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Isla de los chivos, Mazatlan, Mexico
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 2
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Welcome home...the best pizza ....the friendliest people...

My nine year old daughter and i stumbled apon this little place(while looking for goats) and were welcomed into the american/mexican family...from the mexican mother/daughter in the kitchen....the american born son in law waiter/jack of all trades....to their beautiful baby in her highchair cooing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2013
goatlove
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Scenic view
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Yukon, OK
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I usually don't like to give bad reviews but this place was filthy and the service was not good at all. I love to sit and drink ice cold beer, eat, relax, and enjoy the scenery. I've read on the forums how delicious this place was. Well, I've never been more disappointed in "any" place in Mexico in my life.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My wife and I have been wanting to check this place out for years because of the great reviews. We arrived on December 17 at about 2pm and the place was empty except for the employees. We were invited to sit anywhere. We walked around looking for a chair that wasn't filthy and could not find any so they watched... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

My nine year old daughter and i stumbled apon this little place(while looking for goats) and were welcomed into the american/mexican family...from the mexican mother/daughter in the kitchen....the american born son in law waiter/jack of all trades....to their beautiful baby in her highchair cooing away... and thier ten year old bilingual nephew......a family spirit surrounded us...the coconut shrimp...the bananas on... More 

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China, Texas
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127 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Here is the best place for people who love the rustic mexican atomosphere.... and there is the wonderful clear sea where we could snorkel and saw lots of beautiful fish !!!!!! It was our last day at Mazatlan and my boyfriend had lost his watch in the hotel and was really sad but this place made us so happy after... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2011

at benjis you really feel like your at home. The people are kind and instantly make you feel welcome..they have a variety of drinks and specailty pizza's with toppings i would have never thought to be so delicious on a pizza but Benji's proved me wrong. its on the water front with a buetiful view and has an upper deck... More 

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Mazatlan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2011

There is a reason that boaters have adopted Benji's as the place to anchor and get their land legs back in shape. From help in finding a boat part to having someone run for a big bag of ice the PB blended family is willing to go the extra mile. Eli has excellent Spanish/English skills. Just like art is in... More 

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2011

If you want somewhere to relax and enjoy some fantastic food this is the place to spend some time. Off the beaten track and low key, this is a favourite for my family. No hustle and bustle, just chilled and friendly. Thanks Eli and Anita for the great food, and atmosphere - and for treating us all like family. Hope... More 

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2011

If only Trip Advisor allowed zero stars or even negative stars I would use that option here. We took a cruise on the Schooner Patricia Belle (review to come) and they stranded us for 3 hours at Pizza Benji's. As it turns out it is owned by their son. We have been to the other side of Stone Island in... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

Thank you for giving us the most memorable part of our trip. The food was exceptional (coconut shrimp and the shrimper pizza! We tried the Hawaiian with bananas and it was great Too!) Your care free attitude and atmosphere is what will be bringing us back to mazatlan! We were told about your famous Margaritas before we even got off... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

Food is excellent- best guacamole we had in Mexico- fresh! But we had our 17 year old son with us- fresh out of drug rehab. At the table next to us, they were smoking weed and my husband complained to the owner Eli that our son was just out of rehab and to not have them smoke so close. He... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Isla de los chivos, Mazatlan, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?