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Bistro Balsamar - CLOSED

Calle Ignacio L. Vallarta # 372, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 0926
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic soup” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
Calle Ignacio L. Vallarta # 372, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

No longer open at this location or any other location in PV. Too bad because Alex was a great chef and it was a nice little restaurant with quality food.

Thank Tiger C
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been closed for over 6 months - why does this listing keep coming up people? Please pay attention and close out listings for those that no longer exist.

Thank WCGal
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

We discovered Bistro Balsamar a year ago and we have looked forward to returning again since our first experience. We enjoyed the personal attention we received from our host/server and her recommendations we both knew we were going to have the entree we remembered from...More

2  Thank Dan V
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Bistro Balsamar is not readily visible, but just off "restaurant row". One block to the south of Fredy Toucan. Very good food and friendly staff.

2  Thank Jmcgillin
Reviewed March 9, 2017

And then you will keep coming back as the food is prepared with so much attention and all ingredients are so fresh and the plates are presented with careful attention. The Chef is really what makes that place unique as he is world reknown and...More

2  Thank Sylvano T
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Happened to walk past and after noting their menu decided to have dinner. The young woman who waited on us as we sat at one of their outside tables was most delightful! The food was fresh and delicious. We started with their cheese and mushroom...More

2  Thank Sherryrs
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast here 3 times and every time it was very good. I like that it's off of Basilio Badillo and there weren't any lineups. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I also liked sitting outside as well.

2  Thank Celeste C
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Have come here for several years. The food is fresh, delicious and the plate presentaion is beautiful. Shared the squash blossom quasidilla and had the snapper for the entree. Snapper was in a light lime sauce and delicious. They started you off with complimentary fried...More

2  Thank IluvEurope
Reviewed February 6, 2017

ate here twice on the recent trip to PV. food was very good. best: chicken with dark mole, shrimps with garlic (first dish in seafood section), tortilla soup.

2  Thank qq_q_v
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant in previous years and always enjoyed it, but service and quality of food have gone downhill tremendously. Every item including our drinks arrived wrong. I asked for an orangeade and got lemonade, I ordered Queso Fundido with chorizo and...More

1  Thank EdLoves2Travel
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ignacio L. Vallarta # 372, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 0926
  • E-mail
New Small Mexican location Home with street-side dining,Organic Coffe, seating available for small groups. A/C, Wifi, once you visit Bistro Balsamar you'll understand why we have the most loyal clients in Puerto Vallarta!
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