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“Nice music!”

La Bodeguita del Medio
Ranked #49 of 1,039 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cuban
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: La Bodeguita del Medio was founded in Cuba in the 1940s as a corner store owned by Angel Martinez. The store became a meeting place for local artists who enjoyed getting together for an afternoon 'Mojito'. The place has preserved the ambiance of the romantic Carribean lifestyle that flourished with Havana. Today the Bodeguita del Medio is famous world wide for Salsa music, fine cigars, its original Mojitos and having guests write their thoughts and comments on the walls of the restaurant.
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Music and mojitos are great! This is a must if you want to enjoy some cuban salsa. There is wi-fi available. Love the table that faces the malecon. You can enjoy great music, drinks and the sunset all at once.

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Reviewed October 3, 2013

I found this place perusing trip advisor for our vacation. Having been to PV multiple times i wanted something new. We had dinner and came here after for drinks. We got a great table by the dance floor and had a blast watching the excellent local salsa dancers. Music and band were a lot of fun and we felt like we were in a little Cuban hotspot in Havana. Really fun way to end an evening. Haven't tried the food but i can highly reccommend it for drinks, fun and atmosphere and great dancing.

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Thank CelticGirlLA
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

we come here every time we come to PV. My husband is cuban and he loves the yummy cuban food here! but I love the mojitos they are amazing!!
best anywhere!!!

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Reviewed July 27, 2013

Every time we visit PVR we come here because the ambiance is great, the music is amazing and the mojitos cant be beat. Come here to salsa and have a great time!

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Reviewed July 10, 2013

Went there for dinner a few nights ago and must say that we were disappointed. I ordered a medium done steak but received it very, very rare, to the point that it was not eatable. On the other hand, my wife's steak was extremely dry and overdone. We came to this restaurant last year and enjoyed the food very much, but not this time around. The check gave the option to pay in pesos or already converted amount in dollars. We payed with a larger USD bill and were returned change in pesos....except we were shorted 150 pesos which is about $12 USD. Told waiter he made a mistake so he came back with 75 more pesos and asked if this was fine. Instead of arguing we just let it be. We suggest not to pay in US dollars, even if you know current conversion rate.

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Thank Alenisa
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