Cabo San Lucas Mexican Cooking Experience with Market Tour

4 hours 30 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 8
Mobile ticket


After visiting Local Markets to get fresh produce, you will enjoy a wonderful Cooking Experience to encounter the flavors, aromas, spices and also the life of the people, the culture and history of México and its flavorful family home-cuisine. This Mexican cooking class is totally interactive and designed for you to learn "hands-on" how to cook the authentic home recipes that are the favorites to cook and share with family and friends.
Great choice for cruise ship passengers


Chef Issi will meet you at his restaurant in downtown Cabo San Lucas and from there he will take you on tour to several different local spice and groceries markets within Cabo San Lucas downtown neighborhoods where you will pick up the ingredients needed for the recipes of the day. Chef Issi will share with you about the food culture and also about the local way of life and history.
After picking up the ingredients you will arrive to house of the Chef and after getting your aprons on you will start crafting from scratch the different salsas and recipes that will make your Mexican feast.
Learn how to make a Margarita (Cookin' Cabo style) and enjoy it together with the fruit of your labor.
All this in a Mexican Family atmosphere.
We always cook from scratch with fresh ingredientes and we have no pre-cooked meals, therefore, all coking classes can easily accommodate vegetarians and vegans, gluten free,

Stop At:

• Cabo San Lucas, Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Baja California

Sample Menu

• MOLE POBLANO - On Monday this is our main dish, all made from scratch with more than 25 different ingredients to cook the king of the Mexican sauces
• Tamales - On Tuesday you will learn to prepare the dough, the leaves to wrap, and the stew within the tamales, just like Chef's grandma.
• Beef Birria in red adobo sauce - On Wednesday you will enjoy the best and more tender beef tacos, you will learn top prepare the sauce to season (adobo) and the tortillas
• Sea Food and Paella - Thursday is for Baja style sea food and Paella
• Pork Tacos - Friday is for Al Pastor or Carnitas Tacos, Salsas and Tortillas
• Antojitos Mexicanos - On Saturday we will cook Mexican munchies: Gorditas, Sopes, enchiladas, Quesadillas and more.
• Home made corn Tortillas - Daily, in all classes of the week you will learn how to make your own tortillas at home
• Salsas and Guacamole - Everyday, all our classes will tech you how to make different types of guacamoles and salsa
• Margaritas (Cookin' Cabo style) - Our own winner recipe for Margaritas, Salud !!


  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Professional chef


  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please let us know if you have Allergies, Food Restrictions or Mobility issues.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • We respect and follow all health and safety protocols recommended by authorities.

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


Daily except Sunday


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

May 2022

Our instructor and host was Chef Issi. From the very start, he was friendly and hospitable. The class starts by stopping at several small markets to purchase the ingredients. Each person was given an assignment and instruction on what to select for the meal. While driving to the local stores t...

May 2022

This was such a fun experience! Our group of 6 met Carolina at the open air bar, from there she took us to get the produce to cook our menu. We decided on fresh Salsa, Guacamole and Chicken with Mole sauce, all made from scratch. Then it was back to Mama’s house (literally) where we made Margarit...

Kacee R
May 2022

Chef Issi was amazing! Absolutely will be booking again in the future. Started off meeting at his restaurant in town, made 3 stops at local shops for produce and proteins, then went to the chefs house to cook the most delicious paella dish! We made guacamole, pico, fried fish and shrimp, tortilla...

May 2022

Just Fantastic.Issi and his Wife as well as their daughter Anna Marie we wonderful hosts. We met outside Ho in town Restaurant. Went to the local markets to buy our Meat and Veggies as well as a local Bakery. Been going to Cabo for 37 years , this was a wonderful change of pace. After we got all ...

Brenda A
May 2022

So much fun, educational, learned to cook Paella and make margaritas. Chef was entertaining and met 2 couples that were from other states and countries.

April 2022

ABSOLUTELY RECOMMEND! Very special evening. We had the private cooking experience. From the start of the night we met the family. The dad at the restaurant/bar and, Carolina, our wonderful hostess and chef. We went to their home. We felt so welcome and comfortable. We met her mom, son, sis...

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