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“just a short walk”
Review of Tacon de Marlin

Tacon de Marlin
Ranked #58 of 1,046 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed February 25, 2013

do yourself a favor and walk across the pedestrian bridge from the airport to tacon de marlin.
if you crave mexican when you arrive and still want to remember as you go home this is your place to go. huge burritos and nice sauces to accompany it. watch people look at you with envy as you are eating this on your flight home. a must in vallarta.

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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Even with very little time to spare, my brother and I decided to leave the airport and try one of these burritos instead of the less interesting fare within the airport. Glad we did! Very good burritos at a good price. Smoked Marlin was great. We love our burritos and these stand right there with the better places in Sayulita, PV etc...

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Reviewed February 13, 2013

It's definitely not upscale or fancy by any means, but these were by far the best tacos we had in all of PV. For the price, the portions are huge!

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Reviewed February 10, 2013

Every time I arrive in Vallarta, I can't wait to get off the plane and cross the street to go to Tacon de Marlin. The smoked marlin burrito is the best I've ever had. Fast service, and it's only 65 pesos for a huge burrito that I usually end up having to share.

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Reviewed February 6, 2013

On our first visit to Puerto Vallarta back in 2010, our tour rep told us that if we were hungry and had some time to kill before our flight home, we should try Tacon de Marlin. What he should have said was "eat there - often". Now, with 4 visits under our belts, its one of our top three places to eat in Puerto Vallarta.

It is located on the other side of the red pedestrian overpass at PVR. So worth the walk over in more ways than one. By far the best airport food you will ever eat, its delicious, cheap and the staff is awesome.

Meals start with a complimentary salad consisting of cucumber, jicama and carrot in a creamy dressing. They also give you a dish of hot pickle mix and 4 different homemade sauces are already on the tables.

Cuba and the rest of the staff go out of their way to make sure you have everything you want, and have fun with you too. On one visit our grandson didn't want seafood, so Cuba suggested we run next door to 'El Pollo Feliz' for chicken and bring it back to eat with us. How obliging, that would never happen here in Canada!

They are most famous for the smoked Marlin tacos, but we love them all. My personal favorite is the Sea Bass and Shrimp. The only bad thing you could say about the food is - it can and will get messy. Juices will run down and between your fingers and I guarantee you will need more than one napkin. (just like your favorite burger joint)

While in Puerto Vallarta, try catching the northbound 'Centro' bus to the airport and have a bite, it stops on the street right out front. Try and wait for the most run down bus you can find...its truly an experience you shouldn't pass up.

When you land, grab your luggage and haul it across the overpass and have some lunch... then take a CHEAPER non-airport cab to your resort and save yourselves the mandatory $19.00 US cab charges from the airport. (or more, depending on where you are staying) Now....say thank you - I have just saved you the money that will pay for that great lunch! lol Your welcome.

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1  Thank June D
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