La Bodeguita del Medio

Member Rating 3 out of 5 by berky on February 11, 2005

The mojitos favoured by Ernest Hemingway, the shop selling authentic Cuban cigars and other items, the Creole Cuban food, and the graffiti-adorned walls were not the attractions that drew us in. It was that there was a table free overlooking the Malecon, and beyond that, the ocean. The fact that one could get a sandwich, fries, and a drink for 690 pesos also helped us make our choice of where to make a stop for lunch.

We only learned about mojitos after we departed and had ordered beer and margaritas, although we did wonder what that drink with the leaves in it was. At a table adjacent to ours was a very pregnant lady drinking beer who was slaking the thirst of her toddler by giving him sips of the same. We ordered the all-inclusive specials, which could easily have been shared by two. Tasty though the filling was (pork for one sandwich and Creole chicken on another), I felt the bread had been left out just a bit too long, as it was somewhat dry.

La Bodeguita del Medio
Paseo Diaz Ordaz 858 at Allende
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 48380
+ 52 322 22315 85

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