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El brujo Vallarta

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Venustiano Carranza 510 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 223 2036
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1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in because El Brujo was recommended by the owner of the condo we rented. As everyone's reviews say, the place is a little out of the way, but it's cute and quaint. We had a Cadillac margarita which was great and we both had fajitas that were excellent. Our server spoke perfect English which was nice, as we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our divemaster recommended El Brujo and she was right. It is a little out of the way from many of the hotels. It's about 7-8 blocks in from the beach (towards the mountains) but worth the walk. I had the chicken with pineapple which was great. It is a grilled chicken breast with pineapple bits and a teriyaki-like sauce. The... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by our concierge, and we only got to eat here twice. If we found it sooner it most likely would've been our lunch and dinner spot every single day! First day we ate here was for lunch. Its in old town on the corner and not touristy at all. I had fajitas and my... More 

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Thank Belle O
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Brujo was recommended highly by our local friend .... His words were "if you want a really good local restaurant, Mexican cuisine, this is one of my favor favorites, for 1/2 the price as you'll find in the tourist districts", he was right on! El Brujo is very nice it is located in the Old Town Distrct, cobblestone streets,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Brujo was suggested by our concierge to visit for authentic mexican food. El Brujo did NOT disappoint. We started with guacamole, which was so delicious, and we both had molcajete for our entree. I had the beef molcajete and my significant other had the mixed molcajete. Amazing. Highly recommend.

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Thank Rachel L
Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is plain and simple and the staff are all charming. The food is FRESH and wonderfully complex. Try one of the "stuffed" dishes.

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Thank CoalHarbourHappy
New York
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Extremely typically Mexican . Friendly, good food. Air Conditioned as well as open air. Guacamole ... great

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Thank Joseph A
Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Between the house margarita on the rocks, an unexpectedly good bowl of seafood soup, and the evening breeze, I don’t think a buzz could be any nicer. It is a straight from the core, full-body warmth like none I’ve experienced from a meal in a long time. El Brujo can do that to you. But, maybe I need to start... More 

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New York City, New York
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Had some pretty potent margaritas and a variety of delicious appetizers and entrees. We were stuffed. My only minor gripe was there was no air conditioning and it was caliente eating from the bubbling molcajete.

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This place is a hidden gem! We stayed a week in PV and ate out at different restaurants every night. We were here during Restaurant Week so we sampled many of the higher end places to take advantage of the specials. Most meals were delicious but none of them were as good at the one we had here! This place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Venustiano Carranza 510 | Col. Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 2036
Description
Here, you will find a different restaurant as to the wide variety of of seafood dishes, steaks, chicken, etc.. of which the majority are unique creations, original thought out in our frequent customers called VIP dishes. And so to honor our slogan you we cure the evil of hunger!To enjoy at lunch or dinner in a more comfortable and air-conditioned environment casul and a small area for children if you come in family plan.Chicharron Try our cheese taco stuffed with shrimp or beef!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?