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“Not to be missed!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Surf's Up Cafe

Surf's Up Cafe
Ranked #27 of 396 Restaurants in Mazatlan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
essex
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not to be missed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

A definite must on your holiday Surfs Up Cafe is a real gem! The menu changes regularly and Leanne makes sure each customer enjoys their visit. As previous customers have said the 'Beef Burger' is amazing. Great tapas and a reggae band on a Saturday afternoon were so enjoyable and great fun.
St.Patrick's Day dinner was memorable, Leanne is a great cook as well as truly looking after her customers. Sitting looking at the ocean, great food and good service what more can you ask for. We will be back.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank EssexChalky
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Clinton Township
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Really great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2013

We just got back from a stay at La Jolla and were at Surf's Up Cafe twice. What a gem! The menu is amazing ... incredible choices. Definetly a must for everyone.

Try the tapas menu on Saturdays while enjoying reggae music.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nancy6015
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Decatur, Georgia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“No taxi available”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013

I wish we could join in on how amazing this restaurant is but it closed on Monday and Tuesday. Today we walked the beach from Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay Villas to Surf's Up Cafe. No problem that they were closed but the problem was that the hotel owner associated with this cafe told us we could not get a taxi. So try this cafe if you can walk but not if you are in your 60s and require transportation.

Visited March 2013
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Thank sasimmons
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Payson, Arizona, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Best lunch in Mazatlan”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2013

What a find! Located right on the Emerald Bay beach, the setting is idyllic and the food incredibly delicious and reasonable. The "Beach Burger" is the best burger I've ever eaten! And the cous-cous w/chicken rivals the best gourmet meal. Add Coronas at half the price of Emerald Bay & it's unbeatable. We'll be back again...

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Larry B
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Lethbridge, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Simply Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

A small group of us walked down the beach from Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay (such a nice walk) and headed to Surf's Up for the live music and terrific food (I believe that was on a Saturday afternoon). What a great spot!!! This was our first time and wasn't our last!! The owner is AMAZING...I can't say enough great things about her...She was busy, but still had time for casual chit-chat to make us feel comfortable and welcome. The facility itself is an open kitchen design and super clean. The food didn't disappoint either...what an amazing combination of flavors that come together just perfectly. The view, the music, the food, the staff (I have to mention Arturo...one of the best smiles on the planet), the facility (amazingly clean washrooms too!!) and the over-all feel makes you "just happy to be here". Highly recommended!! And we'll be back...

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank Smerchy
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