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Basio Badillo, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live near this delightful corner cafe. It is our favorite evening stop for coffee and great cheesecakes. Also the apple pie is yummy. You can sit outside and people watch. Inside the chairs are comfy and handy restroom. The staff is welcoming and provides great service. Add this to your PV Romantic Zone spots to relax.

Thank 42marty55
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Though not as popular as some of the other coffeehouses in a three-block range, The Big Kahuna has moved to the top of my list for late-night coffee. I tried it first in June 2013, and though I liked the coffee, I was not happy with a (long-gone) employee there. After ignoring this place for the next several trips, this... More 

Thank EB-n-JG
Windsor Heights, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We stopped by the Big Kahuna for a cup of coffee and stayed to visit with local characters and enjoy a piece of delicious cake.

Thank catherinew473
Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I stop by the Big Kahuna almost every late morning for a mocha frap to sip on while reading by the pool. Always friendly and affordable and simply delicious fraps!

Thank MiTeri
Sterling Heights
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I am not a coffee drinker, but I did watch my wife consume two or three cups of coffee each day for the 11 days we were in Puerto Vallarta. She claims this is the best coffee in Puerto Vallarta and maybe the world.

Thank James M
Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

They have great coffee and all sorts of cakes, muffins, bagels etc. I relay like their lattes but the iced coffees are great as well.

Thank KateZH-PV
Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Like the bagels and coffee they have in the mornings. Service is excellent. And in a good location in Zona Romantica

Thank josemsotop
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I am a professed coffee snob. This place serves a nice cup. They have AC too if that is important to you. Also - nice mini cinnamon buns. Very friendly owner who won my heart by being the ONLY place still open as Hurricane Patricia was bearing down and ALL local shops were boarded up in preparation. He was sweet... More 

Thank bennays
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

At 50 pesos per piece, their cheesecakes and cakes are horrendous! So much so, we threw out all four pieces we bought for our dinner guests as they were really of poor quality. Don't make the same mistake of buying more than one if you really want to have a taste of these lousy cakes. Would not recommend.

Thank AlkToronto
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stopped here and grabbed a few slices of cheesecake and having been enjoying a few tasty bites each evening. My favorite is the chocolate/caramel which was very good and a quite sizable portion for about $4.50 US. The original piece that we bought with strawberries and strawberry preserve was not as tasty and tasted like a preservative. So, stick... More 

Thank Diane K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Basio Badillo, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
In the old town section of Puerto Vallarta. Saw comments on this place in the forum. Best Latte and best smoothies EVER.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?