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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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Stockholm County, Sweden
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A true gourmet restaurant and not so expensive either. Friendly staff and the owner came to our table to make sure everything was alright. Our evening couldn't started better.

Thank Mikael L
Southfields, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been coming to Puerto Vallarta for many years. We've walked by Swedes dozens of times saying we should try it. This year we finally did and were delighted. The downstairs dining area is adorable. The waitstaff are friendly and knowledgeable about the food and wines. My husband had the pork and loved it. He said it was moist,... More 

Thank John S
Mount Vernon, Washington
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149 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a drink upstairs and watched the beautiful sunset. Busy place, so might want to go early so you can sit down. Hubby and I shared a Caesar salad and he ordered the tenderloin and he raved about it I ordered the hamburger/fries and enjoyed my meal. Make sure you make a reservation and request one of the tables by... More 

Thank Pam T
Salisbury, Maryland
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pleasantly surprised how good the food was here. Just stopped on a lark and had a fun night with great food. Highly recommend

Thank james m
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did not make a reservation. When we arrive and they asked us if we had a reservation, they staff seemed put out that we would dare show up without one. I was ready to turn around a leave, but we had heard great things about the place and had never eaten there in the 20+ years we've been going... More 

Thank Fred W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here twice during our stay in PV. It has a very good menu and the postres are something special. Service is very good and the wine by the glass is generous. Nice people, nice place.

Thank mick s s
Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We love this place for ambiance and really great food! The grilled Mahi-mahi was served over a bed of the tastiest risotto I've had. They make great Margaritas in the open air bar . . . nothing to not like here!!!

Thank FastLane5588
brithsh columbia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

great food run by the owner, great service, visited it twice while there. excellent cucumber margarita, the best I could find.

Thank jronco
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swedes is 'must do' every time I am in Puerto Vallarta! Morgan and the team make you feel very welcome and at home in the restaurant and bar. Service is excellent and meals are undoubted. All staff are knowledgable on the menu and provide very solid recommendations. I have enjoyed many of the chicken dishes along with the delicious... More 

Thank Don K
Newofoundland, Canada
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a popular restaurant with good reason. The food is great, the staff and friendly and they have a good location. The night we went we had the nightly feature which was a peach and ricotta cheese (i think) salad with vinaigrette dressing and our main was a stuffed chicken breast. The flavor profile was excellent and it was... More 

Thank ldruken

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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 - $14
European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, 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?