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El Set

Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 221 5342
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“lobster” (12 reviews)
“reuben” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had the New York strip and I had probably the best sea bass I have ever eaten. It was very quiet for a Friday evening but we had all the servers to ourselves so it was over the top

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in Conchas Chinas, south of town. The setting was great with a beautiful view of the bay and town. We were there for lunch, prices seem reasonable. Of the the four people in my group, I thought my meal was very...More

Thank LongBeachBoludo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Need I say more? We went twice, once for Sunday buffet and once for breakfast off the menu. If you had to choose, breakfast off the menu hands down. That said, the buffet was good and worth the value.

Thank tgberndt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not the least expensive. Lindo Mar next door has better prices but El Set is more upscale. Chicken Breast stuffed with Gouda, spinach, asparagus covered in cranberry sauce with baked potato and perfect veggies was excellent as was Snapper filet. Margarita is better next door....More

Thank WildBillSeattle
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I can't even express how gorgeous the sunset was here. The meal, however was just average. We had the surf and turf for two. The lobster and shrimp were cooked perfectly, but lacked any sort of seasoning and flavor. The turf was billed as filet,...More

Thank infinitiboys
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at El Set many times and every time we do, we are rewarded with spectacular food. I especially love their sea bass, which sits on slices of apple and then topped with a raisin and apple compote. The view from the tables,...More

Thank rzman
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my Sopa de Azteca and Sea Bass on Apple and my wife enjoyed her Red Snapper. The flan with chocolate cake was not home made but reasonably good. The Argentinian Chardonnay was a golden colour and had many fruit tastes including pear and...More

Thank ashuk
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

After many years of passing El Set on our way to condo in Mismaloya we finally decided to go for dinner at sunset. Views were excellent and we were seated with a view-front table in the sparsely populated restaurant. Waiter and his assistant were friendly...More

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We stopped here for snacks and beverages and were very happy with the service and quality of the food. The view is really something and so unassuming from the highway. Our server was excellent, not pushy, positive, nice smile and accommodating. Nice place.

Thank Rainbows4Sale
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is the place for appetizers at sunset! I've been told dinners are also great, but I regularly enjoy going there at sunset when visiting PV.

Thank Marla L
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Ruth P
6 November 2017|
Response from ashuk | Reviewed this property |
Why would a traveller know the answer to such a question? More to the point why would you expect a Mexican restaurant in Mexico to celebrate an American holiday? Do American restaurants in America celebrate the Day of the... More
5 September 2016|
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Response from Runa T | Reviewed this property |
El Set question? try musicstack com or amazon Put his name in their browser, once there. I almost died from eating at El Set, and paid $200 for dinner!!!!!! Awful, awful place !!! Eat at the Cliff House in Mismaloya... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 221 5342
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