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Basio Badillo, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
08:00 - 23:00
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181 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best smoothies and frappuccinos in Puerto Vallarta here. They were fresh, rich and smooth, not at all watery or thin. No dieting here. We will have to buy bigger clothes when we get home. Oh well...worth it.

Thank susanmix
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Big kahuna is a gem of a find. Excellent service from the 2 girls that work in the shop. Very clean inside with seating options inside and outside. Very good AC. Very good tasting coffee they also have a variety of cold drinks and bagels.

Thank Kenneth M
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231 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

If you in old town and you are looking for your American style coffee fix, this is the spot. Good prices and really good service.

Thank 007DAWG
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

or your choice of other fresh breads. Fresh juices and coffee and one of the best expressos around. Also a nice selection of cakes. The sándwiches, with very fresh deli meats or tuna salad are accompanied with several lively dressings. The location is the best right near the Los Muertos beach on Olas Altas at the foot of Basillo Badillo... More 

Thank fjack1415
Amarillo, Texas
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a nice little place a block from from the beach with good deserts and really nice coffee, and in September, good A/C. Carolina has a great smile and attitude! Thanks!

Thank Skip H
San Francisco, California
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143 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

A very small coffee/dessert shop that makes a really nice coffee. They have nice and tasty baked goods and do sandwiches and smoothies.

Thank hokona
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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130 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We live near this delightful corner cafe. It is our favorite evening stop for coffee and great cheesecakes. Also the apple pie is yummy. You can sit outside and people watch. Inside the chairs are comfy and handy restroom. The staff is welcoming and provides great service. Add this to your PV Romantic Zone spots to relax.

Thank 42marty55
Houston, Texas
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Though not as popular as some of the other coffeehouses in a three-block range, The Big Kahuna has moved to the top of my list for late-night coffee. I tried it first in June 2013, and though I liked the coffee, I was not happy with a (long-gone) employee there. After ignoring this place for the next several trips, this... More 

Thank EB-n-JG
Windsor Heights, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stopped by the Big Kahuna for a cup of coffee and stayed to visit with local characters and enjoy a piece of delicious cake.

Thank catherinew473
Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

I stop by the Big Kahuna almost every late morning for a mocha frap to sip on while reading by the pool. Always friendly and affordable and simply delicious fraps!

Thank MiTeri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Basio Badillo, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 523222232273
In the old town section of Puerto Vallarta. Saw comments on this place in the forum. Best Latte and best smoothies EVER.

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