country Club and Golf Course has something for everyone!

The Palapa Bar by the pool is open from 7:00am to 9:00pm and the pool is open from 9:00am to 9:00pm.

Come in and ask about the great food and drink promotions.




La Palapa Griega

Enjoy delicious Greek food, seafood, cold drinks and live music on Posada Beach. You can sit in the open-air, palapa covered restaurant, or on lounge chairs on the beach.

La Palapa Griega is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Our friendly staff is waiting to serve you.




El Mar Restaurant

Enjoy air conditioned beach-front dining at El Mar Restaurant. Open every day but Monday from 7am – 10pm, and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

There are Daily Food Specials.

Feast on our Sunday Breakfast Buffet from 8am – 12pm.




La Salsa Beach Bar

Join us at La Salsa Beach Bar – the largest palapa restaurant & bar on the nicest beach in San Carlos. What’s your pleasure? Sit by the ocean while you sip on a refreshingly cool cocktail, listening to waves lap up on the sandy beach; dance the night away with San Carlos favorites Luna Band, Assterisko and more; enjoy a delicious meal and a beer while watching NFL, MLB, boxing and other sports on one of our 14 big screen TVs…or just take it all in from the comfort of your seat under our huge Palapa or on La Terraza.




Jax Snax

Serving you breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Jax Snax has the biggest and best variety of food on the menu for the whole family! Daily breakfast specials. Best burgers in town. Teriyaki chicken or beef rice bowls. Pizzas. Mexican dishes. Salads. Plenty of Vegetarian options. Milkshakes….and much, much more.

Our licensed restaurant serves beer and wine. There is no corking fee if you bring your own wine. We’ll cook your fish for you, plus two sides for only 75 pesos.




Delfines Bar and Grill … and Gringo Bell Express

Delfines Bar and Grill offers a fine dining experience in San Carlos. Open for lunch and dinner, Delfines uses only the highest quality locally sourced and imported ingredients.

The Delfines dinner menu is spectacular, offering a wide variety of 18 specialty entrees served with soup or salad. Three San Carlos favorites are Kung Pao Chicken, Filet Stroganoff and Proscuitto / Asiago chicken pasta. Delfines also serves a daily dinner special and fresh catch of the day.




Captains Club

Captains Club is the best “harbor hangout” in town. Restaurant/bar serves the coldest beer in town and the freshest food available.




Sunset Bar & Grill

Sunset Bar & Grill: casual dining with flare with your feet in the sand. Located right next door to the Soggy Peso Bar on the beautiful soft white sands of Algodones beach, Sunset Bar & Grill has something for everyone. Our dining atmosphere is hippie eco-chic.




Soggy Peso Bar

The Soggy Peso Bar — still the best little beach bar in town! Since 2003, the Soggy Peso Bar, also known as the Hang Out, and simply, “the Peso”, has welcomed residents and visitors alike to San Carlos. Located on the beautiful soft white sands of Algodones beach,




HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille

HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille. Check out the best sports bar in town. Located at the San Carlos Marina. HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille is your best choice for great meals, cold drinks and great atmosphere. Come watch the sun set behind Tetakawi and the boats come and go from the marina.




Froggy’s Bar

Froggy’s Bar. Any bar can be cool, but AWESOME takes practice. And in San Carlos, that AWESOME bar is Froggy’s Bar! Fashioned after the ever popular Carlos’n Charlie’s and Senor Frog’s franchises, Froggy’s is The Bar Where the Locals go to Party!




Tortuga Restaurant

Tortuga’s Restaurant is an upbeat restaurant and bar, conveniently located right here in town. Come in, have fun, laugh a lot, and try the Best Hamburger in Sonora. Open every day serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy Phillipe’s famous sports bar menu and discover new menu items from his new fresh bistro restaurant.




Shots Bar, Club & Restaurant

Check out the new Shots Bar, Club & Restaurant! We’re located on the malecon at Marina San Carlos. Come and join us to have a drink in a fun, casual setting; to watch your favorite sports team; or to dance the night away. With indoor and outdoor seating for over 70 people, we have something for everyone.

Enjoy our varied international menu made with fresh ingredients from local vendors created by chef Judy Harris, a variety of amazing shots and martinis, and fabulous views of the beautiful marina and Tetakawi.




Barracuda Bob’s

The very friendly staff at Barracuda Bob’s serves delicious breakfast croissants, quiche, burritos, sandwiches, Sonoran Chili, home made muffins, cookies, pastries, ice cream and coffee.

We’re open every day from 6:00am to 2:30pm for breakfast and lunch.

Barracuda Bob’s is conveniently located at Marina San Carlos (in the yacht Club building).




Tony’s Place

Tony’s Place is, a one-stop shop for all your fresh food needs. From home-made salsa bandera, guacamole, and ceviche; to meats, chicken, fish and shrimp; to dairy products like cheese, sour cream and butter; canned goods, baked goods, nuts, and specialty items that you can’t find in Mexico, Tony’s Place has a wide variety for you to choose from.

Looking for fresh organic produce? Tony’s is the place to get it. Choose kale, Swiss chard, yellow grape tomatoes; and many herbs and seasonings like mint, Tony’s Place (7)basil, rosemary, dill, watercress and more. Ask at the store for this locally-grown 100% organic aquaponic produce products.




Ballena Blanca Brew Pub

CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER.

The craft beer revolution finally comes to San Carlos, as the first and only LOCALLY BREWED craft beer debuts at Ballena Blanca Brew Pub (the former location of The Edge). This is REAL craft beer from kegs (not bottles), and the difference is right there, on your palate. Beer flights available, too. And if beer is not your beverage of choice, we offer wine and a full bar.

No beer THIS good can be quaffed without the best pub grub in San Carlos on the side. Whether it’s hand made, wood-fired pizza (Now Available), killer burgers, signature salads and creative side dishes, Ballena Blanca has it.




Bamboo Teriyaki Sushi Bar

In the mood for Asian food? Then come in and enjoy authentic Asian cuisine at Bamboo Teriyaki Sushi Bar right here in San Carlos. Our air-conditioned restaurant is conveniently located across the street from the Marinaterra hotel. Our restaurant is casual and cozy, with free parking available along the street or by the hotel. Our Asian inspired menu incorporates the flavors of countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, and China – offering you a diverse and unique menu at Bamboo’s.

If you love sushi, this is the place for you! We offer many different types of sushi rolls, including California, Philadelphia, Surf & Turf, and Bamboo rolls. Great selection, taste, and prices! Our food portions are large and always fresh. At Bamboo Teriyaki Sushi Bar, you’ll enjoy fine Asian cuisine made by our experienced chefs. Our chefs have spent years perfecting the craft of cooking oriental dishes.




Bonifacio’s Cotton Club

Bonifacio’s Cotton Club offers an eclectic fusion cuisine inspired in Mexico. Featuring beach front dining with a lunch and dinner menu full of creative gourmet dishes including the freshest seafood, meat, chicken, and vegetarian meals. For lunch, try our best-in-town Bonifacio’s hamburger & fries, or our popular marlin or shrimp Taco Governadors,




Hacienda Mar de Cortez

Hacienda Mar de Cortez: Mexican-style restaurant surrounded by beautiful landscaping at Pilar Condominiums. Come in for daily food specials and happy hour.

Come before sunset and stroll along one of the most beautiful beaches in San Carlos.




Restaurant Bar La Playa

Restaurant Bar La Playa is a beachfront restaurant with great customer service and friendly staff.

Daily Happy hour.

The regular menu offers a wide variety of seafood, beef, and pork. We look forward to serving you on the beach with a spectacular view and sunsets.




Tequila’s Restaurant & Bar

You haven’t experienced San Carlos, Mexico until you’ve been to Tequila’s. Named after Mexico’s national drink, Tequila’s Restaurant & Bar is the quintessential Mexican experience. Our Sports Bar has been family-owned for over 30 years.

With Daily food specials, Daily Happy Hours, 2 Pool Tables, 4 big-screen TVs, free wireless internet, and lots of parking, Tequila’s is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the best Mexican food in San Carlos.




Joey Bistro & La Palapa at San Carlos Plaza

Joey Bistro: specializes in delicious Italian food and wine. Open every day from 5:00pm to 11:00pm — closed Mondays

Food specials: Wednesdays – all you can eat pasta, with homemade pastas and a choice of sauce (Marinara, Alfredo, Bolognese or Ragu). Price 140 pesos per person, including a glass of domestic wine. See the menus below. Fridays, bring your own wine ($100 pesos uncorking fee).




Gustavo’s Vista Mar Terraza & Salon Restaurant

Location: Gustavo’s Vista Mar Terraza & Salon Restaurant is located in the in the Best Western Hotel, on Blvd. Beltrones — right across from the beach.
Phone: 622-125-2081

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Freshco Coffee & Salad

Phone: 622-122-7992
Address: Blvd. Manlio Fabio Beltrones, in Plaza las Palmas, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico 85506

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Panchito Villa

Phone: 622-226-0676
Address: Blvd. Manlio F Beltrones (beside the Pemex and across from Los Jitos), San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico 85506

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JJ’s Tacos y Cosas

Phone:
Address: next to Guardian Storage on Blvd. Malio F. Beltrones, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico

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Las Chulas Restaurant Bar

Phone: (622) 224 05 74
Address: Calle 23 No.49 esquina con Alfonso Iberri Col. Centro, Guaymas, Sonora, Sonora Mexico

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Amore Mio Italian Restaurant and Coffee Shop

Address: Beltrones (main street – ocean side)

 

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Boye’s Burger Joint

Address: Beltrones (main street – ocean side)

 

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Las Cachoreadas

Address: Blvd. Benito Juarez, Guaymas (past the Soriano supermarket, on the right side of the street. Look for the large orange Mariscos sign).

 

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Mariscos y Cocos el Novillero

Address: Mariscos y Cocos el Novillero is located across from the baseball stadium in Guaymas. Proceed down Benito Juarez (it curves all over, but stay on it. It’s the street that the older Soriana is on). The restaurant is on your left, across from Oxxo, Pemex and the stadium.

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El Panda

Address: Blvd Garcia Lopez, Guaymas, Sonora Mexico

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Vitamin Yogurt – Premium Frozen Yogurt

Phone: 622 221 9466
Address: Plaza Delicias, next to Chiltepinos and Santander Bank, Guaymas, Sonora Mexico

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Los Arbolitos

Phone: (622) 226-0076
Address: Blvd. Malio F. Beltrones Sector Creston, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico

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La Trattoria

Address: Blvd. Manlio Fabio Beltrones Km. 9.5 near Best Western, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico

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La Conquista Mar y Tierra

Join us at La Conquista Mar y Tierra, where your taste sensations will be delighted. It’s fine dining with a special touch.

Our upscale palapa restaurant, conveniently located on the main street across from San Francisco beach, has a varied and eclectic menu that is sure to please you. Meat, chicken, seafood, pasta, or vegetarian food — we have it all. Enjoy a delicious meal and a beer while watching sports on one of our big screen TVs…or just take it all in from the comfort of your seat under our huge oceanview Palapa.




Charly´s Rock

Phone: (622) 226-0888
Address: Blvd. Manlio F. Beltrones Km. 9, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico

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Bronco Restaurant

Phone: (622) 226-1130
Address: Boulevard Beltrones 178 North Crestón, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico

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Rosas Cantina

Phone: (622) 226-1000
Address: Beltrones at Calle Aurora #297 Sector Creston, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico

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