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Privada Isla de los Chivos 10, Mazatlan 82017, Mexico
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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

No, all the tables aren't wiped down all the time, but this is a wonderful little family owned outdoor restaurant in the sand on the beach, not El Cid or a Four Seasons. Overlook the small stuff and get what you came for...great food at good prices. Breakfast, lunch and dinner; the best pizza-oven-cooked pizza in Mazatlan; sea food, Mexican... More 

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Thank Clayton R
Mazatlan, Mexico
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

After reading all the negative comments posted here I have begun to believe that the other reviewers must have eaten in a different Benji's! After living on the Isla for more than 3 years I have eaten in all the available restaurants here. Benji's is one of my favorites!! Run by a MEXICAN family all of the meals are exceptionally... More 

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Thank felloffatruck47
Yukon, OK
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014

I usually don't like to give bad reviews but this place was filthy and the service was not good at all. I love to sit and drink ice cold beer, eat, relax, and enjoy the scenery. I've read on the forums how delicious this place was. Well, I've never been more disappointed in "any" place in Mexico in my life.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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124 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014

My wife and I have been wanting to check this place out for years because of the great reviews. We arrived on December 17 at about 2pm and the place was empty except for the employees. We were invited to sit anywhere. We walked around looking for a chair that wasn't filthy and could not find any so they watched... More 

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Thank PalapaBound
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2013

My nine year old daughter and i stumbled apon this little place(while looking for goats) and were welcomed into the american/mexican family...from the mexican mother/daughter in the kitchen....the american born son in law waiter/jack of all trades....to their beautiful baby in her highchair cooing away... and thier ten year old bilingual nephew......a family spirit surrounded us...the coconut shrimp...the bananas on... More 

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1 Thank goatlove
Malaysia
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138 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2012

Here is the best place for people who love the rustic mexican atomosphere.... and there is the wonderful clear sea where we could snorkel and saw lots of beautiful fish !!!!!! It was our last day at Mazatlan and my boyfriend had lost his watch in the hotel and was really sad but this place made us so happy after... More 

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1 Thank kanchandayo
Detroit, Michigan
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2011

at benjis you really feel like your at home. The people are kind and instantly make you feel welcome..they have a variety of drinks and specailty pizza's with toppings i would have never thought to be so delicious on a pizza but Benji's proved me wrong. its on the water front with a buetiful view and has an upper deck... More 

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1 Thank jeremiahh6
Mazatlan
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2011

There is a reason that boaters have adopted Benji's as the place to anchor and get their land legs back in shape. From help in finding a boat part to having someone run for a big bag of ice the PB blended family is willing to go the extra mile. Eli has excellent Spanish/English skills. Just like art is in... More 

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Thank JaimeMazatlan
Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2011

If you want somewhere to relax and enjoy some fantastic food this is the place to spend some time. Off the beaten track and low key, this is a favourite for my family. No hustle and bustle, just chilled and friendly. Thanks Eli and Anita for the great food, and atmosphere - and for treating us all like family. Hope... More 

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Thank NiknLoren
Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2011

If only Trip Advisor allowed zero stars or even negative stars I would use that option here. We took a cruise on the Schooner Patricia Belle (review to come) and they stranded us for 3 hours at Pizza Benji's. As it turns out it is owned by their son. We have been to the other side of Stone Island in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Privada Isla de los Chivos 10, Mazatlan 82017, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Sinaloa  >  Mazatlan

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