El Matador Restaurant, is remarkably distinguished by its warm attention, hospitality and genuine
service spirit. Your experience will be together with your friends and loved ones. The restaurant has an unique atmosphere achieved by the very personal taste of el Matador –Mr. Pablo Vélez- who
built and decorated the house by himself.
It is our pleasure to offer you very personal service to honor properly your visit. We feel
pride in keeping your company beside your table. Remember it, if you desire to try an incomparable
We provide catering services, extended to private flights such as the Air Chef Supplier. You
can enjoy El Matador Foods gourmet taste wherever you decide. Our services are available in your private home, in your private jet, or at one of the best restaurants in Mexico.
El Matador Restaurant, the pride of Matador Foods represents an unique place in
San José del Cabo due to its own nature… Where else in Baja could someone have a look inside the legendary
art of bullfighting? What about the singular experience to chat with a proffesional bullfighter one-to-one? El
Matador Restaurant is a very special place where gastronomy has found a different soul by merging
the most genuine elements of Mexican and Mediterranean Cuisine, a friendly place in San José del Cabo
ideal to amuse all your senses!
Just crossing the threshold raise the visitor's sense and sweet nature. Inside, the walls are
inhabited by artistic details. Restaurant El Matador was created to celebrate the high international
gastronomy taken by the hand of the bullfighting cultural heritage, oneself feels immersed in the
characteristic vivid style that shows how bullfighters love life.
In the annals of Food Network programming, Mama E’s holds a special distinction: it is the only restaurant visited by both Guy Fieri on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives and Robert Irvine on Restaurant: Impossible. When Guy visited the Oklahoma soul food eatery in 2009, he fawned over owner and head chef Keith Patterson’s cooking. With his mouth full and eyes rolling in delight, Guy gave a ringing endorsement of everything Keith cooked, especially the signature dish: fried chicken wings over a Belgian waffle doused in butter, powdered sugar, hot sauce, and maple syrup. Guy looked at Keith, who is also a pastor at the church across the street, and said a solemn, “Amen.”