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Avenida Olas Altas 166 | Planta baja del Hotel Belmar, Mazatlan 82000, Mexico
669-2-00-34-12
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Peachland, B.C.
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Just came back from dinner at El Faro - my husband had coconut shrimp and I had Imperial shrimp. Both were the best we have had this year, and maybe forever. Prices were excellent, service the same, and we walked away VERY full and smiling. Watched all the people on the malecon, saw a great sunset, and had a fabulous... More 

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1 Thank nomadsus
St. Paul, MN
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127 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

My husband and I have eaten twice at this conveniently situated cafe in front of the Belmont Hotel. We had garlic shrimp and coconut shrimp as well as hangar steak. We enjoyed the shrimp and the accompanying vegetables and rice. I would suggest that the vegetables have a bit more crunch but tend to be overly cooked, especially the broccoli.... More 

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Illinois
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850 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

After a long walk we stopped I for so e orange juice. Service was great and the view was fantastic. The next time we will get there in time for lunch. The lunch menu looks great and vey reasonable.

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1 Thank J-W
Wisconsin
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

been to Maz many times, yet always missed this little gem. restaurant is situated right under the old hotel Belmar in olas atlas. was very surprised by the quality of food we ordered. tortilla soup was the best ever and our fish was done to perfection. adequate sizes and decent prices make this a 'sure to hit again' place for... More 

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Tacoma
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

There were 6 of us when we decided to just pick a restaurant at random while things were gearing up for Carnaval in Mazatlan. We had just drunk our required "cervezas" to watch the sunset. The food we got was so surprisingly good it took us all by surprise. I had tacos which were done to perfection (carne asada) and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

If you are looking for soup both the tortilla soup and the chicken consommé are great. The tortilla soup is served with the broth on the side so the tortillas stay crisp. The chicken consommé is chock full of chicken, rice and veggie. Yum.

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washington state
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109 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

The service is always good, dinner is usually awesome, the aracherra is great, tuna might or might not be good, Ask how fresh,

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Mexico
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

In just a few short years El Faro restaurant on the Malecon has become a "go to" place for inexpensive quality food. Sitting outside looking out over the Pacific ocean or inside the restaurant is always a delight. The food is simple...no French sauces here. But, you will find a quality meal and a friendly staff awaiting you. The prices... More 

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1 Thank MexicoKiteFlyer
Mazatlán, Sinaloa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

I was so happy to see all the positive reviews about my favorite restaurant. I've seen folks eating there and enjoying it - so cool folks took the time to let everyone know about our local hangout and eatery. Cafe El Faro is easy to find. In Olas Alta - look for Hotel Bel Mar - or ask anyone.... There... More 

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

This is a reasonable place for good food and a great view of the ocean and lots of activities.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $13
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, International, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Olas Altas 166 | Planta baja del Hotel Belmar, Mazatlan 82000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: 669-2-00-34-12

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