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$5 - $20
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French, European, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the mussels in cream sauce with the French fries. My husband had the French onion soup and a pasta dish. Outstanding.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed February 4, 2021

This charming French Bistro has some of the most incredible French dishes. La sopa de cebolla francesa es magnífica! We ordered several dishes to share and loved everyone of them. I highly suggest The baked Brie cheese, Duck Confit, The terrine of foie gras and...the escargot. Also The BOEUF BOURGUIGNON, Filet Mignon Au Poivre and the steamed mussels with white whine and cream. Then try THE CREPES SUZETTE WITH GRAND MARNIER. The service was wonderful and we can’t wait to return.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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La Cigale F, Propietario at La Cigale, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2021

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR VISIT AND FEEDBACKS !

Reviewed February 4, 2021

As a very well travelled person it was such a delight to have the honour to eat at La Cigale. The atmosphere of this very quaint bistro just off the beaten path of the famous Malecon walkway was such a pleasant surprise both in its...intimacy and lovely atmosphere. We arrived on a Thursday night at 6:00 pm ordered drinks and settled for the onion soup and salad Nicoise and the muscles in cream as an appetizer. We were so pleased with the quality of the dishes as well as the services , truly delightful. Main courses were fish, steak and pasta and they were fabulousMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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La Cigale F, Propietario at La Cigale, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2021

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR VISIT AND FEEDBACKS !

Reviewed February 4, 2021

I love this phenomenal place! A true gem in the middle of a great place that Puerto Vallarta truly is. The food is absolutely delicious. A true French delight.

Date of visit: February 2021
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La Cigale F, Propietario at La Cigale, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2021

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR VISIT AND FEEDBACKS !

Reviewed February 2, 2021

Was looking forward to visiting this French Bistro, which is a lovely spot perfectly located for a relaxing dining experience. Unfortunately, the food did not meet expectations and in fact was nearly inedible. My pork chop was half cooked and half raw (cold and pink),...my companions chicken cordon bleu was dry and tasted "off". The quiche was tasty but strangely cold in some parts and warm in other parts. The bread was the highlight of the meal. As this is a more expensive restaurant in Vallarta, we had higher hopes. The service was good and its a really nice little place, hopefully we simply caught them on a bad day... but we won't be going back.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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La Cigale F, Propietario at La Cigale, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2021

Hello Thank you for your visit, thank you for your feedback, your opinion is very important for us,. We checked with management to know what happened during your dinner. Of course, we are sorry you did not enjoy your meal, and hopefully you'll give us...More

Reviewed January 27, 2021 via mobile

I can’t say enough nice things about that place. The location is amazing, the building and atmosphere are so cute and so pleasing. I had the French onion soup, filet mignon, and a few other things. ALL PERFECT. The service was impeccable. Pricing was very...good. Go here immediately !! -Plus the French owner was there and he is HOT!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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La Cigale F, Propietario at La Cigale, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2021

thank you !!!

Reviewed January 27, 2021

We have eaten here everytime we come to Puerto Vallarta, the food was very average this time and two of the dishes were very overdone, the waiter took away two full plates of food because we could not eat it and never made a comment.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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La Cigale F, Propietario at La Cigale, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2021

Hello Thank you for your visit, thank you for your feedback, your opinion is very important for us, and apparently you are regular customers, so we are very sorry !!! We checked with management to know what happened during your dinner. Of course, we are...More

Reviewed January 12, 2021 via mobile

I have lived just down the street from La Cigale for four years now and it has become one of my favorite restaurants. My husband and I keep,coming here again and again. Before retiring to Mexico, I’d eaten at may French restaurants in the US...and Europe, and La Cigale is the best I’ve found to compare to them in Mexico. The grilled artichoke with aioli is a favorite go-to and their duck (!) is just incredible. No matter how they serve it, you just want more! The wines by the glass are way above average for the area and (especially the outdoor patio complete with wandering cats) are perfection!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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La Cigale F, Propietario at La Cigale, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2021

THANK YOU!!!

Reviewed January 4, 2021 via mobile

Glad we discovered this little French bistro just a few blocks up from the Malecón. Quiet, cute little patio among the trees, nice staff, affordable prices, and great small plates. We loved the French onion soup, baked Brie, and foie gras terrine. Classic champagne cocktails...also available, of course.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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La Cigale F, Propietario at La Cigale, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2021

THANK YOU !!!

Reviewed November 25, 2020 via mobile

Excellent restaurant. So many great menu items. I will be back for sure. We were so full we couldn't order dessert, yet we will definitely be back.

Date of visit: November 2020
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La Cigale F, Propietario at La Cigale, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2021

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barbj
February 14, 2019|
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Response from paulhollinger | Reviewed this property |
Yes and you get the best exchange rates using a credit card. This is a small restaurant so be sure to make a reservation. Give yourself time to visit the cathedral just down to block. It is awesome.
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BernardetteMartinez
April 23, 2016|
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Response from Bigmike1126 | Reviewed this property |
No I feel it was inexpensive! Great quality!
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Linda W
April 11, 2016|
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Response from wasen | Reviewed this property |
322-222-7938 is their phone number - call to make a reservation.
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  • La Cigale is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5