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Rio Grande

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Av. Mexico, #1175, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 222 0095
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Olds, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had the Mahi Mahi and jumbo shrimp. WOW! and the price was good. The waiter brought out the sea food on a platter for us to view prior to ordering. spoke good English and was very polite. Not fancy dinner but good food

Thank Darcy K
Dallas, Texas
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This small restaurant lies about a half-mile south of Mega and across the street from Ley's grocery. We each had a shrimp and avocado salad, shared a combination plate of shrimp and octopus, and each had a Margarita. The seafood was fresh and tasty. The Margaritas were made in the authentic Mexican style without any syrup and were delicious. We... More 

Thank Timothy P
Lake Stevens, WA.
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you dont know that this place was here you are missing a real treat. Across from the Mega food store this cute quaint restaurant is a real charmer. Fourth time here, each better than the last. People are friendly and remember you time after time. The signature dish Rio Grande casserole is my favorite ever. Truly worth a stop... More 

Thank AFrazLakeStevens_WA_
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a craving for seafood so we made our way to Restaurant Rio Grande, situated at 5 de Deciembre. We have been to this restaurant a few times as they have several Seafood choices. As soon as we sat down, we were given tostadas with salsa as an appetizer. This evening for dinner, our waiter suggested we try the... More 

Thank Lousab56
Vancouver, Washington
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192 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Odd staff that made us feel uncomfortable. Mediocre margaritas and eh food. Some of the worst ceviche I've ever had. Also both my husband and I had stomach issues after our meal there. Don't waste your time or money there are WAY better places to spend your time and money!

Thank RQ-Traveler12
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by a local guy - friend of the owner. Owner was a pleasant guy. I was really happy with the food but agree with another reviewer that the waiters are not very friendly. I will still go back.

1 Thank mackthefinger
Denver, Colorado
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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after talking to someone who had been there and reviews. There were reviews praising the octopus. I have had that dish in a few countries as well as restaurants in the US. I thought it OK. I tried it here grilled with butter and garlic and it was terrific. It was soft tender and flavorful a... More 

1 Thank BobE6
Clinton, Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Okay, so this review is only about 8 years late, but as I was creating a way overdue photo book of our honeymoon to Puerto Vallarta I couldn't help but add a page about Rio Grande restaurant & the amazing owner, Jafet. We even added a picture with him in our book! In October 2008 we visited the area &... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We had read the reviews but decided to form our own opinion. Boy were the reviews right. No smiles. Never asked if we wanted more drinks dessert nothing. And we were the only people in there at 9:00pm. The red snapper was good have had better in other cities. Will not go back. If you like your waiters dry look... More 

1 Thank LolaandLupismom
Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

If you're looking to spend a little extra money (80 USD) on some amazing seafood then this is the place to go. Great food and great service.

Thank dana_burns

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Mexico, #1175, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 0095

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