No matter what your taste in food may be, your palate will definitely be satisfied by Puerto Vallarta’s eclectic gastronomic offerings. Discover and enjoy the amazing variety of Mexican food – succulent seafood, fine wine, and the fusion of the most popular international cuisines.
Most of the restaurants in Puerto Vallarta can be found in the downtown area, hidden away between rowdy surfing lessons, or scuba diving excursions that have become so popular among the coast. Some are housed in major hotels and others are scattered up and down the shore. You can dine under a palapa roof, at a beachfront café, or in a hillside restaurant amidst the magnificent backdrop of Banderas Bay.
1. La Palapa
Located in the Zona Romantica is La Palapa, a restaurant that offers gourmet cuisine and live music. It is a popular choice among those who want to enjoy delectable dishes in a casually elegant setting.
2. Vista Grill
One of the newest fine-dining restaurants, however, is Vista Grill. Savor their excellent contemporary cuisine amidst the spectacular view of the ocean.
3. Le Kliff
Another must-try is Le Kliff in the South Bay area, where fresh seafood is the house speciality, as well as mouth-watering Angus steaks. Its unique location on the edge of a cliff – famous for its tremendous bird watching viewpoints – gives you a spectacular panoramic portrait of the ocean and forests below.
4. El Arrayán
A favorite among those who crave Mexican dishes is El Arrayan. Everything about this place is inspired by Mexican culture and tradition. Not only do they serve good food, but also offer some of the best value for your money.
Of all the things to do in Puerto Vallarta, the food and drinks around town manage to represent all four corners of the culinary world. Whatever you’re craving for, you’re sure to find it here.