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Basilio Badillo 168, Puerto Vallarta 48380 , Mexico
+52 322 22 3 1626
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 326
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  • 240
    Very good
  • 108
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and fun

Good food, strong margaritas, and fun atmosphere. Inexpensive and a good value. We had a mariachi serenade, Mexican combo platters, and Cadillac margaritas. Yum!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
amelia2424
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Salem, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Salem, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Good food, strong margaritas, and fun atmosphere. Inexpensive and a good value. We had a mariachi serenade, Mexican combo platters, and Cadillac margaritas. Yum!

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

You have to try the octopus in garlic. It is diced and sautéed in a flavorful garlic sauce. My friend took a taste and decided he would order it for himself next time. It takes much racking of my brain to think of the last time i had octopus that great.

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California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Café de olla is an outstanding place to eat. Prepare to stand in line a little while for dinner. It's that good. Ribs are terrific as well as the fish entrees. Service is impeccable. Everyone seems to be having a good time, servers as well as the customers. You won't be disappointed. It's in the Romantic Zone. Don't miss it.

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Palm Springs
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76 reviews 76 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I think one of the best restaurants for both typical mexican food as well some specialities that are all reasonably priced and delicious. I ate her twice during my one week stay.

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Duxbury, Vermont
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Simply put...I had the best tacos I have ever had in my life. The ladies cooking in the open kitchen definitely know what they are doing. Our party of four ended up here after a local Mexican recommended it when we asked where there was good, authentic Mexican food. We were pleased. It was nice to see mostly Mexicans were... More 

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San Diego
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Fresh from the horror of the pancake place, Cafe De Olla was the perfect restaurant to walk into. It was delicious and it comes with outstanding service. Sunday is no doubt one of the busy days because there were an awful lot of Mexican locals having a meal with the family. It was no problem for the staff, who seemed... More 

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Toronto
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Cafe de Olla is one of our old favourties in Puerto Vallarta. If you are looking for ribs, with a great twice baked potato, this is the place to go. The platters are outstanding (eg. Lobsters, Steak and Shrimp). Good value, good service and good food. A reliable winning combination.

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Villeneuve, Vaud, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Mexican food is very tasty and well prepared at Cafe de Olla. A rather noisy place, and very crowdy, so you do not have so much time for other thing than eating...but it is OK.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

By far my favourite restaurant in Puerto Vallarta. Best margaritas and food. Be warned that it can be loud but I always have so much fun there. The staff are fantastic. There is often a lineup in the evening but it moves quickly. A margarita can be had in the line and it is very entertaining watching the kitchen staff... More 

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B.C.
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We have been here twice, once for dinner (excellent) once for breakfast(very good) it's very popular, with line-ups on the weekends. Good Mexican breakfast spot. Friendly and relaxed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Basilio Badillo 168, Puerto Vallarta 48380 , Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 22 3 1626

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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