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The Swedes Bar & Bistro

Pulpito 154 | Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
3222232353
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Ranked #56 of 697 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $14
Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Swedish, Scandinavian, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Unlike a lot of restaurants that have been around a while, The Swedes still maintains its high standards for food and service. I have been coming here for over 8 years now, and it is still as good as it always has been. The menu skews toward continental cuisine with a nod towards Scandinavia and has something for everyone. This... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Welcoming venue and service, overall an enjoyable experience without hiccup. Drinks were very enjoyable - food was well prepared, not haute cuisine but neither was that expected.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Amazing service - Morgan meal specially designed a meal for a friend who was just out of the hospital. and had a number of food constraints... the food was really really delicious and reasonably priced. Definitely a place I would visit again. Nicole

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a nice, friendly restaurant and bar with great views from the top floor. The food is good. The drinks are well mixed and the staff is friendly.

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Swede's offers open-air dining and libations with an extensive menu of delectable and well-presented foods. The staff is very attentive as are the owners, and it tends to draw a very fun crowd. Recommended for any trip, but if you are in the area for five nights or more it should be on your must-do list.

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Palm Springs, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great place, friendly. Food was an oasis in Old Vallarta! Don't miss it! We went twice while in Vallarta.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This restaurant was highly recommended to us. There was 1-hour wait for our table. The waiter told us that we better wait saying that we should not miss the best food in Puerto Vallarta. While we were waiting for our table, there was a first red flag: the bottled water served to patrons was Kirkland water (the Cotsco brand!!) which... More 

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Outstanding freshly made cocktails. We started off every evening with a delicious cocktail made by friendly bartenders. Also enjoyed a delicious dinner. Our server was wonderful and attentive. A must visit every time we are in PV.

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Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Delicious food, great atmosphere, fantastic service.... Highly recommended. I'll go back for sure. Pasta with beef is absolutely awesome

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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63 reviews 63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Went to Swede's the other night and had a very good meal in a very nice atmosphere. The food is very consistently good, the service is excellent and the outdoor eating area is a comfortable addition to your meal. The lobster Bisque is as good as it gets although I would have enjoyed a little lobster meat in it. If... More 

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Additional Information about The Swedes Bar & Bistro

Address: Pulpito 154 | Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
Phone Number: 3222232353
Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 14
Cuisine: European, Swedish, Scandinavian, International

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