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“Love the new Ernestos location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ernesto's Good Grub

Ernesto's Good Grub
Nuevo Vallarta Nayarit | Jarretaderas, Nuevo Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+52 2976179
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Ranked #39 of 101 Restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Love the new Ernestos location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

The ever amazing tortilla soup is now being served in Jarretedaras, near Nuevo Vallarta. Ernie's family has turned their lovely large home into a restaurant at night. The service is wonderful, the food is the same delicious food at Ernesto's in Vallarta, and the ambiance is great. The ribs looked amazing.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“DISGUSTING - No Service - No Food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Both restrooms with overflowed toilets all evening. Waited forever for drinks and longer for food. We just should have left. There is no service, little ambiance and lots of mosquitos. They ran out of ribs on all you care to eat rib night and the broth for the tortilla soup which is usually awesome was not up to par - not as tomato-y or tasty. The ribs are lovely and so is the soup but not a pleasant experience at all.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Don't Miss It! Best Tortilla Soup in history of the world!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I am from Chicago and we know BBQ but I am here to tell you that Marta's ribs are the best I have EVER had!
Don't miss the Tortilla Soup - I can literally eat it every night for the rest of my life!

This is the best food in Nuevo Vallarta! Don't miss this undiscovered gem!!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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British Columbia
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7 restaurant reviews
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“Ribs are Awesome!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We took some friends to Ernesto's on Saturday for dinner. Our party ordered the tortilla soup and the ribs. The soup was great as usual and the ribs were out of this world! The sauce was perfectly balanced and the meat fell off the bone. They were delicious! I would recommend this restaurant for these two items but we have had the tacos and shrimp and they were also very good. The taxis know where to take you and this is just a little mom and pop joint so don't expect it to be fancy. The tables are on their patio around their pool! You can't beat all you can eat ribs on Saturdays for 150 pesos! Very yummy.... This is a must restaurant every time we are here on holidays!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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“All You Can Eat Ribs!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I live ten minutes from this place, and it is a regular on my list of favorites. It is set in a residential area minutes from the Nuevo Vallarta resorts, a little hard to find on your own, but all of the cabbies know it! They offer all you can eat ribs on Saturday nights, so go early if you want to try them out. The tortilla soup is the best I've ever eaten. You don't want to miss this experience! Locals travel from Puerto Vallarta to eat here.

Visited March 2013
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