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El Shrimp Bucket

Olas Altas 11, Mazatlan, Mexico
(669) 982-8019
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Ranked #85 of 217 restaurants in Mazatlan
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Maryville, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

all the food there is good, have to try the tequila shrimp, really put on a show when cooking it at your table. go on Sunday night to dance in the Congo line and listen to the music

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Decorah, Iowa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We were looking for a place to have lunch in old Mazatlan and our hosts recommended this place to us. Great shrimp and great margaritas we were told. Absolutely! Its pretty casual, and not going to be up to standards if you don't like outdoor dining or are a complete germaphobe. But, we had a lot of fun joking around... More

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Redmond
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We were eagerly looking forward to our 7th trip to the Shrimp bucket! To our disappointment it was CLOSED - we thought it must be because of Christmas but when we asked around we were told that it should have been open! It was Dec 23rd - so not sure why?? Anybody know>?>>

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

After searching for a place to get yogurt and fruit for breakfast, we came across El Shrimp Bucket serving their breakfast buffet on the sidewalk, which is part of the restaurant. Omelets could be made to order, and there was the usual array of Mexican breakfast specialties, including beans, of course. A marlin dish was especially tasty. So I did... More

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North Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This place has been over 50 years in the market, so I thought it was a good idea to have breakfast here... They have a terrible buffet with very limited options, the servers are rude, and the whole place is overpriced. I won't eat here ever again. Even though it was highly recommended on trip advisor maybe it is because... More

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Farmington, MI
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4 reviews 4 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We went to the Shrimp Bucket because it was recommended by a friend. We ordered a bucket of the friend shrimp. There were 12 enormous fried shrimp and fries in the bucket. Both were good. The shrimp were huge so I was only able to eat two.

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North Battleford, SK
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

After reading the reviews I was excited to eat here. Location was nice enough but road side which deterred from the atmosphere. We stood for about 5 minutes before anyone offered to seat us. Service was slow. Food only came out after the Manger came to ask how things were and we told him he had not eaten yet. Food... More

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Seward,Alaska
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Very convinient when staying at La Siesta Hotel. We ate on the sidewalk once and then decided we enjoyed our balcony room upstairs more so we got food to go several times. The steak burrito is very good and mostly what we ate. Also tried the coconut shrimp which was good but not great...ceviche better. I was disappointed that I... More

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Rosarito, Mexico
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The Shrimp Bucket did not disappoint. I had bacon wrapped shrimp brushed lightly with bbq sauce (muy popular) and a yummy shrimp slaad. Margaritas are large and plentiful & waitstaff very attentive. Larry ordered a top sirloin steak and got a carne asada size. What did you expect, Larry? This is a shrimp restaurant! You must eat here when you're... More

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So. Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

When we go to Mazatlan, this is the first place we eat! The food is reasonable and excellent. The staff is friendly and helpful. Drinks are delicious and large. We usually get the shrimp combination, which has different types of prepared shrimp, sauces and fries. It could feed 4 people easily. It's a great location, across from the beach and... More

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