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San Carlos is a food lovers paradise with dozens of restaurants to choose from – many with live entertainment.

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 130 pesos ($7 USD / $9 CDN).

Restaurante Café Café

Restaurante Café Café in San Carlos — Homemade flavor in every bite! Our air-conditioned restaurant is open daily serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our varied menu has something for everybody. Unique to Restaurante Café Café is an affordable Menú del día (set priced menu of the day). For 165 pesos, dine on your choice of soup, a main meal, and flavored water.




Club Londres Restaurants

Club Londres Restaurants is the latest food-offering concept in San Carlos where multiple restaurants share a common space. The location is the former Captains Club restaurant, just up the street from Marina San Carlos. The two new restaurants, Barba Roja and Pasillo Londres, share this space.




Embarcadero Cocina + Bar at MarinaTerra

Embarcadero Cocina + Bar is open daily, serving breakfast and lunch buffets and dinner a la carte.

Special Promotion: 190 pesos buffet breakfast for women Monday to Friday.




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 – 9pm, and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

There are Daily Food Specials.

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




Sunset Bar & Grill

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




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.




Tortuga’s 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.




Colibrí Restaurant & Bar

Colibrí Restaurant & Bar is a garden oasis like no other in San Carlos. Colibrí is your best choice for an intimate, romantic dinner or for a fun outing with a bunch of friends.

With three separate dining areas, the choice is yours.

The restaurant features Tapas (small plates), International entrées, delicious mesquite wood-fired pizzas, made in-house ice cream, and Italian gelato.




Hair of the Dog

Welcome to Hair of the Dog! Our restaurant and bar has a laid-back, casual setting, where guests are free to have as much fun as possible as they are entertained by their surroundings — dancing to a live band, singing karaoke, playing some pool, watching all the Games & Sports on our 3 big screen TVs, and more. Our servers work hard to ensure you have a great experience at Hair of the Dog.




Marvida Taproom & Kitchen

The craft beer revolution finally comes to San Carlos, as the only LOCALLY BREWED craft beer debuts at Marvida Taproom & Kitchen. This is REAL craft beer from kegs (not bottles), and the difference is right there, on your palate. We’ve got all your favorites: IPAs, Stouts, Hefeweizen, Blonde Ales, and more. Beer flights are available too. Come in often to see what’s new on tap. And if beer is not your beverage of choice, we offer wine and a full bar.




La Calaca Tacos y Cerveza

La Calaca Tacos y Cerveza serves a variety of tacos and Mexican food, traditional aguas frescas, prepared drinks and beer.




Altamarea – Cocina mundial

Altamarea Restaurant, serving authentic Italian cuisine and more, is NOW OPEN in San Carlos.
Owned by executive chef Danilo Sodano, Altamarea (meaning “high tide”) is sure to become your favorite place to enjoy delicious meals inspired by the tastes and ingredients of Italy, in a beautiful setting at Marina Real. Comfortable air-conditioned indoor seating is currently available in our tastefully decorated restaurant.




La Catrina Restaurant & Gallery

La Catrina Restaurant is one of the newer restaurants in San Carlos. We pride ourselves on our excellent cuisine and our customer service. We have the freshest seafood in town. Feast on one of our many delicious Shrimp meals — breaded, garlic, coconut, mango, paprika, rancheros, or try a sampling with the Shrimp Carousel. If you’re in the mood for fish, select from 5 fish fillet options, including our popular grilled stuffed fillet with crab and shrimp. Or try one of our chicken or steak options. We have it all.




Restaurante Casa Manolo

Restaurante Casa Manolo, serving authentic Mediterranean cuisine and more, is NOW OPEN in San Carlos.
¡Olé! may be the first word that comes to mind as you enter Restaurante Casa Manolo and see our Flamenco Dancer wall mural. Our restaurant has a varied and eclectic Mediterranean Cuisine inspired menu that is sure to please you. What are you in the mood for? Beef, pork, chicken, seafood, pasta, or vegetarian food — we have it all.




La Zurda Beer Co.

Just look for the building with the rooster murals on it, and you will have discovered La Zurda Beer Co., San Carlos’ newest and coolest gastropubs. Here you’ll find a dozen or more craft beers — you must try La Zurda’s own Rooster Crow and Ezequiel. We have 16 beers on tap and will change them up frequently — come in to see what’s new!




La Cotidiana 1922

Experience Culinary Excellence at La Cotidiana 1922! If you haven’t been to San Carlos’ only “speakeasy”, then you don’t know what you’re missing — or what’s behind the bookcase!




El Oeste Steak House, Guaymas

Experience the flavors of El Oeste Steak House in Guaymas — serving the best meat in Sonora since 1981.




Bonifacio’s Restaurant

Bonifacio’s Restaurant is located in town, next to the San Carlos Borromeo Catholic church and the main square’s kiosk. Bonifacio’s offers an eclectic fusion cuisine inspired in Mexico. Our restaurant features exquisite dining with breakfast, lunch and dinner menus full of creative gourmet dishes including the freshest seafood, meat, chicken, and vegetarian meals.




Piccolo Restaurant

Savor the tastes of Italy at San Carlos’ premiere Italian restaurant, Piccolo.

We are one of the first restaurants established in town celebrating almost 30 years in business! Under new ownership, we have added some delicious new menu items, while preserving those dishes that have been the favorites of our clients for the past three decades.




Barracuda Bob’s

At Barracudas Bob’s you can enjoy delicious dishes, drinks and desserts. Recognized for good service, friendliness and great flavor.
Enjoy a beautiful view of the sea!




Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar

Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar has been a staple in San Carlos for 20 years, offering a delicious dining experience and excellent service for its national and international guests.




Maukaa Restaurant Beach Club

Looking for a restaurant along the beach? Then come to Maukaa Restaurant Beach Club. One of the few restaurants located right on San Francisco beach, it has something for everyone. Plunge pool for those warmer days. Huge palapa with swing chairs for a laid back vibe.




Xunuta San Carlos

Xunuta has become a favorite hangout for those looking for a rooftop experience over San Carlos’ main street. This new restaurant is modern, clean and comfortable. At night, Xunuta becomes your place to party, with a live DJ on the weekends, great music, ambience, and light shows.




Maguro Barra San Carlos

You haven’t tried authentic sushi in San Carlos unless you have dined at Maguro Barra. Our outstanding chefs deliver the fundamentals of Japanese cuisine, respecting the individual ingredients’ natural flavors.

Maguro Barra offers a traditional and contemporary mix of sushi along with a variety of eclectic seafood items.




Taqueria Chip-Chip

Savor the tastes of homemade Mexican food at the newest taco place in town, Taqueria Chip-Chip.

We have a selection of both meat and pork tacos and quesadillas. Our flavorful taco options include Shredded beef (carne deshebrada) with potatoes, Barbecue (barbacoa), beef and potatoes spiced with Chile Colorado (red chili), and refried bean tacos. We also have pork tacos spiced with red salsa. And Quesadilla Sincronizada with ham, refried beans, chorizo and cheese.




Mesa Cortez San Carlos

At Mesa Cortez San Carlos, come for the view; Stay for the experience.
Join us at Mesa Cortez San Carlos – the largest palapa restaurant & bar on the nicest beach in San Carlos. We are located on the soft white sands of Playa Algodones.




The Big Kraken

The Big Kraken is an innovative restaurant that fuses the unique flavor of our Mexican-style sushi with wings, boneless and French fries. Just look for the building with the purple octopus on it, and you will have discovered The Big Kraken — your soon-to-be favorite restaurant serving Sushi – Fusion.




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. We also specialize in Seafood! 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.




Los Arbolitos de Cajeme

Los Arbolitos has been serving its clients delicious meals for the past 25 years and is one of the most popular restaurants in the State of Sonora. Los Arbolitos prides itself on its excellence in cuisine and on its customer service. Come on in and give us a try.




Turquesa Restaurant

At Turquesa Restaurant, admire the beautiful Sea of Cortez and watch the sunset from our outdoor patio or air-conditioned restaurant.




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.




Pakal Kin Coffee Shop

Address: Tetakawi Blvd., #1700 int.11, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico 85506
Phone: 622-226-1659

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Quijote Paellas | Takeaway food | WhatsApp business

Phone: 622-226-1985
Address: Paseo de las Jaibas No. 70 Tourist Caracol Sector, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico

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JJ’s Tacos y Cosas

Address: next to Guardian Storage on Tetakawi Blvd., 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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Boye’s Burger Joint

Address: Tetakawi Blvd (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).

 

Have you eaten at Las Cachoreadas? What did you think?

 

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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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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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