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“Best in TJ”

Mariscos El Mazateno
Ranked #17 of 647 Restaurants in Tijuana
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

Oh my gosh these tacos are so delicious my mouth is watering just from remembering my meal.The fish soup is also delicious. The place is a "hole in the wall" you will have to share your table with others, it is always packed but definitely worth the trip and the wait. Service is terrible because they are just so full so be prepared to be very patient and try to go with a local it is very hard to get there if you don't know the city well. A must go place in TJ.

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Reviewed 1 February 2013

It's a great hole-in-the-wall that I'm 100% sure very few tourists would visit as it looks quite like other hole-in-the-walls. But if you're in the area you MUST eat here!
Finding a table w/seats close by for a small group (~6) isn't too much of an issue. Finding a table for more than that and good luck.
We arrived at around 1:30pm and it was slammed but that's always a good sign for any restaurant.
The service was quick and attentive.
For lunch I had the shrimp and marlin tacos. The size and quantity of the shrimp was nice and for just over $2 it can't be beat. The marlin taco was a pleasant surprise. It had the taste and texture of "chicharron" that I thought it was pork.
The table condiments included various types of hot sauce and "crema" to ensure the food was cool for those of us who enjoy the spicy heat but need a something to cool it a bit.
Beverages are by the bottle and you can choose from the standard Coke products but they also have "horchata" which is ideal cool-down drink.

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