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“One of our favorites each year”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Restaurant Polo's

Restaurant Polo's
Ranked #69 of 999 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Known for seafood but eclectic
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“One of our favorites each year”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

in the romantic zone - not pretentious at all. Very good wine choices, excellent presentation and very good seafood choices. They do not take CC so be aware of that. If you go late, there is usually no line. If you like to eat early, then a reservation would be a good idea.

Visited March 2013
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Sacramento
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439 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Good but not great”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Our first dinner was here and, maybe, we expected more based on the reviews. We ordered and enjoyed the seafood platter for two which was reasonably priced and good. The wait staff was excellent. Her margarita was good. I would say, go for good seafood but don't expect to be blown away. A good value.

  • Visited March 2013
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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288 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Delicious food in an out of the way location”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Friends who winter in PV suggested that we go to Polo, and we weren't disappointed.

It's a completely unassuming place (somewhere that we likely would not have gone without the recommendation), frankly in a neighborhood we wouldn't have been in. Not that it seemed unsafe at all, just that it's a bit out of the way, although a very easy walk to Centro or Zona Romantica.

The food was delicious. My wife and I both ordered shrimp dishes, and they were great. She had "Wiri," which she said was the best coconut shrimp she's ever had. I had "Kevin," which was equally delicious - although far less heart healthy given copious amounts of cheese and bacon. (Yeah, I know, sounds like a bit of a mess, but good!!) In both cases, we had four shrimp, but they were huge and quite enough. Served with rice and veggies. We were both stuffed - and definitely didn't need the very good guacamole we had as an appetizer to be full.

Atmoshere was nice - although it looks literally like a hole in the wall. A lot of buses on the street, so occasional noise (and smell) but really not that disruptive. Very attentive service. Doesn't accept credit cards, though; we just assumed they would, since they had a website. Silly us. Found a cash machine nearby.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank KV-MKE
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Winnipeg
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Fresh fish!”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

We had our last supper in Puerto Vallarta at Polo's. The waiters were fun and helpful. We all tried the "special of the day" which was tuna. It was delicious and the presentation went far beyond what we expected. Even the guitar-playing singer was a cut above what we listened to other evenings! We did make a reservation, but the place wasn't full on a Sunday evening. Very enjoyable all round.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank sjm1183
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wisconsin
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199 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“Shrimp a must”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

My wife would have a meltdown if we didn't go here for dinner at least one time during our stay. And each time we go she will order the Wiri shrimp. It's like she is hooked on them. I like try various items from the menu. But must confess, one of my favorites are Hectors Mahi Mahi. And the drinks are great as well. To be on the safe side, I would make a reservation.

  • Visited February 2013
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