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Isla del Rio Cuale, Local 31 | Aquiles Serdán 437, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 6171
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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International, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Isla del Rio Cuale, Local 31 | Aquiles Serdán 437, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We've been here a few times and really liked it, until today. I ordered pasta Alfredo, which I've had before and enjoyed. Today the pasta was half cooked, no Alfredo sauce just chopped raw red onions. I couldn't eat the practically uncooked pasta so just...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank littlereddevilag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grab your favorite cocktail and spend a little time relaxing in a hammock under the trees, listening to the Rio Cuale going by. And if you come in the evening, be sure and bring some dry cat food for the 80+ cats that call this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank serenity1631
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking through the park on our last day in PV and noticed a sign for fairly cheap drinks. We walked ‘into’ the Babel Bar and found a table next to the river. It turned out that the sign outside was actually not for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank scorpiogirl2
Reviewed 15 November 2018

I've reviewed this riverside restaurant last year, but I just have to do it again, because our meal last night was to die for! The pasta carbonara and the fettucinni alfredo and the tortilla soup were all unquestionably the best we've had in a long...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BeastiePV
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here several times this trip, to enjoy music in the afternoon, or some breakfast after my morning class. They have $20mx beers on Thursdays, and a language exchange when you can practice with others.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SueS5
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Affordable drinks and food. Right on the river so its nice and cool. Only downside closes at 10.. Neighborhood Emilano Zapata...

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JaninPV
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Friendly restaurant and bar. You will usually see a lot of local expats hanging out in this place. A peaceful hangout on the Rio Cuale, very close to the cultural center. I have had Margaritas here and they are very good. Not gigantic but well...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Nathalie H
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

BabelBar is a hidden jewel in Puerto Vallarta. The location is truly second to none if you want to get off of the malecon. Located in a rainforest-like setting along the river, it is cool not only in decor and but but also in temperature....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Perfect location on the Rio Cuale Island and right on the river. This was our go-to spot! The food and drink were delicious so we ate there 3 times in 3 days! Loved the laid back atmosphere! Will definitely go back next trip! Great for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank vicki_lu2
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We discovered this hidden place in the center of Puerto Vallarta, surrounded by nature, and we were very satisfied with the food and the happy service.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank infoH6475CU
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26 February 2018|
Response from Della P | Reviewed this property |
You know, I really don't know. But it is a very laid back place, not a happening bar atmosphere. Our dinner and drinks were super affordable and the atmosphere was romantic as it's along the river away from the beach... More
11 December 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$85 - US$270
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla del Rio Cuale, Local 31 | Aquiles Serdán 437, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 6171
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Babelbar is a bar restaurant located in river Cuale's Island. A natural place in the city center. Meeting place of local and foreign people where you can enjoy a meal or a cocktail in its green and lush gardens or rest in a hammock caressed by the river breeze. Live music everyday from 1 to 3pm by the best musicians of Puerto Vallarta. Open everyday from 8:30am to 11pm (restaurant from 8:30am to 10pm).
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