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Sonora Al Sur

Boulevard Nuevo Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
+52 322 297 0376
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baked potato” (56 reviews)
“bean soup” (25 reviews)
“steak” (221 reviews)
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Mexican, Steakhouse, International, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Boulevard Nuevo Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
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31 - 40 of 393 reviews

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Decided to have lunch and was surprised at the "workings" of this restaurant. First, most, but not all, of the staff speak very little English so if your Spanish is not adequate it may be bit of a problem. After being seated and asking for...More

Thank Randyfish
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a place where you pick your meat out, they cut it to size, grill it and serve it to you. Overall, you get what you pay for....usually meat comes in undercooked, ordered the asparagus and it came in way undercooked. For a cheap...More

Thank Bustrav8585
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Interesting restaurant where you pick out your cut of meat at the butcher counter and tell them how you want it cooked. Make sure you order the sides of grilled mushrooms, potatoes and onions. They then bring out to your table. They have a bar...More

Thank SteveS1232013
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went out to try the always talked about Sonora Al Sur for the first time. We were coached about the size of steaks, the size of the sides and the alcohol issues. Not sure we fully came away understanding the alcohol issues, brought our own...More

Thank CaiombinMac
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My wife and I have gone with groups of friends and LOVED it every single time. The arrachera steak is GLORIOUS, the asparagus with garlic and spices, the baked potatoes delightfully melt in your mouth and the quesadillas are HUGE with homemade tortillas. A place...More

1  Thank Gary Emmanuel C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Lovely outdoor restaurant in Nuevo Vallarta. Has a butcher shop in back of restaurant where you pick out your cut of meat, and how thick/thin you want it. Sides are baked potato with all the fixings and salad. Also bean soup is served as an...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Excellent steaks, a bit lacking in ambience, but overall a great place. The prices can't be beat either, especially for the type of meat you are getting. Fast service too.

Thank saepv98
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We came for the first time last night, and had no idea how anything worked. We were not advised how it worked either. Somehow we ended up with dishes we didn't order, asked for cheese on potato and ended up with quesadillas. Beans in water...More

Thank Alyssa D
Reviewed 22 February 2017

On the plus side: A VERY inexpensive steak dinner promptly served with large sides by enthusiastic wait staff. No corkage fee. Clean. Close to Paradise Village. For those who like a range of salsas from medium to absolutely fiery it offers 4 interesting choices to...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in Nuevo Vallarta you must go to this resturaunt. It is amazing for the price. You go to their deli pick your choice of steak and how thick you would like it( there are other choices than steak) Your Choice of meat...More

Thank Mary_Ann D
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Questions & Answers
16 June 2015|
Response from Lou K | Reviewed this property |
I don't have red wine for purchase BUT the restaurant does ! ! As I don't drink I'm not sure of the price but I've heard it IS expensive compared to the steaks. I would advise bringing your own wine .Walmart, Mega, or... More
Dale S
3 March 2015|
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Response from KIKITIGGER | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, you actually pay for your meal at beginning at ordering your meat from the butcher along with your sides and then again if you have more drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Nuevo Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 297 0376
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