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The Swedes Bar & Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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WE ARE COOKING WITH GAS Restaurant Now Opens at 5PM! OPENING HOURS 7 DAYS A WEEK Restaurant: 5pm to 11pm. BAR OPENS 4pm Happy Hour 4pm to 6pm. Pink Night WEDNESDAYS Cosmo's 40pesos 4pm till Close
$5 - $16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
European, International
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was told it was the best meal in the city so wanted to give it a try. Four of us had dinner and we all shared and the food was mediocre. Nothing was amazing or stood out. The best part was the service...our waitress was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant with a varied menu and very reasonable prices including the wine. We are eating here three times now and the food is always consistently good

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t go wrong with anything here. The food is consistently good and the staff is always pleasant attentive. The chef can make most anything on the menu gluten free. There is a large selection of specialty cocktails and the desserts are home made and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 536billm
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

On Sundays my usual martini bar is closed, so I come here to begin my night, i.e., before dinner. The view from the 3rd floor (where the bar is and also tables to eat at) is really nice. Music videos from 80's and 90's are...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank denissN1914OQ
Reviewed April 28, 2019

The Swede’s has been around for many years and remains very popular due to its great food and amazing staff. It is in the old town, Zona Romantica, and a little off the beaten path. Due to its popularity, it is crowded and loud, so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SaskatoonSaskCanada
Reviewed April 16, 2019

We were a party of 17 and our table was set up when we arrived at the restaurant. The soup and salads are amazing the lobster bisque was the best that I have had in a restaurant. We ordered pork medallions and they were great...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Passenger824939
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Three of us enjoyed dinner and dessert here after an evening cabaret show nearby. The food was exquisite and the desserts were amazing. A must location for dinner.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Richard Q
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

I visited this spot last February when I visited Puerto Vallarta and the burger was delicious and it didn’t disappoint 14 months later. The service was great and I even had dessert this time around and it topped the evening meal. Great location and food!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 302willa
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed Richie ‘a service he is one of a kind! Look forward to seeing him next year! The risotto , salmon , chicken . Lobster bisque salad , spring rolls all to die for!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kellyc988
Reviewed March 25, 2019

This restaurant has a very charming feel to it with beautiful window views but it ends there. The food was poor so much so that this restaurant has been taken off our list.

Date of visit: March 2019
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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 tymothy | 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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