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Joe Jack's Fish Shack

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Calle Basilio Badillo 212, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 2099
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Pinellas Park, Florida
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I come here regularly for the nicoise salad with grilled shrimp and I did that again this summer. I also came back for dinner to try the grilled pulpo. While the pulpo was cooked perfectly, the broth it was drowning in was okay but I didn't care for it. It wasn't very flavorful and the pulpo lacked any sort of... More 

Thank acajane
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I LOVE Joe Jacks, it's a great place for a full meal or a snack, and the food is great, and they have the best Mojitos I have had in a very long time! The place is not too small, and the service is great as well. I spent a many of afternoon here during my last visit to PVR,as... More 

Thank jenmal1
Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We tried this place as a part of a local food tour and then 4 hours later we went back for a late dinner. The food tour had us try 8 different places - but when it came time to decide where to go for dinner - Joe Jack's won! The atmosphere, people, and good - all are GREAT!

Thank Joe M
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love good fish and chips so that's what I ordered in my first visit to Joe Jacks. Both my companion and I were very disappointed with this dish. The fish was mostly batter and not at all crispy, which is the way I like it, and the chips were...well, just chips, nothing remarkable. Thought it might have been an... More 

Thank Maree G
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Add Joe Jacks to your list of must visit places for a tasty cocktail in PV. Very small and intimate spot with friendly staff. Try the Passion Fruit Margarita.

Thank 12kayj
Guadalajara, Mexico
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has amazing shrimp and fish tacos. It was near the hotel I stayed so I became a frequent eater at this place. Great selections of alcoholic drinks and great atmosphere.

Thank Palemon L
Boise, Idaho
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe Jack's is always a favorite of mine and my husbands when we visit PV. The over all atmosphere is great and I love to sit up top on their balcony, overlooking the city. There are some TV's located inside on the bottom level if you're looking to catch a game. The service is always spectacular and I haven't found... More 

Thank Kathleen N
San Francisco, California
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bar well decorated and fun, ditto for the roof terrace. If you are out for simple fun in the evening this is great - the food and the drinks are good for the price.

Thank hokona
Annandale, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sea food is really good at this restaurants. We order three dishes and all three of them was good, but the best dish was the hole snapper fish (the waiter will help you take out the bones if you want to). We had both of their desert and those also very good, the drink is very good. But the best... More 

Thank dienknguyen
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service with a smile and 1 of the best fish tacos in town! Flavorful and very tasty! Right in the romantic zone directly in front of the local vendors shacks.

Thank Michael H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Basilio Badillo 212, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 2099
Fun, casual place with an obvious emphasis on seafood and an eclectic mix of great cocktails.

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