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The Swedes Bar & Bistro

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Pulpito 154, Emiliano Zapata 48380, Mexico
+52 322 223 2353
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Bloomington, Indiana
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373 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Due to the proximity of their location to Casa Cupula where we stayed, we decided to have lime margaritas at their bar first. Love their location and the friendly ambiance. Then we continued with dinner downstairs at the restaurant. It was amazing. Highly recommend the lobster bisque, beet salad, Swedish seafood dish similar to cioppino and mahi mahi. Our waiter... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is always delicious and all the staff are always welcoming. The owner Morgan has high standards and it is evident in the quality of the food and the friendly professional staff, which have time after time, year after year gone out of their way to make me feel special...from Carlos' big beautiful smile, Luis and Norberto's talented drink... More 

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Abbotsford, BC
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great restaurant to eat at before taking in a show at The Palms. Upon the recommendation of a family member, we were not disappointed in the fare this lovely restaurant offered. For a starter, we chose the Caesar Salad......this was the best in Puerto Vallarta. The beef tenderloin was exquisite...beautifully aged, cooked to order, and presented tastefully... More 

Thank Jan M
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stumbled upon this restaurant on way back to hotel after drinks......my what a find. The restaurant is situated on the 3rd floor with a wonderful view. I had the salmon which was some of the best I have had anywhere. My partner had the pasta and steak and I tasted it and it was fabulous. Very reasonable for such... More 

Thank Dallas51
Los Angeles, California
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had the beef filet special that was amazing! Delicious and beautifully presented. This was the best meal of my entire stay in PV!!

Thank stocway
Sidney, Ohio
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of the best food I've had in a very long time. Had salmon and it just melted in my mouth. Prices were not bad at all.

Thank Ryan F
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On our recent three week trip to Old Town we ate at this restaurant three times and had a great meal every time. My husband had the specials every time, including two different preparations of mahi mahi and a flank steak. I had the tenderloin pasta and the stuffed chicken breast. We never had reservations but after a short wait... More 

Thank rfnw
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply the best fine dining in Old Town. It's the closest white table cloth experience to NY, SF, & LA dining. Many are far over rated and The Swedes is in the Gay Neighborhood. Great for groups or a couples dinner. Always wonderful for a special occasion. Bar, Dining, Hosts, and Staff are all polite, profesional, and create an enjoyable... More 

Thank weho7777
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Puerto Vallarta, we always make sure to stop by The Swedes for dinner and drinks. Morgan and his staff are very welcoming and make every effort to assure that your dining experience is a pleasant one. The menu has something for everyone. Food is prepared just right with nice fresh ingredients. On our two stops at Swedes this... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow the gazpacho and Cobb salad were perfect and the waiter was nice and good looking. My husband loved the mahi mahi and risotto. Nice breeze inn the open air environs

Thank andreaclark2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $15
European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pulpito 154, Emiliano Zapata 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Emiliano Zapata
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 2353

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