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Calle Olas Altas 507 | Zona Romantica Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48390, Mexico
(322) 223 20 60
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

My son and I actually STAYED in the Airbnb (just above Michel's Restaurant, also owned by Michel). It was great! Right in the heart of 'Old Towne' & just 2 blocks from the beach. You could see the ocean from our 2nd floor balcony. And the food is to die for, wonderful! Warm, inviting, intimate atmosphere. Everything very clean, upstat.... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

The waiter was pleasant, but the food is not the same as when I was here two years ago. They used instant potatoes to sub for purée and boxed risotto flavor.

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1 Thank Christopher D
Chicago
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177 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

If you have read prior reviews, you have to be asking, how does a place have such mixed reviews? I truly believe some have had great experiences here. I think it depends on the night and the dishes ordered. For our experience ... started great. Adrian was our server. He was knowledgeable, attentive, and genuinely helpful. And I liked the... More 

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2 Thank ordglobal
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Made reservation - Table was ready but we decided to take a table on the deck overlooking the city. The Service and Dinner was fantastic. The owner came out to greet us and a pleasant conversation. We ordered a bottle of wine and asked for another - but wasn't available -the Waiter informed me that would go to another sister... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been here for two years. And the contrast between then and now was amazing. My carpaccio di pescespada was completely bland, while my osso buco simply wasn't an osso buco: it was the wrong cut of meat and didn't have the big bone (the osso) with the hole in it (the buco) full of marrow that gives the... More 

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4 Thank Chris T
Palm Springs, California
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

The quality of the the food and the flavors are the best in PV and we have eaten at dozens of restaurants. For one evening of great food, wine and service, this is where you come. Thanks Danny!

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Michel F, Owner at Michel's, responded to this review

Muchas Gracias, Thank you for your review and I happilly share your feedback to your waiter that night! Looking forward to welcome you back. Best Michel More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

When our party of 4 sat down, I noticed that all of the table cloths as well as napkins were extremely wrinkled. That in itself is not a real issue, but indeed it was a precursor of things to come. We seated ourselves outside and sat and sat waiting for somebody....anybody to come by our table. There was not a... More 

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Fargo
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

We've walked by Michel's dozens of times over the years and never stopped. What a mistake! We should have made it one of our regular stops on our visits to PV. The food was very good, the patio dining lovely and the service attentive without being obtrusive. We will be back again!

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Michel F, Owner at Michel's, responded to this review

Muchas Gracias! Thank you for your visit, your time and being back, I'm glad to share your opinion with my staff. Michel Pascal More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We had a dinner reservation on Feb 17, for a table of six around 730pm. We were seated indoors in the air conditioning. The decor was a nice update from past years (we come yearly now for about 10 years and are here for 4-5 weeks) That is where the 1/5 rating for Michel's stops. Everything else was a departure... More 

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4 Thank MarkyToronto
Michel F, Owner at Michel's, responded to this review

Hola, Thank you for taking the time and send us the review - even an unhappy one. I can tell from your review that, like me, little details are important to you. My team and I always strive to deliver a great experience. Even more that the team that served and cooked for you that night is composed mostly by... More 

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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

sit outside where you can enjoy people watching. Our waiter was very attentive and the food was good. Prices were reasonable and we had terrific Mexican red wine. I had eggplant parmesan--very filling. Cesar salad was delicious

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Michel F, Owner at Michel's, responded to this review

Muchas Gracias - Thank you very much for your review - happy to share with my staff and give them a thank you back. Michel More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, European, French, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Olas Altas 507 | Zona Romantica Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48390, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: (322) 223 20 60
Description
Fine dining in a casual environment featuring classic and contemporary Italian and French favorites such as homemade pastas and risottos. In the heart of the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy the people watching while sipping a glass of wine from our extensive Mexican and International wine list. Great ambiance, wonderful cuisine and superb service. Come visit us! Proud participant in the International Gourmet Festiva

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?