Emergency phone numbers

As of July 2019, a bilingual member of MazatlanLife’s team spent time contacting the city and other organizations and verified all the emergency numbers.

118 4256 for all general emergencies – cell or landline known as CAPTA.  [If you speak Spanish, call 986 8126, or 911 – the team has tried the 911 number on various days at various times, often the call is not answered!]  The CAPTA line, 118 4256 is answered in English from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and in Spanish after hours.


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.

Cornavirus Update: As of Monday, March 30, 2020 and until further notice, Consular points of service in Mexico will be closed to the public. Consular officers will continue to offer essential consular services. Depending on the service required, assistance and support may be provided through email exchanges, by phone, by mail, by fax or other electronic means. For all other consular emergencies, contact the Embassy of Canada in Mexico City at 55-5724-7900 ext. 379-3348 or Global Affairs Canada’s 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa at +1 613-996-8885 (call collect where available) or email

On March 16, 2020, Canada announced the creation of the COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program for Canadians Abroad. Eligible Canadians currently outside Canada who need financial assistance can contact the nearest Government of Canada office or Global Affairs Canada’s 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa at +1 613-996-8885 (call collect where available) or Please visit the following site: for more information.

Check the Government of Canada’s Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Travel advice regularly ( take the recommended health precautions.

Check the World Health Organization’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for the public (

CFE [electricity]: 071
Gas leaks [Gaspasa]: 669 981 0505
Fire department: 669 981 2769 or 669 981 2600
Police (municipal), 669 984 4499 or 669 983 4510  Police[transit]: 669 983 2816 or 669 982 2997;  Police (tourist, a little English is spoken),669  914 8444.
Red Cross [emergency] 669 981 3690; [admin] 669 985 1451
United States Consulate, 916 5889.
On the highway – green angels, ángeles verdes, or  669 981 2600 [same as the fire department!]

Left an item in a pulmonia? Try the land land office: 985 0701, 985 0601 [hq is on Angel flores #1113]; or Luis Ortega’s cell 669 918 2071 [he’s president of the pulmonia union]

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/massages/museums/shops/theatres

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

Alboa Boliche: 669 988 0005 or 988 0804, [more info in Child’s Play.]

Angela Peralta Theatre: Plazuela Machado, Carnaval #1024, 982 4444, (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. – 2 p.m. , then 4p.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.

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

American Fitness Gym [was Sky Gym], in the Gran Plaza, 669 983 6410 [open every day, including Sundays from 8:30 – 3 p.m.

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

Apple Solutions/Soluciones Apple, Abraham Paez, Juan Carrasco #505 B, 982 1312, 669 186 2222, e:

Aqua Sport Center: 913 0451, cellphone 669 1010462, [more info in Child’s Play]

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

ArtWalk: Now in its 14th year over 40 artists happily display their paintings, photographs, prints, jewellery and all things creative – in 28 locations!  It takes place from 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on various streets [and studios] in Centro – RETURNS IN NOVEMBER – if the city permits gatherings in close quarters and if the artist wants people  [ really strangers] in their house.

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 open 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: or Arlene Johnson, e mail:

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: website: 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

Casa de Leyendas: on the corner of Venustiano Carranza and Sixto Osuna, 669 981 6180. Wine and cigar store open every day from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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.

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 Boutique Hotel: on the Olas Altas, across from the Pedro Infante monument, 669 982 1100.

Casa Lulu Boutique Hotel: off Zaragoza at José Maria Iribarren, 669 688 2398, e: reservations@, website:

Casa Venus, Heriberto Frias #1404, 669 982 6023, – handicrafts, art, fine jewellery – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. closed Sundays.

Centro Cultural Made, Miquel Aleman #927, 669 129 1683. This is a not-for-profit gallery and is open from Monday to Saturday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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.

Cheese Catering, Kualikua, Cristina Peña Miranda, 669 918 0670 or e:

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



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.”

Colores Latina, Sixto Osuna # 24 [2 stores from the Plazuela Machado]. This is a boutique shop filled with “artisan crafted items made with love”. The owners support both professional artists and Indigenous artists [all one -of -a- kind] and import from Brazil, Columbia,Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia and of course, Mexico. Take your time, it’s filled with purses, jewellery, clothes, gorgeous shawls, colourful comfortable shoes [even sneakers!], paintings, and objet d’arts you may never have seen before. Open Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Credit cards accepted.

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

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. Via Condotti [was Krema] is open for breakfast at 8 a.m. and Héctor’s Bistro is open for lunch and dinner, but closed on Sundays.

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: is now on Angel Flores #808, call 669 117 9963

Deep Extraction Cleaning, Noë Gudiana Villarreal, WhatsAPP 669 134 8864, 669 986 1314,

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: 990 2288 cell, 669 994 8168.

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

English sites and publications: Pacific Pearl, in print, monthly: ; Online Mazatlan My City: Another popular blog is written by Dianne Hofner Saphier filled with information on Mazatlan and surrounding areas.

Estero del Yugo, contact is Eunice Murua, 989 8700 ext. 260 or

[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. [aka The Downtown Deli, and shares space with Gail Blackburn – La Rosa Organico and the deli cuisine of San Lorenzo Restaurant, open Fridays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.]

Farmers Market/Mercado Orgánico: every Saturday in Centro’s Zaragaza Square. Questions, suggestions:, RETURNS IN NOVEMBER if the city grants a permit for people to gather in open spaces and if the vendors feel comfortable with people/strangers approaching their booth.

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:

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.

Friends of Mexico: visit the website: or if in doubt, please call the president, Wendy de Graff at 669 446 0236. To find out more or perhaps you wish to join.

Fun Bus,“the fun way to discover Mazatlan”, by Playa Sol Tours, call 913 7777

FYDO fumigaciones: 980 8608,, 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.

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

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

Green Daisy Hypnosis, Deborah Rodriquez, 669 668 2450.

Huana Coa:
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 ).

Iglesia Cristiana: Congregacional/Congregational Church/The Blue Church: 5 de Mayo #1714, 985 1607 or e mail:

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.

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

Kualikua [cheese plate catering], Cristina Peña Miranda, 669 918 0670, [the store is no longer on Rafael Buelna].

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

LaBeth’s Bazaar and Bohemian Boutique, corner of Constitución and Benito Juarez, open Tuesday to Thursday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. 2 p.m.

La Divina Aura: Angel Flores # 828, 668 6841

Lagado Zapoteco, Carnaval #1313, open every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m – rugs, handicrafts, table cloths, runners, bed spreads all from Oxaca.Credit cards accepted.

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.

LHuman Expresion y Danza, Av. Cruz Lizarrage #811, on the corner of Lola Beltran, 669 270 3302,

Las 7 Maravillas Bed and Breakfast: Av Las Palmas # 1 ( just off Paseo Claussen), 136 0646 or e mail:

Liquor Store, Cava del Duero: full selection of wine, spirits, liqueurs, and beer, Av. del Mar #620 (opposite the seal monument, just before the Aquarium),open every day at 9 a.m. [if you speak Spanish call: 669 981 5708 – or you can WhatsApp Oscar -he speaks English, French and Spanish- at 669 148 0621 and he’ll text you back, or translate for his team.]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, and now in Centro where Fabrica de Francia was on Bentio Juarez, opens at 10 a.m.) 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. Liverpool in Centro – opens at 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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

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.

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: or

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

Liliana Espinozaafro – on the beach/or in your home on Stone Island  WA + 52 1 984 153 9631 or e: – speaks English

Sofia Ascota, in your home, 669 925 0577 – speaks English

Francisca Flores, in your home, 669 160 7639, a little English, best to text.

Tippy Toes: Sixto Osuna # 115, call for appointment 669 981 3463, or book on-line:,

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 Aquarium: Av De los deportes # 111, open every day from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., 981 7815, [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:, 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:,

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:

Mega Store is now Soriana: 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.]

Mercado Orgánico de Mazatlan, MOM – Mazatlan Farmers Market: Plazuela Zaragoza, Centro, Saturdays from 8 a.m. until noon.

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

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 from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 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,

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

Olympic Pool: on Ejercito Mexicana, on the right hand side under the big TECATE beer sign. It seems to be open Monday to Friday from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m and from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed on Sundays.

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.

Personal trainer and physical therapist: Yulma Sanchez, 669 222 8042 or e:

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: (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, 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,

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 or read her website.

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., or call the Salsa Hotline – 669 173 4989, or e mail:

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”.

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.]

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

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,, 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:, Credit cards accepted.

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.

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:

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.

Veraneando Adventure:
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; e mail:

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: 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.


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].

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

Artesano’s Bakery [panadero Artesanal], Guillermo Nelson #1813, at Melchor Ocampo, open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. closed Sundays, 669 145 9533, Spanish only, pesos only.

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.

Bar 15, [roof top of the Holiday Inn], Ave. Playa Gaviotas, 220, Golden Zone

Bar El Garage, Luis Suñiga #609 [Centro, between Aquiles Serdan and Benito Juarez]

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

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

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.

Belisario Casual Cuisine, Belisario Dominquez #1406 at Sixto Osuna, closed Mondays, open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., 669 668 3535

Bier & Garten,/German Garden Camarón Sábalo #1520 [just after Vancouver Wings and Los Zarapes], 669 913 1678, open from 2 p.m. on. To read in introduction please click here.

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.

Brother’s Pizza, on Ave. Camerón Sábalo [opposite the Burger King] ,open from 11 a.m. on. 669 913 9000. To read a review.

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

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.

Cafferium [cafeteria, panderia, arte], Belisario Dominguez #2006 [just south of Melchor Ocampo] open 8-8., closed Mondays. To read an introduction please click here.

Cargo Pulpo, Marina #2216, 669 255 6282, opens at 8 a.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:, 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 Grande Cafe, Paseo Vista Hermosa #45, Cerro de la Neveria [north of Casa Lucila] open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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 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.

Casita Maria Restaurant, Camaron Sabalo, behind Mary’s Place, 669 176 2684, open from 1 p.m. on. To read an introduction please click here.

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 Navegante, Ave. del Mar #1918, open from 3 p.m. until 11 p.m., 688 6924.

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

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

Club 30-60-90-, Constitución #821,[between Aquiles Serdan and Azueta] 985 1138

Coatlicue “Flavors of Mexico”; Carnaval # 911 Playa Sur, open from Tuesday to Sunday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. [“breakfast, lunch, coffee bakery, pet friendly].

Cosa Nostra Pizza, Carnaval #911 [ at the Aleman], 669 105 2603, open from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Costillas BBQ, Sixto Osuna #26, 669 224 4408, opens at 2 p.m.

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

Cosecha 73, Camaron Sabalo, Marina [beside La Mona], open from 7 a.m. on, call 669 986 6326.

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

Cueva del Diablo/Garagardo, Constitución #215, 669 985 5750

Dakota The URB, “The unnamed rock band”, Av. Rafael Buelna #910

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

De Venzie Deli [aka Eddie’s Pizza], Sixto Osuna #22

Delorean Art Gallery & Bar, Libertad #405

Diego’s Beach & Grill, off Camaron Sabalo on Florida, next to Costa Marinera, closed Mondays, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.  986 1816, if you wish to read a review from August 2020.

Dolce Mami, Belisario Dominquez #1508 and Cerro Negro #101 (Lomas), 981 2555, or 121 1044

Donkeys Burritos Gourmet, Ave. del Delfin #534, 669 110 5557

Dugout Sport Bar/Ovetime Sport Bar, Playa Gaviotas #556,  669 914 0205, opens at noon

Eddj’s Pizza Pizza al Tglio da Venzi, Sixto Osuna #22, 669 193 7491, “always open”.

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

El Aljibe de San Pedro, Constitución #710, open Tuesday to Saturday 5 p.m., e mail for reservations, To read an introduction, 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 Restaurant, [reopened July 2019], Av. Sábalo Cerritos in front of the Mayan Palace, 669 913 1322, 11-11.

El Ceviche Seafood & Bar, Av. Playa Gaviotas #205, 176 0260

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 Garage, Luis Zuñiga #609,[between Aquiles Serdan and Benito Juarez] opens at 2 p.m., 669 252 6075

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

El Malquerido Sport Bar, moved in Feb. 2019 to:Emilio Barragan #1109 at the corner of Vincente Guerrero 669 154 7233

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,

El Pargo & La Vaca, 16 de Septiembre, [behind the Triana condos], open every day from 12:30 p.m., 669 985 1222. To read an introduction please click here.

El Pato Latino: diner/drinks/dancing – Av. Sábalo Cerritos, 669 993 2925

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 [if you like to read a review].

El Salseadero Snack Bar, Av. Oscar Perez Escobosa #8112, Plaza Atlantico Local, opens at 6 p.m., 952 0781

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

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

El Veintiocho/28, Bar and Grill, open 11-11, behind the Bancomer GZ. To read a review, please click here.

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

Esinti Café, Libertad #401, at the corner of Heriberto Frias, open from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. [no alcohol], 669 176 2727. To read an introduction please click here.

Esquina Bakër, Camarón Sabalo #204, open every day from 6 p.m. on – “the Esquina Bakër is a new exclusive pub designed for those people who are looking for something more daring and revoluntinary. They are not just cocktails, it’s a new lifestyle.”

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

Fisherman’s Landing Restaurant & Beach Club: [was La Tortuga] on the Malecon betweeen Lola Beltan and Jose Angel Espinoza

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:, or go to:

Gaia Bistrot: Plazuela Machado [underneath Casa 46] Open every day from noon on – terrace seating, or indoors with ac. For reservations call: 112 2525. During low season open for lunch from Tuesday to Sunday.. To read an introduction to Gaia

Gallo Surf Club, Estero del Yugo # 2, Sábalo, Cerritos, 669 134 6519, open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Garagardo Brew Pub & Store: Constitución just west of Niños Héroes [beside La Fábula], Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m., and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

German Garden Camarón Sábalo #1520 [just after Vancouver Wings and Los Zarapes], 669 913 1678, open from 2 p.m. on. To read in introduction please click here.

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

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 669 668 2247, closed Tuesdays, opens at 4 p.m.

Il Mio Capriccio, Av. Gaviotas # 205, 913 0573, e mail:

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

Juanitos, Av. Camarón Sábalo 2100, 669 913 6429

Kafe Denda, Av. Oscar Pérez Escobosa, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., 669 172 9297

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

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

Kua Cocina, Camaron Sabalo #2205 L-1, 669 913 6183, open from 1:30 p.m. on. To read an introduction please click here.

Kualikua, [cheese plate catering], Cristina Peña Miranda, 669 918 0670,

La Antigua Mazatlan Restaurant: Belisario Dominguez, #1201, open every day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 985 5465. To read an introduction please click here.

La Arrepentida Mzt, dive bar, beer bar, restaurant, Paseo Claussen #126, 669 132 4073

La Bahia Mariscos Sushi Bar, Emilio Barragan #1109, Centro, 669 688 5463

La Barra: Av. Reforma # 2007 [in front of Gran Plaza], open Monday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Call, 669 180 4848.

La Bohemia will be renamed La Catedral.. Plazuela Machado,

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

La Casa del Camarón, “Sábalo Country, between Farmacia Guadalajara and Oxxo”, open from 11-11 call to confirm, 176 8095

La Catrina Restaurant & Cantina, [ across the street from Luna Palace Hotel], Camarón Sábalo # 2024, 669 913 2618

La Central Social Urban Bar, Av. Sábalo Camarón #2599, call 669 263 7917, opens at 6 p.m.

La Cevicheria, Av. Bicentenario #1605, 930 3152

La Chocolata Restaurant, Niños Héroes #1508, across from El Presidio, 669 105 4722. To read an introduction please click here.

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. To read an introduction, please click here.

La Fábula. Food + Books + Beer, Constitución #217 [at Niños Héroes], opens for lunch, call to reserve 669 910 5399. If you wish to read a short introduction to the restaurant.  and now in the Golden Zone on Playa Gaviotas  #205, near Señor Frogs.

LaFarra Mariscos + Cantina, Camarón Sábalo #306

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

La Jaiba Pata Salada, Ave. de Mar [in front Domino’s Pizza], open every day from 10 a.m. on, 669 196 8561

La Juana Beer Garden, Ave. Camarón Sábalo #1100, 669 159 0161

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.

LM RestoBar, Av. Emilio Barragán #1109, at Vincente Guerrero,  669 271 0810

La Marea Mazatlan [was El Mirador], drive up Calle Camino al Obseratorio #11 on Cerro de Vigia, or walk up the steps!, opens at 11 a.m.  669 910 4123. To read a review please click here.

La Molcajeteria Cocina Mexicana, Constitución #205, 669 195 7652, opens at 1p.m.,. closed Mondays. To read an introduction please click here.

Marmol Steakhouse, Marina, Paseo de la Isla #2219, closed Mondays, opens at 2 p.m, call to reserve, 669 918 0482. To read an introduction please click here.

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

La Mona Pizzeria, renamed as Mona del Astillero, now located on Vicente Guerrero #213, 669 981 5610, – go east on Constitución, south [right] on Carvajal, one block down to Vicente Guerrero, across the street from La Ruta Vegana.Open on Monday to Friday at 5 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

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 Olivia: Belisario Dominquez #1216, at Libertad, open Tuesday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 8-8 and Sunday from 8 a.m. 4 p.m. If you are a big group call to reserve, 669 240 5840. To read an introduction, please click here.

La Palapa, at Hotel Torres, 989 8600

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

La Pata Latino, Marina, 271 0582

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 Segunda de 6 Mazatlan, Camarón Sábalo #7, 669 137 0052

La Rigoberta Cocina & Bar, Ave. Camarón Sabalo #19, 153 0113, open from 6 p.m. on

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 Sirena, ” Cocina Latina”, The Inn at Mazatlan, Camaron Sábalo #6291, 913 5500, [part of the Inn Group – Casa Lucila, The Inn in Centro etc] opens from noon on.

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

La Tortuga Palapa Restaurante now called Fisherman’s Landing Restaurant & Beach Club: on the Malecon betweeen Lola Beltan and Jose Angel Espinoza

La Tostaderia del Mar, Paseo de la Isla #66, Marina, open 12-12, call 669 160 2708

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]. And now in Centro, on Mariano Escobedo [kitty-corner to El Presidio] Wednesday to Saturday from 5 p.m. on. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. on.

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 . If you wish to read a restaurant introduction.

Los Delfines, in the Maria Coral Hotel, Stone Island. Open every day from 7 until closing time. 669 981 9491, e mail: website:

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

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. now on Belisario Dominguez too #1410. If you would like to read a restaurant review…

Malquerido Rocking Catina, Constitución #817, 669 326 6097

Malaguas Restaurante; Libertad #409, 910 5631, closed Sundays, opens at 1 p.m. For now [Jan. 2017] you are most welcome to BYOB.

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

METL Mezcaleria, Mariano Escobedo #6 [at Aquiles Serdan]

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

Mona del Astillero, Vicente Guerrero #213, 669 981 5610, open 1-1.

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 and now in Galerias Mazatlan, 669 913 0203

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.]

Nao Kitchen Bar, on Belisario Domingues [between Dulce Mama and Banorte], closed Sundays and Mondays, opens at 6 p.m. To read an introduction, please click here.

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

Náufragos Mariscos Bar, Laguna #500, noon on, 669 161 3269

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

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

Once Once Cocina Compasion, Mariano Escobedo #6 [between Benito Juárez and Aquiles Serdan], open Wednesday to Saturday, at 5 p.m., 669 326 5912.

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: Plaza Marina Business & Life, Camaron Sabalo # 2302, opens at 1 p.m, call 669 228 4165

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

Piccola Roma, Olas Altas #81 [beside the Freeman Hotel], opens at 2 p.m., 981 2168 To read an introduction please click here.

Pinups Bar ‘n Grill,/ Lucky B’s Playa Gaviotas #404, 669 250 6360

Playa Brujas, Mr. Lionso 988 0425, 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

Porto Yachtclub Chill, Marina Mazatlan, opens at 2 p.m., 669 326 2727. To read an introduction, please click here.

Puerto de Ortigosa, Miguel Alemán #222, 150 1705, or e mail: natalia

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.

Raices de Mar, south side of the Plazuela Machado [beside Machado Hotel], just opened March 27, 2019, closed Mondays, open from 10 a.m. on. Call to reserve, 136 0439. To read an introduction, please click here.

Ramada Mazatlan, 669 983 5333,

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.

Rhino Wings Sport Bar, Av. Camaron Sabalo #204, 668 3828, open from 6 p.m. on

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.

Rico’s Cafe & Bar, on Olas Altas [beside the Belmar], 6:30 a.m. until midnight. To read an introduction please click here.

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

Rockets Dogs 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

Road House, opens at 8:30 a.m., Sabalo Cerritos Av. [in front of Mayan Palace], 988 1386

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

Rudio Rudio Bar, [inside the Inn at Mazatlan], corner of Belisario  Dominquez #1607 and Angel Flores, 669 982 1866

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

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!

Seven Dreams Restaurant Bar & Sushi, Av. Camarón Sábalo #1200, 669 331 3232, open every day from 8 a.m. on. To read a introduction, please click here.

Shrimp Bucket, Olas Altas, #11-126, restaurant open daily, 1 p.m., 981 6350

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

Simba Sport Bar, Garzas #13, opens at 4 p.m., 669 668 2274

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

Speedy Hot Wings, Av. De las Garzas #12, 668 5463 [ 2 blocks down from Panama].

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.

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 Inn at Mazatlan, 913 5900

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

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

Taqueria El Paisa Mazatlan, Olas Altas, 688, 6526, Rafael Buelna, 986 2392

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.

Tótem Cafeteriá de Barrio, on the corner of Heriberto Frias and Angel Flores, open Monday to Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 -9., 669 982 4254. To read an introduction, please click here.

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

Tritón Sea Food, Constitución #81 [the corner of Belisario Dominguez], call 669 326 3737, credit cards accepted.

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. The read an introduction, please click here.

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.

Villa Cocktail, Av. Camarón Sábalo #1802, 669 158 4872, opens at 5 p.m.

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, 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

In town or out of town: Sinaloa Adventures: call 191 2005, or e mail:

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