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Surf's Up Cafe

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Avenida Ernesto Coppel # 520 | Nuevo Mazatlan, Mazatlan 82112, Mexico
+52 669 988 0951
09:00 - 16:00
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Wed - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
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Saskatoon, Canada
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As we stay down the beach (Emerald Bay) we walk a couple times down to the Surf's Up Cafe. The food is delicious, a wide mix of yummy drinks, the service very friendly and they have live entertainment. Recommend smoothies and burgers. Also had the special one day of coconut shrimp - very good.

Thank Sherrie B
Edmonton, Ab
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It isn't simple to get to Surf's Up but it will be worth your time to find it. The food is more expensive that some others but there is no comparison to the quality served here. The burger will leave you stuffed and we share this if we are ordering it. The specials are varied and the taste fabulous. Saturday... More 

Thank Dinolady
Boise, Idaho
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the only restaurant we ate more than once while in Mazatlan. Open for breakfast and lunch only. We were blown away by what the owner and her staff are doing. She has a vision and has built a team that is making it come true. You have to be willing to get away from the traditional tourists area.... More 

1 Thank inthetrade4566
Spokane, Washington
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A little dirt will get you a LOT! We went for a late breakfast and found the quaint little beachside cafe relatively empty. We got front row seats overlooking Emerald Bay...a beautiful spot with a light breeze. We started off with a couple of delicious, fresh fruit smoothies and a cup of coffee. The waitress took our order and we... More 

Thank Jack R
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, charming young beautiful owner, fun live afternoon music on the beach away from the tourist center

Thank Cindy P
Fountain Hills, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This "normal" looking café directly on the beach is a hidden gem for food-lovers. The lovely Canadian owner Leanne is a master in making simple sandwiches, burgers, or omelets into unexpected gourmet delights, in an unpretentious, joyful and colorful Mexican environment, for very good prices. We cannot praise her café enough after seral years of eating there, crave her food,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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150 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We just finished brunch at this little sea side gem in the Emerald Bay Area of Mazatlan and could not wait to give them s review. It is gourmet dining right on the ocean and the food is sublime. I had the aptly named "heavenly" which is dark chocolate stuffed French toast. It is finished with walnuts. Honestly worthy of... More 

1 Thank Kyle D
Surfs Up M, Owner at Surf's Up Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you, for such a wonderful review. I am so pleased that you had a most excellent experience. Our goal at Surf's Up to to not only provide attentive service but for the food to make you have an emotional experience. One that you will remember. Sunday July 31st was our last day open for the season. We generally close... More 

Mazatlan, Mexico
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

this is a great restaurant, right on the beach in Emerald Bay, Dusty road to get there but definitely well worth it. The owners are Canadian and have a flare for unique dishes, the stuffed hamburgers are big enough to share. Next time we will share the breakfast meal as we couldn't finish it all. The staff are wonderful they... More 

1 Thank Erika L
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

When we returned to Mazatlan, we were so excited to hear Surf's up was open for the season. This is an amazing place. The staff is great and attentive. The food takes a little time to get, but well worth the wait. The flavors are unusual but work well together, the portions are big and everything is well priced. It... More 

Thank btebo
Lubbock, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

A yearly vacation breakfast favorite with our family. Every listing highly creative ...We aim to try them all. Lunch also available, but breakfast is our preference. Friendly staff. Sits directly on the ocean and is a stopping point for visitors walking the sands. Taxi and pulmonia drivers may complain of the dusty, somewhat rutty road, but cajoling does work and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Ernesto Coppel # 520 | Nuevo Mazatlan, Mazatlan 82112, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan
  • Phone Number: +52 669 988 0951

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