For anyone just visiting Mazatlán due to a quick ferry stop, who still wants both excellent waterfront dining and fresh seafood, Mariscos La Puntilla is the ideal place. Situated close to the terminal, Mariscos has a brilliant atmosphere and a wealth of both locals and tourists dining together on some reasonably priced and flavorsome seafood dishes. The range of shrimp options is excellent, as is the traditional Mazatlán specialty pescado zarandeado. Apart from the food, the service is both fast and attentive which will make you feel right at home.
Address & telephone number: Interior Muelle Turistico, Mazatlán, Mexico, +52 669 982 8877
Located in Pueblo Bonito Hotel, Cilantro’s is a great waterfront dining option given that it sits right at the water’s edge and provides absolutely beautiful views over the ocean. Sit in the open air, under the thatched palapa style roof to enjoy your meal, and try to make a reservation for around an hour before sunset to get the most out of your visit to this great little spot. As for the food, it rivals the view. Try out any of the seafood options they offer, including the extensive shrimp options.
Address & telephone number: Pueblo Bonito Hotel, Mazatlán, Mexico, +52 669 914 3700
The oceanfront restaurant of El Cid El Moro Beach hotel, La Concha has a prime spot overlooking the crashing waves and benefits from the warm tropical breezes, guaranteed to make you feel like you’re dining in paradise. As well as the restaurant, there is also a poolside bar incorporated into this highly recommended location, meaning you can relax with a drink after dinner, or even just pop by for a nightcap before bed. The food offers something for everyone, given that they have an international menu, so you won’t be stuck for choice.
Address & telephone number: Avenida Camarón Sabalo 811, Mazatlán, Mexico, +52 669 989 6969