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Rio Grande

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Avenida Mexico # 1175, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
+52 322 222 0095
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Oakville
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the seafood platter. Fantastic. The ambiance was great and the waiter was terrific. Highly recommended.

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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had two great meals at the Rio Grande. The staff was very attentive and were happy to customize any dishes we wanted.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here every year when we visit PV. This time I had red snapper fillet instead of whole snapper - both very good choices. The freshly made guacamole was excellent. My husband had the arrachera and said it was great. He said the tortilla soup was good but not as spicy as he would have liked. I would have... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

What a delightful authentic Mexican restaurant! It was just a few blocks from our hotel and was a wonderful discovery. It's been around since 1984 which certainly tells something about it! The service was excellent and there were so many choices. I had breaded red snapper and it was very light, not heavy, like some breading is. The entire meal... More 

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Playa Coronado, Panama
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133 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

If you come from a place where fresh fish is unavailable or horribly expensive - you need to come to Rio Grande, get a seat outside and order the fish platter for two. Worth every penny and the service was extremely attentive. I would go a little earlier next time to ensure you get the best selection of the day.

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Albertville, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I had asked a shopkeeper where was a good place to eat. This could not have been better. We were with another couple and got a table outside, and were able to watch the parade right if front of us on fat tuesday. The food was very good. Two of us had the Mexican platter which had a lot of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Whole red snapper cooked over a wood fire is as good as I've tasted anywhere and that includes the east and west coasts of the U.S.A. and Canada The servers are friendly and helpful

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We walked by this restaurant a few times and couldn't take the wonderful smell, so we decided to make a point to have dinner one night. We had the seafood platter, which was incredible. Lots of food - 4 people could easily have enough food, but 2 of us tried! Great place!

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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475 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Went here on a recommendation from a friend who spends a lot of time in Puerto Vallarta. It is not a very big place and not fancy at all. You could easily pass right by it without noticing. I am glad we stopped here!! The staff was all great and very helpful in assisting us in choosing from the menu!... More 

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HB California
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We actually were looking for local art and Jorge met us along the sidewalk. We had a fabulous lunch and he invited us to come back for dinner to try the shared seafood platter. A couple next to our table were first time travelers to PVR and stated they have eaten there 3 times already. We were 4 adults and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 23
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Mexico # 1175, Puerto Vallarta 48350, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 0095

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