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Review of Swell Beach Bar

Swell Beach Bar
Ranked #141 of 1,057 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Swell Beach Bar is a family restaurant/bar located on Playa Los Muertos. Swell is an enjoyable spot for a variety of fresh foods and cold drinks served to you by a friendly and helpful staff. You can enjoy your food and drinks at tables on the sand under palapas, big comfy chairs at the sunken bar or relaxing on lounge chairs under umbrellas by the oceanfront. In the evenings Swell also offers a fine dining experience with a sophisticated menu. The tables are set up under the star filled sky with candles and torch lighting, making it a very relaxing and romantic place to enjoy yourself and a great meal. Reservations available for both days and evenings.
Reviewed March 11, 2012

the food is good here and the drinks are ok...but they have new rules everyday....sometimes u have to spend 150 pesos to 200 pesos...and sometimes they charge for a towel even though i brought my own...so check your check...

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Reviewed March 9, 2012

the property was grubby and extremely overcrowded

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Reviewed February 28, 2012

The guys who run this place (and speak great english) are really fun and provide great service. We were surprised at the quality of the food and drinks coming out of this place. We did not have one item off the menu that was not outstanding. Really. The loungers we very nice with most having those little "head covers" you can rotate to cover your face if you want.
El Dorado is next door and is just as nice but we found the guys over at Swell were a little more fun. Both places have killer fod and drinks though. El Dorado has very cushy chairs by the way. If you intend on going back later on in your trip be sure to let them know and they will save loungers for you.

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1  Thank Lee L
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Reviewed February 23, 2012

I don't know why anyone sits in those sling chairs! Swell has the best loungers and even supplies towels. Of course you need to indulge in some drinks and or food to use. Food is reasonable, mixed drinks a little high, beer 5 for 125 pesos. Banos great. and bar area very cool. See Jorge he was great! Also guacamole and coconut shrimp 5 stars

1  Thank lcampers
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Reviewed February 16, 2012

My friends and I spent most of the day here, we ordered drinks and food. The Coconut Shrimp, Fish Tacos & Guacamole dip were excelent. However the servers need to be more attentive to their guests especially on a slow day.. We had to wait several minutes and tag a server to serve us drinks and fresh towels.We understand that the Beachouse is under new ownership but its still needs tto train its servers to provide excelent customer service so they can maximize their tip potential. We will be back and hopefully the service will be better. If not we will be writing again about it.

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1  Thank Javierc66bc
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