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Central plaza named for Juan Nepomuceno Machado who donated the land.
As featured in 3 Days in Mazatlan
Calle Constitucion, Mazatlan, Mexico
+52 669 913 2222
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All reviews live music surrounded by restaurants people watching weekend evenings friday and saturday beautiful square angela peralta theatre art galleries lots of restaurants opera house local vendors old town few blocks historic district walk around open air city tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have always wanted to go here and finnaly after 5 years we made it it was great we when to the market first then walked over had supper enjoyed the music great evening

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank crystal22122016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You would have to go a dozen times to take in all the restaurants. The street is commandeered by the restaurants on the weekend for tables and chairs. There are at times three to four bands all playing at the same time. Sore spot with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DougB72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I understand if was recently renovated as part of the “Tianguis Turístico”. They did a great job adding new lights to the whole city centre. All open air restaurants give it a European style.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ewaizel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here just before Christmas, the square was super busy, lots of entertainment. Vendors and restaurants to explore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PattiS1979
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The plaza is the heart of old town and there are great restaurants in the area. Great to sit back and people watch.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christine3216
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn’t been to MZT for almost 15 years, and I wanted to walk around the old part of town that had been beautified since last we saw it. Plaza Machado has a calm air about it, and it is beautiful. If we had had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Bellotamama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We kept returning to this area most evenings during our week trip. Most restaurants are good choices and mostly priced similar. Music, decorating and great people watching. Lots of fun and excitement here.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank papawis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice small plaza with good restaurants, good place to relax and have a drink and a meal. I started with the plaza and walked to the cathedral and the local market.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Naser I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many good restaurants surround this beautiful tree-lined park in the heart of old Mazatlan. Many good galleries and shops nearby.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank riocuale124
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Excellent food great views, always love making the trip to town for a nice dinner overlooking the Plaza.

Date of experience: November 2018
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9 July 2016|
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Response from 16Tatiana16 | Reviewed this property |
Totally agreed with Dan too, same distance, same price. Enjoy!
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17 January 2016|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
The Plaza Machado is in Centro Historico and is about a 30 minutes north along the coastal road, the Malecon. A nice taxi or pulmonea ride - but to far to walk.
7 March 2015|
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Response from dnpeting | Reviewed this property |
There are several shops, restaurants and a city center (Plaza Machado) near the ship dock; however, the beach is too far to walk to. If you want to go to the beach or boardwalk (malecon), you can take a pulmonia. Pulmonias... More