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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed May 19, 2021 via mobile

We never miss an opportunity to experience dining at the Red Cabbage with every trip some time multiple times! We enjoy the ambiance and the staff who are always very welcoming and super friendly, it’s just like you’ve come home. A few of our favorite...dishes are the peanut soup, Chilis en Nogada, Chilis Rellenos, Chilis de Picadillo. Everything we have had are delicious with complex flavors and typically light on spice as everyone knows, traditionally Mexican cuisine is NOT spicy but possess more developed flavors. Red Cabbage always knocks it out of the park for us and they make a damn good margarita too! You need to grab an Uber and have dinner at the Red Cabbage we think you’ll agree with us and it’ll be on your list for every visit, just like us. You might even see Lola as we did! She’s such a sweet lady. Coco we think you’re the best!!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 9, 2021 via mobile

Ok but nothing to write home about. Overpriced for the location. So many better Mexican restaurants in town. I will give it another try due to the people who rave about it.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed March 2, 2021 via mobile

Lola Bravo, the owner, has an amazing little restaurant in an out of the way location. As soon as you enter the place, you sense the wonderful calm that permeates throughout. Fantastic artistic treasures adorn the walls and hint at wonderful things to come. The...staff is enthusiastic and helpful in every way possible, and have a great sense of humour. Then there's the food. No compromise here. Everything is made with top quality ingredients and prepared to perfection. A perfect variety of chicken, pork, beef and fish dishes are offered. Exactly what you need when you can't make up your mind. My wife and I chose pork dishes for our first time and they were done to perfection. Now we've got to go back and try more things. Thank you Lola, and staff, for this unique restaurant and the superior effort you go to to make sure your customers are well fed and happy.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 23, 2021

Charming and very authentic Mexican food and decor.   The food was excellent and not overly spiced.   The chips and guacamole were great.   They have limited hours and not on the main drag.   Well worth the short cab ride or long walk.... More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 19, 2021

From the moment we arrived, we were treated like royalty. Coco, our waiter, was terrific with our 9 year grandson helping him with Spanish. Good drinks and authentic Mexican food. Wonderful experience for our family. Highly recommend when you are looking for a more authentic...experience.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 3, 2021

Had Dinner there last night, they are still open, "Thank You", from 5:00 till 9:30, closed Sunday, but you must make a reservation, as they are following Protocol and have limited space. As Always, one of our favorite restaurants to dine at, during our 3...month stay in P.V. Cuco's service, excellent as always, had a chance to talk to Lola, the Owner. Very sad that possible 1/2 her clientele will not be here this season, Canadians. She, along with many other establishment owners, afraid that they might have to close permanently. so very sad, SO, if you are here, then please go for dinner, at least once, if not more... excellent food, great prices, (NO Credit Cards), You will love the food very quaint restaurant, check out their website, you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed October 28, 2020

I love this restaurant. I have reviewed it before, and since it's a bit out of the way, I was worried how it had fared with the pandemic. We visited last week, and as always, it was wonderful. Also, it seems to have been "discovered"--much...busier than our last visit in 2019. They had changed the menu, but we asked the manager if we could still have Frida's dinner, and she was happy to oblige. My best friend and I enjoyed a margarita, followed by peanut soup, a cold chile relleno dotted with pomegranate seeds, then chicken mole, followed by flan for dessert. Did I forget to mention wine was also included. The whole thing for 2 of us around $60 US. Awesome. I'm not a "foodie" but this always a favorite. Cash only, I thinkMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 20, 2020 via mobile

Red cabbage is a trip for my taste buds We come here every time we come to PV and the food and cuco’s service are always top notch This is my favorite restaurant in Puerto Vallarta

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020

I have been going to have dinner with Lola and Cuco for 20 years! The menu, the decor, the margaritas and the staff- THE BEST. You may not have to eat here every time you visit, but if you haven't ever eaten here, you are...missing out! plz bring change for the little boys that open your car door and assist you to the front gate.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Out of the tourist zone, this restaurant is exceptional in terms of the authenticity in which it presents traditional Mexican food. The interior is a simple layout full of artwork by local artists and Frida Kahlo posters. The food reflects the ambiance and is exceptional....The only shortcoming is the Margaritas which don’t quite excel in the way that everything else does.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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November 19, 2017|
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Response from 341stevenp | Reviewed this property |
It is cash only!
February 9, 2017|
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Response from Laurel T | Reviewed this property |
You need a reservation if you have a group of more than four. Otherwise, not really.
January 9, 2017|
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Response from aademo96 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed on Sundays - I was going to include the website but this website won't let me!
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Red Cabbage Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5