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Archie's Wok

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Francisca Rodriguez 130, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Mon - Sat 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is an excellent fusion of flavors. The interior is old Puerto Vallarta. The service is very good.

Thank freak4travel
Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In July we came to Archie's Wok with a large party, we did not have reservations. However they quickly accomodated our large group in the private dining area in the back. They made us feel special and did a great job of providing us a great evening!

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New London, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Archie's for over 20 years and have never been disappointed. The food is fantastic starting with their hot and sour soup, spice of life salad and do not go there without trying the ribs. Even if you order the ribs as a side dish to share, make sure you taste them. Actually everthing is good... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Have been going to Archies time and time again. Always great service and great food. Never disappointed. Have tried a number of different dishes and they have all been delicious.

Thank Kmg6695
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went on our last visit to Vallarta and we were really surprised. My husband knows a lot of food as we worked in New York and Colorado as a chef on different restaurants. He ordered the fried pasta with shrimp and I ordered a among chicken, both excellent taste, no sickness and the service was good,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

When you need a break from the local cuisine, this is a nice option. The quality and variety were worth every peso. I did see 2 other options for Asian cuisine in the area but this was the only one that was consistently busy. We had a dine in dinner one evening and take-out another and each were very enjoyable.... More 

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Chapala, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 470 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

An interesting different food experience in Puerto Vallarta. The menu fronts are made from children's art work, nice touch. Story on back of menu tells the history of Archie's Wok, quite interesting. Decent Asian/Thai food here. Small place with A/C. Wait staff a bit aloof and in a rush at times, not overly friendly. We started with drinks, having a... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Archie's was recommended to us by new friends! Love love love this place! For starters we ordered the slaw confetti salad & egg rolls~both excellent! The coconut fried rice was bursting with flavour & cooked to perfection! The red curry chicken was outstanding using the freshest vegetables & the chicken was huge chunks of white chicken breast~ bang on!!! Service... More 

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Windsor, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent and the service exceptional. Lovely ambiance. Very reasonable prices. We will be back again. Menu is in English and wait staff speak English as well.

Thank TherapistSandy
Temple, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

After coming to Puerto Vallarta for many years, this July 2016 was our first visit to Archie's Wok. Our group of 7 had a wonderful time and all the food was wonderful. Please go and try Archie's Wok for yourself. It's Highly Recommended by me!

Thank Steve R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Filipino, Chinese, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Francisca Rodriguez 130, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 523222220411
Archie's Wok is widely recognized as Puerto Vallarta's best Asian fusion restaurant, featuring authentic, freshly prepared cuisine that spans the Pacific Rim from Thailand to the Philippines, to China and Vietnam. The staff offers traditional and contemporary dishes from these distinctive regions. They daily prepare a palette of complex sauces and condiments. Savor the aromas of spicy chili sambals, curry pastes, their famous hoisin sauce for the ribs and chiang mai sauce, too. The menu is truly a cuisine of medleys, which combines Pacific Island foods, Asian cooking techniques, Mexico's fresh ingredients and a host of other cultural and culinary influences. Seafood is caught daily in Banderas Bay and delivered fresh to the restaurant. Locally grown ingredients include an array of vegetables, herbs and spices, including kaffir lime, galangal, lemon grass, ginger, chilies, tamarind, and coconut milk. These are native to both Asia and the Mexican Coast. Archie's Wok has been family owned and operated since 1986. The history starts in 1977 when Archie Alpenia began working as the famous Hollywood Director John Huston's private chef at his personal retreat in Banderas Bay. From then on the restaurant continues to be run by his wife Cindy, daughter Kyoki and son Sergio. His legacy continues in this comfortable restaurant. Archie's Wok is just steps away from the Los Muertos Beach Pier and is a great location to meet friends and family. The restaurant is casually elegant and their team is committed to great service, excellent food and a comfortable setting. You can enjoy lunch and dinner in this sublime atmosphere with dining room and Asian style garden.

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