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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Cozy restaurants and bars line the street in "romantic zone."

Cozy restaurants and bars line the street in "romantic zone."

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Go to Panchos Takos for great and affordable tacos!

Panchos Takos is located on Basilo Badillo street next to another Zona Romantica landmark, the Cafe de Olla restaurant. This place is tiny and the wait time for seating can be a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Panchos Takos is located on Basilo Badillo street next to another Zona Romantica landmark, the Cafe de Olla restaurant. This place is tiny and the wait time for seating can be a bit long, but it's worth it. It has a tiny dining area inside with additional tables on the sidewalk. The tacos are a bit larger than the traditional... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Zona Romantica is the best part of Puerto Vallarta. Many fine restaurants, and always people out and about. My favourite place!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Neat section of the city where you see some of everything. I don't recommend it for families with children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great area to visit with a big variety of stores and restaurants. Some stores are open late so you can visit during the day and night if you are shopping and not just strolling. Keep in mind many things are closed on Sundays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For our first visit to PV we decided to stay in Zona Romantica based on multiple reviews from trip advisor, etc. Good call. All the best restaurants and bars/clubs, the malecon, Los Muertos Beach and Old Vallarta, all walkable. The only downside is the lack of a LARGE grocery store like Mega or Costco or Walmart. Still, if you're going... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The romantic zone gives you a true picture of Mexico. The copperstone streets and numerous street vendors are what Mexico is all about.

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Houston, Tx.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the restaurants to the shopping, this is the place to be! We enjoyed the "old town" feel with a good mix of "modern" buildings. We did some great shopping here, as well as found some good rooftop spots for 2 for 1 happy hours! The street food was safe and excellent rotisserie chicken was the best! You can also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In my opinion this is the only part of PV to stay. I actually want to deter people from coming here so it doesn't get too busy, but honestly it is so friendly, clean, has great restaurants and shopping, and terrific access to the beach. It is within walking distance to everything you need.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walking through the Romantic zone is a truly wonderful feeling...not the resort openness but rather the favor of a old culture, comfortable and inviting to explore.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Los Muertos beach is here. A lot of people hanging out at the beach getting tans, while having their drinks delivered to them. Lots of restaurants facing the beach. You can parasail just by walking up to where the parachute is and asking for it: 850 pesos. I did it an it's a blast! You can also swim, but the... More 

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