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“Disappointing lunch” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Restaurant Gaby's

Restaurant Gaby's
Ranked #41 of 980 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Disappointing lunch”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

This very inviting-looking, well located restaurant did not prove to be worthwhile. Horrible service by a waiter who was never a waiter before, completely unfamiliar with the menu or food service. We ordered the pork ribs. 30 minutes later he returned to inform us that the pork ribs would not be ready until dinner time (5 hours later). We ordered chicken mole, and tamales. The food was cold, the pico de gallo was moldy, the plates and the silverware were dirty, the margaritas were like 7-UP, the check was wrong. We paid the bill and left as fast as we could, having wasted nearly two hours on our last day of an otherwise perfect vacation.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Vancouver, WA
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126 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Excellent Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2012

This restaurant was recommended to us by a jewelry store owner down the street. We went there for lunch and it was soooo good. The service (Pedro) was excellent and the food was some of the best we had on the trip. AND... they found out it was my birthday so they brought me three different shots of tequilla.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank KalenaJeanne
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Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“New Discovery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

I've been coming to PVR since 1973, but had never stopped here before. It was included in a walking tour we did that visited places many tourists don't get to. We had fabulous Tortills Soup and a lesson on how to drink Tequila. Looked at the menu and it was very extensive. I'll be sure to come here my next time back.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank tahitiare
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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Authentic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Loved Gabys. Great food, wonderful service, and while eating dinner we were treated to old time Mexican films/musicals projected on the large wall opposite the decorated balcony on which we ate. One of our best experiences in Vallarta.

Visited October 2012
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Thank MLHarris
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Parlin, NJ
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Dinner and Movie Surprise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

We got together with a group of dive buddies at Gaby's for dinner and drinks on a Friday night! Although located off the main street of Old Town PV, it was I think a great find. Being low season, the food was very good, fresh, hot, and filling. No one in the group (some very picky eaters) had any complaints. During dinner we were treated to old Spanish/Mexican black-n-white movies that were shown on the wall of the building across from the restaurant! An awesome way to spend our last night in PV.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BSqurdWillTrvl
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