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Olas Altas 11, Mazatlan, Mexico
(669) 982-8019
Today
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 57
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 13
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  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good meal with occasional entertainment

I had several good meals here. Try the Spanish Fish (mahi-mahi or swordfish) smothered in olive oil and garlic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
ProfessorMTL
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Montreal
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Texas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This place is tucked into an awesome area where you can sit back and enjoy a busy little section of Mazatlan. The staff always makes sure your drinks are full and your food is made to your liking. Because of the location, this is by far my favorite restaurant. It's at the end of the malecon but right in the... More 

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Poway, California
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We enjoyed the spring breeze on the veranda at El Shrimp Bucket in Old Mazatlán. Our view was of a restored three-story vintage building from the 1920's beach city. The patio was clean, comfortable and relaxing. The three of us decided to order the Shrimp Boat with varieties of shrimp, cooked to perfection. The entrée included breaded, boiled, fried and... More 

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Montreal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I had several good meals here. Try the Spanish Fish (mahi-mahi or swordfish) smothered in olive oil and garlic.

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massachusetts
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

On vaca with the extended family, we rolled in on a weeknight. We sat outside with plenty of room. There was something for everyone , especially if you like shrimp, a specialty of the region. I shared a "shrimp boat" with my teenage son and even then there were left overs! Good service as well.

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Happened by here as tour guide suggested the place as having some simple but tasty shrimp dishes. Very large and tasty selections-our favorite was the coconut shrimp ( with a few Pacifico's of course!) . Friends had fish tacos which also were good they said. Would have given it a "5" but for the extra folks coming around looking for... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stopped in here to watch the Semana Motto motorcycle parade and were pleasantly surprised. Hubby had the shrimp Molcejate.....tons of shrimp, but very spicy......good for him. I had the shrimp tacos.....good, not too big, nice balance of flavors. Good margaritas!

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was literally (and somewhat surprisingly) our best meal in Mazatlan this trip. The beer battered shrimp are just excellent. The shrimp were huge, plump and juicy and the beer batter was excellent. Served with delicious dipping sauces and fries in a bucket. Loved it! Will return on future trips for sure.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was a great place to stop for a cold beer and a bite to eat! There were English-speaking servers and nice bathrooms, too. The location is excellent!

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Mazatlan, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Have thoroughly enjoyed the Karaoke on Tuesday evening at the Shrimp Bucket! The Beer Battered Shrimp Bucket is a must have for our group along with ice cold cerveza! Love the venue, attentive wait staff and the awesome sunsets. Keep up the good work and we'll continue to come and enjoy this wonderful restaurant.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Actually across the street from the Malecon! Outside seating is great except it's also the sidewalk, like most restaurants on this street. Service and food very good. On our second visit the service was terrible but it was raining out very hard so we didn't mind having a dry spot to sit and relax. Two tables of 8-10 local workers... More 

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Additional Information about El Shrimp Bucket

Address: Olas Altas 11, Mazatlan, Mexico
Phone Number: (669) 982-8019
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Olas Altas 11, Mazatlan, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: (669) 982-8019

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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