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La Cueva Del Leon

Avenida Olas Altas 166 | Local E Planta Baja de Hotel Belmar, Mazatlan 82000, Mexico
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
25 Jun 2016
“Excellent food with an awesome view”
8 Oct 2015
“Best tacos!”
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$$ - $$$
Avenida Olas Altas 166 | Local E Planta Baja de Hotel Belmar, Mazatlan 82000, Mexico
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Sitting along the street and watching the ocean while enjoying exquisite seafood. Doesn't get any better.

1  Thank mymollypop
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Wow. Best tacos I have ever had in my life. No joke. Will definitely come back next time I travel to Mexico City!

Thank SPDisitllery
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This restaurant has been closed for almost a year. The last time I walked past I noticed that it has become a pizza place, by the slice, etc.. There is however, el Faro restaurant which is located 2 doors north of the pizza place and...More

Thank CanadiaRose
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This was always a must stop for us the past 5 years. Last March we walked up to the place and found out it was basically pizza. Don't get me wrong, we love pizza but we were not expecting this. We loved their diverse menu...More

Thank Beab66
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I went with my nephews and have very good attention, the owner is always around giving a special touch to the place, he makes everyone to feel like a "big shot"

Thank DominiqueWoods
Reviewed 31 December 2014

This used to be a fantastic place but for the past 2 years it has fallen steadily. The ocean view is good as was the service but the food is just O.K.

Thank CanadiaRose
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Waiter recomended the fish with shrimp = it was cold, raw and covered with a bland green sauce. we also ordered the chicken fahitas, they would have been ok if they had any flavour, which they didn't. My son ordered a burger, which was greasy...More

1  Thank Bart-from-Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Fish is fresh, well prepared. Cheaper & not as noisy as Shrimp Bucket! Friendly staff. Great place to watch sunsets as right across from beach.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 20 March 2014

But the food here is really good and quite inexpensive. We had our best shrimp meal here at this tiny spot on the south end of the malecon near the Historical District. The shrimp were well done and the saffron rice was a very nice...More

1  Thank Lakeguytx49
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We both had shrimp dishes that were very good! I ordered the green salad, and it was GINORMOUS! Delicious, but huge! I ate less than half of it since I was saving room for the shrimp. We were seated inside, but asked if we could...More

1  Thank houmomof4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Olas Altas 166 | Local E Planta Baja de Hotel Belmar, Mazatlan 82000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: 910.30.00
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Belmar
The Cave Lion Pizza & Beer offers pizzas with different body types (traditional, crunchy, chicago style) for all tastes and signature drinks that you will not find anywhere else
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