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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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Local cuisine, Mexican, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$3 - $15
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Mexican, American, Bar
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed April 18, 2020

We make sure to visit Cheeky Monkey more than once each year. We make reservations so we can have a table by the railing to watch the sunset, people watch and hope to catch a glimpse of the ‘green flash’. We love hearing “It’s Time...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed April 13, 2020

a die hard Mexican restaurant and bar. right on the malecon , if you like to venture out in the evening definately the place for you .

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed March 22, 2020 via mobile

We love travelling to Puerto Vallarta and every trip we make sure to visit the Cheeky Monkey. Located right on the Malecon it is a great spot to people watch and with $1 beers and Margaritas why wouldn’t you visit. Views over the ocean, great...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in at Cheeky Monkey today on the Malecon. Nice restaurant on the second floor. Nice view of the Ocean and PV. Same owner as Sea Monkey so margaritas and corona are 18 pesos. Had the Nachos for 159 pesos. Was a large plate with...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Location is everything. Cheeky Monkey is the place to stop your shopping on the Malecon and spend an hour or two over a Corona or two and a light lunch. You get shade and an elevated view of the ocean, the palm trees and the...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

If your looking for authentic good Mexican food in this area, this is not the place. The Fajitas has no seasoning or flavor and the chicken was so over cooked. The guacamole was inedible(spoiled) that I actually spit it out into a napkin. The only...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

Such a great place to have a drink and people watch on the Malecon. The mango margarita is huge. Definitely going back for more

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 22, 2020

Super guacamole, good Mango marguerita. Great view of Malecon from upper deck. Service a little slow but good. Prices very reasonable.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020

We stopped for drinks and something quick to eat. Fun place. Cheap drinks and the food was good. And a good view of the ocean

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 13, 2020

Get a seat by the boardwalk and watch the world go by or watch the sunset while drinking $1 beers and Margaritas. You need quite a few to suffer the food which was general way below average. Service was fast and friendly.

Date of visit: February 2020
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February 8, 2017|
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Response from buckaroo163 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely hop on the bus, you will have so much fun and see a lot of exciting happenings.... The Malecon is a must!!
Melissa C
August 18, 2016|
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Response from El1Lobo | Reviewed this property |
They accept credit cards, but I suggest using Pesos. They also accept Dollars and their receipt is both in Pesos and Dollars. Best place to get pesos is at the ATM. We usually use HSBC or Sandara [both are "RED"]. Mega is... More
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December 6, 2015|
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Response from terrilsoko | Reviewed this property |
definately would go with le dolce vita just make sure you ask your consierge to make you a reservation(usually lined up down the block by 5pm) and ask for the sec floor by the railing, the view is beautiful and the service... More
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