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“So much fun”

Apache's Martini Bar and Bistro
Ranked #160 of 1,031 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Central American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner
Description: A Vallarta tradition!! Where new friends meet and old friends gather. Gay owned and operated, Apaches serves plentiful drinks, delicious food and an atmosphere second to none. Well known for one of Vallarta's most popular daily happy hours (5-7pm). Join us for our ever popular Happy Hour or later evening cocktails on our patio enjoying the sights and sounds of Olas Altas in the heart of Zona Romantica.
Edmonton, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“So much fun”
Reviewed June 15, 2014

Very friendly staff and lively atmosphere. Made lots of friends here. Great place to people watch. Smiles and laughter are contagious here.

Visited February 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Denver, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
160 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Cheers in PV”
Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is the Puerto Vallarta equivalent of Cheers. It's really just a little hole in the wall on Olas Altas - maybe seats 20 inside and another 30 or so out on the sidewalk and it is always packed. People actually show up before they open at 5 p.m. to stake out their territory and God help you if you're sitting in a "regulars" seat. Cheapest, strongest drinks in town, especially during happy hour. The women who own the place (one Canadian and one Dutch) are institutions themselves - everybody in town, and visitors from all over the world, know Marianne and Endra. And, if they've met you chances are pretty good they know you by name. The regulars cycle through depending on the month but if you spend a season or two here you know when to expect the Toronto boys and then the Chicago crowd and Calgary cowboys, etc. They all make an appearance sometime during the season at Apache's - it really is old home week all of the time. It's fun. People drink too much. They still smoke outside because they still can (find me inside). They bring their dogs. They play with the incredibly friendly staff (Freddie, Chuy, Andres) who are amazing and manage to know what everybody drinks.

  • Visited May 2014
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Tucson, Arizona
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“ANDREA PERFECO AMIGA!!!”
Reviewed June 7, 2014

loved the place and Andrea THE OWNER actually took the time to come over .. have a seat and chat with us like we were old friends! (having had some drinks prior I was immediately comfy and even told her how much I loved her ) 5 stars and the staff is perfecto as well!!!!

  • Visited June 2014
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3 Thank misty907
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Welcoming environment”
Reviewed May 21, 2014

One of the owners greeted us as we were uncertainly walking down the street. Super welcoming and inviting atmosphere. We didn't get but the drinks were nice and strong. Best couple of hours in PVR!

Visited May 2014
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Thank Lonlo
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Puerto Vallarta
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Always fun, always friendly”
Reviewed May 17, 2014

Great mix of people and always someone to talk to, share a drink with and enjoy yourself. The Happy Hour is happening and the food very good.

Visited May 2014
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Thank PuertoVallartaArby
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