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El Mole de Jovita

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Basilio Badillo 220 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 223 3065
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent, authentic moles and very good vegetarian options! The veg enchiladas are excellent and all three moles are wonderful. Handsome guitar player as well to serenade on the sidewalk.

Thank VeggieHealth
Palm Springs, California
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've eaten there 3 times in 2 week. The most flavorful mole, great service, very inexpensive! The guacamole is excellent as well, but a bit heavy on the tomatoes for my taste, so I asked the to cut back a bit on them.

Thank thedivarose
Wenatchee, Washington
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

They gave us a sample as we were walking by, they hooked us for sure. The food was amazing. Super friendly staff, and the live music was awesome as well.

Thank MollyV39
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for breakfast and the omelet was covered in the most fantastic mole. Service was excellent even though they were busy and prices were very reasonable. Great location on Basilio Badillo.

Thank K-Wisconsin
Lewes, Delaware
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 5 had a wonderful dinner enjoying the delicious moles, tasty drinks, warm and hospitable service from Alfredo and music by singer/guitarist. We will be leaving for Delaware midweek but will definitely return on our next visit to Puerto Vallarta. Thank you for a memorable evening!

Thank michelepmarsh
San Diego
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264 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just love this place - one of the ones on my "go to" list when we are in Puerto Vallarta. I love how they bring you the 3 options of the mole to taste before ordering. Though I have to say my favorite the mole de jovita. It is so so yummy. Had the chicken breast with the mole,... More 

Thank SDSpartan
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little restaurant was definitely one of my favorites. My friends and I were regulars and got to know the staff well in our week-long stay. The location is fantastic, and their live music is incredible. Overall a fun atmosphere and great place to have a good time.

Thank Audrey A
Millsboro, Delaware
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my favorite place for Mexican food. It was well prepared and delicious, My wife and I shared a sampler and several Mojitos. Neither of us wanted to leave since we loved the young guitarist and singer. We returned after our first visit with several friends who shared our enthusiasm. The service was as good as the food. Thank... More 

Thank Rob S
Everett, WA
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant on the Vallarta Eats Mole and Pozole tour. We still dream about our mole chicken enchiladas. We tried the traditional, green and yellow mole sauce. Wow!

Thank lattegirl
Clare, Illinois
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203 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for lunch. Adrian is fluent with menu. Tamales e pollo poblano es Muy bueno. This was recommended because of its diverse menu. Salmon was great!

Thank Clareinsguy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Basilio Badillo 220 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 3065
A mexican restaurant with autentic mexican food, the special is the mole sauce witch is made like in the past, an artesian mole that takes over a week to prepare, unique texture and a chocolate taste at the end. A very house warming atmosphere, and always a good service taken by the owners themself.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?