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“Not so good”
Review of El Set

El Set
Ranked #193 of 1,032 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Not so good”
Reviewed March 31, 2013

The view is incredible, the food is good not reaching excellent, the service is lame, there are 2 chefs and the attention they give is really bad i dont know if they had a bad night but i saw them doing Things with no effort at all.

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Perth, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Views are to die for. Make sure you have your camera with you. Food was great and the friendly service was second to none. Food & drinks served with hardly any waiting.
There is a very interesting history to this place and I am reluctant to let the secret out here. I shall tease and make the reader search for the info.

  • Visited December 2012
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1 Thank TravelAugust
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Olympia, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“An Inexpensive Sunday Brunch”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

You can read the reviews about the history of this place or you can have Sunday Brunch here. The scenic views and the movie history are important but the proof is in the eats and this place rocks. When you consider that you are only paying 110 pesos (about $8.69) for brunch in this beautiful setting what a bargain! True, it doesn't have many of the menu items of much more expensive Brunches but then it is 110 pesos. It does have all you can eat hot items and fresh handmade tortillas for quesadillas and a great omelet bar. So considering the cost it is a great value. Did I mention fresh fruit plate and juice bar? Just follow the whales to El Set south of PV about a mile on the ocean side in Conchas chinas!

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank bellagio00
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Nashville, Tennessee
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Romantic Location”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

Have been to this restaurant many times. Setting is perfect, can often see whales and food and service are excellent. Dont miss this gem just outside of town. Perfect location to watch the sunset!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Marc C
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Mukilteo, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“A fantastic view with a struggling kitchen”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

The history of this place, and the incredible views draw me back on almost every visit to Puerto Vallarta. However the kitchen staff is "variable" and the wait staff now appears as they are desperate for customers. Go for the views and drinks, and soak up the history of the film crew's "watering hole".

Visited December 2012
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Thank Don G
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