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Ernesto's Good Grub

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$$ - $$$
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R. Osuna #157, Puerto Vallarta 48310, Mexico
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We met a local couple here and they laughed at where we were picking to eat. They asked us to come with them to Ernesto's to have the best bowl of tortilla soup in the world. I was intrigued as I had never heard of tortilla soup before. I am also not a huge fan of Mexican food but this... More 

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Regina, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What it lacks in decor it amply makes up in food and service. Off the beaten path but a gem when discovered

Thank Pope508
Duluth, Minnesota
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our best meals in PV this trip. The tortilla soup does not disappoint. Ribs were great too. I had breaded shrimp which was the best breaded shrimp I have had in PV. Very reasonable prices and good service.

1 Thank MCHL01
North Bay, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled to P.V first week of November and enjoyed dinner with friends that have eaten here many times. Simplistic little spot, great ribs! Try the tortilla soup.

Thank KTfoodies
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I travel to Puerto Vallarta about five times every year. I reviewed this restaurant several years ago and it is a favourite of mine. There is no trip where I don't visit this place at least once. It's has the best Tortilla Soup that I have ever had - in three different sizes. The large one is a meal in... More 

1 Thank Timothy P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had went on a Thursday which was very busy as it was an all you could eat meal. I would say they were not the best ribs that I had but it the quality and taste was average.

Thank Dwight T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Despite staying in a five star hotel, we make it a tradition of visiting Ernesto's every time we visit PV. The tortilla soup is a meal in itself.... Excellent flavor, chicken and fixings. The garlic bread hits the spot and is mandatory for the ribs, which have jut the right tug and great sauce. We got the Special which had... More 

Thank Chicagonative_7
Port Moody, Canada
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We've been making Ernesto's a "must visit often" for the past 8 years. This time we introduced our extended family to this little gem and they all thought it lived up to the hype. It is a family run, rustic restaurant serving generous portions. The ribs and tortilla soup are delicious and prices are very reasonable.

Thank LittleGrand
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

I was told to go here for the best taco soup and ribs ever. It was off the beaten path but the place was large and so unique. When you walked in there was a musician playing music. There were lots of tables and vid plants everywhere. It was lovely. We ordered the taco soup and ribs and yes it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We were having dinner with friends last night and were told about Ernesto's great tortilla soup. My wife and I were running errands around PV and decided to try Ernesto's. It was an early Saturday lunch and we were the only the only people in the restaurant, but we couldn't have been treated better. The margarita was fruity and refreshing,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R. Osuna #157, Puerto Vallarta 48310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 224-2203

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