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Sonora Al Sur

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Boulevard Nuevo Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
523222970376
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13:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want fancy, this is not for you. However, if you want a good steak and delicious sides, cooked to your liking and at very reasonable prices, give it a try. My Filet was tender you could cut it with a fork, my husbands ny strip was delicious, the sides were huge and very tasty. We brought our own... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this restaurant many times before, but this time was very disappointing. The service was terrible. Our drink order wasn't taken until we were halfway through our meal. My baked potato was cold. Any service was difficult to get. I won't be back.

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Thank Shelley H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have said - a bit different than your usual dining experience. You are ushered to the butchery to choose your selection of meat, size and cooking. You are then taken to the cashier to pay for your meat and side dishes - which we found out after ordering that are very large and definitely enough to share by... More 

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Thank Linda S
Bellevue, Washington
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had another great meal this past trip to Nuevo. Was able to book on line with Open Table- brilliant option. Place as as busy as ever on arrival. Did have to wait 15 minute in line to choose meat/sides. Ordered a large 'cowboy' steak which was amazing. Fillet Mignon which my wife ordered was NOT good but everyone else was... More 

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orlando
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited this restaurant in the past and we were treated very well. Tonight, not so at all! Unfortunately, one of the sauces I tried, was super hot to me and, I was coughing. There wasn't anything to drink at the table and it took at least 5 minutes to get waiter to come over. Yes, he was busy!... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You sit to be quickly herded to the "butcher shop" where you choose what cut and how much meat. You then take your meat to the cashier, order your potatoes and pay for it. The meat is whisked off to the grill and a small cup of bean soup is waiting. You the order your drinks, paid for separately. The... More 

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Montreal
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you go somewhere with a group just shy of 20, it's always a gamble. It was my first time here and it was easy to visit the butcher section and choose you cut and size. Hungry? Tell them how thick you want it. I was suggested to try the Vasio cut, medium rare. You then pick some sides and... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As reviews mentioned, different type of restaurant, so not traditional. But steaks were so delicious and inexpensuve! Six of us ate for less than $100. Included filet mignon for 3 teenagers, ribeye, burger... Loved asparagus and bean soup. Service was just ok.

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Thank Monica E
Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in selecting your meat and see it cut to the size and weight you like, this is the place for you. Everything we ordered was delicious but it was similar to a fast food restaurant when ordering the meal...you stand in line, select your cut of meat, sides and pay for everything except your drinks and... More 

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Thank Ellen G
Mexico
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the beginning I didn't know how it was going to be because the hostess wasn't as polite as everyone else. However as soon as I sited down in the table and was explained how it worked the culinary experience began. First you have to go to the butcher shop and choose your meal, then take it to the grill... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
Cuisine
Mexican, Steakhouse, International, Barbecue
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:00
Monday
13:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 22:00
Thursday
13:00 - 22:00
Friday
13:00 - 22:00
Saturday
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Nuevo Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 523222970376

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