Puerto Vallarta Restaurants

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  • 1. Casa Triskell

    $ | Café

    This mid-size enclave is sure to satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth, particularly those fond of well-crafted french crepes. Try the orange-flavoured...Read More

  • 2. ChocoBanana

    $$ | American

    One of Sayulita's pioneer restaurants has really gotten spiffy, adding tile mosaic accents and generally beautifying its terrace restaurant...Read More

  • 3. El Brujo

    $$ | Mexican

    This newer Bucerías branch of El Brujo is located right on the beach but with the same food and generous portions of the original location in...Read More

  • 4. Frascati

    $$$ | Italian

    La Cruz is slowly becoming more sophisticated (okay, gentrified ), and Frascati combines the Old World and the New: It's friendly and intimate...Read More

  • 5. La Ola Rica

    $$ | International

    One of San Pancho's first upscale restaurants, "The Delicious Wave," has still got it goin'. Small, medium-crust, wood-fired pizzas are just...Read More

  • 6. Tacos on the Street

    $ | Mexican

    This small no-frills restaurant offers what many claim to be the best tacos in all of Banderas Bay, but also the most expensive. The tender...Read More

  • 7. Baja Takeria

    $ | Riviera Nayarit | Mexican

    North of Banderas Bay, in little San Pancho (aka San Francisco), the multitudes rave about the fish and shrimp tacos at Baja Takeria. ...Read More

  • 8. Café de María

    $ | Café

    There are three distinct menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In the morning order one of an army of different omelets, a smoothie, or an...Read More

  • 9. Café des Artistes del Mar

    $$$ | International

    A more casual and beachy interpretation of the downtown Puerto Vallarta brand faces the water at the north end of Playa El Anclote. If you sit...Read More

  • 10. Calypso

    $$ | Eclectic

    This second-story restaurant overlooks the town plaza from beneath an enormous palapa roof. Locals rave about the deep-fried calamari served...Read More

  • 11. Cruz'ers

    $$ | Mexican

    A view of the Nayarit mountains backing the yacht harbor is best from the newly named Cruizers, at La Cruz's new Marina Riviera Nayarit. Here...Read More

  • 12. Don Pedro's

    $$ | International

    Sayulita institution Don Pedro's has wonderful pizzas baked in a wood-fire oven, prepared by European-trained chef and co-owner Nicholas Parrillo...Read More

  • 13. La Playa

    $ | Mexican

    The owners of La Ola Rica, just up the street, have opened this more casual lunch spot right on the sand of San Pancho's beach, squeezed between...Read More

  • 14. Mar Plata

    $$$$ | European

    Decor is nonchalant yet sophisticated and so, come to think of it, is the waitstaff. Impressive second-story digs have views of the sea as well...Read More

  • 15. Mark's Bar & Grill

    $$$ | International

    You can dine alone at the polished black-granite bar without feeling too lonely, or catch an important ball game. But seemingly a world away...Read More

  • 16. Panino's

    $$ | Deli

    In Sayulita, Panino's produces good brownies, croissants, and other baked goods just a few steps from the beach. ...Read More

  • 17. Pie in the Sky

    $ | Deli

    Grab a mini-cheesecake, crunchy chocolate cookie, or an infamous mango pie at Pie in the Sky. The store has expanded to Puerto Vallarta and...Read More

  • 18. Sandrina's

    $$ | Mediterranean

    The walls of this veteran, Canadian-owned restaurant and locals' favorite are covered in colorful paintings: portraits and tropical scenes and...Read More

  • 19. Si Hay Olitas

    $ | Mexican

    This simply decorated, open-front restaurant near tiny Sayulita's main plaza is the one most often recommended by locals for dependable Mexican...Read More

  • 20. Sweet Things Bake Shop

    $$ | Café

    On Bucerías's South Side, a dedicated following snaps up the cinnamon rolls at Sweet Things Bake Shop. ...Read More

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