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El Torito Sports Bar & BBQ House

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, American
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Calle Venustiano Carranza 243, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 3784
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Springfield, Oregon
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You know you are in a sports bar when the walls are completely (almost) covered with televisions. Almost any game or contest is available and the staff is helpful finding your desired contest. The menu is large and has something for everyone. The service is spot on and everyone seems happy !!

Thank Rainbows4Sale
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the ribs at this restaurant! They will cater to how you want them cooked as I like mine well done. Service is over the top. TVs everywhere to watch sports if you are inclined.

Thank Kmg6695
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly and accommodating and found the Portland Timbers match for us to watch. #PTFC #MLS

Thank ryonsl
Edmonton, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here to watch the last game in the Oilers -Sharks series. A couple of other groups showed up also. We all had a great time cheering on the Oilers win. Lots of t.v.'s to watch all kinds of sporting events.The food is average.

Thank Darrell R
Denver, Colorado
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135 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying I do not like Ribs I do not order Ribs when out. EXCEPT here. The last time I had Ribs was here a year ago. We come here to watch NFL and hockey. Their food in general is very good. But this is about Ribs. Our friends enjoy Ribs and Mon-Fri between 2-4 they have... More 

Thank BobE6
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I have never written a questionable review. Perhaps now, after reading rave reviews I feel compelled to ask - was I there on the wrong day? My ribs, unfortunately, did not fit in the "fall of the bone" category. They were tough and not barbecued with the sauce while cooking to get that wonderful caramelized flavor. I paid extra for... More 

Thank Jmcgillin
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We went to this place between 2 pm and 4 pm and they were featuring two orders of ribs for the price of one. One was more than enough for one person, so we ate for a couple of days. The ribs weren't the absolute best I've had, but they were very good.

Thank stronnes
Management response:

Thank you for your review, hope you can visit anytime soon and maybe try something different in our menu.Have a great day. More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Had the ribs a couple times during our two week vacation. They were awesome. Also had a burger, which was incredible. Service was good. Beer was ice cold. Coudos to Cesar behind the bar. Very accommodating to the customer. They come and ask if there is any particular sporting event we wanted to watch. Will no doubt be back to... More 

Thank HelgaAnn
Pickering, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

They were great--they were tasty and fall off the bone-- cole slaw was good- service wasn't so good- price wasn't too bad- $189 pesos for half rack- came in at 4:30 so just missed the 2 for 1. I would go back there again for the ribs and another reviewer said fish and chips? Yum.

Thank 8Jaye8_B
Sherwood Park, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

It was very busy but our service was fast and friendly. The 2 for 1 promo is an excellent deal. My other favorite dish is the fish and chips which is served with excellent tartar sauce.

Thank mexicomichelle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Mexican, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, American
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Venustiano Carranza 243, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 3784
The sportsbar & BBQ House serving our world famous bbq ribs since 1982.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?