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“Mexican food with a twist” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Maria Gallo - CLOSED

Maria Gallo
morelos 558 col centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
322 22 3 11 93
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Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Sydney
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Mexican food with a twist”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2009

The food at Maria Gallo is consistent with the decoration of the place. It's unique, yet mexican, but with a cool and refreshing twist. Their menu is rather small (like the place) but it's quite special and it feels like truly home made food.

The music they were playing just perfectly matches the place (Manu Chao)... which makes Maria Gallo an alternative mexican restaurante. Highly recommended, at least try it once for something new. You won't be disappointed.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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20 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Ventura, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A wonderful experience.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2009

I had read reviews on this restaurant before heading to PV. They were all right on the money. Great food, great service, friendly homey Mexican atmosphere and outstanding value. Ex-pat Chef Eric recommended our dinner for us. 1 vegetable fajitas and 1 pork loin dinner with 1 corona. The total was less than $10.00. It's too bad we were only there one day.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Baltimore, MD
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“The only restaurant in PV that I would go back to!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2009

A fabulous mix of authentic Mexican food, gourmet touches, great service and low cost! Real food and real people! Warm and wonderful!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Seattle, WA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Very personal touches, from the food to the decor!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2009

Our snorkeling guide recommended this restaurant, and he did a great job. We met the chef and when we asked him for some help deciding what to order, he offered to put together a special tasting menu for us and prepared 4 different courses for us (total bill $30 US dollars) as well as gave us a shot of some very strong liquor!

The decor is very unique and there is lots to look at. No view of the beach, but you don't even care when you're there.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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mexico
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“authentic homestyle mexican with a colorful south of border ambiance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2009

highly rec'd nd unbeatable price,location &service. say hi to the charming chef memo.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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