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Fat Fish

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Calz. Camaron Sabalo, Mazatlan, Mexico
1762220
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like fish, this is the place to go! All of the fish they have is local catch...and the local catch is awesome. If you have ever had Dorado, (Mai Mai) it is amazing fish! Highly recommend it!

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Thank Randyinyakima
Edmonton, Ab
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This restaurant has many people who really like to eat there but we are not in that group. The ribs are very good but the place is dirty. Make sure you do not need to use the washroom while you are there. We find that the ribs servers at Roy's are just as good and there is a much better... More 

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Thank Dinolady
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Hands down, the tenderest ribs I have ever eaten in a restaurant. The food is amazing even if the service can be a little slow sometimes. This place is almost always packed in the evening, so go early to get in quickly. It is worth the wait and the prices cannot be beat!

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Thank Kerry B
Auburn, Washington
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Have visited this restaurant several times and will probably not return. The ribs are great and reasonably priced. I had the experience of sitting inside rather than outside which we had done before and found that the facility was so lacking in sanitary conditions to the point I do not feel comfortable eating there any more. Too bad, as we... More 

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Thank Maria L
winnipeg
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

biggest serving of excellent ribs !get there before 5 to get an outside table.decor might discourage you but we have eaten there for more than 8 years with never aproblem.dont go near the banios.sadly the longtime guitarist died last year and they are still trying to replace him.second best is Roy's at cerritos

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Thank oldfolksWinnipeg
colorado springs
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Every year when we go to Mazatlan we make this a "must stop." Their ribs are fabulous! The last time we were there in October 2015, the meal with potato, roll, and salad plus a beer or marguerite was $8.00 USD. Amazing. We could NOT eat it all and gave our left over ribs to a friend who lives in... More 

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Thank hsabin
Mazatlan
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

was theer with Family not a big Rib Fan.. So Was going to Order the fish , Big Mistake unless you like farmed Talapia .. that is all they served , Not good since Mazatlan is all about Seafood... was not impressed ...

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Thank cjolibois
Cornwall, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Well we were told about this place by a few Canadians that spend their winters here. It is not 5 star dining so don't expect romantic candle light dinner BUT it was good and the value can NOT be beaten. Two full racks of pork ribs with BBQ orange glaze, baked potatoes, coleslaw and garden salad PLUS 4 beers $280... More 

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International Falls, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We eat here at least 2-3 times when in Maz....they are the best...it is a very busy place but worth standing in line. Get there early and you won't wait long. Could use a little upkeep in the place but maybe that isn't important when the food is so good. Very casual, a little smokey but everyone comes back time... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

not kidding on this one! these are undoubtedly the best ribs that i have had- these guys have the grilling down! it is a lively place. you get a side with the order - drinks are cold! the 'grill master' wears an apron with the word 'T-I-P-S' made out of masking tape. if you like the ribs, tip! this is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calz. Camaron Sabalo, Mazatlan, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: 1762220

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