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Plaza Machado

Calle Constitucion, Mazatlan, Mexico
+52 669 913 2222
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Central plaza named for Juan Nepomuceno Machado who donated the land.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Constitucion, Mazatlan, Mexico
+52 669 913 2222
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw this on a city tour. No one around much. Lovely older buildings and several restaurants located here. Just no activity while we were visiting. I am sure on the weekends it is hopping.

Thank MaccaFan1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every weekend there is a variety of live music on the square. There are kiosks set up as well with souvenirs to buy. My only complaint is about the restaurant proprietors who try to entice you to come to their restaurant. You just can't walk...More

Thank annkQ59HK
Reviewed 1 week ago

No matter which restaurant you choose in this area, this plaza has the best chefs in town. My favorite is Gaia which borders the lovely square. Other bistros include Pedro & Lola's; Casa 46 is on the 2nd story above Gaia. Topolo will open again...More

1  Thank VerandaKitty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing interesting, but the restaurant Casa 46 has good service and food. The food there was much better than at the Emerald Bay resort.

Thank TravellerArEd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a day at the beach, you might want a good dinner and some relax time or perhaps even more fun. Well, this place has nice gardens surrounded by a number of restaurants which offer good food, happy hour, live music and more fun. All...More

1  Thank jv145294
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plazuela Machado never disappoints. The nightlife is the most exciting to enjoy with vendors, strolling musicians, open-air restaurants, and dancers but even during the day you will find locals, artists, residents and tourists alike mingling about taking in ice cream from the vendor across the...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurants, Ice Cream, Coffee Places Around The Square, Some Souvenir Shops On Weekends, Walk Distance From Olas Altas Beach To Enjoy A Wonderful Sunset...B)

Thank Jorge H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed eating dinner and people watching in the plaza. A lot of the local vendors come out in the evening. Highly recommend!

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like most Mexican towns, the plaza is the go to place for chilling out, partaking in some people watching, and enjoying the colonial architecture. Plaza Machado is no different!

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, surrounded by gorgeous buildings and good restaurants. A lot of history involved and very pretty panoramas.

Thank Chema R
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293 reviews
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20 reviews
.05 km away
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9 July 2016|
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Response from CDC_ALUMNI | Reviewed this property |
About 2 US dollars..one could walk or take city bus for about 50 cents in US currency. Depends on exchange rate.
Kim G
17 January 2016|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
The Plaza Machado is in Centro Historico and is about a 30 minutes north along the coastal road, the Malecon. A nice taxi or pulmonea ride - but to far to walk.
Deb S
7 March 2015|
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Response from dnpeting | Reviewed this property |
There are several shops, restaurants and a city center (Plaza Machado) near the ship dock; however, the beach is too far to walk to. If you want to go to the beach or boardwalk (malecon), you can take a pulmonia. Pulmonias... More