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Estudio Cafe

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Marina 31 | Villa 5, Cerca Del 8 tostada frente A La MARINA DE NUEVO VALLARTA, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
+52 322 297 4845
08:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 08:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 08:30 - 14:30
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Bloomington, Illinois
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We eat here on Saturday mornings and Monday nights during our stay in Nuevo. We go with a group of friends so that is partly the reason for us going. I have read some reviews and agree the service can be "iffy" at times. But that is part of the dining experience in Mexico and not unique to this restaurant.... More 

Thank Glenda-Don
Regina, Canada
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225 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for breakfast. This restaurant fronts a small Marina so views are good. It is beside the dolphin shows . Lots of staff so service is good. The breakfast was just okay. The spinach omelette was full of onions and quite thin. My wife's ham and eggs was fair. We also ordered a waffle and the surprise is that it... More 

Thank onegameatatime
Chocowinity, North Carolina
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229 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Group of nine friends for dinner. Monday night shrimp night. Choice of two shrimp dishes plus one fish special plus the full menu. Loud saxaphone music when we arrived, maybe with one other instrument. Replaced later in the evening by a great woman on keyboard. Apparently she usually also sings but did not last night. Nice setting overlooking the marina.... More 

Thank Ec328888
Greenwood, Indiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This place is awesome. The breakfast has great French toast. They also have the best shrimp burger. Don't go there if you are in a hurry. its a slow cook restaurant but so worth the experience.

Thank indytraveler73
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying great food and beverages at this marina-side restaurant and art studio for about ten years. Our return tonight, two couples for a 6:30pm reservation (NOTE: typically gets booked) did not disappoint. Three of us had the Coconut Shrimp special which included a delicious mushroom/spinach soup. The entree was eight big shrimps prepared perfectly and served with... More 

Thank Pat C
Southwestern Ontario
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Had a wonderful lunch here with friends last week. A perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy! Look forward to returning.

Thank katiemarie123
Spring Lake, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great Sunday breakfast with live music. Don't forget to make a reservation. We've been coming here form7 years. It is always good and the view is unbeatable.

Thank fsully11
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great restaurant! Hidden gem. Walking distance from Grand Mayan via the beach, or short taxi ride. It's right on the marina, all outdoor covered. Very small kitchen, very limited staff. Be patient when you come, may take a while to get a seat and put in your order, and the food is cooked to order. It says... More 

1 Thank bigbinger
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We return to Estudio Cafe many times during our annual visit to Nuevo Vallarta. Sitting on the Marina, looking at the many boats, sipping on Champaign and Bloody Marys, waiting for the "Slow food preparation" - not at all bad. The French Toast is the very best - the Bread comes from downtown PV bakery - fresh daily. Omelets, eggs,... More 

Thank John M
Tacoma, Washington
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241 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

In the mood for a light dinner. Had an excellent vegetable soup and the house salad ( bit oversalted) with banana split and mango mousse for dessert. A real shame that they were out of the apple crepes. Good service.

Thank DrCindy87

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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$8 - US$20
Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina 31 | Villa 5, Cerca Del 8 tostada frente A La MARINA DE NUEVO VALLARTA, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 297 4845
We take pride in feeding both body and soul since the year 2000. Charming family ambiance with a splendid view of the marina, surrounded by art. Meeting point for artists, writers and thinkers. AAA rated 2 diamonds. Look us up in the Mexico Tour Book. Home cooked family recipes. Strictly fresh, natural ingredients, preferably organic, cooked in traditional, no-nonsense ways. We adhere to the "slow food" movement for proper cooking and enjoying. During high season (October through April), we serve breakfast , lunch and dinner Monday through Thursday. Friday, Saturday and Sunday we serve breakfast and lunch only. In low season (May to July) dinner is not served. We close August and September.

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