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Puerto Vallarta

Barrio Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Wonderful food, beautifully presented, imaginative dishes in an art filled setting. Charming, professional staff. I loved having Chef explain the menu. There were so many tempting choices we had to share dishes so we could try as many as possible. Menu changes weekly. Vegetarian options. Inexpensive . A gem of a restaurant! - LMaljan (customer)
$6 - $17
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Italian, French, Mexican, Latin, Seafood
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta that is off the beaten path, that offers one of the most creative menus encompassing local and indigenous ingredients and that changes weekly. It also serves as an art gallery for the renown Mexican artist Rogelio Diaz...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank JoeGlenn117
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We eat here every time we are in PV. usually 2-3 times. There is nothing bad to say about the restaurant. Our friend said it was the best meal he's ever eaten anywhere. Last night we had lamb osso buco, pork chop, empanadas, soft shell...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Pittman28
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find! I can't say enough good things about the Barrio Bistro. From the moment we stepped out of the taxi, we knew we were in for a treat. The owner greeted us, and told us about the restaurant. The staff was friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank RonS1395
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a couple we met who have lived in PV for over 20 years. We figured they had eaten everywhere in the city so we’d try it. We’re glad we did. It’s in a backroad area but decorated very...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank kkjellin2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing evening. The food, atmosphere, staff...I can’t say enough good things. This is one of the most amazing restaurants I have ever been to. Make an effort to stop in, you won’t be disappointed. We went with friends so we were able to...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank bsutton03
Reviewed September 14, 2019

I frequent this restaurant due to the BEST Food and Service anyone can receive here at Barrio Bistro. Gina and Memo the owners and Memo the Chef are great hosts. You have to experience there Venue as there is a new Tequilaria that Gina has...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Siggy B
Reviewed September 9, 2019

A bartender we met in PV told us this is the best restaurant in Puerto Vallarta. Since she had curated an exceptional tequila list at her bar (we are tequila snobs), we took her word for it and endured a bumpy 20 minute cab ride...More

Date of visit: September 2019
3  Thank TLCone
Reviewed August 14, 2019

July 26, 2019 Barrio Bistro Restaurant PV This restaurant has a nice garden setting or a small air-conditioned space as well. We opted to eat outside with fans to try to keep flies away. The ambience felt different this visit in the rainy season, maybe...More

Date of visit: July 2019
2  Thank bezerk
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Good (fresh, local, also veggie) food, great service and top cocktails thanks to the raicilleria. A recommendation.

Date of visit: July 2019
2  Thank yedoit
Reviewed July 9, 2019

You MUST go to this lovely restaurant. The owner/chef Memo is passionate and very well trained. Mexican food with a touch of fusion with cuisines from around the world. Local dishes with fine cuisine technique. Think of a hole in the wall, add the fresh...More

Date of visit: June 2019
3  Thank James B
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May 16, 2019|
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Response from rosalieelliott | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry I just saw your question now. I recall paying cash (pesos) and it’s always a good idea to be prepared to do that. Many restaurants here do not accept credit cards as the percentages are too onerous for small... More
November 18, 2018|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
We ate there last night 1/14, they absolutely take credit cards, its how we paid.
November 5, 2018|
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Response from Pittman28 | Reviewed this property |
They take reservations online, via Facebook or your hotel concierge can arrange it
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