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The Thirsty Cougar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Pub, International
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited the Thirsty Cougar dozens of times over the last few years. It is a comfortable place to have some drinks and meet some new friends. They also have a nice food menu that crosses between American and Mexican dishes. There are different...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Harvm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here on our final night in PV. Wish we had called earlier. Delicious food at excellent prices. Good ribs , coconut shrimp , burgers and calamari. Good , efficent staff . Killer margaritas . Highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gazo1963
Reviewed April 17, 2019

we found this great restaurant, now known as Wild Hungry Cougar. food is very good prices, great variety. Chelsea the waitress who was there each time we dined there is great, very friendly and helpful. this restaruant is just past and upstairs of Andales resturant.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank LarderGirl
Reviewed April 16, 2019

The Wild Hungry Cougar is a bit hard to find as it is located above another restaurant on Calle Olas Altas, which is one of the main streets in Zona Romantica that gets quite busy at night. However, once you are there, you will fall...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MiroToronto
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Smaller restaurant and bar. Very good prices and large portions. Food was delicious! Not suitable for those with mobility issues as it is on the second floor.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank okanogangirl
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Seriously folks, coconut shrimp salad for 110 pesos, so big you can hardly eat it, but so good you will lick the plate! Very friendly service, mostly women which is unusual in PV. Fast bar! Our friends had breakfast here and loved it, and we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lissa W
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Fresh food, very good atmosphere. Friendly service. Amazing prices. Live music on Wednesdays. Lots of regulars, which tells me that this is a place to go to. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 803ghislainl
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Visited this restaurant twice during my trip. Loved it each time. Had the Chicken Parmesan the first time I was there. Floored by how good it tasted, it was to die for. The wings I ordered as an appetizer were great as well. (I don't...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Outdoorsy701
Reviewed January 3, 2019

We found out about this place when we were having drinks at Andales.We had breakfast several times and dinner .Breakfast is good and filling and the meatloaf dinner was one of the best ever .

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank DaveK
Reviewed December 29, 2018

Always great food and excellent service at the Cougar. Unfortunately sometimes it is so smokey inside we can't stay so that's why the 4 star review.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from englewoodranger7 | Reviewed this property |
I had the Fish and Chips at the Thirsty Cougar. I’ve eaten Fish and Chips at several places throughout the world (Dublin, Ireland; Melbourne, Australia; Chicago, Illinois; Los Angeles, California) and the Thirsty Cougar Fish... More
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