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Bistro Balsamar - CLOSED

Calle Ignacio L. Vallarta # 372, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 0926
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic soup” (12 reviews)
“mole” (16 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Ignacio L. Vallarta # 372, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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71 - 80 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our breakfast at this quiet location, on a shady sidewalk table. The food was tasty...pancakes and an omelette...the service great.

Thank hulapaige
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We ate here a couple of times for lunch. They were a very small place a half block off of Basilio Badillo, but they served great food. We had burritos one day as it was there special, and chile rojos and chile verde another day....More

1  Thank anigre
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We were the first people to eat at this gem. The regional food is a wonderful change from many of the everyday dishes. Alex, the chef, is personable, charming and a fabulous chef. We eat here at least once a week when we are in...More

3  Thank Pranqster49
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Bistro Balsmar is a very small little restaurant around the corner from the main drag of Basillo Badillo. My husband and I wandered in yesterday for the first time and went back today. The cook and the waiter both spoke very good English. I got...More

2  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 6 December 2015

The family is friendly (aren't they all) and the location off Basillo Badillo is quiet. The traditional dishes are okay however the balsamic suffer pepper and balsamic tomato salad are supreme.

1  Thank BillybobMad
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Easy to find and it's just perfect for any intimate meal. The street is not too loud and food is great.

1  Thank Wonderlustbackpacker
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Wandering the Zona Romantica, looking for a well lit place to dine, I chanced to glance up the side street and got curious about light pouring out a door onto 3 outdoor tables. After chatting with the gentleman in the doorway, I decided to look...More

2  Thank Ken C
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Great meal all around. Best tortilla soup I've had here. Pork chops were done to perfection Of the busy traffic streets and a lot quieter than most side streets

1  Thank VicSalo
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

This is a small little restaurant that has big flavors. The staff are always very welcoming and most delightful. The chef Alex Garcia is a master at his trade and has been around the Puerto Vallarta restaurant industry for many many years sharing many of...More

Reviewed 15 September 2015

When you go to a place every day for breakfast and miss it when its closed on Monday it says a lot. Alex runs a wonderful place.. The menu is extensive and the food is delicious. He will be closing for a vacation til early...More

1  Thank kshanoff
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ignacio L. Vallarta # 372, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 0926
  • E-mail
New Small Mexican location Home with street-side dining,Organic Coffe, seating available for small groups. A/C, Wifi, once you visit Bistro Balsamar you'll understand why we have the most loyal clients in Puerto Vallarta!
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