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. Eddie's Place

    $ | Mexican

    This restaurant is an institution among locals and visitors who know that in Nuevo Vallarta there's more than just all-inclusive hotels. Eddie...Read More

  • 3. Mar Etxea

    $ | Spanish

    If it's Spanish tapas and food you're after, this new restaurant (spring 2014) in Nuevo Vallarta will not disappoint. Sample tortilla Española...Read More

  • 4. Sonora al Sur

    $ | Barbecue

    Throw in prime cuts from Mexico's finest meat producing state, Sonora, a chef that has found the secret to grilling perfect BBQ, and very affordable...Read More

  • 5. 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

  • 6. Andale

    $ | El Centro | American

    Although many have been drinking, rather than eating, at this local hangout for years, the restaurant serves fajitas, dependable burgers (of...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 de Olla

    $ | Zona Romántica | Mexican

    Repeat visitors swear by the enchiladas and carne asadas at this earthy restaurant. It's also one of the few places in town where you can get...Read More

  • 10. Café Napolés

    $ | Centro | Café

    Originally a coffee-and-dessert stop and fashionable hangout for Mascotans, this snug little eatery serves big breakfasts and now main dishes...Read More

  • 11. Comedor de Sra. Heladia

    $ | El Centro | Mexican

    Here you can glimpse the real Old Vallarta. A short but steep walk up from the malecón is this neighborhood dining room, which serves construction...Read More

  • 12. El Brujo

    $ | Zona Romántica | Mexican

    It's on a noisy street corner, but the seriously good food and generous portions mean that this is still an expat favorite. The molcajete ...Read More

  • 13. El Campanario

    $ | El Centro | Mexican

    Fans swirl in the air, doors are open to the street, and cheerful oilcloths cover wooden tables at this no-frills spot across from the cathedral...Read More

  • 14. El Coleguita

    $ | Zona Hotelera | Mexican

    Just what you needed in the middle of the day: free tequila shots. Waiters at this super-popular family- and businessperson-oriented restaurant...Read More

  • 15. El Dorado

    $ | Seafood

    This is the best place in town for seafood; the ocean view from under the tall, peaked palapa roof isn't bad either. In addition to the garlic...Read More

  • 16. El Herradero

    $ | Mexican

    The Blacksmith" will win no awards for cuisine or, for that matter, decoration. But it's often filled with families of pilgrims, and the locals...Read More

  • 17. Fonda de Doña Lupita

    $ | Mexican

    Typical food of the countryside—enchiladas, tamales, pozole, beefsteak with beans and tortillas, and so on—is served in an equally typical family...Read More

  • 18. Fredy's Tucan

    $ | Zona Romántica | Café

    Even in low season, Fredy's, next door to the Hotel de Roger, is packed full of Mexican families, gringo friends, and local business people...Read More

  • 19. La Barra Cerveceria

    $ | Marina Vallarta | Fast Food

    In Marina Vallarta, an upscale place to go for snacks and beer is La Barra Cerveceria, which sells pizza as well. ...Read More

  • 20. La Casa de Mi Abuelita

    $ | Mexican

    Everyone and his mother likes "Grandma's House," which is conveniently open all day (and evening), every day, starting at around 8 [am] with...Read More

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