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Mi Cocina

Exquisite food, exceptional service and ambiance abound at Mi Cocina Restaurant in Historic San Jose del Cabo

Traveling gourmets, visiting chefs, and well-advised tourists come to Mi Cocina, the charming and romantic restaurant surrounded by palm trees, waterfalls, and in the evening, dramatic lit braziers, located at Casa Natalia Boutique Hotel in the San Jose del Cabo Historic District. Chef Loic Tenoux’s Euro-Mexican Bistro-style cuisine tempts the palate via a variety of creative dishes using the freshest local and organic ingredients available.

Mi Cocina is nestled in an outdoor courtyard and serves breakfast, lunch and romantic, candlelit dinners – see seasonal hours at left – for details. Mi Cocina also features an outstanding martini bar and in the evenings, live music. It is the perfect place to celebrate weddings, family get-togethers, business gatherings, and fiestas of all kinds with seating for up to 120 guests, and a stage/presentation area.

The menus are extensive and feature fare such as:

For Breakfast: Mexican and Starbuck’s coffees, Twinings and Superior Teas, homemade fresh juices and infusions, homemade waffles, pancakes and marmelades, Eggs Benedict, omelettes, Irish oatmeal

For lunch: Burgers, pizzas, paninis, salads

For dinner: Roasted chicken with chocolate,  tequila shrimp, house signature dish since 1999, seafood risotto as well as sinful desserts

Exceptional service is the norm. Endulge and enjoy.

 

 

Breakfasting Beyond High Walls

Rating: 3/5 
Josh Lurie
Reviewed: May 30, 2012

After spending one last night in Baja California Sur, we punctuated our stay with breakfast at Casa Natalia’s two-tiered restaurant with umbrella-shielded tables and a palapa-topped bar. In waiting for my trip-mates, I was able to enjoy a strong cup of organic Blason coffee, Mexican, of course, from Oaxaca. My meal began in earnest with a colorful, much-needed glass of juice, which provided liquid nutrition in the form of nopales, parsley, pineapple, celery and orange. They had some truly uninspiring items on the menu, including “cereals from our cupboard” and Starbucks coffee, but thankfully offered a taste of Mexico as well. My surprisingly satisfying omelette incorporated spinach, panela cheese, onion, tomato, and homemade pesto. One nice touch was their house-made marmalade, which we were able to spoon on to breadstuffs. My favorite was watermelon-rosemary, though strawberry worked well too. This wasn’t my favorite hotel breakfast of all time, but it certainly beat expectations and did have a culinary identity.

This review was submitted by Joshua Lurie, a writer from Los Angeles. Joshua has participated in the Baja.com Scribes program, a program designed to encourage writers to create original content about Baja California. Baja Scribes may receive food, lodging or payment, but they are encouraged to submit their own opinions on this site, which may not reflect the views or opinions of Baja.com. Joshua’s website documenting his travels can be found here.

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