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El Shrimp Bucket

Olas Altas 11, Mazatlan, Mexico
(669) 982-8019
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Ranked #109 of 246 Restaurants in Mazatlan
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
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
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
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you don't want to get sick, you might want to stay away from this place.....!!! Shrimp tasted good but we got sick like so many others have!!

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Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Our first night in Mazatlan, we decided to get the 30 shrimp. The shrimp were large and good but did not include any side such as potatoes or salad. In the morning, at breakfast, I had an "American meal of scrambled eggs, bacon and toast which were fine. My husband ate the Mexican specialty of eggs and sausage. If you... More 

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citrus heights, california
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Went to the Shrimp Bucket on a Sunday for lunch. My friend recommended it. She had not been there in about 5 or 6 years. She said they had great Margaritas. She ordered one and had to send it back twice because it was terrible. I ordered the shrimp salad, great disappointment. Mt husband ordered the grilled shrimp tacos and... More 

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Durango, Colorado, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have been traveling in Mexico for 20 years and have never been food poisoned until I had breakfast at the Shrimp Bucket. I had the marlin stew and have been sick for two days. The food all seemed edible but clearly it all came from a can. The coffee was barely warm and seemed like they had used the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Ate here a couple of times as it was in our hotel building. The shrimp ceviche was lovely, as were the shrimp tacos. The staff were friendly and accommodating, the place was lovely and clean.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After roaming throughout the downtown market we decided to stop for lunch here.Five of us shared the Shrimp boat, with 6 kinds of wonderfully prepared shrimp, fries and rice, along with a huge platter of peel and eat shrimp. We had a free cup of fish soup to start (lovely!), and the staff was very friendly and helpful. We had... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

great food. nice staff. safe place. we went dousing there best shrimp season and it was great. the staff helped up translate the menu so we could order what was best for our group

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We got a bucket of coconut shrimp. Something had quite a distinctive off-taste.. Not sure if it was the batter or was it the shrimp? Either way, it was quite unpleasant. The prices were fair I guess, but at that price there should be no issues with quality. We also had the auga chille, and while it was too mild... More 

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Made a surprise stop in matzlan the shrimp capital of the world. Well let's try the shrimp ask a info desk! And he says the shrimp bucker downtown by the ocean, nice view a local restrants very nice service was very helpful. We'll I ask about the shrimp and he tells me about a platter of 30 shrimp done 6... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We chose to do the regular order of all three types of shrimp. We had 3 orders between 5 of us and there was plenty with enough left over to take to the hotel for the next day's lunch. The shrimp were big and the French fries were good. Very reasonably priced...our second time to go. We'd go again if... 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

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