At Old Mazatlán's center is the soaring 19th-century cathedral with its high yellow twin towers and a dramatic interior.
A short southwesterly walk will bring you to the tree-lined Plazuela Machado. The plaza and surrounding streets are abuzz with art...
This gracious gay bar in a beautifully restored building is romantically lit and, overall, more button-down than mesh muscle shirt. It’s...
Nieves de Garrafa de con Medrano
A local tradition since 1938, this unpretentious family-run cart opposite Mazatlán’s Plaza Principal dishes out delicious homemade ice...
Lonely Planet review
With a zillion different breakfast combos, ranging from North American standards to Mexican treats such as shredded smoked marlin and sweet corn tamales (masa mixed with lard, stuffed with stewed meat, fish or vegetables, wrapped and steamed), this old-fashioned bakery and diner is a great place to start the day (though you may also want to pop in for a midafternoon slice of cake).