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Bar La Playa

Closed Now: 3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Open today: 3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Best Margaritas in town

We had the best cucumber and jalapeño margaritas here. You can tell they take great pride in each... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Folk45
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El Jebel, Colorado
Fresh Ingredients and a Good Pour

Bal la Playa makes their drinks using fresh fruit and good booze. The tenders are knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
barryk255
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Simi Valley, California
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Cocktail Bar
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Hours Today: 3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle Lazaro Cardenas 179A, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the best cucumber and jalapeño margaritas here. You can tell they take great pride in each drink. From the way they present them to the taste. We went here twice for the cucumber margaritas. By far the best I’ve had.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Bal la Playa makes their drinks using fresh fruit and good booze. The tenders are knowledgeable and friendly. They make their margaritas with real limes. Not the sweetened syrupy stuff. Their pour is better than the average pour. Mexico City Style drinks served out of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

This small bar overlooks Lazaro Gardenas park in old town. They offer fresh and creative cocktails (not a food place). We enjoyed their happy hour margaritas (both the quality and price). We chatted with the bartender as well as the owner - both friendly. Sitting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alexis Ivan M, Propietario at Bar La Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kaytee! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Bar La Playa and had the opportunity to get to know our staff team and regulars that make up...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

The drinks were great, all made with super fresh ingredients. The staff makes you feel very welcome! The strawberry Jell-O shots were filled in strawberries! My husband had the chupacobra and downed it in 10 seconds! Definitely recommend!More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ank21327
Alexis Ivan M, Propietario at Bar La Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hello! Thank you for your review! We are so excited to hear you enjoyed our cocktails and specialty Jell-O shots. We are so grateful to have such fresh ingredients surrounding us in Puerto Vallarta that we are able to use in our craft. Hearing you...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The most awesome margaritas in Puerto Vallarta. This is a total hole in the wall hideaway with the best service, best drinks, and great prices. The bartenders are experts in their field. They make the most exotic drinks with local fruit and berries that's just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank GregS932
Alexis Ivan M, Propietario at Bar La Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi Greg! It is music to our ears hearing you had a fun experience at Bar La Playa and got to try out so many varieties of our specialty fruit margaritas! Thank you so much for leaving us with a review, we super appreciate you...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Hurricane Willa closed our regular happy hour bar, so we went looking for somewhere new. We had noticed this place was busy earlier in the day, so decided to stop here and give it a go. I'm so glad we did. The mixologist here knows...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank canholloway
Alexis Ivan M, Propietario at Bar La Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback, we appreciate it very much! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our craft cocktails and got to experience the art of Alex´s mixology! Receiving feedback like this is incredibly motivating for...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

By far, the best place to have mixed drinks in the centro of Puerto Vallarta. The menu was carefully crafted by a mixologist, and the staff is very very personable and friendly. Walking up to it, it looks like a hole in the wall place,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tommy L
Alexis Iván M, Propietario at Bar La Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Hi Tommy! We are so thankful that you left us with your feedback, and are delighted to hear that you had the overall experience that our team strives for! It is awesome that you were able to try our mezcal flight and appreciated our hand...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Excellent drinks and atmosphere! By far one of my favorite margaritas in Puerto Vallarta. Get the jalapeno marg! We love the staff! Went back 3 times during our 2 week trip.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jessca M
Alexis Iván M, Propietario at Bar La Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Hi Jessca! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us with your feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere at Bar La Playa, as well as our specialty jalapeño margaritas! It makes us so happy to know that...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Stopped at this little bar on a tequila & tacos tour, and instantly knew we loved it! One of the gals in our group was celebrating a birthday, and so was the lovely Paula ... before we knew it she pulled out a cake from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Tara H
Alexis Iván M, Propietario at Bar La Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Tara! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review, we are very appreciative! We are one big family at Bar La Playa, and we are thrilled to hear you had the chance to experience that during your Vallarta Food...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

Great drinks, good clientele, and perfect location. Went there for the first time this trip, and then the second, third, fourth, and then the fifth and last time of the trip. THe drinks are perfectly made, the the Jell-o shooters are so refreshing. The 2...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Brian L
Alexis Iván M, Propietario at Bar La Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you Brian! We are so happy to hear you found Bar La Playa to be one of your stomping grounds this trip. It is always great meeting new people and we will look forward to your return! Thank you so much for leaving us...More

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alibifirstmate
28 January 2017|
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Response from Francie N | Property representative |
Hi, the bar is closed on Sundays now. Thank you for your inquiry.
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Mario C
29 November 2016|
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Response from Allison O | Reviewed this property |
You should definitely visit Bar La Playa. It really is the best bar downtown. We also went to this amazing restaurant called Vista Grill. You must go there for dinner one night. The food was great. It's a great time to go... More
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John_of_GA
28 August 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. I think 2 for 1 beer and margaritas. 4-6 pm approx
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