Discover the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
There is no doubt Puerto Vallarta is a tropical paradise, the dark green of the jungle meets the deep blue of the Pacific Ocean, humpback whales come to calve, thousands of fish swarm the reefs and waters around the Marietas Islands. Tourists come from the world over to experience the culture and hospitality of its people, see nature close up, relax on a pristine beach under the tropical sun and eat some delicious food. We have taken the stress out of choosing a restaurant on your holiday in Puerto Vallarta and present you with our top five restaurants in Puerto Vallarta.
Barcelona Tapas- Not strictly Mexican cuisine but still an excellent choice for a romantic dinner overlooking downtown Puerto Vallarta. Come and watch the sunset over the ocean before enjoying some delicious tapas, Spanish tortilla, spicy garlic shrimp and grilled calamari with garlic just to name a few. Combine the food with the excellent service and it is easy to see why this is one of Puerto Vallarta’s best restaurants. Where: Cnr Matamoros and 31 de Octubre. When: Daily 12pm- 11.30pm Cost: 15€-27€.
La Palapa- This beach front restaurant in Puerto Vallarta has been serving delicious gourmet cuisine for nigh on 50 years. The extensive menu combines mouth watering combinations of Mexican, Asian and Seafood dishes which are sure to keep you coming back night after night. Best thing of all, after dinner kick off your shoes and take a romantic stroll along Playa Los Muertos. Where: Pulpito 103 Emiliano Zapata. When: Daily 8am-11,30pm Cost: 3€-40€
Pizzeria Bella Napoli- Take three adventurous young guys from Italy and place then in Puerto Vallarta and what do you get? Only the best pizzas outside of Italy. Eating at this restaurant in Puerto Vallarta is simply fantastic not only for the excellent pizzas and pastas but for the welcoming smiles and attitude of the owners who make you feel like family. For a delicious pizza try the “comme si bella”. Come and discover one of Puerto Vallarta’s hidden secrets. Where: Calle Morelos 128, number 16. When: Tues-Sun 11am-11pm Cost: 3€-13€
Memo’s Pancake House- If you want the best breakfast in Puerto Vallarta then Memo’s can’t be beaten. Stacks of delicious pancakes covered in a dizzying array of toppings, waffles, scrambled eggs and of course some typical Mexican breakfast favourites. If you come here for breakfast you will never go anywhere else, it is that good. Where: Basilio Badillo, 289. When: 8am-2pm Cost: 5€-15€
Ocean Grill Vallarta-The fresh food and magnificent surroundings make this restaurant one the finest in Puerto Vallarta. It serves up a dazzling array of fresh seafood, traditional Mexican, Barbecue and Grilled food on a balcony over the water. Getting there is as easy or difficult as you want to make it either take a five minute water taxi ride from Boca Beach or you can hike through the jungle. Either way once you are there you won’t want to leave. With only eight tables a reservation is a must and children under 14 aren’t welcome. Where: Colomitos Beach When: Wed-Mon 11am-5pm. Cost: 15€- 40€
James – Marketing Team