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The Thirsty Cougar

Calle Olas Altas # 443, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 223 1906
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (12 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
“pot roast” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Olas Altas # 443, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met up with some friends in Puerto Vallarta . After looking for a place to rest our weary feet we stumbled upon this place by looking up (second floor). Although the name was a little crazy😜- the food, the service and the prices were excellent!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bettysidor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw a sign advertising American Thanksgiving dinner. I think it was one of the best I’ve tasted. And her prices are half most other restaurants. I am rating this place as a solo because I have been coming back for lunch or late breakfast...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pzwolfDrumheller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome and can’t wait to go back for more yummy meals. We were told by people we met on the beach that they eat here two or three times a week and I can see why based on our first visit. There...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Simplepleasures1959
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed fast service and great food. Everything was tasty and quite cheap. We sat right along the edge so we got a great view of the street.There were entertainers dancing across the street for about 20 minutes.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank RickRickRickRick
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is an open air restaurant on the second floor with a rail overlooking Olas Altas. It's a great place to sit and watch the world go by. I visited this restaurant a few years ago and said I would give it another chance, and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank KansasPVgal
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I feel like family when I walk in, friendly people, great service, consistently good food. The menu caters to Americans & Canadians, but try the Mexican dishes too, they're great! It's a regular hangout every time I visit PV. Also, a great place to view...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank traciefredricks
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I just looked ve thto s place. Daily specials vary, but EVERY day you can get a fabulous burger, fries, and a beer for Jerry st 75 pesos. (That’s $3.75 US today. Love their pierogie plate, meatloaf and real mashed potatoes, and avocado/shrimp salad.strong drinks...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank queenbarb
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We got a recommendation for this place on Olas Atlas while we were on the beach. We had passed it many times but as it is upstairs, didn’t pay much attention. Turns out the coconut shrimp were a hit as was the caesar salad. Would...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank kershal
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Such a cute place; and the food is wonderful! It is upstairs; and so relaxing to sit, watch the foot traffic on the street below, have a beer and enjoy some GREAT food. Everything we tried was wonderful; fajitas, chicken, and this time we enjoyed...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank ThereNext
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We know it as The Wild Hungry Cougar. Easy to miss the door leading to this small second story bar/restaurant. We ate a really good breakfast and drank decent coffee for dirt cheap. The waitress was super nice and we promised to come back as...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank RoMoDoJo
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13 March 2015|
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Response from Jeff A | Reviewed this property |
I had the Fish and Chips at the Thirsty Cougar. I’ve eaten Fish and Chips at several places throughout the world (Dublin, Ireland; Melbourne, Australia; Chicago, Illinois; Los Angeles, California) and the Thirsty Cougar Fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Olas Altas # 443, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 1906
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