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The Swedes Bar & Bistro

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Pulpito 154 | Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 223 2353
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Minneapolis
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing restaurant and amazing service! Morgan, the owner, has gone out of his way to see that the food and service are 5 star! The Beef Pasta was perfect, and I went back again and had the stuffed chicken breast and that too was perfect! One of my favorite restaurants in all the cities I travel to. The prices are... More 

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Tulsa
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the luck to eat here twice in a 2 week period. Food is very good and Rich and Phillip are good waiters. The beef tenderloin is perfection. Came out as I requested medium rare and the lobster bisque was delicious. Next visit was their special for the evening barbecue chicken breast. Very tender and the Caesar salad was good... More 

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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Once again we visited The Swedes. Morgan and his waiters are perfect hosts and the food is as always tasty and good. Top your dinner with a nice cocktail and it will be a night to remember

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Saskatoon
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good! Original recipes. Risotto was done perfectly. We ordered the stuffed chicken breast and the pasta with beef tenderloin. It was so good we would return to order again. Nice ambiance. A little pricier and upscale, dress code not required. A nice change from the traditional tourist restaurant.

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Maui, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Straight to the point. Two of us at the table had the Swedish Meatballs which were hard, overcooked and besides the sauce, fairly tasteless. I actually saved two of the meatballs for the cook to taste and I was told by the rude (Russian) waiter when he returned that "that's the way the chef intended and prepares that dish". I... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second trip to Swede's did not disappoint! From the service to the drinks to the food - everything was outstanding!!Started off with delicious Martini's - then had the beet salad - "fantastic" and finished with the pan-fried salmon served on puréed cauliflower. With the ample portions - we did not have room for dessert. We will be talking about... More 

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West Hollywood
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorites in PV. Consistently good, friendly service , and a great value. I recommend it to friends all the time!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for a drink and appetizer but definitely wanted to return for dinner one night but ran out of days so will stop next time! Great view, nice open air bar area up a few stairs, good drinks & appetizers. Definitely will return, They have happy hour too but we missed that, still reasonably priced drinks!

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Atlanta, GA
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The windows open to a beautiful view of Puerto Vallarta. We had a lovely meal for two, while watching the street lights below (the restaurant is on a hill). The food was great (gazpacho soup and Swedish meatballs for me), very well presented. The food was in proper portions (not American super-sized) to encourage a proper multi-course meal well deserving... More 

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Dallas, TX USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit Vallarta frequently and four of us decided to go to The Swedes for the first time. The food was well prepared and nicely presented along with good service. I had the Swedish meatballs and although tasty, they were crazy similar to IKEA Swedish Meatballs, right down to the gravy and lingonberries. The restaurant is in a convenient location... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $13
Cuisine
International, European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pulpito 154 | Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 2353

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?