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Carlos & Lucia's

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Calzada Camaron Sabalo # 2000 | Golden Zone, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
+52 669 913 5677
08:30 - 22:00
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British Columbia
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

On our recent visit to Mazatlan after a 5 year absense, we found Carlos and Lucia's across the street from their previous location. It didn't take long to feel at home again. Carlos and his son in law Marty make sure your visit is perfect. We must recommend the ribs! My husband is a 'rib connoisseur' and still talks about... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

On my recent trip to Mazatlan, one of many in the past 20 years, I visited this restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews and had an awesome experience. The food was fabulous and the service was fun and made me feel like I was part of the family. Marty makes the best mojito...EVER and Carlos is great to talk to. We... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013

A small "hole in the wall" style restaurant with plenty of character! My wife and I enjoyed a night out in Mazatlan and decided to try something new in town rather than the usual boring "Mexican Plate" at some regular touristy restaurant! A Cuban & Mexican family ran restaurant offering tasters some flavors of Cuba! While the restaurant doesn't offer... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2013

we liked carlos & lucia's a lot and have been there a few times each time we come to mazatlan. this restaurant is close to our hotel, only a few bus stops from our hotel, the pueblo bonito, so it's very convenient. the food was very good and service was great. we thoroughly enjoy ourselves every time we stop there.

1 Thank traveintoes
Washington, DC
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2013

This was walking distance from El Cid El Moro and we happened to walk by it one evening looking for a place to eat. We were thrilled to find it. The food was great, as was the service. The "ropa vieja" was just delicious. The owner is very friendly and he recommended some great dishes. We would return.

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93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

We remembered them at their other location down the street a few years ago and they are still really good. We started with Mojitos and they ranked as one of the best we've had. We tried the cuban black bean soup, a little on the sweet side, would have liked a little spice but really good. We tried the Cuban... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

We returned to Carlos and Lucia's this month and had another great meal. We only had a few apps this time but they were great. The fish fries are melt in your mouth good. The guacamole may look basic but it's packed with flavour and was easily one of the best we tasted while in Mazatlan. Perfectly seasoned. Highly recommend... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

The owners really made this place shine. Very personable and all about the personal relationship. The food was good, the drinks were fresh, and the service was fast!

Thank Jennifer D
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

Great Cuban sandwiches! The shrimp was great also. The mojito was awesome!!!! Definitely will go back!!!

Thank placid1Wa
Bagley, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

We have eaten at Carlos & Lucai's a couple of times and it was been wonderful every time. On our last visit we had asked Carlos if we could bring in our marlin and mako shark to have cooked. He was more than happy to cook it for us. The way they cooked up the fish was to die for.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzada Camaron Sabalo # 2000 | Golden Zone, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: +52 669 913 5677
Great Cuban restaurant toward the north end of the Golden Zone.

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