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Apache's Martini Bar and Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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Calle Olas Altas 439, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 233 141 6752
17:00 - 02:00
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Vancouver, British Columbia
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for good basic grub you can find it here. The staff are friendly and be prepared to people watch or be watched. It can get very hectic around this corner. So if you are looking for a Deseret a Dinner, not here, you are on full display. No on I know has gotten sick eating here... More 

Thank K1698PVthomas
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alejandra, the bartender, made us the best Bloody Mary I have ever had. Her secret Sangrita shot with tequila, is out of this world! The staff and owner made us feel like family.

Thank Johny B
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We'd read that Apache's was under new ownership so weren't sure whether the fabulous ambience would have changed since our last visit a couple of years ago. Rest assured if you're wondering - owners Geoff and Ricardo continue as warm and welcoming hosts, the servers are still cute and friendly, and the packed happy hour patio still means that you... More 

Thank L B
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Apache's is a great little bar ! Ricardo is by far the best waiter, always right there when you need a refill!!!! Check it out and you will not be disappointed! Try the cosmo as well!!!! Amazing and strong lol!

Thank daniellefo
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Across the street from our hotel. Best HH around, two for ones and delish cocktails. Staff super accommodating. Met our friends Jon, Jeff, Karl and Doug here almost daily. Please go here you won't be disappointed!

Thank Dudley25
Kelowna, Canada
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125 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We like the drinks on the bistro side better. Enjoyed many a dirty and cosmos. Always good service and friendly people.

Thank duane p
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The waiters were friendly, attentive and there was great conversation. It was very close to the hotel Playa Los Arcos. Get there early for a seat outside

Thank Michael G
New Brunswick, Canada
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84 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I'm a big fan of Apache's while I'm here every year for 5 months. Great happy hour (4:30 to 7pm) crowd with my favorite strawberry daiquiri at 2x1 which are a great deal. But lots of other drinks are available on the happy hour including I think wine. As you start enjoying the company, someone invariably orders something like fries,... More 

Thank monctontom
dubuque, iowa
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Good place to meet others and chat it up for a bit! Great people watching location and if you get a seat closest to Andales, you'll be able to hear their music well! Ordered a call vodka drink which I enjoyed so much that I ordered a second drink, only to find out my last drink was made with the... More 

Thank summer14u
Montreal, Canada
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220 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Good drinks, fair prices, great waiters (Chewy and Freddy). Nice crowds, but you have to arrive early if you want to be seated outside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Olas Altas 439, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 233 141 6752
A Vallarta tradition!! Where new friends meet and old friends gather. Gay owned and operated, Apaches serves plentiful drinks, delicious food and an atmosphere second to none. Well known for one of Vallarta's most popular daily happy hours (5-7pm). Join us for our ever popular Happy Hour or later evening cocktails on our patio enjoying the sights and sounds of Olas Altas in the heart of Zona Romantica.

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