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The Swedes Bar & Bistro

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Pulpito 154 | Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
3222232353
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 185
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Dinner

Took the opportunity to have dinner tonight at Swedes, and it was just delicious. I had the Pork filet special with red wine, and can honestly say it was so tender and moist, perhaps one of the best I've eaten. Definitely put Swedes on your dinner list when in PVR!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Tim S
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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269 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Took the opportunity to have dinner tonight at Swedes, and it was just delicious. I had the Pork filet special with red wine, and can honestly say it was so tender and moist, perhaps one of the best I've eaten. Definitely put Swedes on your dinner list when in PVR!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Hadn't been there in years but stopped with a friend and was pleasantly surprised. Ambience was wonderful. Varied menu. Had a great dinner and will definitely go back.

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Calgary Alberta
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It was our last evening in Puerto Vallarta so we invited some friends to have supper with us at The Swedes. Morgan, the owner, greeted us as if we were old friends. The special was red snapper and there were a variety of chicken and beef dishes on the menu as well. Our friends ordered the special and my partner... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The service and food are good and enjoyable. The staff is welcoming and ensures your satisfaction. The salads and fish are their best and don't forget dessert. Come ready to relax and have a good meal with your friends. If alone, you will make new friends there.

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Clare, Illinois
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125 reviews 125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We were going to a cabaret in a part of town we had not visited before. Old Town area of PV is really great. We had our choice of the two suggestions from the guy at The Palm and chose The Swedes. Thought it would be "Swedish Food". My wife had the Lamb chops which she thought were great and... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

With all the restaurants in this part of Puerto Vallarta, this one stands out. On a 7 day stay trip, we ate here twice. The food was really good and the service, superb.

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Forest Park, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Went to the Swede partially because I wanted to be close to my hotel and use the internet. Had their fish of the day Substituted red snapper for Mahi Mahi. The fish was very well done The accompanied risto was a great taste and even hooked a low carb lover like myself. Good view of the beach and bay Great... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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78 reviews 78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Shared dinner with friends last night at The Swedes. I've eaten there many times. However, last night the chef outdid himself. Great food, great service and a great time with friends. Check it out!!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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200 reviews 200 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We've stayed in this area for years and have never made it here till now. A mistake, everyone's entrees were super. Burgers, pasta, all good. My Cobb salad was great. And was missing one of those big salads for dinner so this hit the spot. Friendly efficient staff. We sat on the upper/bar level. Got a bit loud up there,... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Cool spot for a drink while strolling around Old Vallarta. Not much to say, we had a couple drinks and kept on going but enjoyed our little visit. Worth a stop.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pulpito 154 | Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 3222232353

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
  • Cuisine: International, European, Swedish, Scandinavian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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