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Sea Monkey

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Aquiles Serdan 174, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico (Formerly Epoca)
+52 322 222 2174
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Toronto, Canada
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been to the Sea Monkey restaurant on many occasions and always sat on the beach side. This time we decided to side by the bar. Our drinks & our meal came ... food was good and the service was great! We were just starting our meal when an intoxicated male at the bar (10 feet... More 

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Thank Rick O
Winnipeg, Canada
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545 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Sea Monkey is the perfect place for $1 Margaritas and Cotonas. The food is overpriced compared to other places. The sunsets make everything worthwhile.

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Thank GaleAS
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was really okay, but TOTALLY turned off when I went to bathroom that stunk and had no soap, considering a kitchen staff person just left the lav. The while bathroom had a grungy feel. I had to ask and he had to scrounge up a near empty container. IF this place had standards, they would never open the doors... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Right on the melecan, can sit at a little bar and watch the boardwalk, best people watching ns conversation ever, beers are a buck in a bottle along with cold magaritas for a buck. No other place will match this. If you want, they have tiki huts on the beach, very busy, not sure of the food, as we didn't... More 

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Thank David K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Sea Monkey for drinks and fries, service was ATROCIOUS!! It took them half an hour to even get our drink orders. They were not understaffed. Their waiters were simply hanging out and goofing off on the boardwalk and not paying attention to their customers. The mojito was clearly a combination of 7-up, mint, and rum and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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183 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a place to sit and have a drink or snack while doing your PV thing, this place is probably OK for you. If you're looking for good food or a decent mixed drink, then this place average's out with all the other tourist places along the beach. Unfortunately, the tempura chicken was inedible, over cooked and... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is another one of our must stop restaurants while in pv. Every time the food has been very good, service is ok.

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Thank lin7604
Amherstburg, Canada
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110 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the day strolling along the Malecon and when it was time for dinner, Sea Monkey looked like a great place to dine. Alex Cruz took good care of us. Great drinks and excellent food. So much to enjoy while we dined - we watch the pelicans diving for fish ~ an ocean liner leaving port - many people... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a beer with family while visiting Puerto Vallarta. The servers were attentive, the sand was soft, the beer was cold, and maybe most importantly, the bathrooms were clean! Definitely a great place to spend some time on the beach in PV!

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, service and atmosphere. They have seating available on the beach or inside the restaurant. The beach vendors will disturb you while eating, but they are not overly aggressive. They have several vegetarian options as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aquiles Serdan 174, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico (Formerly Epoca)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 2174

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