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“Nice place for breakfast.”
Review of River Cafe

River Cafe
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Ranked #25 of 1,020 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Mexican, Contemporary, International
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: The River Café is a landmark in Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy its cuisine and ambiance with infused flavors for breakfast, lunch or dinner, cared for the friendliest service. By day you'll see this natural setting surrounded by trees, iguanas and birds. At night expect a pleasant evening with the river sounds, candlelight tables, listening to the live music. Visit and enjoy River Café with all your senses!
Monee, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 527 helpful votes
“Nice place for breakfast.”
Reviewed June 15, 2013

We came here for breakfast on morning after our friends recommended it. It's located along the small river, right near the market area. It has a very tropical like setting. We were seated along the balcony and saw several iguanas laying in the trees. Before they bring your food they bring out a basket of sweet rolls to choose from. I don't remember exactly what I had as I can't pronounce it but my meal was very good. Service was excellent and we had an enjoyable breakfast and the next time we're in P.V we'll probably try it for dinner.

  • Visited June 2013
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California
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere!”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

This was my second visit to the River Cafe. Great place to eat and/or have drinks at! I love the decor and atmosphere! Very relaxing! They also have live music, an American couple, which adds to the enjoyment. If you visit Puerto Vallarta, you should try to make it here even if it is just for a couple of drinks.

  • Visited May 2013
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Monterey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Exellent food, Excellent atmosphere”
Reviewed June 13, 2013

Great food in a tropical setting, Lunch menu is different from dinner menu. I like there Chicken Green Enchildas for lunch there for dinner the duck is super, I mean a lot of duck! always great background music

Visited June 2013
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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“one of the finest restaurants in town!”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

everything is great!! the space the art, the food and music!! high quality service and hospitality!!

Visited May 2013
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Oregon
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“Feeling like Richard Burton & Liz Taylor”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

On a suggestion by our concerige at Vallarta Torre we chose to have our last dinner here (this trip). WOW! I couldn't done better with any other referral. They seated us in the romantic veranda and started with wonderful wines from their menu (Chilean Sauvigan Blanc & Cab) to small house appetizers (baked garlic, mango chuntey & brocheta). The soups are heaven and we tried both (smoked Tomato Bisque & light basil and the button mushroom cream which was steamed to almost an airy froth..yummy!!) The filet migon and fresh vegs with potatoes blended with a creme texture and flavor with herb smoke! It rained during our meal and stopped shortly after which certainly helped the romantic nature but the staff and warmth of environment with excellent food is OUTSTANDING. A must for those who want to tone the noise of PV for an hour or so. After, walk the 3 mins to the boardwalk and resume partying!!

Visited June 2013
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