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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Neighborhood near the pier offering many seafood dining experiences.

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While staying in Puerto Vallarta always visit Olas Altas. This is the place to shop, eat and visit while in Puerto Vallarta.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying in Puerto Vallarta always visit Olas Altas. This is the place to shop, eat and visit while in Puerto Vallarta.

Thank couple454
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are great eats for breakfast and for after the beach. A number of casual establishments line the street and there are many good Mexican food options, as well as other types of food.

Thank jar8882016
Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bars restaurants shopping and sights to see......walk back and forth and take in all thats offered!!!

Thank jeff9784
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Just hang out in a coffee shop and watch the crowd...Never a dull moment...My favourite is Cafe' San Angel for Latte's and a bagel!

Thank RichardSilver
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

For some time we've walked past and wondered why so many visitors stop in. Didn't have that organized, clean kitchen we see in nearly all of PVs highly rated restaurants. But we picked a very quiet morning to have nearly total attention. The waiter was not helpful and though only us we had to reach out for his attention. Not... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This street has many different shops, restaurants and pubs. You can find almost everything you need here. Very friendly and safe to wander around in the evening as well. Lots of great vacation rentals or hotels in this area. Just check it out!

Thank Richard L
Portland, Oregon
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99 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you can walk it, it has an incline, but when you get to the high end, traveling southward, there will be stairs that will take you up to different levels. And all of the restaurants and coffee shops are cool to try. You have some traditional Mexican places that are actually highly original with varieties of family sauces highly... More 

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Houston, Texas
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This area is very popular with tourists. You're surrounded with good restaurants and lively bars. Make sure to get on the beach side for another row of restaurants. Take an outside seat, have a few drinks with your meal and enjoy people watching.

Thank Shawn N
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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121 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Sadly the whole South Side is becoming just too touristy for my tastes these days, what with the "Cake Boss" cupcake shops (clearly for the tourists, not the locals) and the high-end chocolate shops (which has been for sale almost since the day it opened??). Sadly all of these businesses have pushed the little local mom & pop tiendas out... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

In a short block there are at least six great bars and restaurants. Great place to people watch and dog watch.

Thank Linda C

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