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Sonora Al Sur

Enfrente de Universidad Technical | Boulevard Nuevo Vallarta, No. 64, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Good meats, good porterhouse, but no so good ribeye. Good service! The Mac and cheese is average, the beans were very good!

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Medford, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Oh my... Incredible meal!! The Vicio was to die for!! The butcher's recommendation! Also had another cut of meat... but the Vicio was amazing. The asparagus was fresh and delicious as well as the mushrooms and the tortillas as well great! Had a baked potato that was yummy too! Next time we will bring our own bottle of wine... with... More

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Elgin, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was the best meal we had while we were in Nuevo Vallarta! The prices were great. You can bring your own wine. The staff is wonderful and takes great care of you. If you are staying at the Grand Mayan hotels, you must check it out. It is very close to the hotel.

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New York, NY
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Luckily I did my research before I came to Nuevo Vallarta so I already knew I wanted to eat here in the beginning of our trip. This was by far THE BEST meal we had here and the prices were fantastic!!! We ate here 3 more times and brought our own wine. They even sang happy birthday and provided me... More

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Venice Beach, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I love Sonora. My wife and I have a place in Nuevo Vallarta and we make it a point to come to Sonora on every trip. When you arrive, you get your table. Then you walk toward the back of the restaurant to the butcher shop and pick out your own steak(s) from the shop. Pick cut, size, and how... More

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Fresno, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had the best meat and very helpful service here. We took our own wine and had it corked there- no charge with a smile. We tried the salad- located at checkout in to go boxes- it was plenty for two and it was really good. Wished I would have bought another to go and had it for lunch the... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Sonora Al Sur is fabulous. Delicious food, excellent service with affordable price. This is a must when visiting Nuevo Vallarta.

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Palmdale, California
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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Cannot believe the quality, quantity, taste, tenderness and priceof the mea we just had here. Unfortunately we just discovered this place yesterday otherwise we would have eaten here several times. We each selected our cuts of beef and cannot say enough great things about what we ate. All cuts were tender and fantastic. Sides included mushrooms with a garlic sauce,... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Like many reviews on this restaurant - fantastic. Seriously you can take your own wine, pick your own steak, share sides with friends. One of the best steak dinners in the area. We will now make it one of our go to places when we visit Nuevo Vallarta. Staff very friendly. Restaurant clean and the atmosphere is great. Three of... More

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calgary
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

People say you can't get a decent steak in Mexico, this place will destroy the myth! Go there with fun in mind as you go to the butcher and select the cut and size portion of meat you want. Then go to the checkout, order your sides and pay for it and go to your table. A cup of bean... More

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