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KeleKai's Restaurant & Bar

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Libertad # 516 | Col. Playa Grande, Puerto Vallarta 48327, Mexico
+52 322 114 1364
Wed - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Although the drive took a bit longer than we expected, it was well worth doing in order to 'discover' Kelekai's. We had a super afternoon. The food and drinks were great. Loved the music. Such a pretty location!

1 Thank Time2Play2014
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Kelekai's is great for a late breakfast....we take our dune buggy up through Pitillal and just follow the river road. Kelekai's is a very unexpected oasis along the banks of the Pitillal River. Excellent margaritas.

1 Thank mrunaldue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Today my husband and I (Dennis and Doreen) picked up two of our friends in La Cruz; then 2 more in Vallarta, and we drove to Kelekai's Restaurant at Libertad #516, Playa Grande, alongside the Pitillal River. This is our second visit in the past few weeks. Both times we have enjoyed the atmosphere, and the food. Kele and Kai... More 

Thank Relwog2
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015

My Mexican friends took me to this delightful garden spot for a peaceful open air meal in the jungle beside a river. Nestled in the mountains at the end of a dead end road, only minutes from the hustle and bustle of the city of Puerto Vallarta, it is quiet and peaceful here, the food is excellent, and the prices... More 

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Berkeley, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Beautiful surroundings and beautiful people. The chocolate flan was amazing as well as the drinks and main dishes.

Thank Betty94720
in Littleton
1 review
Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

What an awesome oasis just outside PV. We had a memorable day and a lovely Riverside meal. The hosts were spot on.... thank you Greg and Mani. THE best chocolate flan ever!

Thank Bodhitree
Toronto, Ontario
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2014

You must experience this one of a kind restaurant just off the beaten path, but minutes from Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy a wonderful meal right beside a gorgeous river in a jungle atmosphere. We went once and ended up going back many times. Wonderful owners. Thanks Manny & Greg. See you next year.

Thank CubaLover2009
Toronto, Ontario
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We were taken to this lovely restaurant after our horseback ride at Rancho el Charro. The atmosphere here is one of the best I've been to in Mexico and the food was perfect. The restaurant is in a lovely little Mexican village where they serve breakfast all day long, along with other delicious meals. It is so cozy with being... More 

Thank CubaLover2009
Puerto Vallarta, Mx.
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Birria with the trimmings tasty and delicious....Nirria fried tacos delicious. Great place on the river, cool and breezy. Wonderful and helpful staff to serve you. This will be a definate return to restaurant.

Thank menwhotravel
Cartagena, Colombia
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

After a tour with Rancho el Charro, we ended the ride here and it was fantastic. Fresh food served with smiles and attention in a lovely open-air patio along the river. The owners are personable and fun; on this day they were cooking a curry for a special dinner, and it smelled incredible. The ceviche tostadas were plentiful and savory;... More 

Thank katedana

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Libertad # 516 | Col. Playa Grande, Puerto Vallarta 48327, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 114 1364
A country restaurant on the rivers edge in a little town called Playa Grande. Traditional Mexican food and Hawaiian "local" food. Just 15 minutes from the hotel zone in Puerto Vallarta.

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