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Carlos & Lucia's

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Calzada Camaron Sabalo # 2000 | Golden Zone, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to Carlos and Lucia's for dinner while staying across the street at The Palms Resort. We were served by the owner, Carlos, who made out mojitos table side. He was very welcoming and the food was excellent. We will be back any time we are in Mazatlan!

Thank Owens99
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We stayed at the Palms Resort. This restaurant is located right across the street. We were referred to the big steak house a couple buildings down by the door man, but as we walked by the smell hit us. We made it to the steak house but decided not to go in. The food was definitely designed for gringos. We... More 

Thank seetheworldwkids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Across from the El Cid, sort of. Friendly hosts and a very inviting atmosphere. Very good reasonably priced menu, fish, chicken and steak made to your liking! Lots of food for a good price.

Thank sparrow2027
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Our visit to Mazatlan always includes at least 2 or 3 trips for garlic soup at Carlos and Lucias. The Mojitos are the best! Plan to spend some time here as the food is fresh and takes time to prepare, but well worth the wait! The French fries are like home made chips! Yum! Very relaxed atmosphere and gives us... More 

2 Thank WalleeAlberta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We had a mixed experience here. The famous mojitos were disappointing, tasted watered down. The food, when it finally came, was good. i ordered the garlic soup, and it was fantastic, but apparently made to order, as I waited about 15 minutes for it. Then another wait for the rest of the food, which was quite good. They were out... More 

Thank chefnd
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The food was very good and the service was excellent. The restaurant decor was Mexican with a Cuban flare. Food was very reasonably priced.

Thank BeachgirlUT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Perfect portion. My first experience of Cuban food...really delicious and good value for money. I am really happy with this restaurant.

Thank biggleski
Winnipeg Manitoba
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

This restaurant surely does not deserve its Trip Advisor standing among Mazatlan restaurants. My wife and I were there a few nights ago along with another couple. The service was OK, no wait staff other than the owner, Carlos. We all ordered tacos and they were good. We lingered there for a couple hours, finishing our drinks and yakking. All... More 

2 Thank Narolman
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We had the fresh fish and the shrimp, Cuban style. Both were excellent. Been in Mazatlan almost four weeks, and is in the top three restaurants we were to on this visit..

2 Thank Mike K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Don't let the outside of Carlos and Lucia's fool you like it did for us for many years. This is a great restaurant with a good sized menu and wonderful service. Carlos and Lucia are very grasious people who take good care of their customers. I had the chicken tacos this time and my husband had the pork chops both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzada Camaron Sabalo # 2000 | Golden Zone, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: 6699135677
Great Cuban restaurant toward the north end of the Golden Zone.

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