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Gringo Lingo

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar, Pub
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Rodolfo T. Loaiza 315, Mazatlan, Mexico
+52 669 913 7737
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Bellevue, Washington
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Open air, with meat on the menu as well as the ubiquitous and delicious local shrimp. It can be a bit noisy with the live bands.

Thank laurabaxter01
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 bites into our mediocre meal the waiter set up for 2 male dancers to come and dance in the space where I was. I literally had to move out of my chair to keep from getting hit. I got the waiters attention to tell him how horribly rude and unacceptable this was and he indicated that I should just... More 

Thank akcjm
Brewster, New York
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359 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They offer a large variety of specials (ribs/beers, etc). I was alone, so ordered off the menu. The chips & fresh salsa were good. The sandwich was a bit sparce. It was all right, but I would not go back.

Thank Cynhoff
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This used to be a great place to eat, drink & be merry with a great wait staff that worked perfectly under pressure. Now, even on a weekend night, dead zone should be the name. Wait staff ok when it should be great (no diners should make it much easier).

1 Thank deborahd435
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We always go here for the BBQ ribs, best in town. It is a local, quaint little place just a short walk from the hotel. I love this place.

Thank skeeter320
Winnipeg, Canada
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189 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I've eaten at this place years ago and it was good then as it was on my recent visit. Service was good with friendly smiles and the food was delicious as I remembered it from previous visits. The down side is the decor is almost exactly the same as I remembered it also...some fresh paint and flooring would brighten things... More 

1 Thank Travellingfool2013
Olympia, Washington
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

If you are in the Gold Zone in Mazatlan you could run into the Gringo Lingo. There are so many other preferable options for dining. Our food experience was average at best, not particularly flavorful, if you can imagine that about Mexican food, which I love, and the tortillas were cool. The worst part was sitting through the endless drone... More 

Thank TommyTomThomas
Vallejo, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

What a great place to take a brake from shopping or the beach. to sit have a beer or two and watch the tourist go by. The staff is just the best, there young and attentive words that don't go together most places, but here they meld and what you get, is warm smiles, and Great Service... My vote is... More 

Thank Dennis L
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

okay but will not go back. I can not think of 100 characters to explain why. Just leave it at the service was poor and the food cold.

1 Thank Jacqueline B
Phoenix, Arizona
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

This eatery is very conveniently located in the heart of the Zona Dorada, within walking distance from most major hotels and from the Boardwalk (Malecon). The restaurant staff are very helpful, professional, efficient, prompt, and (for what it matters) handsome. Their chimichangas and quesadillas are plate-licking good. Their happy hour specials are very well-priced and reasonable, as are also their... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rodolfo T. Loaiza 315, Mazatlan, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: +52 669 913 7737

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