Mazatlán Restaurant Guide: Where to Dine

Mazatlán’s culinary scene gives visitors an authentic taste of Mexico with a range of traditional and regional fare and modern dishes.
Below are a few restaurants to consider during your next visit to Mazatlán.
  • A short distance from the town of Mazatlán, Quelite Mio is a hacienda restaurant where visitors can enjoy a country atmosphere with family and friends, in addition to excellent cuisine featuring regional dishes such as chilorio and crushes, as well as seafood cooked in various ways.
  • El Meson de los Laureanos, which recently won the national award for “Best traditional Mexican restaurant concepts,” offers regional cuisine such as quail, lamb, crushes, language and others. Desserts include traditional pumpkin pies, gorditas cream and caramel.
  • Shrimp Bucket is another favorite with its beachfront Olas Altas location. A favorite for visitors in town for Mazatlán Carnival, the restaurant offers international cuisine which includes seafood, arracheras, and regional dishes. A great location for families as well.
  • Casa 46 Cocina de Autor, Mazatlan (photo courtesy of

    Casa 46 Cocina de Autor, Mazatlan (photo courtesy of

    For those looking for a mix of modern and traditional cuisine, there’s Casa 46 Cocina de Autor restaurant, located near the beautiful Plazuela Machado. Celebrity chef Marino Maganda serves Mazatec style cuisine with a twist.

  • If seafood is your first choice, The Cuchupetas has the perfect catch. It’s fresh seafood dishes have drawn the likes of Presidents, leading politicians and celebrities to its doors.
  • For a historic experience, the charming Presidio Restaurant is located in the heart of the Historical Center of Mazatlán. Diners can experience a variety of gastronomic flavors with a Mazatleco style.
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