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Step into the tropical feel of Macaws, located in front of Casa de Leyendas Bed & Breakfast, across from Museum of Art.  Known as the ‘Cheers’ of Centro Historico, Macaws is a friendly and comfortable place to meet old friends and make new acquaintances.
Serving up fresh, homemade, north-of-the-border fare, we pride ourselves in serving the freshest food, the majority of which is made in our own kitchen, including our Sour Dough and Foccacia breads, our sauces, creamy ice creams, desserts, bagels, and muffins.
Breakfast is served from 8:30 – 12, Tuesday thru Saturday and includes favorites such as biscuits and gravy, country ham, Jimmy Dean Sausage; be sure and check the Specials.
Our Lunch/Dinner Menu is served from 12 – 9 and includes super fresh salads, deli sandwiches, sliders and homemade side salads (potato, macaroni or coleslaw).  Again, check out the Specials for new surprises coming from our kitchen. Look for our Dinner specials on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Join us for our ‘Award Winning’ Sunday Brunch from 8:30 – 1:00, featuring several varieties of Eggs Benedict dishes, bistek ranchero, homemade biscuits (and gravy), muffins,  bagels, along with other hard-to-beat menu items.
Experience our weekly ‘Dinner with Dave’ specials, featuring a different menu item each week.
Dine to the soft jazz of Nacho and Maria Teresa.
We have a full bar, manned by the best bartender and waiter in Mazatlan.  Specialty drinks are his forte, complemented by his fun personality.
 LIVE MUSIC 6:30 to 9:00pm
Fridays…Wingin’ It (Lori, Rob, Chris and Ron; blues, soft rock and Mexican sounds) (through April)
Saturdays…The Troubadors (Dave Oakey, Rob and Myran play some of Maz’s ONLY LIVE country music!) (through April 25)
Sundays…Classic Jazz (Jock and Barry playing classical jazz standards) (through March 22)
Tues-Sat 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sun 8:30 am – 10:00 pm
Monday Closed
Hosted by Sharon & Glenn Sorrie
Venustiano Carranza #4,
Centro Historico de Mazatlán


El Shrimp Bucket


El Shrimp Bucket is one of these unique restaurants in Mazatlan, with a truly familiar atmosphere and an excellent location in La Siesta Hotel, so you will enjoy the best views of the boardwalk. We serve the best international cuisine in town as well as your drinks of choice, daily from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. so if you’re looking for a great place to enjoy delicious breakfasts, lunches or dinners, our restaurant in Mazatlan is a unique option.


Address: Paseo Olas Altas 11, Centro, 82000 Mazatlan
Phone: 669 981 6350


La Casa Country

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La Casa Country was established in 1993 and has been a favorite of locals and tourists wishing to enjoy the best cuts of meat, quality Certified Angus (American cuts), and authentic Mexican food. We offer you a lively, cheerful, festive, and family oriented atmosphere in a space that is unmatched in western ranch lodge ambience in all of Mazatlán. The staff is an enthusiastic bunch of cowboys (vaqueros) dedicated to ensuring great service and an enjoyable fun-time for all.

The original Cowboy Show is always a big hit with extra fun provided by the very talented clown. In addition to the spacious main dining area, there are two sizable dining areas for private celebrations.
La Casa Country is memorable dining with entertainment at its best, most certainly to lead to many repeat visits.

Hours: 12-11 every day with 2 am closings on Friday & Saturday.
Camarón Sábalo SN, Country Club, 82100

Check out our website for the updated schedule of events, featured festivities, and promotions.


Angelina’s Latin Kitchen

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“Fulfilling a dream” is what this restaurant is all about. Ever since Angelina Escutia graduated from preparatory school her passion was for the culinary arts, but the family’s heritage was shrimp farming. Off she went to Monterrey where she earned a degree international business followed by working and other life experiences. Eventually, Angelina enrolled in the Culinary Institute de Monterrey, graduating in 2006. By the time she returned to Mazatlan in 2009 she had formulated a basis for the restaurant to be.

To quote Angelina “My menu will take you on a gastronomic tour, presenting the adorable variety and diversity of the Latin American cuisine and complemented with Italian and Spanish flavors. We offer a style of food so close to my heart with many of the dishes prepared for my family for many years; now I am so happy to be able to bring them to you.”
Angelina’s Latin Kitchen is a comfortable place where one can enjoy special dishes of Latin origin and experience enthusiastic customer service.

Open: 8:00 am to 11:00 pm Tuesday – Saturday, Sunday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Closed Mondays
Venustiano Carranza, No 18, Centro Historico
Behind the Freeman Hotel
Phone: 910 15 96


Casa Canobbio

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Casa Canobbio, an authentic Italian restaurant located at an authentic 19th century Italian address in the Plaza Machado has quietly opened for your dining pleasure. In 1880 an Italian Pharmacy located in this Machado storefront offered a “fountain of youth” tonic by its Italian proprietor and Mexican wife. The new owner, Gaston Espino, is also hoping to instill a feeling of youth for his patrons while they consume creations from the kitchen and recreate the family tradition with ambiance and classic Italian food. Casa Canobbio contains classic designs in the dining, bar, and patio areas, and the modern kitchen is equipped with a brick oven for in-house baking.

This is a family owned and operated restaurant pledged to deliver super service, a variety of delicious salads, pasta, and pizza, with solid value and an enjoyable atmosphere. A complete assortment of wine and beer is available. Please come and enjoy.

Hours of Operation:  Mon. – Wed. 4 p.m. – 10 p.m., Thur./ Fri./Sat., 12 p.m. – 12 a.m.,  Sun. 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Herbierto Frias #1305 Centro Historico, Plaza Machado


El Bife

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A destination restaurant in the heart of the Machado Plaza, restored to its 19th century glory across from the Eifel inspired kiosk that invites one to dine in a true Argentinean manner.  The primary goal of the owners is to offer good steak, from top sirloin (Churrasco) to rib eye (Bife Ancho) to a super tender and marinated flank steak to a Mendoza Barbeque featuring a combination of top sirloin and skirt steak with a cheese sauce.  A total of 10 steaks are offered (including potato and roasted vegetables) grilled as you desire (Rare, Medium Rare, Medium, or Medium Well).

A selection of 10 pastas is also presented as complete dinners or to be shared as complementary dishes.  Of primary attraction is the robust offering of appetizers, turnovers, and roasted vegetables, which are unmatched in flavor and presentation in all of Mazatlán.  You will hardly have room for desert.


Hours of operation:  4 pm to midnight, Tuesday through Sunday, closed Monday

Address:  Plaza Machado, Constitution #515, Central Historico

Phone:  136-0436


Por Qué No?


A very popular and comfortable American Bar with a delicious menu including:
Ribs – 7 flavors
Wings – 7 flavors
#10 – #12 Fresh ocean shrimp

Beer Specials:
Modelo Especial: 1 litro $35…1/2 litro $25
Pacifico, Corona & Pacifico Light: Bucket 8 1/4 $100
Pacifico, Corona & Pacifico Light: Bucket 6 1/2 $110

Special $60 pesos including coffee and orange juice

Available for rent from Billy


Monday: 10am to 8pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10am to 9pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am to 2am
Sunday: 10am to 8pm
Closed: Tuesday & Wednesday

Avenida de las Garzas #13
Phone: 668-2247
Hours: Closed Tuesdays

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This is Mexican fine dining at its best. In the middle of its second season the popularity among the local and tourist communities has been terrific. Located across from Pueblo Bonito on the road to the Maz. Marina.

Av. Camaron Sabalo #1614 Sabalo Country Mazatlan, Mexico
Phone: 913-3040
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Pedro & Lola

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Pedro & Lola represents an historic passage from the 19th century until today.  Located adjacent to the municipal school of music, dance, and theatre, and the infamous Angela Peralta Theatre, the Pedro & Lola restaurant is culturally linked to Mazatlán.  Two persons born in the region, Pedro Infante and Lola Beltran, as heirs to the musical traditions of Sinaloa, were very important vocalists in the mid-20th century.   In their honor the restaurant was named and its musical tradition established.

As the cornerstone of the redeveloped Plaza Machado (aka Plazuela) since 1997, Pedro & Lola is a popular evening gathering place for nationals and foreigners alike. Live music, featuring jazz and blues, makes it a great place for leisurely dining inside or out. It is often the venue for impromptu jam sessions.  The updated menu is a winner, especially with the addition of Executive Chef Alejandra Gomez Rubio.

Check out on Trip Advisor, 2012 Certificate of Excellence.

Smoking on terrace only.

Av. Constitution # 1303 cnr. Carnaval, Centro Historico




Marisco’s La Corona

mariscos-la-corona-logo2Marisco’s La Corona as its name implies has numerous seafood specials, with the emphasis on numerous. You name it and they have it. The most surprising fact is their prices are so much more reasonable than any of the other comparable restaurants. Be sure to try their fish filet stuffed with shrimp and marlin and decorated with chipotle sauce. Located directly across the street from the former El Faro hotel in Sabalo Country, they are open from 8am to approximately 9pm.

Click here to read Bill Demmer’s full review.

Address: Av Camarón Sábalo 1712
Phone: 669 968 1068
Hours: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM


Allegro Caffe

logorojoAllegro Caffe is a family owned and operated coffee shop and restaurant that, over the course of the years, has become a favorite amongst locals and visitors alike. With great breakfast dishes and a full coffee bar, it was pretty much the first place to break away from the “decades old” traditional breakfast menus and instant coffee…

We have carefully and gradually come up with a variety of appealing dishes that range from fresh fruit and healthy breakfast plates to hearty cheesy meaty plates that will help you get your day going with a smile. Although it’s mostly a morning place, our afternoon menu offers sandwiches, paninis and salads and a few other light snacks to keep you going.  The downtown location has a new fuller hot sandwich menu including pulled pork, hot tuna melts and meatball subs.

Originally a coffee and desserts place, our in-house bakery produces some of the most memorable grandma-style recipe cakes and pies, available by the slice or whole when ordered in advance, like our popular NY style cheesecake or the ever favorite (you might need a knife to cut this) layered apple pie.

Open 363 days a year from 7am; breakfast is served until 1 pm.

Two Locations:

Camaron Sabalo 336, Zona Dorada, across from Bancomer.  669-913-0080 – MAP

Belisario Dominguez 1403, Centro Historico, at the corner of Sixto Osuna 669-910-1011 – MAP

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F.I.S.H. (Fresh Int’l Seafood House)

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What a welcoming surprise,the return of the grand dame of Mazatlan dining. Yes, Sarah Emerson along with her son, Gabriel Ocampo, has returned to the Mazatlan restaurant scene with an excellent presentation of the finest array of seafood to be found in all of Mazatlan. It is an interesting fact that many restaurants have a fine variety of seafood but this new restaurant can truly boast it has the finest of chefs and without the best preparation of seafood the variety available is meaningless! -Bill Demmer

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Address: Calle Gabriel Ruiz #3
Phone: 916-3474
Hours: 1 pm to 11pm



Gringo Lingo

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Gringo Lingo is one of the most fun venues in town. We satisfy Canadian & American cravings for familiar North American bar food.

As one of the longer established restaurant-bars in the Golden Zone, we are known for our excellent chicken and steak fajitas as well as for all-you-can-eat seafood.

We have both open air as well as air-conditioned interior seating for your comfort. Our margaritas will cool off even the hottest tourist. Mention the Mazatlan Messenger and get one free with your meal!

Address: Playa Gaviotas #313
Phone: 669-913-7737

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Casa Loma

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Casa Loma is one of the most prized culinary jewels in Mazatlan. The European style restaurant with dark wood finishings, red velvet drapes and bronze plates offers an elegant and yet sophisticated atmosphere. Its open air Mexican/Spanish patio, surrounded by garden relaxes all while dining. Casa Loma is the perfect haven for those who enjoy fine dining and tranquility, preserved for more than 3 decades as a tradition. Quality service and always an outstanding meal have been the keys to our success.

Join us any day between 1:30 pm and 11:00 pm.
Av. Gaviotas #104, Golden Zone