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The Blue Shrimp

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Calle Olas Altas 366 | Col. Emiliano Zapata. Zona Romantica, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 223 1840
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09:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have been to PV many times but this was our first time at The Blue Shrimp...the staff was great and the food even better. Fresh guacamole made at the table and the large tasty shrimp did not disappoint. Nice decor and beautiful setting listening to the waves.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I first visited this restaurant when it was a little place off the beaten track. Now it sits on the beach in the middle of romantica. The food is still great, the service is great and friendly. One may want to sit in the restaurant if the beach vendors bother you, otherwise sitting on the beach is fantastic!

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Thank Corey L
Edmonton, Canada
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Check out if the "singer" is performing! Worst voice I have ever heard. Totally destroyed the evening. I would never ever have dinner at the Blue Shrimp again if he is the entertainment.

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Thank gymdudeabs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food, entertainment in the evenings (not to my taste), service is excellent and the menu has a good variety of seafood.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful Views, great food, excellent vibe. Very well done. In the heart of Old Vallarta on the beach.

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Toronto
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Blue Shrimp is a great seafood restaurant situated on the waterfront at the end of the Malecon. The food is first class and the restaurant sports a salad bar, something I did not see in any other restaurant in the area. The price is relatively expensive for the area, but the quality of the food makes it worth the... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wouldn't miss out on eating here. The shrimp are firm, fresh and huge! Make sure to bring your big appetite. Service is excellent as are the prices. Evening music entertainment, plus a grand view of the beach, ocean and sunsets.

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Thank Kathye D
Maple Grove, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stumbled upon this gem when walking around Puerto Vallarta. The margaritas and coconut shrimp are delicious. Service top notch! Beautiful setting on the beach and you can even enjoy the gorgeous sunsets while dining.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, staff, quality of service and most of all the food is AMAZING! Have been to both locations and both are tremendous. A must do at either Punta De Mita or Nue o Vallarta!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice. The first time was for lunch. The crab tacos are amazing. Bruno was a delight. We went back another day for supper. The food was good and the staff is very friendly and attentive. The only downside that I experienced was the entertainment. There was a man singing to prerecorded backup music. Instead of signing the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 24
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Olas Altas 366 | Col. Emiliano Zapata. Zona Romantica, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 1840
Description
The Blue Shrimp Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta is the best seafood restaurant in the area, long time established. Situated off Olas Altas Beach, on the ocean with spectacular daily view of the sunset, The Blue Shrimp Restaurant is a fun atmosphere with occasional live entertainment, under a large palapa roof and ‘boat-deck’ feel. Open for lunch and dinner, The Blue Shrimp Restaurant serves mouth-watering seafood and shrimp concoctions that you cannot find anywhere else! The restaurant is a great place to bring the family, celebrate a birthday, romantic dinner, or special event. Come sit down with us, right at the end of the Malecon and feel the breeze of the Banderas Bay, it’s Shrimply The Best!

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