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Top 5 Restaurants!

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Top 5 Restaurants!

OK! I know there have been lots of posts about which restaurants to visit while in Mazatlan however, I would like everyone’s opinions! If you could only go to 5 restaurants in Maz during your vacation, which ones would you go to? Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: Top 5 Restaurants!

November will be our 20th time in Maz,so heres my list in rated order:


2.La Puntilla

3.Chills Pepper

4.Los Zarapes

5.Carlos & Lucias and Gus Gus (Tie)

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2. Re: Top 5 Restaurants!

We will go to countless places, but the five that come to mind right now at 3:30 am after just waking up are the following:

Los Arcos, El Bigote, Arre Lulu, Mr. Lionsos, and Joe's Oyster Bar

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Papagayos at the Inn at Mazatlan

Tony's on the Beach

La Costa Marinera


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Mr Lionos, at Playa Bruja (definitely my next trip)

Gringo Lingos

La Palapa del Mar (next door to Los Arcos)

Panchos (not Ponchos)

Panama (Bakery and Restaurant)

I'd trade Panchos for an Italian restaurant my wife last went to in April, and though she said it was better than Villa Italia, she can't remember the name. Villa Italia is also great - we've tried it and I liked it.

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5. Re: Top 5 Restaurants!

I would have late comida at Playa Bruja/Mr. Lionso's daily.

The restaurant at PBEB was quite good (much better and less expensive than the IT place at PB).

I was less impressed with several others recommended.


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6. Re: Top 5 Restaurants!

Which ones would I go to? Well this includes restaurants I have not actually been to yet but want to try based on their reputations.

Tonys on the Beach

Pedro y Lola

Te Amo Lucy

Gus y Gus


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7. Re: Top 5 Restaurants!

mikemo, would you explain?

>>>late comida at Playa Bruja/Mr. Lionso's<<<


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8. Re: Top 5 Restaurants!

I think he means a late dinner, since comida usually means food.

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9. Re: Top 5 Restaurants!



1.- La Costa Marinera and Los Arcos.


1.- Lupe Locos or Puerto Azul.

(both are on the beach along the malecon near the De Cimd Hotel)


1.- Tutuy/El Pescador.

They serve the original "El Palomar" steaks and a wide variety of sea food also. It is behind the El Camichin restaurant on Paseo Claussen.


1.- Cenaduria Chayito.

One block away from Las Changueras (I really forgot the street).


1.- Ernie's Tomato.

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10. Re: Top 5 Restaurants!

trvl writer: Well, you put your foot in it again.

"Comida" in Sinaloa and most of México refers to the main meal of the day, normally eaten between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

A "late comida" I think would mean around 5 p.m. or an early gringo supper/dinner.

Dinner–what the dictionaries tell you is "cena"–is a very light meal unless going out for something special. Then it's a meal served and eaten between 9:30 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.