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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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Apple Valley, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

Got here late but had lunch next to the bar because the beach seating was full. The mango margarita are the best and the corona were ice cold the shrimp taco were great fast service as far as are waiter I don't think there was just one any time are drinks started to even get close empty they were there... More 

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Smithville, Texas
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

The name Sea Monkey caught me eye, so we had to try it. My husband and I each enjoyed a tasty adult drink while we took an afternoon break during our shopping trip in DT Puerto Vallarta.

1 Thank sherry c
Buffalo, New York
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321 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

This stretch of the malecon promenade is light on restroom facilities....this spot fills the need. Seriously, this is about their main attribute. Food seems ordinary and expensive to make up for the cheap drinks. They still give you a passable glass of salted limeade (oh, was that supposed to be a margarita ?) For 14p...price changes with the dollar-peso exchange... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014

I live in PV now for 8 years and have eaten at this restaurant many times. Each time I wonder why I keep going back! This morning it took 10 minutes for the waiter to bring us a menu, only one menu for two people and said that was all he had. (only two other tables occupied). Ordered orange juice... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

Best price for bottled beer but make their money on food .Great location but lacks a bit atmosphere perhaps.I asked for cup of cofee abd they were unable to get me one !! Found this incredible in a Restaurant.

1 Thank SmokeyBrennan
Williams Lake, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

other than the location and on the beach it's only good for smokers on the beach and being left alone. Service was poor, unfriendly, food was yuck and margarita were like water and ice!

1 Thank Dgk055
Nanaimo, BC
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80 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

The location is great, right on the malecon and the watered down lime only margarites are good with the salt ring which you have to specify, but drink it fast as the glass is filled with ice and melts fast, watering the drink very fast. I don't know how much liquor is in a drink as the margarita is already... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

My husband and I go to the Sea Monkey at least once a week. It is a great place to stop after walking the Malecon and have a dollar beer or margarita! If you want a rum and coke it will run you 30 pesos, which is still a deal! We have ordered the chicken wings and hamburger, not really... More 

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Tracy, California
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

The Sea Monkey is in close proximity to the condo we stay in when we visit PV. The food isn't very good and the service is spotty. But to get a chair on the beach near where we stay is priceless, especially with having children. I will say getting beach service last year was difficult. This year, with the great... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

First time here, last time at Cheeky Monkeys. Have to admit I like the Sea Monkey much better! Great service, wonderful table right at the front and delicious food! Fish tacos were delicious, beer ice cold, no more dollar beers though, only Margaritas. Great people watching view right on the Malecon. Will be back!!

1 Thank CruiseWhere

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?