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“DANCE DANCE DANCE”

La Bodeguita del Medio
Ranked #127 of 1,164 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cuban
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, 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 April 4, 2015

Great friendly environment.

If you love to dance, this is a great place. It does get packed with a lot of good looking people !!!

I love going here, because people are so approachable and it is such a kick back environment. The live band is awesome, you will hear a lot of Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Dominican sounds that give life to the dance party.

Everyone is dancing and looking for a partner, so if you can dance and love life, this is the place to go.

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Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Think of this place like a Cuban version of Hard Rock Cafe. The best thing about it is the ambiance: great music, great decor, and that's about it. Attention? Meh. Mojitos? OK but not life changing. Food? Not particularly typical (maybe the menu, but not the flavor).

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Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stopped here last Thursday for drinks and to pass the time. Great Cuban atmosphere and the mojitos were flowing. Wait staff were a little slow to our needs but not a big deal. Didn't eat but others looked happy with their choices. Very cool decor and enjoyed looking at all the pictures on the walls. Will be back next visit.

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Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Food and Service were awesome. We had to Mar y Tierra (Shrimp & Steak). Seasoned and cooked perfectly. Our server Roberto was on point. Super friendly and efficient Loved everything. We will come back for sure on out next visit to PV

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Reviewed March 19, 2015

First of all let me say I think i just had a bad experience. I'm sure that a lot of the reviews here were people that had a good time. My wife and i got there a couple of hours before the music and was hoping to stay and have a meal and music. I ordered chicken which had amazing sauce but was incredibly dry.. The waiter didn't even seem to notice that i only took two bites out of it and just took the plate away almost untouched without even asking me if there was a problem. Then had the nerve to ask if i wanted to add a tip to the bill when i gave him my credit card. He had a bit of a weird energy about him too. i can't really explain it any better than that. Imagine Peter Garrett from Midnight Oil serving you in a nervous pacey way... Anyhow i don't know what it was, wrong time, wrong order, wrong server, i don't quite know but we just left after the bill. I hope other folks have a better time. I"m sure this restaurant does a lot for the community...

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