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“Even After 15 years it has not lost its touch”
Review of Archie's Wok

Archie's Wok
Ranked #29 of 1,055 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Archie's Wok is widely recognized as Puerto Vallarta's best Asian fusion restaurant, featuring authentic, freshly prepared cuisine that spans the Pacific Rim from Thailand to the Philippines, to China and Vietnam. The staff offers traditional and contemporary dishes from these distinctive regions. They daily prepare a palette of complex sauces and condiments. Savor the aromas of spicy chili sambals, curry pastes, their famous hoisin sauce for the ribs and chiang mai sauce, too. The menu is truly a cuisine of medleys, which combines Pacific Island foods, Asian cooking techniques, Mexico's fresh ingredients and a host of other cultural and culinary influences. Seafood is caught daily in Banderas Bay and delivered fresh to the restaurant. Locally grown ingredients include an array of vegetables, herbs and spices, including kaffir lime, galangal, lemon grass, ginger, chilies, tamarind, and coconut milk. These are native to both Asia and the Mexican Coast. Archie's Wok has been family owned and operated since 1986. The history starts in 1977 when Archie Alpenia began working as the famous Hollywood Director John Huston's private chef at his personal retreat in Banderas Bay. From then on the restaurant continues to be run by his wife Cindy, daughter Kyoki and son Sergio. His legacy continues in this comfortable restaurant. Archie's Wok is just steps away from the Los Muertos Beach Pier and is a great location to meet friends and family. The restaurant is casually elegant and their team is committed to great service, excellent food and a comfortable setting. You can enjoy lunch and dinner in this sublime atmosphere with dining room and Asian style garden.
Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

The last time I was here was 15 years ago and I had a fond memory of it. It didn't disappoint me again.

We had the curry, the combo and it was amazing.

Great service too

Thank BadiaW
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

My husband and I and 2 friends went to Archie's for birthday celebration. Three of us had similar items. Nothing special. Beloved spouse had a mixed seafood salad. Within two hours, he was desperately ill. I won't describe the gruesome gastrointestinal details, but it was so extreme (blood pressure dropped, passed out, etc.), that we had to rush him to the hospital (Medasist, which was excellent). He wound up in bed for 5 days, very sick. Obviously we will never return. The restaurant looks clean and tidy but that's not always enough in terms of food handling in the kitchen or maybe some bad shellfish. The doctor said it was food poisoning and resulting dehydration. Bad news. Oh, and the hospital cost us about $750 US. A VERY expensive meal!

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Thank pvmex2014
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had dinner at Archie's Wok during our stay over the July 4th holiday.

This was our first time trying it as on our previous visits, it has been closed (we tend to visit during the low season).

So glad it was open this time! The food and service were very good. We also enjoyed the light, bright interior of the restaurant.

We will definitely go back.

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Thank Craig_and_Jack
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

I went to archies wok last night hoping to have a special dinner for my grandson and his friend . We prefer vegan food. The hostess took great care to help us with this,and actually understanding what we wanted. The food was excellent, beautifully presented , and we enjoyed everything . We we were celebrating a birthday. And we had a beautiful birthday presentation ,..yes vegan.

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Thank Linda M
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Reviewed July 15, 2014

Archie´s Wok is one of the very few restaurants in Puerto Vallarta that l would always count on when it comes to entertaining friends visiting that want a nice experience all around for dinner. This place always rocks, the waiters, the cleanliness, the service, drink menu, the location and of course, their Menu: We just filled the table with their calamari, cashew chicken, beef curry, beef tongue in thai coconut sauce, yang fried rice and or course, my favorite: their bbq pork riblets, the best ribs in town!

Thank AlexTheGreatest1971
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