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“Friendly local bar”

Apache's Martini Bar and Bistro
Ranked #156 of 1,039 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Central American
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours
Description: A Vallarta tradition!! Where new friends meet and old friends gather. Gay owned and operated, Apaches serves plentiful drinks, delicious food and an atmosphere second to none. Well known for one of Vallarta's most popular daily happy hours (5-7pm). Join us for our ever popular Happy Hour or later evening cocktails on our patio enjoying the sights and sounds of Olas Altas in the heart of Zona Romantica.
Reviewed 15 July 2014

These two bars, one beside the other one, are an excellent place to meet locals and tourists. The staff is really friendly. I loved to go there for a few drinks and a bite. They have some tables on the sidewalk, and inside the bars.
It is located close to Los Muertos Beach, in the Romantic Zone, on Olas Altas Street.

2  Thank Danrmdo
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Very friendly staff and lively atmosphere. Made lots of friends here. Great place to people watch. Smiles and laughter are contagious here.

1  Thank Guy C
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

This is the Puerto Vallarta equivalent of Cheers. It's really just a little hole in the wall on Olas Altas - maybe seats 20 inside and another 30 or so out on the sidewalk and it is always packed. People actually show up before they open at 5 p.m. to stake out their territory and God help you if you're sitting in a "regulars" seat. Cheapest, strongest drinks in town, especially during happy hour. The women who own the place (one Canadian and one Dutch) are institutions themselves - everybody in town, and visitors from all over the world, know Marianne and Endra. And, if they've met you chances are pretty good they know you by name. The regulars cycle through depending on the month but if you spend a season or two here you know when to expect the Toronto boys and then the Chicago crowd and Calgary cowboys, etc. They all make an appearance sometime during the season at Apache's - it really is old home week all of the time. It's fun. People drink too much. They still smoke outside because they still can (find me inside). They bring their dogs. They play with the incredibly friendly staff (Freddie, Chuy, Andres) who are amazing and manage to know what everybody drinks.

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1  Thank Fred T
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

loved the place and Andrea THE OWNER actually took the time to come over .. have a seat and chat with us like we were old friends! (having had some drinks prior I was immediately comfy and even told her how much I loved her ) 5 stars and the staff is perfecto as well!!!!

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3  Thank misty907
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

One of the owners greeted us as we were uncertainly walking down the street. Super welcoming and inviting atmosphere. We didn't get but the drinks were nice and strong. Best couple of hours in PVR!

Thank Lonlo
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