When chefs Bernhard Güth and Ulf Henriksson, of Trio, needed a challenge, they cooked up this delightful seaside bistro. So what if your legs bump your partner's at the small tables? This will only make it easier to sneak bites from her plate. The decor of the open, casual venue is as fresh as the food. Appetizers include the smoked salmon roll with crème fraîche, or choose from the selection of "small plates" like the spicy shrimp tempura or the garlic-chili manicotti.
Alternately, make a meal of the bistro's soups, sandwiches, and salads. It's a nice place for breakfast overlooking the malecón.
Libertad 2, north of Cuale River on the malecón, Puerto Vallarta, 48300, Mexico
322-222–8703; 322-22 286 95