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“A Great Value for Excellent Steak and Ribs”
Review of Fat Fish

Fat Fish
Ranked #23 of 458 Restaurants in Mazatlan
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is the second time we have visited Mazatlan. We were super excited to again eat at Fat Fish. They offer fixed price dinners of ribs, steak or breaded shrimp. The dinners are 2 for 240 pesos (that's around 7 dollars a meal, at the current US exchange rate). Note, it is cash only. The place is not fancy, but the ribs and steak are excellent. The dinner also includes a small salad a baked potato, coleslaw and large slab of toasted bread. During happy hour the drinks are 2 for one priced. The service is good and friendly. If you like ribs or steak, Fat Fish is a great value for inexpensive, but great food.

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Thank Joe M
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

ok, the most popular place in the Golden zone for the GREAT deal of BBQ pork ribs, NY strip loin of fresh breaded shrimp. 240 peso's for two! 13.00 american. 4-5 happy hour with 2 for 1 wine and beers. Fun place that gets busy fast. Get there at 4:30 to walk right in, otherwise a wait as lots of large groups,

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Thank Brian b
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Good food, cheap prices but slow and definitely not health and food inspected.
Busy place because is very cheap. Get lots of ribs for what you pay. Washrooms are horribly dirty. Bare minimum. Poor cook breathes in so much smoke from barbecue that when he talks, smoke comes out. We go fat fish once eveytime we in Mazatlan. Sort of a tradition. Just enjoy the food.

Thank Ray T
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Full house every night. Great BBQ ribs. Good music. Fun Place to go. 2 for 1 menu is a great price for excellent steak or ribs. Haven't tried the chicken but others said it was good also. Been going there 2 or more times every year for the past 9 years. Portions are huge. Many people take home extras. Come early. They close by 8:30 PM.

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Thank Jerry150
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Have been here many times, however this time was very disappointing. We were seated back in restaurant away from street, and ignored the entire time. They were busy, but people up in front seemed to be taken care of. Several tables back in our section experienced the same service as our table. The people next to us got up and left after being there for over an hour with only drinks served. We were there for 2 hours before any food arrived to our table. I asked for water 2x and never saw it, however it was on our bill. They did remove the charge when I pointed this out. When we did get our ribs they were ok. But not as good as they have been in the past. When the salad arrived some of the vegetables were still frozen. We asked for butter/condiments for baked potatoes, but this never came to our table or the table next to us. The table next to us had a group of about 6 people. They were served their food randomly, one person was done eating before the others had received their meals. So I guess if you really want to eat at Fat Fish then be sure to be seated by street! Doubtful I will dine here again. Plenty of other excellent places in Mazatlan!

Thank maryfMinnesota
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