Los Cabos Consolidates as a Top-Level Gastronomic Destination


Los Cabos, an outstanding international gastronomic destination, accounts for 80% of state productivity, with 580 companies in the Chamber of Restaurants, positioned as a global culinary tourist attraction.

Los Cabos has positioned itself as an important international gastronomic destination, becoming one of the fundamental pillars of the state’s economic generation. The gastronomic sector represents 80% of the productivity in Baja California Sur, thanks to the 580 beverage and food companies affiliated with the National Chamber of the Restaurant and Seasoned Food Industry in the state, catapulting the municipality as one of the main global gastronomic tourist attractions.

Lorena Hinojosa Oliva, Advisor of CANIRAC Baja California Sur, highlighted the importance of the gastronomic sector, noting that while Los Cabos has been distinguished as one of the most valued tourist centers by its visitors, who are amazed by its natural attractions, in the past couple of years tourists have also been seeking gastronomic experiences as part of their visit. Hinojosa mentioned that the Cabo destination offers a wide culinary range, both traditional food and international dishes, which has contributed to positioning it as a premium gastronomic place, thanks to the influx of demanding visitors in culinary matters.

In the last 3 years, the restaurant industry in Los Cabos has seen significant growth with respect to restaurants that offer dinner services, growing by 14 percent, likewise, those that offer breakfast service have seen a surge of 42 percent.

Hinojosa Oliva mentioned that after the pandemic there was a significant rebound in this sector.

“After the pandemic, there was a very large rebound and we surpassed construction, we surpassed education, we surpassed everything in all companies, new businesses generated from the beverage and food sector is daily, every day small businesses, micro, medium, large companies open and that makes us happy because we generate a lot of direct and indirect employment.”

 Source: Posta