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Coco Tropical

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Olas Altas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 222 5485
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12:00 - 23:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gracious service and good food. Owner sends his staff to train in Switzerland. Super crowded for Happy Hour, and on the weeknight when they serve Veal Shank. Good Coconut Shrimp.

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Arkansas
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162 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Make a reservation, asking for a table along the boardwalk floor is a few steps above the walkway which puts you above most folks walking by. Interesting to people watch while waiting for sunset. Popular spot for happy hours, interesting menu, reasonable pricing

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NJ
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243 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The table they had reserved for us was right at the beach front so we he a spectacular view of the sunset. Service was a little slow as I had to asked numerous times for my water to be refilled. I drink a lot of water and use my refills as a gauge of how attentive the staff are. We... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice place requires a reservation as the 2 for 1 happy hour keeps folks there well past happy hour. My husband had the lamb shank and fell in love. The birthday surprise was a beautiful cake

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Santa Cruz, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere was good. Service was very very very slow. Food was fair to horrible. I had a" western" burger. Meat was mealy and very salty. I'm surprised I did not get sick. Puerto Vallarta has hundreds of good retaurants from humble to fancy. Don't waste your time and money on this one.

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Thank frsaccomd
Cocotropical2013, Propietario at Coco Tropical, responded to this review

Your criticism is of great importance to us and we will review this matter. For twenty years we have been using the same meat and recipe, but we are grateful to their coments. The will to improve is the success of the future. Hopefully you will reevaluate our restaurant again under the hundreds of possibilities. Thanks again for your comments. More 

Seattle
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was so good we ate heir twice during our vacation. The staff was good & very personable (especially David). Looking forward to next year's visit & a great steak dinner. Also enjoyed the music.

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NY
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beach side restaurant of international cuisine. The chef (Hines) is trained in Swiss, German, Italian, and French to create a multitude of flavors that will not only delight your palate,, but will challenge it to decipher their origin. The ever Lovely Maitre D' (Rosie), will accommodate your dining and wait staff to please. Exceptional Food and Service ! A... More 

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Thank KenSos
Cocotropical2013, Propietario at Coco Tropical, responded to this review

We feel very honored about this comment and will continue to make a great effort to serve our guests best. Rosi, Heinz and Andres are the owners and Leaders, but the success consists of a great team of employees who are well trained. Let us give them a big clapping. Thanks again for your visit and hope to see you... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to watch the sunset and have a great meal, we've walked past this place for years and never stopped until those year. Jorge was our waiter, very nice and attentive. Food was great, we'll be back.

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Wichita, Kansas
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271 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For years I've walked past this place going to and from the beach. After talking with friends this year that raved about the food, I made plans to linger at the beach and stop in for happy hour (5 - 6:30 pm daily) which is when you can get 2 for 1 local drinks. I discovered that they also have... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I went to Coco Tropical for a beachside dinner on the recommendation of one of the experts on the Puerto Vallarta TA Forum. We were quickly seated at a table in a quiet corner along the beach walkway. But, the service went downhill from there. We waited & waited for our menu. The party that came after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Olas Altas, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 5485

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?