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Cafe de Olla

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Basilio Badillo 168, Puerto Vallarta 48380 , Mexico
+52 322 223 1626
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wait in line for an hour to eat bland 'Mexican BBQ' food with loud drunk tourists. Yippe, not. Avoid if you can.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I always like places that cater to non drinkers. They serve Corona cero which is a great nonalcoholic beer. The food was excellent. My only small complaint was we had a reservation but still had to wait while others where seated before us who didn't have reservations and it ended up being 25 minutes after the time we had our... More 

Thank Greg W
Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have walked by this place many times and always noticed the people lined up to eat there and the twice baked potatoes cooking on the sidewalk grill. This year, I decided to go early (5 pm) when there was no line and we were able to sit towards the back of the restaurant. It looks very small from the... More 

Thank ksufan88
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant serves huge crowds and manages to satisfy almost every taste. We have visited each time we come to PV and will continue to do so. One of our group mentioned he enjoyed the best enchiladas he'd ever had this time.

Thank SEC14
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This food was way beyond expectations....the RIBS! the SHRIMP! the STEAK! the service! So amazing! And all right in the fun part of town....and the Pina margarita...the best!

Thank Melinda W
Calgary, Alberta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our final night of our trip and we selected Cafe de Olla as it was next to our hotel. They were lined up every day and night and it was clear why. The potatoes cooking outside were delicious and the food was delicious and plentiful. The special that night was steak, shrimp, potato, veggie and rock lobster and it was... More 

Thank CalJay
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is always a line up when we pass by and so we decided to drop in a bit early, at 5:30, for supper. No line up. The food was wonderful, filling, Mexican, and the prices were very reasonable too. Excellent service. Several vegetarian choices too!!

Thank daak95
Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Make sure you look at your bill. I'd go back because it really was a nice place with good food and drinks and lively atmosphere but our bill was quite wrong and without being a mind-reader, our waiter knew it. He fixed it but then stopped coming around and wasn't quite as friendly after we questioned and pointed out that... More 

Thank Jessie K
Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We dine here every time we are in Puerto Vallarta. Great service and the best Mexican food. Convenient location.

Thank Bill E
summerstown ontario, canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Delicious food n staff are superb,,,,a must when in PV...well worth the wait .25 years coming here n still always delicious ..

Thank Sylvia B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Basilio Badillo 168, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 1626

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