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Sea Monkey

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Calle Aquiles Serdan 174, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico (Formerly Epoca)
+52 322 222 2174
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Kelowna, Canada
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

We just ate here and enjoyed the food and drinks immensely. Located on the southern part of the Malecon this establishment has seating on the beach and across the Malecon inside. We stopped for drinks and sat inside a couple of nights before & found them to be both reasonably priced and tasty. We returned on Sunday after a walk... More 

Thank carl k
Houston, Texas
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

What else can you ask for, dollar beer and margaritas sitting at a table in the sand looking at the ocean with sun setting. I would walk over to the Sea Monkey from Molina de Agua condos to get margaritas to bring back to the pool. The service is great and the staff is very nice. Bathrooms are clean. I... More 

Thank Catcravy
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

you can't beat the beach, feet in the sand, umbrella over your head, bar food and dollar beer. WE look forward to this spot every time we come here (4 annual visit). This is not fine dining, but laid back, relaxing eats w great beer. good way to get into vacation mode.

Thank stevepeg999
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Dollar margaritas, tasty fish tacos, burgers, nachos, dollar beers and a stunning view, what else could you want? Sunsets here are spectacular. Service is good. Toilets are clean and stocked, get there early for breakfast in the top section and then move down to the beach at 10:00, when they open that section, vendors around as always but that's how... More 

Sherwood Park, Canada
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169 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

We stopped in here after a long walk along the Malecon and in viejo vallarta. Ice Cold Corona for $1.00 wow.....and they also have $ 1.00 margaritas......but not so good.......up the anti for a better quality margarita or have the beer. We ordered chips and salsa also......and they were on the house......so 2 beers and chips and salsa for $... More 

Thank J Michael M
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014

stumbled upon this by accident, and by gosh what a find. we had been walking on the sea front and decided the next bar we were going to stop at. we didn't we carried onto here i was impressed with the tables on the beach and decided to stay and have a drink here we had 4 corona's and the... More 

Thank poppie1960
Wayne, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

This was the 2nd year in a row we went for $1 margaritas and the sunset on the beach! What could be any better. We didn't stay for dinner, but it was a perfect little break in our day to watch the sunset.

Thank TaxLady711
Gainesville, Georgia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

Sea Monkey is an open air restaurant on the beach. there are also tables actually on the beach but if you choose to sit "inside" you have a great view. We saw the sun set over the ocean---beautiful. the service was very good. Waiters didn't hover but were there when you needed them. The drinks were good, not too strong... More 

Thank 123sj456
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

Consistent food, great beach location. Try the fish tacos and the onion rings look amazing. I go every time I'm in Vallarta.

Thank Deanna B
Petaluma, California, United States
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

Such a great little spot. We came here on one of our first days here and loved the fish tacos and feet in the sand while we ate so much that we HAD to come back! I loved it because it was such the classic palapa table on the beach... I was barely able to resist the temptation to take... More 

Thank Ryan L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Mexican, Bar, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Aquiles Serdan 174, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico (Formerly Epoca)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 2174

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?