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Emergency phone numbers

911 [no longer 066, for all of Mexico] for all general emergencies – cell or landline
Canadian Consulate, 913 7320, for an ER after hours call Ottawa: 001 800 514 0129. For ER during office hours, Monday to Friday 9:30 to noon, Wendy’s ext. is 3657; Maria Elena’s, 3658
Consumer Protection/Profeco, 982 3670.
Fire department (main number for the GZ and Centro), 981 2769, 981 2600.
Immigration/Migración, 981 4137, 981 3813.
Police (municipal), 983 4510, 984 4499.
Police (tourist, a little English), 914 8444.
Red Cross, 065 [for an ambulance] or for admin – 981 3690, 985 1451, 981 1506.
United States Consulate, 916 5889.
Vehicle accident – you have the choice of the main police, or transit police/policia tránsito, 983 2816, 982 2997.
On the highway – green angels, ángeles verdes, 078, for English press 2 or 01 800 987 8224
Left an item in a pulmonia? Try the land land office: 985 0701, 985 0601 [hq us on Angel flores #1113];  or Luis Ortega’s cell 669 918 2071 [he’s president of the pulmonia union] (phone numbers as of August 2016)

My big fat Mazatlan caveat: numbers change, businesses move, hours are fluid, double check on FaceBook pages too. 

Art galleries/beauty spas/bus routes/churches/consulates/cruise ship schedule/massages/museums/shops/theatres/Venados schedule

AA: Closed meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Melville Hotel, every Friday at noon. Contact 981 – 0149 or 669 107 6931, or e mail: maltese@shaw.ca

Alboa Boliche: 669 988 0005 or 988 0804, Mazatlan@alboa.com.mx [more info in Child’s Play.]

Angela Peralta Theatre: Plazuela Machado, Carnaval #1024, 982 4446, (hit 103 for a bilingual attendant.) Credit cards are often accepted, but it depends on the employee and the event. Call ahead to double check box office hours, but it should be open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. –  3 p.m. , then 5 p.m. – 7  p.m. If there is a performance on a Sunday, the box office should be open for last minutes sales. Tickets often available at the Gran Plaza from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets for Casa Haas are also sold at this box office. Many events are free, but you do need to obtain your ticket from the Angela Peralta box office. All tickets are non-refundable. The theatre also houses two galleries: upstairs is La Galeria, open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. $15, and downstairs is the La Galeria Rubio, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. $15, open most days. (for an in depth history, by local historian, Gustavo Gama Olmos, complete with pictures, please go to: http://amigosdemazatlan.com.mx/AngelaPeraltaTheaterHistory/)

Acuario Mazatlan:  Av De los deportes # 111, open every day from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., 981 7815, www.acuariomazatlan.com [more info in Child’s Play.] [ as for February 2017 the shark tank is closed for repairs – could be a “very long time.”]

Antonio Haas Theatre ( also referred to as IMSS theatre): is on the corner of Avenida del Mar and Manuel Gutierrez Najera, across from the Fisherman’s Monument. 669 994 5416

Aqua Sport Center: 913 0451, cellphone 669 1010462, http://www.aquasportscenter.com. [more info in Child’s Play]

Art Supply Store: Dibujo Técnico, Calle Aquiles Serdán # 2443, 01 669 981 0882

ArtWalk: Now in its 12th year over 40 artists happily display their paintings, photographs, prints, jewellery and all things creative. It takes place from 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on various streets [and studios] in Centro – returns in November.

Asian Market, Toyo, Benito Juárez #2708, open Monday to Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Athina Spa: Belisario Dominguez #1600, (at Mariano Escobedo).  Offers massages, mani/pedi’s  and a line of massage oils and scented candles. Call 982 1111 to make your Centro appointment. The second location is in the Golden Zone, part of Las Flores Hotel, Playa Gaviotas #212.Call  176 7698 to make an appointment and for a full list of services. Call to confirm hours – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Atlantis Auditorio: Rio Bravo #404, (beside Flamingos), 910 0658

Baikas (Bike Rentals):  Bikes for rent by the hour, half day or full day – on Olas Altas between the Looney Bean and La Cueva del León, open every day 7a.m. – 9 p.m., call 669 910 1999.  Second location for  Baikas is on the Ave. del Mar, inside the Hotel Don Pelayo. Same hours, different phone number – 669 164 6434  For more info on other rentals and safety click here. [more info in Child’s Play.]

Baupres Gallery:  Heriberto Frias#1506,  open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m, but call just to make sure, 669 113 0941.

Beauty with a Purpose: (female impersonators for charity) contact Kimberly Brown, e mail: ktchrkb@yahoo.com or Arlene Johnson, e mail: ajpm411@gmail.com

Bus Routes: please click here

Canadian Consulate: Wendy Hardouin, Consular Agent, La Marina Business and Life Commercial Center Blvd. Marina Mazatlán 2302, Office 41, Marina Mazatlán 82103 Mazatlán, Sinaloa Tel: (669) 913-7320, or 913 4455. Fax: (669) 914-6655E-mail: mztln@international.gc.ca   website:  www.travel.gc.ca/register Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Should you have any difficulty reaching the Consular Agency, please dial the toll free number of the Embassy of Canada in Mexico: 01-800-706-2900. The Embassy of Canada in Mexico would like to inform you of the creation of its Facebook page. ” We hope this tool will enable us to better connect with the Canadian Community in Mexico.” The direct link is www.facebook.com/pages/Canada-in-Mexico-Canada-au-Mexique/155970781258300

Casa Etnika: Sixto Osuna #50, open Monday to Saturday at 10 a.m.  136 0139. Packed with unique gifts, Helena has a keen buyer’s eye. www.casaetnika.com.mx

Casa Haas: corner of Mariano Escobedo and Heriberto Frias. Opening hours vary; it hosts chamber music, art exhibitions and other events which are open to the public.  All tickets to events are available at the Angela Peralta box office. Even if the event is free, you must get a ticket from the box office.

Casa Lucila: not only is a boutique hotel, but is now home to famous Mazatlan artist Antonio López Sáenz Dynamic Gallery. Open during hotel hours, on the Olas Altas, across from the Pedro Infante monument.

Centro Cultural Multiversidad, 21 de Marzo #36, hours vary.

Centro Cultural Universistario: Rosales, between Melchor Ocampo and Leandro Valle, open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Has one entire room devoted to Mazatleco artist, Antonio López Saenz.

Centro Cultural Valladolid Gallery: (inside the school, Colegio Valladolid), Belisario Dominguez and Hidalgo, closed Sunday, open from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Centro de Usos Múltiples (C.U.M.): Av. Paseo del Pacifico, off Av. La Marina, past the “new” Walmart.

Cerveceria Tres Islas, Miguel Aleman #923, call 669 688 5457, open daily from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., but call ahead to make sure.

Chikkowi (fine meat company), Paseo Claussen #97 . Open Tuesday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m.  a.m to 5:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.- call 193 0144. The grill is hot, the meat tender, the fish fresh – stay or go.

Chuy’s Organicos Fresh Produce, Chuy Lizarraga grows and delivers fresh organic produce. To get on his mailing list: chuylizarraga@chuysorganicos.com. To read a profile of Chuy.

Cinepolis: http://www.cinepolis.com/cartelera/mazatlan

Cinemex: https://cinemex.com/cine/186/cinemex-galerias-mazatlan

Clock and watch fixer: Gabriel Alfonso Gamez Zuñiga, on the corner of Rosales and Canizalez. Open Monday to Friday from 10 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. or call 985 5620 [Spanish only]. He’s open on Saturdays too, but you need to knock on the steel closing as that is his real “working” day. I took my grandfather’s 120 year-old pocket watch to be cleaned, trusted him totally, only $500 pesos. You won’t get a receipt, but don’t worry. A prominent Mexican businessman said “he’s the most honest person in Mazatlan and every Mazatlan family take their watches to him.”

Cocina Linda Lee: homemade food, gluten-free food, catering, call Linda Lee at 981 -6099, 206 Miguel Aleman (Playa Sur), or e mail: lindalee3169@hotmail.com

Convention Centre/Centro del Convenciones Mazatlan:  Av. de Las Torres, 669 989 6060

Cruise Ship Official Schedule

Cuidado con el Perro, Aquiles Serdán #1808, every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Culinary Market, on Belisario Dominguez #1503 and Mariano Escobedo. Bredhaus (formerly Molika Bakery)  is closed Sundays, and is open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. It features European artisan bread, Euro style pasties, deli meats, bagels, etc. Krema Breakfast Cafe is now open and Héctor’s Bistro is open for lunch and dinner, but closed on Sundays. Fresh Boutique opens at 8 a.m. – 4 p.m, closed Sundays as does Merca Mar (frozen fish).

Cultura H, Paseo de Lomas #413, open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call 112-1490 for more info.

Cultura Offices, on the Alemán, west of Carnaval, opposite Oxxo, open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m, and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

“D” Martha Estética y Boutique, open Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Carnaval #1603 (at 21 de Marzo) call:  669 117 9963

Deep Extraction Cleaning, Noë Gudiana Villarreal, WhatsAPP 669 134 8864, 669 986 1314, decmazatlan@gmail.com

Designer’s Bazaar: Ave. Playa Gaviotas #217, (in front of Ramada Resort), 983 6039, opens 10 a.m. boasts “exclusive clothes and accessories, art gallery, and contemporary crafts”, also located inside of the Hotel Playa Mazatlan[

Doctor on Call, 24/7 and Doctors: English speaking doctor, Dr. Jorge Garcia De La Rosa devotes most his medical practice to making house calls: 669 122. 4705.  For all details, click here.  ♦ If Doctor Jorge is not available you could try: English speaking Dr. Levid Torres Guzmán, Carnaval #1611; his “first-come first- see” clinics are Monday to Friday noon to 2:30, and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 11:30 -2:00. He does make house calls in emergencies. His office number is 669 981 0855, his cell is 669 918 0357.  Another Doctor who speaks English and will make house calls in an emergency is Dra. Montes, her office is at Laboratorios Teresita Sanchez [across from Sam’s club] most days you can’t get an appointment until 5 p.m. as she works at Social Security during the day. Office: 112 1400,  cell, 669 994 8168.

Ely’s Place, Los Studios: studio apartments for rent in Centro on Mariano Escobedo #724. E mail: unclebwn@yahoo.com, call (in Mexico) 044 669 155 2228 or from the U.S. 605 359 8552

El Recreo, (coffee, book shop and theater), Constitucion # 209, hours depend on the various events.

English sites and  publications: Popular blog by Mazatlan resident, Nancy Dardarian,  http://www.countdowntomexico.com ;M! Magazine, in print monthly from October to April: maz-amor.com ;Pacific Pearl, in print, monthly:  www.pacificpearl.com ;  Online Mazatlan My City:http://www.mazatlanmycity.com Another popular blog is written by Dianne Hofner Saphier filled with information on Mazatlan and surrounding areas. Mazatlan Messenger is back with new owners [Oct. 2016] and with big plans – not only to translate a few news items but also to provide you with videos and entertainment.

Estero del Yugo, contact is Eunice Murua, 989 8700 ext. 260 or emurua@ciad.mx

[more info in Child’s Play.]

European Sausage Kitchen/La Cocina de Salchichas Europeas, back open, from Wednesday to Saturday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Benito Juárez #2210, 669 148 8668.

FM2 or FM3 renewals, or first time: all new rules as of November 1, 2012.  Angel Cruz Cruz, Aquiles Serdán #410, call 669 193 6441 or e mail: angc9898@yahoo.com. Angel speaks perfect English, and will do all your paper work. He won’t run around and pay the bank, and go to immigration, but he will ensure all your documents are correct for immigration.

Farmers Market/Mercado Orgánico: every Saturday in Centro’s Zaragazo Square from 8 a.m. and as of March 1 every Wednesday, Baja Style Restaurant from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. [Camarón Sábalo #2601, next to Los Zarapes]. Questions, suggestions: mazmercadoorganico@hotmail.com,

Feria Gandera Mazatlan: (agricultural exhibition where concerts are often held), Avenida Luis Donaldo Colosio, (Villas del Ray)

Flavor Teller: private tours of wonderful street food in Centro Historico, visit their website or call 669 142 6890 or e mail: flavorteller@gmail.com

Florist – Floreria Jardin de Rosas, Paseo Lomas #248 [just past Starbucks and the school], free delivery with order of $400, call 914 1754, credit cards accepted. Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Flower Market: one long block on Aquiles Serdan north of the “Shrimp Ladies”, runs between Serdan and Azueta, open every day 7 a.m.

Fresh Boutique Produce (inside The Culinary Market), Belisario Dominguez, # 1503, open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Perhaps you’d enjoy watching a short video with BC Marks and owner Felix Velarde – scroll down, it’s the eighth one.

Friends of Mexico: visit the website: www.friendsofmexicoac.org. or if in doubt, please call the president, Dr. Steve Backman, at 916 7500.

Fruta Rica/fresh fruit bouquets: for English please call Kimberly Brown, 669 123 3087 in Spanish Celia, 669 160 4122, or visit them on FB.

FYDO fumigaciones: 980 8608, info@fydo.com.mx, located on Hernán Cortés, 16306, Fracc. Villas del Rey.

Gaby’s Beauty Shop: Camaron Sabalo #3001, (beside Chilli Peppers), call 669 120 5379 for an appointment. Summer hours:  8 – 1, Snowbird hours: 8-5, closed Sundays.

Galeria Nautilius: owned by Blas Nayar, on Constitución, west of the Plazuela Machado, on the south side, next to Casa Machado, open most days from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 669 120 9832

Gallery Uno, “discover the magic” on Mariano Escobedo #405, between Athina Spa and Héctor’s Bistro. Plans are to be open from Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. from noon until 5 p.m. – but best to call owner JonJuan for a “solid” appointment at 669 120 0239.

Gandarva Galeria: Constitucion #616, open from 10-9, Monday to Saturdays, 136 0665. Lots of great things, take your time.

Gluten-free bread: La Cocina de Linda Lee, 981 6099, or e mail: lindalee3169@hotmail.com, 206 Miguel Aleman, Playa Sur

Go-Kartz: Plaza Sendero mall, 669 162 6902, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.[more info in Child’s Play.]

Golfing at Estrella Del Mar: office is located on Av. Camaron Sabalo # 418 (half block south of Dairy Queen), or call at 914 0362, 914 0363, 914 0365.  Call the pro shop at Estrella at 915 8320. Both are open every day from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be sure to ask about weekly, monthly and residential specials.

Gran Salón Bacanora, on Rafael Buelna, near Plaza de Torros, 669 986 8633

Huana Coa: http://huanacoa.com/en/
Email: administracion@huanacoa.com
Land line: (669) 990 110 001
Cell phone: 669 147 0604 [more info in Child’s Play.]

Hospice Mazatlan: International #208, a the corner of Rio Presidio (near the old Ley, Ley Vieja and Waldos )  and for more information call Lois Croly, 669 162 5441

Iglesia Cristiana: Congregacional/Congregational Church/The Blue Church: 5 de Mayo #1714, 985 1607 or e mail: iccm@2000.com.mx

Igelisa Sagrada Familia: Cisue and Rio de la Plata, Las Gaviotas, 669 913 5287

Iglesia San Carlos Borremeo: Rio Baluarte #4, Palos Prietos, 985 1816

Ishü Shoe Store, the corner of Aquiles Serdán and Genaro Estrada, open every day at 8:30 a.m.

Kellogg y Kain: photo art with a twist. For more info:  www.kelloggykain.com or call  at 669 115 4689, or the landline 180 2038, for an appointment.

Kelly’s Bicycle Tours, 914 1187, kellysbikeshop@hotmail.com

Kilómetro Cero, Av. Reforma and JustoSierra [more info in Child’s Play.]

Kualikua/QuesArt Cheese: Rafael Buelna #111, open Monday to Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., call 669 918 0607. It’s in the Plaza Maria Cristina, across from Banorte and beside Todo Orgániko. When you leave the store, STOP!  Instinct will tell you to go straight but it’s a 6 foot drop; turn to your left and look down!

Lab in Centro, Laboratorio de Análisis Clinicos: 5 de Mayo #1809 (between Melchor Ocampo and Géneraro Estrada, open: Monday to Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon, call: 985 0060, 985 1970

La Cocina Linda Lee: (home cooking and gluten-free products): 981-6099, lindalee3169@hotmail.com, 206 Miguel Aleman, Playa Sur (please call first!)

La Divina Aura: Angel Flores # 828, 668 6841

Lamonica Rob, “Playing by Ear”, 669 155 4179

La Querencia Galeria de Arte: Belisario Dominguez #1502, 669 981 1036, closed Sundays, open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Las 7 Maravillas Bed and Breakfast: Av Las Palmas # 1 ( just off Paseo Claussen), 136 0646 or e mail: tatiana.genoud@las7maravillas.com For Peter Murphy’s photo gallery click here.

La Rosa de Las Barras : romantic getaway and now a restaurant:  http://www.larosadelasbarras.com/ 696 102 5001, or e mail: larosadelasbarras@gmail.com

Lina y su Fiesta Karaoke: available for private parties. These Canadians, living full-time in Mazatlan specialize in making you feel at home with a mic.They promise a large selection of Spanish, French and American songs. Call: 669 125 5164,follow on FB or e mail, linaysufiestakaraoke@gmail.com

Liquor Store, Cava del Duero: full selection of wine, spirits, liqueurs, and beer, Av. del Mar #620 (opposite the seal monument, just before the Acquarium), 669 981 5708, open every day at 9 a.m. There is also Bodega los Amigos, Camarón Sábalo, (beside Valentino’s, opposite McDonalds) open every day from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.990 3322; Pro Gourmet, Lola Beltrán #222, open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. office number is 118 4172 – if you don’t speak Spanish, ask for Darinka, call 669 145 0037. Will deliver for free within reasonable boundaries, 6 bottles of wine is the minimum order.

Liverpool Department Store: (on Marina Ave., before the Convention Centre, the green bus does stop there) The store opens at 11 a.m, until 8 p.m. The upscale restaurant (with an expresso machine and full bar) opens at 8 a.m. Both are open every day.

Lobodome: concert hall inside the University of Durango (Universidad Autonoma de Durango), next to Home Depot.

LOOK, Vintage and Modern Gallery. Romanita de la Peña #29, Contact Mark Jay for an appointment – 669 149 3911 or by e mail: markjayco@yahoo.com. Perhaps you’d enjoy watching his six videos on decor tips.

Los Cryps band, Carlos Vázqeuz, 669 147 3676 (the “kids” are at school during the day, Carlos speaks a little English)

Market/ Mercado, or El Mercado Pino Suarez: Centro’s market located between Benito Juarez and Aquiles Serdan –open daily,(even during most holidays) food starts selling at 8 a.m., tourists stores 10:30 a.m., stalls begin to close around 4-430 p.m.

MASSAGES:
Athina Spa: Belizario Dominguez and Ninos Heroes, call 982 1111; and in Las Flores, GZ call 176 7698 for prices and specials, tipping is appreciated.  E mail: athinaspa@yahoo.com  or www.athinaspa.mx

Carolina Medina: 669 152 6845 or at Aquiles Serdán #73, in Playa Sur

Tippy Toes: Sixto Osuna # 115, call for appointment 669 981 3463, or book on-line:   http://tippytoesmaz.com/,

Miguel Angel: Carvajal #2214, [south of Zaragoza, across from Dulceria Don Juan], Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m, but Miguel prefers to give massages from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call for an appointment, he speaks perfect English, 982 8970 or 910 3749. Clients claim he gives a deep tissue therapeutic massage and specializes in reflexology. Read a recommendation.

Mazatlan Appliances & Services, Ave. Carlos Canseco #6077, (in the Marina, across from Marina Hospital), open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Or by appointment, please call 182 7737. English spoken.

Mazatlan Aquarium: Av De los deportes # 111, open every day from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., 981 7815, www.acuariomazatlan.com [more info in Child’s Play.]

Mazatlan Book & Coffee Company: Playa Gaviotas #413, across from Las Flores Hotel, open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., call 916 7899 or 669 994 5815

Mazatlan4Rent, property management and vacation rentals: e mail: mazatlan4rent@gmail.com, in Canada or US call, 360 326 8769, Mazatlan office, 913 1830, Mexico cell, 044 669 101 5160. For the full background on the owners, Kristen and Lionne Decker please click here.

Mazatlan Film and Theater at El Recreo:  Constitucion #209, between Venus and Niños Heroes.  E mail: mazact1@gmail.com, www.mazact.com

Mazatlan Galerias (the mall): Ave. del Delfin, #5204, open every day from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m.

Mazatlan International Center: Av. del Delfin 6303 Fracc. Marina Mazatlan, 669 989 6060  e mail: info@mazatlanic.com

Mazatlan Pacific Coast Realty: Corner of Melchor Ocampo and Carnaval, Centro Historico. Office: 669 910 2723; cell, 669 918 8016. E mail: mazpcreatly@gmail.com or gtrejohi@gmail.com. Office hours are: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Mega Store: Rafael Buelna #128, open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day, phone 669 112 0680. [alcohol is sold after 9 a.m.] As of Nov. 2015, English help is available with Patty and Gloria from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Luis and Alba from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Names and people could change, but just ask for assistance.

Melville Hotel: Constitucion #99, designed for seniors and each fully equipped suite is totally wheelchair accessible. Rates are by the night, week, month or season. Call Alfredo Gomez Rubio on his cell at 669 994 8653 or e mail him : alfredogomezrubio@hotmail.com

Mercado Orgánico de Mazatlan – Mazatlan Farmers Market: Plazuela Zaragoza, Centro, from 8 a.m. until noon. RETURNS IN NOVEMBER.

Mercado Verde, organic market: Av. de la Marina #24 [3 blocks behind Soriana on the corner of La Marina,] organic foods, open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone 176 0257.

MICA [experimental theatre space in Centro], Libertad #58

Mixed Market, in high season only, every second and fourth Friday of the month, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It’s located on Jaboneria #216 in Colonia Lose Pinos, cross streets Paseo Classen and Zaagoza. Calchichas Caseras’s artisan sausages, 3D art, Mazatlan Munch, Jamaican meat pies, and much, much more!

Museo Arqueológico de Mazatlan: Sixto Osuna # 76 Centro 981 1455, open Tuesdays to Sundays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  often has special evening presentations

Museo de Arte: Sixto Osuna # 71 & Venustiano Carranza, Centro, 985 3502, open Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on weekends from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are 3 galleries: one collection is in the Sala Antonio López Saenz, the exhibit gallery (before you cross the courtyard) is Sala  Roberto Perez Rubio, and gallery past the courtyard, to the left, is Sala Carlos Bueno. Entrance is always free.

Music Club: [full music store with wide range of products], Insurgentes #2008, at Ejército Mexicano intersection, 669 4467, 983 5962, 1 800 841 6515, www.musicclub.com.mx

Nautilus Galeria: Constitucion # 77, 668 64 49, open 10 -8, every day

Nidart: Libertad #45 (on the corner of Carnaval) closed Sundays, open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Specializes in leather, leather masks, ceramics and all kinds of great gifts. The store has been in the same location for 22 years and most of products are made on the premises. 985 5991

Onilikan Distillery,  Av. Playa Gaviotas #505, closed Sundays, open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 668 2370. If you would like to watch a video on mixing cocktails (a martini, a margarita, a Mazatlan cocktail) please click here. [Onilikan was nominated in the silver category for the most innovative 2016 product by the Canacintra business organization, which is a 70 year old institution. They didn’t win, but Onilikan is on Canacintra’s radar; perhaps next year.]

Orfanatorio Mazatlan, Zaragoza #227

Pacific Golf Center, Av. Carlos Canseco #5991, 669 114 4556 [more info in Child’s Play.]

Pacific Park – Food Truck and Golf, Ave. de la Marina #5191 [same place as Pacific Golf Center]

Parque Lineal Mazatlan, Av. Oscar Pérez Escobosa #2016, across from Sendario shopping plaza.

Pedro Infante’s Museo/El Rincón de Pedro Infante: Actor, singer Pedro Infante was born in this house, Constitución #1108 – it’s filled with memorabilia such as movie posters, costumes, records and old photos – closed Sundays, open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Quicksilver Surf school: 6691209073, Facebook: Escuela de Surf QuickSilver Owm

Rafael Rodriquez: singer, guitar player available for private events – call 669 161 2772, or e mail: rafiel23@hotmail.com (yes, that is how his e mail is spelled)

Reasons Salon Spa, Marina Mazatlan, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Call owner Luisa Nolan, 990 1818 if you have any questions.

Recorcholis: 983 2127, http://www.recorcholis.com.mx   Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 11a.m.-9.p.m. and Wednesday, Friday, Saturday Sunday from 11a.m.-10 p.m.

Glen Rogers: artist, print maker,  www.glenrogersart.com

Rubio Gallery: bottom “hall” of the Angela Peralta Theatre, open every day from 9-6, modest fee

Sabina Sorensic: Spanish classes, cooking classes, private chef, catering, portrait painter and teacher of traditional Huichol art jewellery beading. Call Sabina at 554 928 1137, or e mail at mexicansabina@gmail.com or read her website.

Salchichas Caeras – sausages: no store, 100% homemade gluten-free pork sausages – call owner Zoran Colic, 669 918 3209, for free delivery on orders over $200. Each pack of five is $80.

Salon Atlantis: Rio Bravo # 404, behind the Cima Hotel, 982 7516

Salsa and Salsa: (“an interactive cooking and dancing tour”) at Hotel Royal Villas, 916 6161, every Monday 11 a.m. -2 p.m. and Fridays 5 p.m. -8p.m., www.salsaandsalsa.com or call the Salsa Hotline – 669 173 4989, or e mail: salsamazatlan@gmail.com

San Francisco Quilt Shop: Carnaval #1005 B near Aleman, open – Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  “A full-service quilting environment with services and supplies”.

Sausages – Salchichas Caeras: no store, 100% homemade gluten-free pork sausages – call owner Zoran Colic, 669 918 3209, for free delivery on orders over $200. Each pack of five is $80.

Sexto Sol: (alternative medicine, acupuncture), Carnaval #23, by appointment only, 981-5243

Shoe Repair/Reparacion de Calzado “Rafa”: on the corner of José Azueta at Mariano Escobedo in Centro, closed Sundays, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In business for 70 years with Jorge Diaz as the main cobbler. Son, Jorge, speaks English and helps out in the afternoons. “Rafa”, grandfather, began the business. [Spanish words for shoes are calzado and zapatos, they are both used.] [You may enjoy this one minute musical video.]

Skygym, in the Gran Plaza: Mondays to Fridays, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturdays 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sundays 9 p.m. to 3 p.m. Call 983 6410

SkyMed, Ana Fernandez 669 134 5259, Yvon Marier 669 161 5330

Solutions Mazatlan (Mazatlan4Sale4Rent: Av. Camarón Sábalo, #1000, 981 5730.

Spectaculare: event space, Camarón Sábalo # 1302, call: 914 0040 or 914 0050

Synagogue:  There is no synagogue in Mazatlan.

Taller Galeria NidArt: Libertad #45, 981 0002, Mon.-Sat.  9-6

Teatro Universitario UAS: Avenida de los Deportes, (behind the aquarium).

Templo San José: Campana #210, 669 981 3545

Termite [and other pest problems]:FYDO fumigaciones: 980 8608, info@fydo.com.mx, located on Hernán Cortés, 16306, Fracc. Villas del Rey.

Tippy Toes Salon: Sixto Osuna #115, (across from the Museo de Arte), Monday – Friday, 10-7, Saturday 9-2. Call for appointment – 669 981 3463 or book on-line: http://tippytoesmaz.com/,  Credit cards accepted.

Todo Orgániko, Av. Rafael Buelna #111 in the Plaza Maria opposite Banorte. Hours as of March 2016 are from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m, Monday to Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, but always call – 669 112 1702. They have gluten-free frozen bread and other gluten-free items as well as eggs, spices etc. etc. When you leave the store, STOP!  Your instinct will be to go straight ahead, but there is a 6 foot drop. Look down and turn to the left and head for the stairs. It’s also right beside the deli/cheese store, Kualikua.

Toyo Asian Market, Benito Juárez #2708, open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. 0 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you’d like to watch a tour of Toyo led by BC Marks

Translator, state- approved legal translator:  Isabel Hudgins, Belisario Dominguez #2610 (one block from the Malecon), 669 668 2277 (with voice mail in English and Spanish.) State-approved means Isabel’s translations are legal in Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. Bring her your documents (birth certificates, marriage, divorce, really any government or immigration business) and she will give you a quote for her services.

YeYe:Designer clothes, Constitucion # 620,  closed Sundays, open 11-2, 2:30 -7.

UAS Theatre: Universidad del la Autónoma de Sinaloa, just east of the Aquarium

United States Consulate:  Playa Gaviotas #202, Zona Dorada, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.  669 916 5889, or 669 149 1059,[Noelle Flores], after hours ER call 045 662 256 0741 (in Hermosillo) e mail: ConAgencyMazatlan@state.gov

Valladolid Gallery: (inside the Valladolid College), Belisario Dominguez #53, open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Venados Baseball Games, Sadly they were eliminated from the playoffs in early 2017 – look for the new schedule in the fall.

Veraneando Adventure:http://www.veraneandoadventure.com
Email: veraneandoadventure@hotmail.com
Land line (669) 988 0425 or 988 1414 [more info in Child’s Play.]

Vets: three vets are reviewed, complete with addresses and phone numbers, click here

Vineyard Church: The Vineyard Christian Fellowship of Mazatlan – Ave. Camaron Sabalo #335,  916 5114; www.vineyardmcm.org   e mail: mazvineyard@yahoo.com

Water Parks: “intereactive oasis”, opposite Fisherman’s Monument on the Malecon; Mazagua, 988 0041, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. closed in Jan and Feb.; [more info in Child’s Play.]

Whale Quest, Onca Explorations: e mail:  info@oncaexplorations.com 669 913 4050,  669 116 0301. Morning ( 8 a.m.) or Sunset (2 p.m.) tours.

Woolworth, Aquiles Serdán #1516, between 21 de Marzo and Jose María Canizales, open every day, 9 – 9.

X’ray in Centro, Rayos X de Mazatlan, 5 de Mayo #1713 at Leandro Valle, 981 6020, opens at 8:30 a.m.

Bars/cafes/hotels/restaurants

Aca Los Charros, Av. La Marina #400, opens at noon every day, call 986 8606 [just in front of Home Depot] [go here to read a introduction]

Allegro Centro, Belisario Dominguez and Sixto Osuna, open daily from 7 – 11 p.m. Coffee at 7, breakfast at 8 a.m. Allegro GZ, Sabalo, opposite La Vina, The Vineyard Church. Both wireless hot spots, with a/c.

Agatha Kitchen Bar, across from the Ramada Inn, Playa Gaviotas #225, 669 990 3202, open every day from 1 p.m. on. If you’d live to read an introduction to Agatha.

Alcatraz Rock Bar, Playa Gaviotas #210, 929 4149, open from 6 p.m. on

Angelina’s  Kitchen,  Venustiano Carranza #18 [behind the Freeman Hotel]. Closed until November 2017.

Angelo’s Restaurant, Camarón Sábalo #2121, inside Puerblo Bonito, open every day from 6 p.m. on, wheelchair accessible, call for reservations – 989 8900

Bahia: on Mariano Escobedo and Venus, open every day at 8 a.m. call 669 176 3760 to make a reservation. Restaurant offers a separate breakfast menu as well as a traditional Mexican lunch/dinner menu.

Baja Style Restaurant, Av. Camarón Sábalo, #2601,(next to Los Zarapes) open every day from noon to 11 p.m., accepts major credit cards, 669 913 1678.

Bara al Mar, B.A.M., Playa Gaviotas #204, behind Señor Frogs, opens from 11 -11, 669 913 0748.

Barracruda’s, Avenida la Marnia #1202, 669 983 4582,669 941 5382 open every day from 11 – 11.

Beach Burger, Plazuela Machado, open for lunch (in high season) and dinner

Beer/Cerveceria Tres Islas, Miguel Aleman #923, call 669 688 5457, open daily from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., but call ahead to make sure.

Bliss, tu tienda vegana/store and vegetarian restaurant, in the GZ plaza next to the gas station and McDonalds, open from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sundays.

Bodega los Amigos, Av. Camarón Sábalo, (next to Valentinos), open from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m., call 669 990 3322, ext 2025 or 2026 for reservations, closed Sundays. The liquor store (downstairs) is open every day from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

BrownieMania Cafe, Plazuela Machado (beside La Tramoya) open Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sundays, from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. call 910 3346

Cafe Cosmos, (catering), changed it name to Gustavo’s Kitchen. Follow on Facebook, Gustavo Gama Lorde, or e mail: gustavogamalorda@outlook.com or call: 669 196 5358

Café El Faro, Olas Altas, next to Hotel Belmar, open daily 7-10 p.m

Cafe Pacifico Restaurant and Bar, Plazuela Machado [Constitución and Heriberto Frias], after December 1, open every day at 3 p.m.

Carlos & Lucia’s, across from the old Holiday Inn, 913 5677, open every day from 8:30 a.m.

Carlota Bar Clubhouse, Niños Héroes #1500, call 669 123 6611

Casa Arabe, 5 de Mayo #1917, closed Sundays, open from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. If you wish to read a review.

Casa Canobbio, in the Plazuela Machado, on Heriberto Frias, open every day from noon on, accepts credit cards [go here to read an introduction]

Casa 46, in the Plazuela Machado, “upstairs” enter on Constitución. Chef Marino Maganda’s restaurant is closed Tuesdays and is open for dinner only, starting at 6 p.m. Reservations only, call 669 136 0545 or reserve online. Here’s an introduction to the restaurant.

Casa Country, Camarón Sábalo (beside Palapa del Mar) open every day from noon until 11 p.m, 669 916 5300. Perhaps you’d enjoy reading a profile on the owner, Dario Veliz.

Casa de Leyendas Hotel:  e mail: frontdesk@casadeleyendas.com, or visit their site

Casa Garcia: (inside is El Presidio and Compañia Minera), Niños Heroes #1511, and Mariano Escobado, open every day from 1 p.m. on, call 136 0346 after 12 p.m. [go here to read an introduction]

Casa Granero al Natural, Camaron Sabalo #1802, phone 669 117 1966, closed Tuesdays, opens on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. and on weekends at 2 p.m. If you would like to read a review.

Casa Loma, Gaviotas Ave. #104, 1:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. every day, 913 5398 www.restaurantcasaloma.com  If you wish to read a review of the restaurant please click here.

Casa Lucila Hotel Boutique, Olas Altas # 16, in front of the Pedro Infante Monument. During high season they are open every day at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but please call to confirm at 982 1100.

Casa Maria Food-Truck Stand, closed Mondays and Tuesday, opens at 6 p.m. #1802 Marina Mazatlan [located south of the bowling alley across from Marina El Cid.]

Cenadurio Chayito: Centro – Azueta #2407, 982 6723 and now in the Golden Zone, in front of the Hotel Ocean Palace, 913 2815, both open at 7 a.m.

Cerveceria Tres Islas, Miguel Aleman #923, call 669 688 5457, open daily from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., but call ahead to make sure.

Cheers, The Pub, Camaron Sabalo #204 [Plaza Lomas], 669 100 6012

Chikkowi Restaurant Carniceria, Paseo Claussen #97, open from 11 – 11,  669 193 0144

Chile’s Peppers, Camaron Sabalo #3001, 913 0069, open every day

Chiltepinos Mazatlan, Marina Mazatlan # 2219, open every day, 669 913 1047

Cimaco, (in the Gran Plaza), 3rd floor, closed Sundays, open 8 a.m. until 11 p.m., call to reserve, 989 5700, ext. 5710, or 5701

Coco’s Beach Club (Restaurant and Night Club), Av. Camarón Sábalo (in front of Farmacia Guadalajara before Mangos was La Canoa), 913 1515

Compañia Minera, (inside Casa Garcia), Niños Heroes #1511, at Mariano Escobedo, open every day from 1 p.m., reservations are not required. If you would like to read a review of the restaurant please click here.

Cotorro (Tacotorro), Rafael Buelna # 208 (beside the Dodge dealership), open every day; Sunday to Thursday from 6 p.m. to 1 p.m., Friday and Saturday open from 6 p.m. until 4 a.m.

Crazy Beach Sea Food Restaurant, Av. Playa Gaviotas #219,(behind Designer’s Bazar) call: 669 983 5387

Crowne Plaza, Blvd. Sabalo Cerritos #3110, 669 988 0324  www.mazaatlancp.com

Culinary Market, on Belisario Dominguez #1604 and Mariano Escobedo. The bakery, Bredhaus (formerly Molika), MercaMar and Fresh Boutique are open Monday to Saturday at 8 a.m. It’s also is home to Via Condotti, formerly Krema, [8 a.m. to noon p.m. breakfast served until noon, then it’s pizza and salads at 4 p.m.], and Héctor’s Bistro, open for lunch and dinner. Everything is closed on Sundays.

Darwin’s, (rápido, sano y rico, Health Food Restaurant), Ave. Paseo Lomas #13, open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 669 913 1093

Del Mar 48, DM 48, Av. del Mar #48, 915 6999 Hotel Cima

Diego’s Beach House, off  Camaron Sabalo on Florida, next to Costa Marinera, daily  1 p.m. on, 986 1816

Dock 7, Fresh Fish & Cold Beer, Marina Mazatlan, (between 7 and 8), open every day from 7:30 p.m.  669 914 0506  www.dock7.com.mx  or e: info@dock7.com.mx (open for lunch Monday to Friday – call ahead for weekend hours.)

Dolce Mami, Belisario Dominquez #1508 [ closed due to Centro’s 2017 construction] and Cerro Negro #101 (Lomas), 981 2555, or 121 1044

Dos de Tres, Constitución and Niños Héroes # 1500, open Saturdays and Sunday at 11 a.m., Monday to Friday at noon, call 910 1632.

El 4 to Beer and Burger Depot, Belisario Dominguez #28, at Sixto Osuna. Closed Mondays. Tuesday and Wednesday open from 5 p.m. – 11 a.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday open from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Call 669 668 7629.

El Albur Sport Bar, Carnaval #1500 and Angel Flores, open Monday to Sunday,  910 0208

El Aljibe de San Pedro, Constitucion #710, 669 982 6518, open from Tuesday to Saturday, 5 p.m. If you would like to read a review of the restaurant, please click here.

El Amigo Camaron, beside Casa Country, open Thursday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., BYOB.

El Balcón Snack Bar, Olas Altas, #1224,  above Encanta de Brasil Churrasqueria, beside Copa de Leche

El Bigotes, Insurgentes and Ciprés, open every day, 984 6892, 984 6868

El Bife, Plazuela Machado, Constitucion # 515 (beside La Bohemia ), closed Mondays, opens at 5 p.m., 136 0436 [go here to read an introduction]

El Capitano, Cameron Sabalo, beside Quijote Inn, plenty of parking, 913 1322

El Fish Market, Camaron Sabalo #1504 (across from Pueblo Bonito), 913 4997, daily from noon on, also on Olas Altas , next to El Shrimp Bucket

El Mal del Puerco Mazatlan Tragos y Garnachas, Av. Camarón Sábalo #1103, 669 240 7103 or 669 240 7456

El MontaLayo, Av. La Marina 983 0042; Plaza Ley, 982 0044

El Muchacho Alegre, Paseo Claussen #46, call 193 7373 to confirm hours, open every day.

El Palomar, Paseo Claussen #1500, [in front of the fisherman at Playa Norte], noon until 10 p.m., call 669 146 7194 for reservations. If you wish to read an review.

El Palomar de los Pobres, Av. Camaron Sabalo #308, 8 a.m. on, call 913 4379 for a reservation. If you wish to read a review.

El Parador Español (tapas, restaurant, bar), Av. Camarón Sábalo #714, call 913 0767, elparadorespanolmzt@yahoo.com.mx

El Presidio (inside Casa Garcia), Mariano Escobedo and Niños Heroes #1511, open every day from 1 p.m.on, for reservations [after 10 a.m.] call 910 2615. If you would like to read a review of the restaurant please click here.

El Rincon de Nasha, [formerly Minnesota Cafe], Av. Camarón Sábalo #1936, daily from 7:30 a.m to 9:30 p.m., call to confirm, 914 0201, or 913 0019

El Sabrosón, Bicentenario # 661, open every day from 10-10, call 669 160 4746

El Sacrificio Social Cantina, Niños Héroes #96 [was La Candela], 669 910 3957, says it opens at 1 p.m., but call first.

El Shrimp Bucket, Olas Altas, # 11, open daily  from 7 a.m., 981 6350

El Tunel, Carnaval #1207 (across from the Angela Peralta), open every day from noon on, 910 3476

El Verlero, Stone Island, open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., call 669 152 4780

Encanta de Brasil Churrasqueria, Olas Altas #1224, open Monday to Friday from noon on and on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. call 669 136 0555, wheelchair accessible.

Ernies Restaurant and Club,  Camaron Sabalo #1712 (next to Pueblo Bonito), call for operating hours 914 0202

Fat Fish, Av. Camaron Sabalo # 1996, in front of the Hotel Fiesta Inn, open every day from noon to 9:30 p.m. pesos only, 176 2220

F.I.S.H. (fresh international seafood house), Calle Gabriel Ruiz #3,(next to Rico’s) 669 916 3474, closed Tuesdays, open from 1:00 p.m. on, handicap friendly

Fresco [Cocina del Mar Catina], Sixto Osuna [in the old Delirium space], closed Mondays, open from 1 p.m. on.

Friends Diner Restaurant, Laguna #300, GZ, next to the former Por Que No, call 913 6066 open from 11-11.

Funky Monkey Hostel, Lomas – Cerro Boludo #112, 669 166 6364, or e mail: funkymonkeyhostel@yahoo.com, or go to: http://www.facebook.com/FunkyMonkeyHostel

Gaia Bistrot: Plazuela Machado [underneath Casa 46] closed Mondays, open from noon  until 11:30 p.m. – terrace seating, or indoors with ac. For reservations call: 112 2525. During low season open for lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. To read an introduction to Gaia

Golden STAR Sport Bar, Av. Playa Gaviotas #204, 913 0379

Gringo Lingo Bar & Grill, Ave. Playa Gaviotas # 313, 913 0251 or 913 7737, open every day from noon on

Gus Gus, Golden Zone, 914 4501 open every day, 7-2 a.m.

Gus Gus, Blvd Marina, 913 4181 open every day, 7-11

Gustavo’s Kitchen Catering Co, Benito Juarez #2704, 669 196 5358, rotisserie chickens on Saturdays, call to order 669 196 5358. Follow on Facebook, gustavo gama lorda

Héctor’s Bistro, ( Traditional European Artisan Food), Mariano Escobedo #409, at Heriberto Frias, is open for lunch and dinner, closed on Sundays. Call to reserve: 981 1577. Handicap accessible. If you would like to watch cooking shows with chef Héctor Peniche please click here.  If you would like to read an introduction to  the restaurant please click here.

Hotel Casa de Leyendas, Venustiano Carranza # 4 [at Macaws], 669 981 6180, Visit the website.

Hotel Olas Altas Inn, Avenida del Mar #719

Hotel Playa Mazatlan, Ave. Playa Gaviotas #202, 669 989 0555

Hotel Royal Villas, Av. Camarón Sábalo #500, 669 916 6161

Hotel Torres Mazatlan (La Palapa Restaurant), Ave. Sabalo Cerritos s/n, 669 989 8624

Hoy Toca Sport’s Bar, de las Garzas #13, call 668 2247, closed Tuesdays, opens at 3 p.m.

Il Mio Capriccio, Av. Gaviotas # 205, 913 0573, e mail: ilmiocapriccio@live.com

Il Mosto, Plazuela Machado, dinner only, reservations 985 4366

Italianni’s Galerias Mazatlan, Avenida de la Marina on the corner of Avenida Delfin, 669 688 0653

Joe’s Oyster Bar, Camaron Sabalo, 983 5333

Kelly’s Bar, Hotel Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 989 0525

Kit Cat Pizza Deli, Sixto Osuna #22 [at the Plazuela Machado], closed Mondays, open from 5 p.m., you are invited to bring your own wine if you stay for dinner. To read an introduction.

Koi Sushi, Av. La Marina 800 L-1, 112 1562

Krema Breakfast Cafe, now Via Condotti enter on Heriberto Frias (at Mariano Escobedo), opens at 8 a.m. until noon, and then it’s pizza and salads from noon on, closed Sundays.

La Bohemia, Plazuela Machado, (between La Tramoya and Beach Burger) 136 0866 open Tuesday to Sunday from noon on. If you wish to read a review.

La Casa Country, Camaron Sabalo (across from Holiday Inn), 916 5300 (www.lacasacountry.com) open daily- noon to 12p.m.

La Casa del Camarón, “Sábalo Country, between Farmacia Guadalajara and Oxxo”, open from noon until 10 p.m, call to confirm, 176 8095

La Catrina Restaurant & Catina, (was Three Amigos, was Purple Onion, across the street from Luna Palace Hotel), Camarón Sábalo # 2024, 669 916 0616

La Chupiteria Restaurant Bar, ( was Canucks), Olas Altas opposite the José Angel Espinoza Aragón monument aka “Ferrusquilla”, 136 0002

La Copa de Leche, Olas Altas #1220, closed  Tuesdays,  restaurant opens daily, 7 a.m., 982 5783

La Costa Marinera, ( between Hotel Luna Palace and Oceano Palace) La Florida, 914 1928, daily from 10 a.m. on

La Coronita Beer and Grill –  Camarón Sábalo, 669 111 8906

La Corriente,( cevicheria nais + playa) Av. del Mar # 48, in front of Hotel de Cima, open every day from 11-11, 669 910 1040

La Fábula. Food + Books + Beer, Constitución #217 [at Niños Héroes], open everyday from 7 a.m. on, call to reserve 669 910 5399. If you wish to read a short introduction to the restaurant.

La Fiera, Camarón Sábalo #1968, just north of La Palapa, call 913 1685, closed Tuesdays, opens at 1 p.m. Just opened on December 16, 2016 their bar/lounge – all velvet and soft lighting, a must not miss – bar opens at 5 p.m. and goes on and on until closin’ time. If you’d like to read an introduction to La Fiera.

La Fonda de Chalio, Olas Altas, #166, open every day, 7:30 a.m on, 910 0480

La Isla Palapa, enter Marina Mazatlan (across from La Marina Business and Life), proceed through the glorieta in front of Sr. Pepper’s, cross the bridge to La Isla Palapa.  The lighthouse with security guards can direct you as well.

La Malquerda, snacks, canta bar, sports bar, karaoke, Angel Flores #500 at Belisario Dominguez, from noon on, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, call 669 212 2896.

La Mazatleca, “family style restaurant – sport’s bar – deck – patio, Av. Camarón Sábalo #1303, open every day from noon on. Call 669 913 1666, accepts VISA and MasterCard, parking in front.

La Mona Pizzeria, In Centro – Ninos Heroes # 1508, 981 5610,  and in Marina Mazatlan, Paseo de la Isla #2219, 916 0606

La Movida Bar and Grill, Plaza Marina Mazatlan, in front of bclub, 121 8134

La Muralla China, Avenida Dr. La Marina Mazatlan, open every day from 11 -11, 913 6888

La Palapa, at Hotel Torres, 989 8600

La Palapa del Mar, Camaron Sabalo #6000 (in front of the Holiday Inn), 914 1900

La Puntilla, Paseo vista Hermoza, open every day from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., call 669 982 8877

La Querencia, Heriberto Frias #1405, 669 150 0034

La Ruta/Casita Vegana, Vicente Guerreo #216 [between Azueta and Carvajal next to Felton Maderia], open Wednesdays to Sundays from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays until 10 p.m. Call 668 4904. If you would like to read a review.

La Sabina [Beer Fun and Food Catina], Av. Camarón Sábalo #2599, Sábalo Country Club, opens noon on, 669 994 9796.

La Tenaza, Av. Del Mar #1002, [between Tourism and La Parrillada], open from 11 – 11, call 118 4108

La Tertulia, (Cantina Museo Taurino) Belisario Dominguez/ Constitución # 1440, for reservations call 669 137 3176

La Tramoya Restaurant Bar, Plazuela Machado, 985 5033, opens daily in the evening. Call ahead to confirm if they are open for lunch, varies according to the traffic.

Las Brochetas, Raphael Buelna (opposite Mega, beside Autospa car wash), byob, open every day from 2 p.m. to around 11 p.m. To watch a short video with Chef Héctor Peniche  hosting, please click here.

Las Flores Hotel, Playa Gaviotas # 212, 669 913 5100 or 669 914 9310

Lety’s, Isla de Piedra, open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 981 9255, VISA accepted.

Life en Español, open Wednesday to Fridays from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. on. Call to reserve, 669 159 0161. El Cid, Camarón Sábalo. [go here to read an introduction]

Live Rock Bar, Laguna #300, 669 196 8789

London Crepe, Camarón Sabalo, in the Plaza Lomas [almost opposite Panama], open every day from 11 -11.

Looney Bean, in Centro on Olas Altas (beside the La Cueva) open 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. In Sabalo/Cerritos, #105 next to the Last Drop, open 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Los Arcos, Camaron Sabalo # 1019  (between El Cid and Palms Resort), 11-10, 913 9577 www.restaurantlosarcos.com.mx

Los Delfines, in the Maria Coral Hotel, Stone Island.  Open every day from 7 until closing time.  669 981 9491, e mail:  mariacoralhotel@hotmail.com  website:  http://www.hotelmariacoral.com

Los Zarapes, Camaron Sabalo, across from Oceano Palace , daily 1-1, 913 1401

Lyfe Market, Av. Cameron Sabalo #343, open every day at 7:30 a.m., call 913 6037. If you would like to read a review.

Lucky B’s Cantina Grill, Av. Playa Gaviotas #404, 669 915 4545 (across from Sea Shell City Museum), open every day from 8 a.m.

Macaws American Restaurant, Venustiano Carranza #4, 669 981 6180. Hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed Tuedays.

Mahi Sushi Bar, Av.; just off the Malecon at the acuario /aquarium, south of Olas Altas Inn Open every day from 1 p.m. on, call: 913 2070. If you would like to read a restaurant review…

Maracuyá Disco Club + Banda, Ave. del Mar #5500, 668 4706

Margaritas Restaurant and Grill, Ave. Playa Gaviotas #413, (just across from Las Flores Hotel)

Mariscos La Corona, Av. Camarón Sabalo #1712, (before Ernie’s), open every day from 11 a.m. on, call 668  1068. Original location is at: Av. Luis Donaldo Colosio #14210

Mercado Culinario (formerly Molika Bakery), closed Sundays, opens from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. On Belisiario Dominguez (in Centro), #1503.

Molokay, Stone Island, open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 981 9347

Morena’s Taste of India,  Sixto Osuna #26 (just west of the Plazeula Machado) closed Sundays, open from 12 p.m. on. Reservations recommended, 669  194 0180, or e mail: morenasresto@gmail.com. Take out and delivery are available. If you would like to read a review of the restaurant please click here. Morena’s has expanded and now has patio seating.

Mr. Lionso Playa Brujas, 669 988 0425 and now in Centro at the Plazuela Machado, open every day from 8 a.m. on, call to reserve [in Centro] 910 4308.

Mr. Lobster, Camarón Sábalo #343, 913 0118

Munchkins,
Camaron Sabalo #550 (in front of Pueblo Bonita), 916-6180

Nando’s Pizza, corner of Belisario Dominguez and Mariano Escobedo (opposite Athina Spa) open every day from 1 p.m.  Home delivery, 910 0101, 910 0202 [closed due to Centro’s 2017 construction.]

Naturalia, Zaragoza #807, 982 5955, closed Sundays, open from 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Nuestro Bar, Paseo Claussen #107, second floor, call 910 5400

Ocean Grill Restaurant, Av. del Mar #1113, open every day from noon on, call 983 2299. If you would like to read a review of this restaurant, please click here.

Oceano Palace Beach Hotel, Camaron Sabalo, 913 0666

Ocho Octaves/ 8/8: in Centro, Libertad #416 beside Helarte; in the GZ Rafael Buelna #886 – open every day from 8 a.m. on.

Oliva Ristorante, Camarón Sábalo #552, every day from 8 a.m. on, call 913 2892

Panchos Restorán, Camarón Sábalo#1614, 913 3040, from 7 a.m. on and on Rodolfo T. Loaiza, 914 0911

Papagayo, (inside the Inn at Mazatlan), Ave. Camaron Sabalo #6291, open every day from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m, call 913 5500 and now in Centro on the corner of Angel Flores and Belisario Dominguez, open 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., call 982 1888. If you wish to read a short introduction to the restaurant in Centro.

Papá Chuleta Steakhouse, Av. de la Marina, 12:30 p.m. on, 669 176 1357

Pata de Mula: Ave. La Marina # 2302, opens at noon but call 669 228 4165

Pedro & Lola, Plaza Machado, Carnaval & Constitucion, open every day for dinner only, 982 2589

Playa Brujas, Mr. Lionso 988 0425, playabruja@hotmail.com and now in Centro, Plazuela Machado, open from 8 a.m. on.

Playa Mazatlan Beach Hotel (and home of the Venado’s Show Room), Ave. Playa Gaviotas #202, 669 989 0555

Por qué No, (the old Yoopers), Las Garzas #13, call 669 668 2247 for the new hours of operation

Puerto de Ortigosa, Miguel Alemán #222, 150 1705, or e mail: natalia @puertoodeortigosa.com

Puerto Viejo, Olas Altas, 982 1886 open daily 11-11

Punta Pacifico Hotel,  Ernesto Coppel Campaña #725, Zona Nuevo, 669 989 2929

Puravida, Privada Bugambilias, GZ, phone 916 1010, open every day at 8 a.m. If you would like to read a review.

Ramada Mazatlan, 669 983 5333, www.ramadamazatlan.com

Raggio Cocina Casual, Camaron Sabalo #336 , (next to Allegro in the GZ)  669 913 5999,  open every day from 11 a.m. If you would like to read a review of this restaurant, please click here.  New Centro location – Belisario Dominguez and Sixto Osuna – open Monday to Saturday from 3 – 11 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Real Centenario, Av. Camaron Sabalo #300, across the street from Starbucks, Golden Zone, call 913 1414, open every day from 8 a.m. [perhaps you would like to read a introduction to the restaurant]

Rhino Wings Sport Bar, Av. Camaron Sabalo #204, 311 122 8595

Ricos’s Cafe, Camaron Sabalo, just before El Cid, 913 1444, daily from 7 a.m. on; in the Marina – Marina Pemex Plaza, 913 4224, daily from 7 a.m. on.

Rin Rin Pizza, in the Golden Zone, beside The Saloon, 913 3955

Rockets Dogos Gourmet, Av. La Marina, on the corner for Raúl Contreras and Fracc. El Toreo, open every day from 1 – 1, for home delivery call: 176 1171

Rossonero Wine Bar,  Plaza Bahia Marina # 2212, 668 1882 (shopping strip on the right after the first bridge) every day from 5 p.m. If you would like to read a review of this restaurant, please click here.

Roy’s Restaurant, Playa Bruja/Cerritos, open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., 669 150 8779

Ruleta Snack Bar, Boul. Marina Mazatlan #2205, in from the the Costa Vereros

Santanna Kitchen Bar, Niños Heroes #1500, [was El Mil Amores, was Carlota’s] opens at 5 p.m. every day, 669 994 3396 To read an introduction.

Sefe’s Sandwiches, Romanita de la Peña # 204, at Belisario, open Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m, and Sunday 10 a.m to 3 p.m., 985 4985. Popular since 1989!

Shrimp Bucket, Olas Altas, #11-126, restaurant open daily,7 a.m. 981 6350

Sildavia Bistro Bar, Paseo de la Isla Mazatlan #2219, Punta Marina, 913 5252

Sinaloense Mariscos, Av. Reforma, (across from El Bambu, beside the Toyota dealership), open every day, call for operating hours and for live music, 112 1465

Sole Maré, tu café, in Centro – 5 de Mayo and 21 de Marzo, 916 1000; GZ – Av. Rafael Buelna # 403, 112 0300; Av. del Mar # 1020, 992 0100, La Gran Plaza, 992 8900, open every day from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Spectaculare, Camarón Sábalo # 1302 (in front of the Hotel Quijote Inn), call 914 0040 or 914 0050

St. Lorenzo’s Eating Place, Carnaval #1309, closed Sundays, open Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. BYOB, pesos only. Follow on FB, lorenzosmazatlan or call: 669 106 1296 or 669 941 2992

Sumbawa, Fiesta Land, Camarón Sábalo, 986 1600

Superpool Sport Bar and Restaurant/Superpool Urban Bar, Camarón Sábalo #1968, 669 193 1413

Super Salads, ground floor of Mega, free home delivery, 112 1000

Surf’s Up Cafe, Avenida Ernesto Coppel, #520 ( past PB Emerad Bay, just past La Jolla), Hours are from Wednesday to Sunday 9 a.m. 4 p.m. To read a review click here.  Credit Cards accepted, just not American Express, handicap accessible, call  988 0951, for a reservation.  www.elsollavida.com

Tacotorro (Cotorro), Rafael Buelna # 208 (beside the Dodge dealership), open every day; Sunday to Thursday from 6 p.m. to 1 p.m., Friday and Saturday open from 6 p.m. until 4 a.m. To watch a short video with Chef Héctor Peniche hosting, please click here.

Tarros Restaurant, Camarón Sabalo,#1504  ( in the old Heather’s location, across the street from Oceano Palace)

Tequila Plaza, Av. Gaviotas #402, 176 2531, closed Tuesdays, open 11 a.m.

Terraza La Choperia, Av. Camaron Sabalo #200, open every day from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The Beer Company, Ave. del Mar #151, 669 668 7255

The Hangover Bar and Lounge, Olas Altas #1220,[next to Copa de Leche] 669 152 5688

The Inn at Mazatlan, 913 5900

The Jonathon, Boutique Hotel, restaurant and bar, Carnaval # 1205, 915 6360  or e mail: reservaciones@jonathonhotel.com  www.jonathonhotel.com

The Last Drop, Ave. Sabalo Cerritos, #3500 (at Playa Bruja), open from 11 a.m. to 8: 30 p.m.  669 988-1111

The Seafarer, Sabalo Cerritos, over the 2nd bridge on the left, open Tuesday to Sunday,5 p.m. on, call 988 0677

The Shrimp Factory, Playa Gaviotas ( in front of the Hotel Playa Mazatlan), 916 5318

Tierra Bendita, Super Food Bar, Zaragoza #500, call 176 9083, open every day at 7:30 a.m., Sunday openings could be a little later. Follow on FB, Glow Foods.

Time Machine Cinema Pub, Olas Altas # 16, on the Malecon, open 8 p.m.  Sunday brunch from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Todos Santos Mariscos Bar, behind Soriana on Av. La Marina #800, call 112 1322

Topolo Mexican Restaurant and Wine Bar, Constitución # 629, (one block from Plazuela Machado, corner of Benito Juarez) Closed Mondays, it opens at 3 p.m. BUT call 136 0660 for reservations. If you would like to read a review of the restaurant please click here.

Tres Islas Brewery/Bar, Ave. Miguel Aleman #923, closed Sunday, open from 1 p.m. on

Twisted Mama’s, La Laguna 500, Golden Zone, 669 129 2021. Handicap accessible. Closed Mondays, opens at 3 p.m.

Union Bakery Restaurant: closed Sunday open from 8 a.m. on, Belisario Dominguez #1503. Bakery opens at 8 a.m. followed by lunch and dinner hours. To reserve please call, 136 0696.

Valentino’s, Fiesta Land HQ, Camaron Sabalo, 989 1600

Veintiocho Food and Drink, Boca del Mar #28 [in front of the Holiday Inn],668 5026

Via Condotti [inside the Culinary Market, and outside on Heriberto Frias] enter on Heriberto Frias (at Mariano Escobedo), opens at 8 a.m., closed Sundays. Breakfast is served from 8 a.m. until noon, after that it’s piazza and salads.

Vitrolas Bar, Heriberto Frias #1608 (between Michael’s Gallery and Villa Serena, 985 2221)

Vittore, Av. Playa Gaviotas # 100, in front of the Ramada Hotel, 986 2424

Water’s Edge Bistro, Sixto Osuna #48, call 669 136 0895 for reservations, closed until October 2017 open from 4 p.m. -11 p.m. If you would like to read a review of the restaurant please click here.

Wine Bar – Bogeda Los Amigos, Av. Camarón Sábalo (in front of McDonald’s), call 990 3322 for reservations.

Zab Thai, Playa Gaviotas, #404,(near Lucky B’s)  986 6343, closed Wednesday, open from noon to 10 p.m.. If you would like to read a review.

Zasshi Japanese  Bistro, Las Garzas #114, 193 6071, 193 7884, 193 3324

Tour Guides

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