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Red Cabbage Cafe

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Calle Rivera del Rio 204 a, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 223 0411
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not sure why the Red Cabbage has such appeal for so many. We were recommended to dine here by our host at the hotel and found it a bit disappointing. Perhaps it is the "secret" feeling location, or the fun decor that draws so many in. I appreciated their dedicated vegetarian section on the menu but found the food lacking.... More 

Thank Parvoneh S
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been coming here for many years. Good traditional Mexican in a pleasant environment. Enough choices for our veggie guests.

Thank Shelly H
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There were 2 of us returning to Red Cabbage. As usual, we couldn't decide, so we ordered all 3 chile dishes. Chile en Nogada, Chile Rellanos and Chile Piccadillo. As always, we loved every bite. The restaurant is charming, the food is excellent as is the service. All good. We'll continue to return multiple times during our month long visit.

Thank travelin f
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our waiter at red cabbage, he is so wonderful and very friendly, food here is superb, they have very wonderful delicious Mexican food Come eat

Thank Tatski T
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We rank this #2 of the three restaurants we tried for traditional Mexican cuisine. It is very nearly tied with Casa Tradicional (delightful and delicious) and quite a bit better than the well-known El Arrayan (3 stars). It is out of the tourist area, and so gets less of the crowd, but discerning diners seek it out.

Thank Walter P
Niagara Falls, Canada & Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have already been twice this season. Must make reservations & cash only. Excellent food. One of the best meals we have had in Puerto Vallarta and the staff is always friendly. Everything on the menu is worth a try, especially the Carafe of Cheap Red Wine! Unique décor so take your camera

Thank Susan S
Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming here for 22 out of the 23 years it has been opened. The host is always very friendly, remembers us for years' past, as do some of the waiters. The food - from Frieda's wedding is unsurpassed in PV and Mexico! We have a tradition of going here on Valentine's Day, and another during our stay... More 

Thank JPatric818
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cab driver could not find the restaurant and had to ask several groups of people on the street where to go. Definitely off the beaten path. But worth the time and effort to get there. If you are looking for an authentically Mexican dining experience with great service and a truly delightful ambiance, this is the place to go.... More 

Thank Dale P
Vancouver, Canada
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Puerto Vallarta for 5 weeks and went to the Red Cabbage 5 times - testament to how great the food is. The place is cosy, very clean and attractive although enjoyably off the beaten track. Open from 5 pm nightly, reservations are a must! Being Celiac, I was very concerned about gluten free options. They provided me... More 

Thank Karen O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the Red Cabbage to be delightful and delicious. We were staying at the Hyatt Ziva, and cabbed it to the restaurant quickly. The adorable little doorman let us in the gate (we feel quite sure in 10-15 years he will be running the place), and it was charming with lots of Frida Kahlo portraits and character. We were... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Rivera del Rio 204 a, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 223 0411

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