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La Choza Restaurant-Bar

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Three minutes from the bridge to the Village of Mismaloya, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 228 0113
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hidden away tree topped sand floored place is in the rustic fishing village of Mismaloya, is a delight. I felt that we entered into someone’s home back in time when back door friends are welcome. Margaritas were excellent and the red snapper with garlic and mahi mahi had 2 filets. The 4 bacon wrapped shrimp came with a sweet... More 

Thank Kathy T
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

One of the finest dining experiences ever. Food quality a 5. Service by waiter a 5. Food presentation a 5. Ambiance a 5. Value a 5. The owner Tony and his son also Tony, greeted us, escorted us to our table and were genuinely interested in our enjoyment of the meal. Drinks, appetizer, entree, dessert and tip for less than... More 

Thank Jerry B
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

It may be hidden away in the rustic fishing village of Mismaloya, but it is definitely one of my all-time favorites. From the non-descript building, to the third floor tree house , to the sand floors, this place oozes of a different time and place. The drinks were amazing... Mango margaritas, banana daiquiri, banana margarita. We ordered the seafood platter... More 

Thank Ralph S
Lakewood, Colorado
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I was staying at an all-inclusive but had heard that the food here was not to be missed. I was not mislead, it was seriously amazing. We shared the filet and the combo shrimp and they were equally good. Not only that, we paid about $40 US dollars for a meal and drinks that would have put us back a... More 

Thank OnlyAmber1
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This hidden little gem is amazing. Service and staff are friendly and very accomodating. The food is amazingly fresh and beyond tasty. Try the banana margarita it is a real treat! We found this restaurant late on our trip. Dont make our same mistake. An wonderful meal on all counts! Thank you.. thank you.

Thank DjAnderson
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

This was our second time to eat at Tony's Hideaway (aka La Choza) and the food was superb both visits. We got the seafood platter for two both times (it fed all four of us), mango margaritas and guacamole. We love the atmosphere - the open air dining areas with the sand floors, all the plants - it's just a... More 

Thank netamtx
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is a small restaurant in Mismaloya that you don't want to miss. There's 2 floors and both have white table cloths and sand on the floor. Feels like you're at the beach with a relaxed atmosphere. You are greeted by the owner, Tony, who will make any drink you like. We had the Mango Margarita's and Strawberry Margarita's, yummy!!... More 

Thank glgrivna
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This quaint little restaurant is called TONY'S because of the owner Tony and his family who have run this for over 30 years. It's located in the town of Mismaloya and by staying at Barcelo.. it's a short walk to Tony's... But a $5 cab ride so advise this only because the cobblestone roads are a little dicey to walk.... More 

Thank Robin N
San Francisco
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

What's that? This place has it all: great food and personality. Ignoré the TripAdvisor map showing this on Mismaloya street in Puerto Vallarta. It's actually on a small side street in the town of Mismaloya, about a 20-30 minute bus rinde South of PV, which is how this place gets its other name, Tony's Hidden restaurant. Many tourists miss the... More 

Thank MikeonthehillSF
Vacaville, California
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

The tequila tasting prior to this meal had no impact on my rating👍‼️ We really enjoyed this special surprise of a restaurant. They don't take credit cards so make sure you have cash! We fed a family of seven with many drinks for approximately $20.00 per person. There is no menu. The server brings out a tray of raw fresh... More 

Thank Kris901

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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, Seafood, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Three minutes from the bridge to the Village of Mismaloya, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 228 0113

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