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Carlos & Lucia's

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Calzada Camaron Sabalo # 2000 | Golden Zone, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
+52 669 913 5677
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08:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Carlos himself was our waiter and bartender. All six of us truly enjoyed our meals. The ambience is comfortable with lots of character. We would highly recommend this place.

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Thank Kurt U
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Who ever you are come out of your way to try this restaurant crazy delicious! I've been to Cuba 10 times and the only thing I've had better there was sex!!! The food here is fantastic. I ran into the kitchen and gave the cooks a hug💋😘

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McHenry, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I just got back from Carlos and Lucia's Carlos took care of us personally and we followed his recommendations for the Shrimp Diablo and the Cuban garlic shrimp. The Cuban black bean cream soup was very good. The Establishment is a little hard to find but it's across the street from the (Old) Holiday Inn and the... More 

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carlos is very interesting, he takes your order and loves conversation. He is Mexican and his wife is Cuban, so that is where the recipes come from. Best mojitos. Flavorful food. My husband had sea bass which was so tasty, as was my chicken dish. Highly recommended and would definitely go back. Very small, with interesting decor.

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Naperville, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meal here. The owner multi tasked as the greeter, waiter and mojito maker. The food was good. The place is small and nothing special as far as decorations go. I probably wouldn't go back, it was fine, but nothing special.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Carlos and Lucia's this year and we enjoyed it very much as usual. I had the swordfish place fixed Carlos style served over rice and covered with a melted cheese. It was very, very tasty. My wife had tacos Lucia and she loved them. So fortunately all is well here so we can come... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a mildly spicy chipotle shrimp dish that was served with rice. I was amazed at the amount of shrimp. It was wonderful!

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Thank JULIE D
Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If not for Trip Advisor, we would have walked right by. Had seen the reviews and sought out this little gem. Carlos is a great host, we talked about Cuba, politics, and life in general. He suggested some dishes we might like, and we loved everything - black bean soup and garlic soup to start, smoked pork chops Cuban style,... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Mazatlan for several years and never have gone to Carlos & Lucia's until today-loved it. The Cuban sandwich is the best and the art on the walls is fascinating. Make sure to introduce yourself to Carlos-great conversation. Too, it's one of the few restaurants we've been to in Maz that has decent red Argentinian wine! It's... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I initially walked by this restaurant on the way to some shopping locations. The owner was sitting outside and invited me to come back for lunch or dinner. After doing my purchases, I returned directly to Carlos and Lucia's. I ordered a cuban style smoked pork steak. it came with beans and rice and plantains. The meal was great and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Monday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?