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Swell Beach Bar

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182 Amapas | Playa Los Muertos, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (Formerly The Beach House)
52 322 223 0497
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
still loving the swell beach bar!

i had coconut fried shrimp again several times in 2015 and loved it just as much as in 2014. on my visit in 2015, i also had a brownie and ice cream -- terrific! i got a coke with it; the total was 78pp (approx $5.25).

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
susiemargaret
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franklin, TN
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franklin, TN
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

i had coconut fried shrimp again several times in 2015 and loved it just as much as in 2014. on my visit in 2015, i also had a brownie and ice cream -- terrific! i got a coke with it; the total was 78pp (approx $5.25).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I was taken here by friends who consider this their home base beach restaurant when they come to Vallarta for two weeks a year. The staff greeted them like family, remembered where they liked to sit and introduced me all-round. We spent most of the day there having drinks and snacks and food, and all the time I noticed others... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My niece and her girlfriends love to hangout here on Playa Los Muertos Beach. Kick back in a beach chair under an umbrella and have a few Pacífico's, Corona's or shots of Tequila and enjoy the ocean breeze while doing a little people watching.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great beach, great beverages, no drama, just FUN! Always meet new friends and go back and back and back!

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Good food and drinks. Convenient spot on Los Muertos beach. They have a few loungers which makes them unique compared to other beach bars with just chairs. Napping is not an option with the constant stream of beach hawkers, but at least you can pretend to sleep.

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Toluca, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you cannot picture "shilo" at muertos beach you are not a regular at that place, and certainly the most known staff for a decade at los muertos surely is at Swell Bar, David barter totally ruin my mystery shopping by remember me from 5 years ago and still remember what i love to drink and do (vodka tonic) as... More 

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Valleyford, Washington
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Shared a cabana with 8 friends. Owner Andreas and Patty joined us and we all ate together. Fresh oysters right off the boat, sushimi, poppers, a salad big enough to feed the whole group and the staff, Jorge, was a great sport. Great place to stake your portion of beach and stay for the day, eating, drinking and having a... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Each year we travel to Puerto Vallarta and enjoy spending every day at Swell. They take excellent care of us. The service is excellent and friendly. The food is delicious. What more could we ask for? Nothing. Can't wait to go back next year!

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Whittier, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Swell is by far my favorite beach & bar location. Swell has the best beach lounge chairs and service on the beach. Five star restaurant service on the beach. Friendly staff that seem to go out of their way to remember your name. Lots of locals enjoy and lounge at Swell Beach & Bar. Clean Beach, Clean Restrooms, Clean Bar... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We spent one week in PVR and most of each day at Swell lounging, reading, swimming etc. Swell is great, there are no guys trying to lure you in, fake 2 for 1's drink deals or other bogus promos. The service is very good, the food is average but it's a beach club not high end dining. Prices are fair... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 182 Amapas | Playa Los Muertos, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (Formerly The Beach House)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 52 322 223 0497
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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