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“great street”(12 reviews)
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Neighborhood near the pier offering many seafood dining experiences.
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 205 4138
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 29, 2005

This district of PV is a great place to walk around and an excellent place to go for dinner. This is the location of the famous Archie's Wok and the excellent vegetarian restaurant Papaya 3. But the best place in the Olas Atlas district is...More

7  Thank NotYourBroom
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 4, 2013

This was terrible. Everything is cheaply made and it is evident that they cater to the tourists who come in off the cruise ships. We couldn't get out of there fast enough. It was the only time we encountered rude people. It was quite overwhelming....More

2  Thank Nanilady
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Olas Altas is an area of Vallarta that is filled with restaurants and shops selling Mexican handicrafts. The food in this area is exceptional, whether you eat tacos from the street venders (and they are safe to eat at) or a 5 course meal at...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little disappointed this year as the colorful flags that usually make a beautiful ceiling across the buildings are gone, may have to do with the work that seems to be happening in the street. Still great street with shops restaurants and bars on only...More

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Nice gay area, extremely safe for gays, you can walk in the middle of the night without any trouble. People are friendly and appreciate your visit in their city.

Thank Paul23452
Reviewed July 25, 2018

When visiting Puerto Vallarta and in the Old Town area a walk down Olas Altas is a must. Shopping, stopping for a drink, dining, or people watching is excellent. I suggest take your time browsing and walking Olas Altas one way, then return on the...More

1  Thank chemanaly
Reviewed July 19, 2018

I am really pleased with finding a spot like this one in PV! There is always room for a pleasant surprise in new places, where enjoying a great meal with friends and family can be possible in my neighborhood. I am certain to recommend this...More

Thank Cynthia Z
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Street filled with restaurants, shops, stores, nice friendly people. Wish I can stay longer to try even more restaurants.

Thank viajerodenoche
Reviewed May 15, 2018

After reading many good reviews about Roberto's Silver, I decided to seek him out. After a long walk down the Malecon, I found his little shop right next to the water. I'm glad I persisted...even when we got there I was saying is this THE...More

Thank Leeanne B
Reviewed April 22, 2018

went to the market in olas on the 21 st. of april , many vendors and unique products that are not found in the usual touristy shops,

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

I purchased 3 pairs of silver earrings from Roberto Flores Diaz at his booth at the farmers market. I don’t like to barter but realize it’s expected and appreciated that I didn’t feel pressured by Roberto. I love my new earrings! Olas Altas Farmers Market...More

1  Thank Laurie F
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Olas Altas is the main street through old town Puerto Vallarta. There are many shops, restaurants and bars along this street. Adjacent to this street, both down to the beach and away from it are additional shops, etc. There are many, many condos and hotels...More

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Response from brad s | Reviewed this property |
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January 4, 2017|
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Response from jeff9784 | Reviewed this property |
The two possibilitites I can think of are the indoor swap meet and walmart!
May 25, 2015|
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Olas Altas 425 Colonia Emiliano Zapata Código Postal 48380 teléfono 3222221054
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