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Mariscos El Mazateno

Calzada Tecnologico, No. 473 | Tomas Aquino, Tijuana, Mexico
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
26 Jun 2017
“Maybe the best octopus tacos I had”
16 May 2017
“Popular with locals”
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Calzada Tecnologico, No. 473 | Tomas Aquino, Tijuana, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

We came on a thursday at 1:30 pm and we didn't have to wait. I order the crunchy octopus taco and it was sooo good. The octopus its very hard to cook if you want to have the perfect texture, and here its cooked to...More

Thank Cristina F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Crowded, especially at lunchtime, but prompt service and amazing shrimp tacos! Will definitely return when down here again.

1  Thank TimandJeanne2009
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with a friend who has a home in TJ. He told me the shrimp tacos were the best. I was not disappointed the shrimp tacos were fantastic as was the service. I also got a shrimp cocktail that was good but not the...More

1  Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

What an amazing seafood restaurant that takes just cash. It serves up some of the best tostadas ceviche and cocktails in town and it does not disappoint. The ceviche, shrimp taco and everything else on the menu is simply amazing! Definitely hard to get to...More

2  Thank zoobearz
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Undoubtedly one the best authentic Mexican seafood in Tijuana, A locals' favorite. The portions are large and the cost is very reasonable. The food is great. The seafood soup was so large I took some home for later. Great tacos and tostadas, If you are...More

Thank Alexandre Esteb... R
Reviewed 4 August 2016

It's well-known to the locals but not to outsiders. It is an award-winning place. The food is top-class. Best tacos I have ever eaten. Best in terms of taste and best in terms also of unique ways of filler and choices. My TJ friends took...More

3  Thank Kamiizumi
Reviewed 30 July 2016

OK, it MIGHT be just a little bit more expensive than other shrimp tacos in the area, but they HEAP those tasty shrimps on there! The "Mazateño" is the shrimp taco on a quesadilla that made the place famous. If you're feeling cheap, just ask...More

1  Thank R-VanPeursem
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This isn't a fancy place by any means, you're dining with the locals, and it's out of the way in Otay Mesa; but if you want to taste the best shrimp tacos ever, you have to come here. As soon as you're seated you get...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Simply THE BEST in town, with an urban setting! Try their camaron enchilado and pulpo enchilado tacos !!!!

Thank RosayCarlos
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Mariscos el Mazateño has a well-earned reputation as THE spot for the best Sinaloan-style seafood tacos in Tijuana. The crowd of locals seated at this open-air restaurant in the Tomas Aquino section of town is testament to its popularity. The el perrón taco combines generous...More

Thank AGringoInMexico
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch
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Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calzada Tecnologico, No. 473 | Tomas Aquino, Tijuana, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Tijuana
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