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Archie's Wok

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Francisca Rodriguez 130, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 222 0411
Mon - Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Our food was disgusting. Everything my husband and I ordered tasted like chemicals or soap. I do not eat a lot of Asian food, but this is very different than anything I have had.

Thank Sarra J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

when you are tired of mexican food this is a place you can't miss...The food there is really delicious. I go there at least once.

1 Thank Alessandro C
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The food here was fabulous I can't speak regular menu because I was only here for the 199 pasos three course dinner,It was one of the best I'll have to go back.

1 Thank toonietom
Mackenzie, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The inside is nice, try to get a table in the back. The pancit we had was excellent, I had mine with shrimp and they were plump to bursting, full of flavour. We had mojitos to drink and they were very good as well. The service was excellent and the food arrived in no time at all.

1 Thank doug z
Dauphin, Canada
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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best examples of Asian good to be found. The breading and sauces are very light and the flavour is very full. I plan to return here before leaving PV.

1 Thank John T
Upper Montclair, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Charming setting, variety of Asian specialties, fine service and modest prices. What more can you want?

1 Thank Hermans3737
Park City, Utah, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Sometimes you just have to breakaway from Mexican fair and enjoy a bit of the South Pacific! This gem of a place was a delight and if we had more time we would have gone back for more. Loved the dishes, so fresh and so flavorful! The staff was incredible and gave great service even in the BUSIEST of times.... More 

Thank Cindy L
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Went there and had to wait 45 minutes for table. Food was good and would recommend it. Portions were right amount. Good for dinner then a walk on the boardwalk

Thank Castanos1
Valdez, Alaska
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Archie's Wok may have a line out front when you arrive there, but it is well worth the wait! It is tastefully decorated inside, and the waiters are very attentive. I ordered the Pancit, since I have great memories of the dish from my time on Guam, and I was not disappointed. I started with the Asian Slaw, and it... More 

Thank Kubina
Santa Rosa, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Very local! Archie and Cindy started this restaurant themselves in the 80's. A popular place with Archie's excellent cuisine! After Archie passed away, Cindy made sure the Restaurant stayed one of Puerto Vallarta's excellent to go to places. I was told in Santa Rosa, California to make sure we visit the restaurant. And I hope everyone will! Amazing food! Excellent... More 

Thank Mieke B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Philippine, Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Francisca Rodriguez 130, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 0411
Archie's Wok is widely recognized as Puerto Vallarta's best Asian fusion restaurant, featuring authentic, freshly prepared cuisine that spans the Pacific Rim from Thailand to the Philippines, to China and Vietnam. The staff offers traditional and contemporary dishes from these distinctive regions. They daily prepare a palette of complex sauces and condiments. Savor the aromas of spicy chili sambals, curry pastes, their famous hoisin sauce for the ribs and chiang mai sauce, too. The menu is truly a cuisine of medleys, which combines Pacific Island foods, Asian cooking techniques, Mexico's fresh ingredients and a host of other cultural and culinary influences. Seafood is caught daily in Banderas Bay and delivered fresh to the restaurant. Locally grown ingredients include an array of vegetables, herbs and spices, including kaffir lime, galangal, lemon grass, ginger, chilies, tamarind, and coconut milk. These are native to both Asia and the Mexican Coast. Archie's Wok has been family owned and operated since 1986. The history starts in 1977 when Archie Alpenia began working as the famous Hollywood Director John Huston's private chef at his personal retreat in Banderas Bay. From then on the restaurant continues to be run by his wife Cindy, daughter Kyoki and son Sergio. His legacy continues in this comfortable restaurant. Archie's Wok is just steps away from the Los Muertos Beach Pier and is a great location to meet friends and family. The restaurant is casually elegant and their team is committed to great service, excellent food and a comfortable setting. You can enjoy lunch and dinner in this sublime atmosphere with dining room and Asian style garden.

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