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$5 - $20
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Mexican, American, Bar, Barbecue
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Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed October 18, 2020

This is a tough review for me to write. Because I genuinely like most of the people who work there. They're all nice people, some of the food is good, and they show most NFL games. (They used to show them all but now they...only show 4 different games at a time so you have to get there early to request your game). But the compliments end there. Generally speaking, the service sucks. You have to constantly ask for refills. Hell, most times I have to ask for just a menu when I sit down. One small saving grace was when one of the servers happened to remember what I drink so she brought it. Progress of a sort I suppose. But generally the servers will come to my table to take away an empty glass and fail to make the connection that maybe I want another??? This happens time after time. You can be sitting at your table, empty glass, make eye contact with a server and they'll look away, or, the thought of offering another drink doesn't even register. It's remarkable. The best thing on the menu is the wings. Most of the menu is average at best. It has been 4 weeks now that management has decided (yes, literally made the conscious choice) not to buy any of the ingredients to make any of the desserts on the menu. So when you want something sweet or on a hot day when you want an ice cream you'll just have to go elsewhere. Now the most recent kicker......I was in the restroom just now, blowing my nose FROM ALLERGIES in the stall and the manager mopping the floor accused me of sniffing cocaine. Unreal. I don't know if he was serious or joking but he didn't crack a smile. Not sure if I'll be back. I have been coming here every week of the NFL season when my team plays. I spend good money there. However I'm not sure it's worth it anymore. This place is the most convenient and dependable option to find my specific game on a given week but I will probably try to find a different restaurant. Surely there has to be something better.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 20, 2020

Real clean sports bar! Food was great, large portions. Staff alert & helpful! Lots of TV's going on sunday funday football !

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 30, 2020

The ribs are always consistently good, however the 2 for 1 rib special is no more, now it's 1 rack at full regular price, second rack at 25% off regular price (this is for the full rack order and it's available everyday from 1pm -...9pm). The new pricing structure still makes it one of the most expensive places now to get ribs in PV! Not sure if it's pandemic related or what? I really wish they would bring back the Monday to Friday 2 for 1 rib special from 2pm - 4pm, it was a great deal and brought customers in, now the restaurant is sitting empty all day. They've also raised all prices on their regular menu ridiculously high as well. They are charging as much and if not more than an expensive restaurant in the malecon or Southside of PV. Will not return unless pricing structure and prices return to a level of fairness this restaurant used to offer.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 28, 2020

Good place to watch a hockey game. The ribs are very good but would recommend the BBQ chicken over the ribs or why not have both? The menu is not huge but enough choices. Was there a couple times & found the service sub par...for other places in PVMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 19, 2020

We were walking around old town saw this sports bar sat outside had coconut shrimp and fries. Oh and a Pacifico. Really good. After eating fries in Mexico it’s so hard to eat frozen ones back in Canada.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

The ribs are expensive unless you do the special of 2 for the price of one. Good choice of beer but also expensive

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Terrific ribs. Buy one get one!! Can’t get better then that especially since they are good. Coleslaw & fries come with it! Traditional Mexican restaurant and not tourist trap This is the review I gave this restaurant last winter and I still think the same...thing. What great ribs. We took friends with today and they too thought ribs were terrificMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

It's become a tradition, we meet a group of friends in Puerto Vallarta every January and February. One of the first items on our schedule is supper at El Torito's. We have never left even mildly disappointed. This sport's bar is well worth visiting. The...ribs and hamburgers are amazing.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 7, 2020

Went to this bar/restaurant because of a recommendation. I went specifically for their babyback rib special. I was not disappointed. Ribs were tender, meaty, flavorful. The coleslaw had just the right about of sweetness and not too much cream sauce. French fries were hot and...crisp. Even the small piece of garlic bread was hot and tasty. Service was fast and efficient. All was good. A place I would go back to. Best of all was due to the time of day it was two for one. So two complete meals for a real good price.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 3, 2020

Watched Superbowl here. Staff did an excellent job keeping the packed house happy. Food was excellent, service was prompt, restrooms clean. Our server, Jennifer, was exceptional in her attentiveness and seemed so happy to be with us.

Date of visit: February 2020
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FelixG494
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Response from S8325CDgaryr | Reviewed this property |
Yes . Just call them or drop by and they will give you the low down. They are very accomadating!!
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Response from VistaGina | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i haave the sin of not following football!😁 If you are in the area they post on the door various sports and schedules.
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