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Swell Beach Bar

182 Amapas | Playa Los Muertos, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 223 0497
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
182 Amapas | Playa Los Muertos, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friend and I were visiting PV for the first time, and we wanted to just spend the afternoon at the beach and have some drinks. Another friend has recommended Swell Beach Bar, and we enjoyed it. Great spot on the beach! You do not have...More

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Puerto Vallarta for my sisters wedding and we all came here every day. You get drink and food service on the beach and their food is super fresh and delicious. Try the salads!

Thank Shay J
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I loved the friendly service, reasonable prices and all this on Los Marcos beach facing the ocean. The salads are the best in Puerto Vallarta

Thank Irena66_11
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We went to Los Muertos beach to find a place to sit and found this place as we walked by. They offer chairs and tables on the beach with no minimum charge. The food was good, so we ended up spending more anyway, we tried...More

Thank InfTraveler
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We were on Spring Break visiting friends in Puerto Vallarta and we wanted to spend a day at the beach. We decided to go eat at Swells so that we can eat and sit at the beach at one of their tables under umbrella. We...More

Thank Monica M
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Great day on the beach, pineapple margaritas are delicious 😉 food is good with a wide variety. Service is awesome.

Thank Kirstye1975
Reviewed March 18, 2018

This was a short walk from Playa Los Arcos hotel. We tried the huachinango, which was great, and the Swellburger, and a seafood salad, plus the guac app. It was all good. Fun sitting on the beach, and the service was friendly. It was dark...More

Thank lchicagolaw
Reviewed March 12, 2018

We spent a couple afternoons here on our vacation. They staff is very attentive and drinks were good. Food for average. We did have breakfast one morning and it was delish!

Thank fishfamilyCalgary
Reviewed March 12, 2018

This place is a cool beach hang out. Not over or under done. The food is basic and good. Mexican style with American and European touches. The bar is popular with PV expat youngish, old timers, that have lived here for years. Good place to...More

Thank Nathalie H
Reviewed February 15, 2018

The coffee was some of the best I've ever had. The food was fresh and flavorful. Definitely a PV must.

Thank Matthew W
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Questions & Answers
February 5, 2018|
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Response from Patty M |
Best deal on a beach that I have encountered. No charge for chairs and umbrellas. I recommend you order food and drinks, and tip well. Enjoy your visit.
March 26, 2016|
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Response from casualcharacter | Reviewed this property |
Swell is south of La Palapa and a brand new beach bar and restaurant that is probably now open (the new place was in the finishing stage when I was in PV so I don't know it's name yet). As you walk in the sand up near the... More
Sharon M
November 8, 2015|
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Response from 81julesb | Reviewed this property |
You can swim right in front of the chairs a few yards away, and the places that cook your fish are more to the North Hotel zone area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Amapas | Playa Los Muertos, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (Formerly The Beach House)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 0497
  • E-mail
Swell Beach Bar is a family restaurant/bar located on Playa Los Muertos. Swell is an enjoyable spot for a variety of fresh foods and cold drinks served to you by a friendly and helpful staff. You can enjoy your food and drinks at tables on the sand under palapas, big comfy chairs at the sunken bar or relaxing on lounge chairs under umbrellas by the oceanfront. In the evenings Swell also offers a fine dining experience with a sophisticated menu. The tables are set up under the star filled sky with candles and torch lighting, making it a very relaxing and romantic place to enjoy yourself and a great meal. Reservations available for both days and evenings.
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