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Porto Bello Bistro & Lounge

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Italian, Pizza, Tapas
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Nuevo Vallarta Plaza Building loc. 4 | Av. Nayarit Villa 5 Lote 22, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
322-2976719
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: After 20 years of service in our resaturante in Marina Vallarta we decided...
After 20 years of service in our resaturante in Marina Vallarta we decided to open our second home in Nuevo Vallarta making a change in our image, with a Terrace, Bistro and Luonge where we serve our best dishes with our excellent Porto Bello service and Music of our DJ
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  • 87
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  • 32
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 3
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  • 1
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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
Great view awesome food

A lovely setting by the water. Service was perfect And all the food was incredible A variety of tastes something for everyone Close to the grand Mayan so a little bit of a get sexy from the resort

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

A lovely setting by the water. Service was perfect And all the food was incredible A variety of tastes something for everyone Close to the grand Mayan so a little bit of a get sexy from the resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Spent an amazing evening with the family eating great food and wine. Truly surprised to find such an authentic Italian restaurant with excellent homemade pastas and sauces. Our service, led by Abad was exceptional. They have a great selection of wine and their food is cravable. Can't wait to come back next visit to Nuevo Vallarta!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

While staying at the Grand Mayan, this was a short taxi ride up the road. The service was excellent and the food was authentic Italian. Reasonably priced and delicious.

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was an all-around excellent experience. Our server, Miguel, was attentive and pleasant all night. He was very helpful with menu choices and offerred to let us taste the wine before deciding on a bottle for the table. We really enjoyed meeting Miguel. The setting was attractive: a comfortable, modern restaurant with a view of the marina. The food... More 

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Granbury, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a romantic setting in Nuevo Vallarta located at the edge of the water. The service was outstanding and the cuisine was delicious with terrific presentation. My wife and I dined there our last evening in Vallarta (05/14/2015). We will definitely be back.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were staying at Villa del Palmar Flamingos and wanted to dine elsewhere. We asked for a recommendation to a nearby restaurant and they suggested Porto Bello. Our requirement was that the restaurant had to have vegetarian gluten free options. It was so nice to know that I would be able to have gluten free pasta in Nuevo Vallarta for... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We just had the most fantastic meal at Porto Bello Bistro and Lounge in Nuevo Vallarta. Starting with the waiter Jaime and throughout the meal, it could not be beaten. We had Tuna Carpaccio to begin our awesome experience, followed by a Bistro Salad all accompanied by fine wine. I enjoyed Sea Bass with almonds, spinach, great sauce and vegetables... More 

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

While staying at a resort in Nuevo Vallarta, we decided to dine at Porto Bello. The restaurant had a view of the marina and the interior decor was fresh and modern. The service was outstanding from beginning to end. The menu had something for everyone. We both ordered Veal Picatta and it was prepared to perfection. Dessert was a treat... More 

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Benton Harbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Used to love stopping at this restaurant for dinner. Always get the lasagna but this visit it wasn't as good as I remember. Seems like they have changed the recipe.

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Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We used to just be amazed by the quality of their carpaccio pizza. Yesterday when I bought it, it was so disappointing I didn't even finish my portion. They changed the meat on it and I was constantly picking the grissel out of my teeth. The once what I thought was the best pizza in town isn't even worth 2x1... More 

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Additional Information about Porto Bello Bistro & Lounge

Address: Nuevo Vallarta Plaza Building loc. 4 | Av. Nayarit Villa 5 Lote 22, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: 322-2976719
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
Average Prices: USD 9 - 45
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Tapas

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nuevo Vallarta Plaza Building loc. 4 | Av. Nayarit Villa 5 Lote 22, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 322-2976719

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

After 20 years of service in our resaturante in Marina Vallarta we decided to open our second home in Nuevo Vallarta making a change in our image, with a Terrace, Bistro and Luonge where we serve our best dishes with our excellent Porto Bello service and Music of our DJ

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?