3 Best Restaurants in Mascota, Puerto Vallarta

Café Napolés

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Originally a coffee-and-dessert stop and fashionable hangout for Mascotans, this snug little eatery serves big breakfasts and now main dishes at lunch and dinner, too. Sit on the small street-facing patio, in the small dining room, or facing the glass case featuring fantastic-looking cakes, pies, and tarts. You can get wine and beer as well as pizza, barbecue, spaghetti, and other Italian food.

Calle Hidalgo 105, 46900, Mexico
388-386–0051
Known For
  • Local hangout
  • Beer and wine
  • Italian dishes

La Casa de Mi Abuelita

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Everyone loves "Grandma's House," which is conveniently open all day (and evening), every day, starting at around 8 am with breakfast. In addition to beans, rice, carne asada, and other recognizable Mexican food, there are backcountry recipes that are much less familiar to the average traveler.

Calle Corona at Calle Zaragoza, 46900, Mexico
388-386--1975
Known For
  • Beloved eatery
  • Authentic cuisine
  • Open all day, every day

Navidad

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The cavernous space, lined in red brick, makes the restaurant look rather generic, but it's actually family-owned and run and oh-so-personable. Try the regional dishes like goat stew and enchiladas, pizza, or a daily special such as beef tongue or jocoque (strained yogurt). It's named for the small town 14 km (9 miles) from Mascota, not the Christmas holiday, which is the only day this restaurant closes. 

Calle Juan Díaz de Sandi 28, 46900, Mexico
388-386–0469
Known For
  • Regional specialties like goat stew
  • Rotating daily specials
  • Family-run

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