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“Great BBQ”
Review of El Rio BBQ-Bar

El Rio BBQ-Bar
Ranked #118 of 1,057 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: https://www.facebook.com/EL.RIO.BBQ.BAR
Reviewed March 29, 2013

Great restaurant on the river....tasty BBQ and great service.
Location isolated from the city away from crowds and traffic.

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1  Thank menwhotravel
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. The place has been fixed up very nice compared to the previous owner. Went for the buffet and Mariachis. Started with what I would say are the best Margaritas in the area. The buffet had a huge variety. And I must say, all the food was hot and very tasty. I would have thought the Mariachis would play a bit longer than what they did. But very relaxing and enjoyable Sunday afternoon.

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2  Thank tansandy
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

We went for the Sunday brunch which was nothing special but inexpensive at roughly $14 each. The mariachis were a nice touch and the venue is quite nice. We went for the ribs which on the brunch were small, luke warm and nearly gone at 3p.m. I think we missed trying a half rack and they would have been better. Not bad, just run of the mill barbeque.

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1  Thank sndovale
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

We were told to order the smoked ribs and they were fabulous. Three of us shared a 1/2 rack for lunch. It is in a beautiful spot along the water and a great place to hang in or by the river sipping drinks and listening to music. Service was very good and the Grillmaster showed us his BBQ pit and smoker. He uses mesquite wood and slow cooks the ribs. Delicious

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1  Thank traveldish
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

This BBQ bar is located on the river in a beautiful location looking out ate a rock cliff. The sandy beach area is great to hang out at and enjoy the day having drinks or swimming in the river. We didn't eat here (vegetarian) but our friends that brought us did and it looked and smelled awesome. I would recommend this hidden gem to anyone looking to get away from the city and enjoy what looks to be great BBQ ribs (If you eat that sort of thing).

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2  Thank screweduproyal
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