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Ernesto's Good Grub

Nuevo Vallarta Nayarit | Jarretaderas, Nuevo Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+52 2976179
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tortilla soup” (61 reviews)
“ribs” (63 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Soups
$$ - $$$
Nuevo Vallarta Nayarit | Jarretaderas, Nuevo Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

If one of the reasons you travel to Mexico is to experience great local food rather than staying seven days in the resort, this is truly the place to go. Ernesto's is a small family run local restaurant tucked away in the byways of Nuevo...More

Thank AustexAl
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We have always gone here for the tortilla soup which is fabulous and the ribs which are great but discovered more last night. We had the best margaritas for the entire trip plus the best coconut shrimp ever. And the prices are had to believe....More

Thank Dbl321
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Hola.This is a great place for ribs.Not a hard place to find.Its basically behind Splash the water park.Watch out for those rumble bumps.Its on a corner.Looks like an older house. We had a fair size group with us..Usually the rule is,the smaller the group,the faster...More

Thank justanothertraveler
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This restaurant is off the beaten path but excellent. My husband had fish and I had chicken and it was excellent. Large portions and very reasonable

Thank chris1184
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Recommend by many - had to have the soup and ribs. Not disappointed. Shared the small tortilla soup and ribs! Delicious! Service was wonderful - Orlando... the best!

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

An incredible value! Excellent food, wonderful staff and intimate setting. The perfect Mexican meal experience!!!

Thank tbweadock
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This place was very hard to find but well worth it. The all you can eat ribs were pretty good and the fries were amazing!! Best fries I have ever had. The tortilla soup is a must!! It was so yummy!! It was a nice...More

Thank Preston1850
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I am very use to good attentive service while in Mexico, as this is usually the case. Came here for all you can eat ribs on Saturday. We arrived around 6:30 and our reservation was not found but they found us a seat up top....More

Thank andrewg6
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Having eaten at Ernesto's a number of times over the years we recently found the service and food quality unfortunately lacking. The young female server never cracked a smile and was totally disinterested in serving us. When we received our combo dinners, four of the...More

Thank am2nite
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Can't say anymore about how good the tortilla soup and ribs are. My only suggestion is they have 3 sizes of soup if you are getting a dinner I would order the small bowl. The medium bowl of tortilla soup is a meal by itself....More

Thank Brian C
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robert, u mentioned a pool. according to pictures the tables are inside. ????? we will be in nuevo vallarta in june. thanks for the info
2 March 2016|
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Can you tell me the address and or how to get there from Paradise Village. Thank you
29 January 2016|
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What day is the all you can eat ribs?
29 January 2016|
Response from JACKIE P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Thursday night all you can eat for 175 pesos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nuevo Vallarta Nayarit | Jarretaderas, Nuevo Vallarta 48300, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 2976179
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