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Yves Restaurant Bar

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Calle Poniente 493, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
+52 376 766 3565
Thu - Tue 08:30 - 20:30
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Draper, Utah
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187 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose to dine at an outdoor table where the ambiance is wonderful. Our group chose chips with fresh and excellent guacamole, great rolls and butter, a filet mignon, fajitas, shrimp with linguine. Accompanied by an excellent salad bar, it was near perfect experience. Except for the fact that I felt a splat and discovered that a bird in the... More 

Thank Namealreadyinuse
Chapala, Mexico
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy good food and good service. Yves has just what I really enjoy. The food is delicious, healthy and served in good sized portions. The atmosphere is comfortable and just a little bit zanny (You've got to see Vino Blanco - the restaurant mascot donkey and the comedy painting located on the walls inside and out. The owner always... More 

Thank hithereterry
Jalisco, Mexico
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yves is my favourite restaurant in the Lake Chapala area. I eat here often, frequently bring visiting family and friends, and am always satisfied. Wait staff are all friendly and welcoming, and treat your return with an effusive welcoming hug. At the end of your meal, you're treated to a complimentary Kahlua-on-the-rocks...a wee additional treat. Simply a consistently delightful dining... More 

Thank ContentedNomad
Ajijic, Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dining under the trees by the pool in a lovely garden. Yves is the perfect host. His long time wait staff treats everyone like family and the food is reliably good.

Thank cswolaure
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yves moved a bit out of my way, but it is always a pleasure to visit the restaurant for its excellent food, wonderful host, attentive service and the ambiance, inside and out. The garden hosts two live white donkeys which is a delight for children and who have been the subject of local stories and paintings. ,

Thank Carlos H
Ajijic, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant in west Ajijic. Great menu and service. They now have three donkeys which add to the atmosphere.

Thank Felipe_en_Mexico
Goliad, Texas
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate at Yves on a nice December evening. Our party sat out by the pool and fountain. The service, food and setting were so romantic and so nice. The food was outstanding and the portions were huge. I can't wait to to back to Yves!

Thank Barnett1215
Ajijic, Mexico
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For warm weather the garden with a swimming pool is a lovely place to eat but when the weather gets cooler there is a nice warm dining room in which to eat. The food is good but not exceptional. The salad bar leaves a bit to be desired. Needless to say it is not one of my favorite. Xyes, the... More 

1 Thank James L
Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Taking friends here is such a delight. Sitting out by the pool / fountain with the fantastic selection of music is so nice when I want to visit with my friends and actually hear what they are saying. The excellent salad bar helps me eat healthy. There is a wide selection of really nice dishes. Very nice place.

1 Thank Maureen J
Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This is a restaurant not to be missed if you are here on a visit. The food is good, but not excellent. My favorite for lunch is Yves Taco Salad. The best part is the lovely setting, friendly wait staff, Yves himself and most of all his white donkeys Vino Blanco, Martini and sometimes Pina Colada. Yves has rescued all... More 

1 Thank Joni R

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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
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Poniente 493, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Ajijic
  • Phone Number: +52 376 766 3565
Yves’ Restaurant Bar was created to provide diners with a complete dining experience – food, ambiance, and service are each equally important. Yves’ is never complicated or pretentious; it is dedicated to delighting all the senses while providing an excellent value.

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