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El Mazateno

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$$ - $$$
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Tijuana, Mexico
+52 664 607 1377
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Cedar City, Utah
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since I visit the first time 12 years ago this is my must stop for shrimp Tacos. They have Al kinds of sea food but the fried fish and shrimp Tacos are just pure amazing!! Now their signature dish is the camaron enchilado, if you favor spicy food you must try this!!

Thank Pinketa P
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

im from Tj and like most im a fan of a good taco, Mazateño has the best shrimp and chilly shrimp tacos ove tasted locally, the only downside (and reason i didnt give it a 5 point rating) is the atmosphere, it is NOT a pretty/comfortable place. its just by the sidewalk its loud and kind of dirty , if... More 

Thank Rodrigo A
Tijuana, Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 16 February 2017

excellent service and great food mid range price friendly staff clean restaurant mazateñ and enchilado taco es the best

Thank jburgos2017
Tijuana, Mexico
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I does come here almost every month. Shrimp and Crispy Octopus. Price is twice the normal Tijuana tacos. For 20 USD you can have a good lunch for 2-3 persons. I always bring my visitor to this place.

Thank crisventura65
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Exelent! Shrimp Taco. Ask 1 Tortilla per and you can have about 3. The Crispy Octupus is a little heavy but it's good if you pick and share like popcorn. It's Family oriented.

Thank Hotel Astor T
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Like always very delicioso! Before arriving i always know what i want , 1 taco de camaron enchilado and 1 taco a la mantequilla plus a limonada. You cant beat the price and the service is second to none. If your have the chance to visit Tijuana you must stop by this place they have two locations.

Thank Chumino
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant that is definitely off the tourist trail. I can't really recommend anything over another because everything I have ordered so far is absolutely amazing.

Thank Eric S
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My husband absolutely loves this place! (And he's quite picky) they have delicious shrimp quesadillas that definitely make a trip down the border absolutely worth it!

Thank esilvaa16
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

the best shrimp tacos in the world, they have a very special waty to prepare the shrimps, when you go there just ask for "quesadilla con camarones enchilados" watermouth will come from you

Thank jesus b
Tijuana, Mexico
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I am probably the only Person I know that would rather go somewhere else, not because of the taste, prices, atmosphere, just that when I eat spicy shrimp tacos (most popular) I want the vein removed, hate the feeling of biting on it. This is not a bad review, just an opportunity for improvement

Thank Marilu2016-123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tijuana, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Tijuana
  • Phone Number: +52 664 607 1377

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