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El Mazateno

Tijuana, Mexico
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Ranked #6 of 231 restaurants in Tijuana
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

As a person that lives in Tj I'm always looking for different food but very tasty and this is the option that never gets old or boring. The "camaron enchilado" tacos are the best of the best!!!!! The place is not fancy at all but the food will make you come back ( a great option is to buy the... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Go there best shrimp tacos on the planet , it's a hole in the wall joint but the food there is awesome ....

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Chula Vista, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Grat tacos, great price! Dont let the crappy location fool you, or the seating for that manner, everybody in bundled up in tables, and you might have someone youve never met sitting right next to you... Who Cares!! She might be cute :) Plus the food is awesome!!

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San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

If you love shrimp, this is the place to go. Their specialty is these amazing shrimp tacos which consist of a tortilla, a lot of shrimp, cheese, and a special spicy sauce. They have the most delicious flavor to them and they are filling. I can barely finish two but I keep craving them and want more! My husband also... More

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Great place is not fancy at all is like a large street stand with seating at communal tables. Everything on the menu I have tried or anyone I know has tried has been excellent. The tacos with spicy shrimp and smoked marlin are one of my favorites. No beer but many people bring their own reasonable quantity from a nearby... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

The tacos de camaron enchilado are the best I've had, also the service is best because even if its packed with people you still get attended as soon as you arrive with a delicious cup of fish soup, if you dont like spicy their camaron ala mantequilla is delicious, as other things is the menu, i have been going back... More

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Las Cruces
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

La Mazateña, pulpo enchilado, caldo de pescado...a definite culinary "must" in Tijuana. The atmosphere is extremely casual, but the food and service are what make this place what it is. If you want a beer with your seafood- obligatory in my opinion- just tell the waiter and he will send someone out to get it for you.

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Tijuana, Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

Omg one of the best places to eat shrimp and fish tacos in tijuana the best one ia called "perron" its spicy shrimp with marinated fried fish so good

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San Diego, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011 via mobile

This seafood place makes good food. Delicious food. 'Tacos' and 'ceviches', soups as well. I remembered when they first opened, not too long ago. It was cheap, now it is expensive . For example a taco can cost you for about 2$ which is alot for here in Mex. Worth it though.

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Tijuana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2011

Come and see for yourself. The place used to be the parking lot of a pharmacy and a cell phone dealer. In the corner there was a fish taco stand. From about 7:30 AM until 2-3 PM the small counter and one side table were not enough for the many people stopping by for "tacos de camarón enchilado," --spicy shrimp... More

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