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Avenida Playa Gaviotas 408 | Zona Dorada, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent as was the service with special attention from Pancho. We celebrated a Birthday Dinner with our Sponsored Students and Friends. We got to see a sunset as we were on the Beach Patio. Pancho made a great Spanish Coffee with streams of flames as he poured it into the glass. A nice touch was the cake... More 

Thank Oli C
Shelton, Washington
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very special restaurant. From the personal greetings from Pancho, to the service of Freddy, Daniel and the excellent staff, it is always a special time and delicious meal. Thank you all.

Thank marsha g
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Panchos is an excellent place to eat! The shrimp are giant & cooked to perfection! The wait staff was VERY efficient & got all of our orders correct, the 1st time. Pancho himself cooked bananas flamebeau for us right at the table. It was wonderful! We had a superb dinner, followed by Kahlua & Cream cordials & a tastey, rich... More 

Thank Nancy E
Everett, Washington
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After eating there for years, they have finally decided not to serve food on the beach. That was the highlight of there restaurant for me. now you must eat in the overheated seating area or go inside to the noisy air conditioned area. Not for me! Their food is the same as any place else on the strip, so no... More 

Thank Dogguy_12
Far Hills, New Jersey
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good local cuisine right above the beach. Popular for a good reason. Inexpensive. There is a new location across from Pueblo Bonito in Mazatlan which is more upscale.

Thank sfsjsc
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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122 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the salmon which, if you like salmon, is fabulous! Grilled veggies and a bit of fettuccine made for a tasty meal. Small after dinner drink of kaluah and cream was served. Facing the ocean makes for a lovely dinner or lunch. Reasonably priced and service was excellent.

Thank Lynn B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food. Unbelievable service. El Capitan waited on us... Mr Boss man himself. Dude was great. They give you free tequila like... lots of it. Great food, excellent service, unbelievable view....

Thank Kelly C
Hampton, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great choice. Great location and food!! Large breakfast and dinner menu. Located right on the beach. Perfect for your sunset dinner!!

Thank kcdeal
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, great staff, fantastic views. On the beach in the Golden Zone, can't get better. My only issue is when I pay in US dollars I want my change in dollars, NOT pesos. Going home next day don't need pesos, want US. That being said it costs the staff tips, management makes $$$ on the exchange, but I'll bet... More 

Thank garyj616
Abbotsford, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I both enjoyed the cocunut shrimp and breaded shrimp orders we placed. Friendly waiters and the owner made a point of stopping by and checking on our meals and drinks a couple of times during our visit.

Thank Bruce D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Playa Gaviotas 408 | Zona Dorada, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?