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El Mole de Jovita

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Basilio Badillo 220, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 223 3065
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3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A mexican restaurant with autentic mexican food, the special is the mole...
A mexican restaurant with autentic mexican food, the special is the mole sauce witch is made like in the past, an artesian mole that takes over a week to prepare, unique texture and a chocolate taste at the end. A very house warming atmosphere, and always a good service taken by the owners themself.
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  • 96
    Very good
  • 25
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  • 8
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner

Very good food, matched with great service and atmosphere, we will be back.... Great mole.? Located on Badillo, great area of town...

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
davidbergs
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Very good food, matched with great service and atmosphere, we will be back.... Great mole.? Located on Badillo, great area of town...

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

this was some of the best mole. We all tried different ones. Hard to say which was my fav. All have their appeal. This small little restaurant has amazing service and food. A gem and a taste of real Mexico

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chicago, il
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We love this place and visit it every year when we visit Vallarta. It's the best mole in the city. When they first opened, they had only chicken mole on the menu. they have more now, but we always have the chickn. It's not fancy, just a place for a good meal.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

First of all I liked the deal on happy hour cocktails, secondly I was thankful to get a table on the upper floor, because it was hot and I needed air. This place is a hard to find jewel in the crown. But if you are in PV, then you have to try it out. You will not be disappointed,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

If you're a mole lover you will like Jovitas. Excellent mole, I had the green and the brown and both were very good. The food is inexpensive and the service was very good.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Cozy place with outdoor seating and live music. Great mole and great prices. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Never disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The flavors of their different moles cannot be beat! This was by far our favorite meal and really reasonably priced.

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Layton, Utah USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Went there on day they had a lunch special that included Lentil soup which was very good. With the soup came some excellent Chicken Mole, we chose the Javito Sauce. Friendly service. Price per lunch 130 pesos.

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We paid our annual visit to El Mole de Jovita in February. This time we had our son and his wife on their first time in PV. It was unanimous: you will not find a better molé than here. You also will not find a better host than Sergio. We loved the back patio. Can't wait for our next visit.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Ate at this super good restaurant twice! Moles are very very tasty and the staff was great. Lots of vegetarian choices. We loved this place and the price was very reasonable. Give it a try!

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Additional Information about El Mole de Jovita

Address: Basilio Badillo 220, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 322 223 3065
Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
Open Hours:
Monday 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Basilio Badillo 220, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 3065

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

A mexican restaurant with autentic mexican food, the special is the mole sauce witch is made like in the past, an artesian mole that takes over a week to prepare, unique texture and a chocolate taste at the end. A very house warming atmosphere, and always a good service taken by the owners themself.
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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