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Carlos & Lucia's

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Caribbean, Cuban
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Avenida Cameron Sabalo #2000 | Golden Zone, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

Great Cuban restaurant toward the north end of the Golden Zone.

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    Very good
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  • 0
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely owners

The food was good and the people were very welcoming. There restaurant is filled with interesting collectibles.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Calgary, Alberta
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Calgary, Alberta
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was good and the people were very welcoming. There restaurant is filled with interesting collectibles.

Thank freespiritww
Delta Junction, Alaska
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Wonderful restaurant, ended up coming three times during our 10 days in Mazatlan, despite the fact that we always try to go to a new place. Carlos was extremely welcoming and friendly! The food was great - both breakfast and dinner! The mojitos were to die for.

Thank thelevi
Kimberly, Idaho, USA
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The best Tuna Stake I have ever had was here! And they have a warm roasted salsa that is perfect! I will go back next time and have a Margarita and there chips and roasted salsa and sit on the plaza and enjoy life in mexico:)

Thank Julie O
Riverside, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

What a great restaurant. Huge variety of menu items and home made guacamole too. This is by far one of the best restaurants in all of Mazatlan!! The owners have great personality and so much fun which makes this restaurant even better!

Thank Estie78
Spokane, Washington
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Our family has been going to Mazatlan for years and we always make a point at eating at Carlos & Lucia's every Visit. Carlos is a great person and always is great to talk too. The food is always great and portions are good for the money. I have enjoyed everything I have tried and will always go back! Anyone... More 

Thank Todd P
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Fantastic food - Fantastic place - Fantastic service! Great place to stop for a drink or to eat, great range of dishes to suit everyone, loved them all and everything was fairly priced. I was made to feel so welcome, everyone very friendly and helpful. I cannot rate this restaurant high enough!! You must visit and give it a try... More 

Thank UK-SoloLady
Indianola, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The food and service are amazing! Can't wait to try the Diablo sauce... Carlos serves the best Garlic Soup I have ever tasted!

Thank lolo205
Wausau, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We love the varied menu and the personalized service. The location is perfect--just on the edge of the busy Golden Zone area. We love the option of the Cuban menu, and quality of the service. I ordered the Cuban Picadillo once again, and I loved the flavor option.

Thank Julie C
Mazatlan, Mexico
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Mojito's are excellent but be prepared to pay a 100 peso's for one. Chips and salsa cost extra even if you order food...which other places serve complimentary.

Thank 1espresso
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

In our week in Mazatlan, this was our favorite restaurant. It was recommended by one of my boyfriend's friends who is a frequent visitor to Mazatlan and did not disappoint. We were a little skeptical when our pulmonia pulled up because it is very small, kind of a hole in the wall. But the owner and his brother greeted us... More 

Thank annamarie2

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Cameron Sabalo #2000 | Golden Zone, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: 6699135677

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children


Great Cuban restaurant toward the north end of the Golden Zone.

Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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