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The Swedes Bar & Bistro

Pulpito 154 | close to Olas Altas, Colonia Amapas, Emiliano Zapata 48390, Mexico
+52 322 223 2353
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pulpito 154 | close to Olas Altas, Colonia Amapas, Emiliano Zapata 48390, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are Mexican avoid this place, the waitress was so rude since the first moment we walked in the place just because we don’t look like most of their clients. FYI we are in Mexico you could at least learn Spanish and please if...More

Thank Mgomez1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dining room is cozy and romantic with happy customers and excellent staff. The menu offers meat, fish and vegetarian choices. A great hamburger too! A/c for the hot season. A cob salad that is generous and a nice meal. Lovely fresh bread and excellent mixed...More

Thank 42marty55
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

This place is located on a beautiful street up the hill in the romantic zone and the place itself is pretty nice. The service is awesome, I really can’t remember the name of our waiter but he was so attentive, nice, quick and overall great....More

Thank JakeCarpincho
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Amazing European cuisine in Old Vallarta. Friendliest service; attentive to every need. Video bar upstairs. Glad we chose dinner and drinks here for our friend’s 50th. Amazing martinis!

Thank jackboulton
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Our friends recommended that we come here for dinner and we could not be more pleased with the selection of food and the prices to boot.

Thank baldcyprus
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We have been in the Puerto Vallarta area for 4 months and of yet have not experienced a good, if not great, dining experience. We rely on TripAdvisor and word of mouth. Last night, while at Blondies ( an experience of wonderful alcoholic beverages that...More

Thank N8PWC
Reviewed March 28, 2018

After reading a few of the reviews on here we decided to give it another go. We had been a year or so ago and were underwhelmed. Once again, not so impressed. Food was ok, service wasn't great and the drinks were just average. Our...More

Thank NateFlavel
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit after several years, as we were encouraged by everyone’s positive feedback. Unfortunately the food has not changed, still bland. The service was exceptional, the atmosphere as well....but our two different menu items confirmed that the blandness of our previous visit...More

Thank konrad29
Reviewed March 20, 2018

We ate here twice and both times we enjoyed the meat and the wait staff could not be any better. The first time we were told we would have to wait for a table, but there were seats available at the bar. We no more...More

Thank furbeach
Reviewed March 19, 2018

After walking by The Swedes for years to use ‘The Lift’, we finally stopped in and were very pleased we did.Since the restaurant did not open until 6:00 we walked the flight of stairs to the bar. We were graciously greeted, seated, and given a...More

Thank vincyntmonson
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Tiger B
December 9, 2016|
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Response from monctontom | Reviewed this property |
The Swedes are now open 7 nights a week.
February 15, 2016|
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Response from Timothy B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they still have it, 30 pesos, as far as I remember it's all night
Ray B
December 6, 2015|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
We loved Swedes. The food was wonderful and the atmosphere great. For New Year's Eve I would also suggest you talk with the hotel concierge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $14
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pulpito 154 | close to Olas Altas, Colonia Amapas, Emiliano Zapata 48390, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Emiliano Zapata
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 2353
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