We usually don’t think of going to a Mexican restaurant for breakfast, but this is truly scrumptious!” I comment, almost finished with my Home Breakfast Potatoes and Huevos A La Mexicana at the Los Cabos Mexican Grill.
Cubed potatoes, tossed with onions and large chunks of tomatoes, cooked to perfection in spices, are served with the best scrambled eggs I have tasted to date – with diced onions, tender green peppers and a few jalapenos for the added zest. The spicy tomato chunks were so juicy that today was one of those rare occasions when I didn’t drench my breakfast in ketchup. I spooned some of this delightful fare inside a hot tortilla and the flavors came together to make for a really memorable experience.
Felix and Miriam Aguilar opened Los Cabos Mexican Grill in Murrieta in 2007. Named after a municipality at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, a fast growing resort area famous for its fishing industry, Los Cabos Mexican Grill is a family-run restaurant.
The family-oriented ambience pervades the dining hall – one can’t help but feel instantly cheered up upon entrance – cerulean blue ceiling contrasts excellently with jovial walls in Mediterranean yellow. El Arco, the Golden Arch, Los Cabos’s prominent landmark, is featured on the paintings that adorn the walls. Stained glass murals with serene aquamarine scenes, very typical of a diving adventure in Los Cabos, trim the booths. Felix and Miriam had a hand in the dining hall’s design, and the atmosphere they managed to create is very relaxing and vacation-like. Latin music further adds an authentic flavor to your meal.
The menu offers traditional items such as tacos, burritos and quesadillas, but it also serves a wide variety of salads, enchiladas as well as seafood dishes such as Camarones Rancheros, shrimp cooked in special Ranchera Sauce and served with rice, beans and guacamole; and Fish al Ajillo, tilapia fillet grilled with a special garlic sauce and served with rice and fried potatoes.
My husband, feeling hungry for his traditional favorite, a tostada, ordered a vegetarian option – instead of chicken ask for an extra serving of home-made refried pinto beans. It arrived in a large crisp flour tortilla layered with beans, crisp lettuce, saut