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Mariscos El Mazateno

Calzada Tecnologico, No. 473 | Tomas Aquino, Tijuana, Mexico
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
16 May 2017
“Popular with locals”
2 May 2017
“Shrimp Taco Heaven ”
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Calzada Tecnologico, No. 473 | Tomas Aquino, Tijuana, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Crowded, especially at lunchtime, but prompt service and amazing shrimp tacos! Will definitely return when down here again.

1  Thank TimandJeanne2009
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with a friend who has a home in TJ. He told me the shrimp tacos were the best. I was not disappointed the shrimp tacos were fantastic as was the service. I also got a shrimp cocktail that was good but not the...More

1  Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

What an amazing seafood restaurant that takes just cash. It serves up some of the best tostadas ceviche and cocktails in town and it does not disappoint. The ceviche, shrimp taco and everything else on the menu is simply amazing! Definitely hard to get to...More

2  Thank zoobearz
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Undoubtedly one the best authentic Mexican seafood in Tijuana, A locals' favorite. The portions are large and the cost is very reasonable. The food is great. The seafood soup was so large I took some home for later. Great tacos and tostadas, If you are...More

Thank Alexandre Esteb... R
Reviewed 3 August 2016

It's well-known to the locals but not to outsiders. It is an award-winning place. The food is top-class. Best tacos I have ever eaten. Best in terms of taste and best in terms also of unique ways of filler and choices. My TJ friends took...More

3  Thank Kamiizumi
Reviewed 29 July 2016

OK, it MIGHT be just a little bit more expensive than other shrimp tacos in the area, but they HEAP those tasty shrimps on there! The "Mazateño" is the shrimp taco on a quesadilla that made the place famous. If you're feeling cheap, just ask...More

1  Thank R-VanPeursem
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This isn't a fancy place by any means, you're dining with the locals, and it's out of the way in Otay Mesa; but if you want to taste the best shrimp tacos ever, you have to come here. As soon as you're seated you get...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Simply THE BEST in town, with an urban setting! Try their camaron enchilado and pulpo enchilado tacos !!!!

Thank RosayCarlos
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Mariscos el Mazateño has a well-earned reputation as THE spot for the best Sinaloan-style seafood tacos in Tijuana. The crowd of locals seated at this open-air restaurant in the Tomas Aquino section of town is testament to its popularity. The el perrón taco combines generous...More

Thank AGringoInMexico
Reviewed 13 January 2015

I have been there several times, since the first time I fall in love with the shrimp and marlin tacos, every time our family visiting from far, I take them there and they all love it! the Shrimp tacos are tasty and big and well...More

Thank ELISAGIA2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 08:00
07:00 - 08:00
07:00 - 08:00
07:00 - 08:00
07:00 - 08:00
07:00 - 08:00
07:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzada Tecnologico, No. 473 | Tomas Aquino, Tijuana, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Tijuana
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