Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Mazatlán

Héctor's Bistro

Commodious and with willing service, this is the praised venture of a popular local chef. Dishes such as seafood carpaccios, homemade pastrami, tasty pastas and salads bursting with fresh prawns and avocado are comp…
Top Choice Mexican in Mazatlán

El Presidio

Dining in the courtyard of this beautifully restored 19th-century estate building takes you back to an other era. Standout menu items include zarandeado (grilled) shrimp with Mexican noodles and smoked pork shank, w…
Ice Cream in Mazatlán

Nieves de Garrafa de con Medrano

A local tradition since 1938, this unpretentious family-run cart near Mazatlán’s Plaza Principal dishes out delicious homemade ice cream to devoted crowds. Try the vanilla, prune, coconut or guayaba flavors.
Mexican in Mazatlán

Fonda de Chalio

This street-front cafe across from the malecón (beach promenade) is popular with Mazatlán's middle-aged locals. Breakfasts pack out for baskets of pan dulce (pastries), chilaquiles with machaca (spiced, shredded dri…
Seafood in Mazatlán

Todos Santos

This breezy open-air place is popular with young mazatleco couples for a date, offering a surf theme and a cheeky, good-time vibe, though staff show plenty of attitude. The long seafood menu has lots of innovation a…
Fusion in Mazatlán

Pedro & Lola

This stylish eatery on Plaza Machado does outstanding small plates, including delectable shrimp and octopus dishes. The fresh fish of the day comes cooked in a variety of ways – go garlic-sautéed for the most flavor…
Mexican in Mazatlán

Pancho’s Restaurant

With two levels right on Playa Las Gaviotas, this place has a spectacular outlook and the food measures up. There's a big range, whether you want tasty aguachile (a local ceviche) or a huge seafood platter. Or just …
Tacos in Mazatlán

Tacos José

This wildly popular street taco stand specializes in carne asada, grilled beef served on a corn or flour tortilla with your choice of salsas. Regulars love a cholesterol bomb known as the choreada (grilled beef serv…
International in Mazatlán

Gaia Bistrot

Chef Gilberto del Toro has earned praise for a menu featuring international dishes such as braised beef in red wine sauce and paella valenciana (seasoned rice and seafood), which is made on Sundays only. For dessert…
Mexican in Mazatlán

Angelina's Kitchen

Behind an unobtrusive facade, this surprisingly capacious restaurant is something of a local favorite and it's easy to see why. A casual menu runs from burgers and salads to ceviches and Greek pizza, plus plenty of …