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Cenaduria El Tunel - CLOSED

Av Carnaval 1207, Mazatlan, Mexico
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Nov 5, 2016
“Possibly on its last leg”
Mar 10, 2017
“Very disappointing.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin
Av Carnaval 1207, Mazatlan, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed March 10, 2017

Remembering E Tunel from years past, I was anxious to visit there. This time the food was inedible, really bad. We had to abandon our dinner. We were the only diners and that was not true in the past. I found carbonized food particles in...More

Thank Reinaldokool
Reviewed March 7, 2017

We give this place five stars. Why? Certainly not because of its uncharming decor, its so-so cleanliness, its lack of English, or its plain-Jane waitresses. It's none of that for sure. This place is AUTHENTIC Mexicano. If you're a tourist and just stepped off the...More

Thank Denis T
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

We found this place on the city tour. We went back to try it. It's absolutely amazing!! Staff spoke broken but good English. I had the tacos which are to die for. My husband had soup and a few other things. We walked out spending...More

Thank Misty S
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

We went with a local friend because my parents had been there 30 years ago and knew it to be good authentic food. No more. As we sat down we were told the only beverages were pop and margaritas. So we ordered the latter -...More

Thank Tallydoctor
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Went there for dinner on a weekend night and were the ONLY customers. Felt very sad. Staff milling around with nothing to do. Many items on the menu not available. Food run of the mill. Place was cozy and staff friendly but it just didn't...More

Thank Mike5466
Reviewed March 23, 2016

This restaurant has been closed for a while and reopened this season. It is located across from Angela Peralta Theatre. I went there with friends, curious to find out about possible changes. To keep it short, we were not impressed. Food was mediocre, service was...More

Thank Hollanda2013
Reviewed February 28, 2016

We go to El Tunel for the pozole but have branched out to try other things. A bowl of pozole is a meal by itself and at 65 pesos is a bargain. They have many a la carte items like tostadas & enchiladas. These are...More

Thank LisaHSpokane
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Our first night back in town and we came for the pozole. Mostly a local crowd is here and this was the case this year. Our waiter was helpful and pleasant. Margaritas were not the best. But the pozole was everything we expected.

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Great place if you like mexican antojitos. Traditional fried tacos, tostadas, sopes and gorditas. Served with hot tomate sauce and lots of veggies. Great place.

1  Thank Cocopuffs2000
Reviewed December 29, 2015

This qualifies as a "hole in the wall" across from the entrance to Angela Peralta Theatre. As a cenaduria (cafe or bistro) the menu is limited to family favorites. The staff doesn't speak much English but we were able to order with Spanglish and pointing....More

Thank lawgrrl52
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Restaurant Details

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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Carnaval 1207, Mazatlan, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: 669-910-34-76
It's run by these sweet, older women. We described it as "Mexican home-cooking." It's all homemade and simple, but SOOO good. The mole is delicious! As is the tortila soup, and chicken dishes.
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