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The Quick Start Guide to Puerto Vallarta restaurants

April 11, 2019 by Justin

There are so many restaurants in Puerto Vallarta it’s hard to know where to start! So, to get you going and keep you from starving, here’s the Suite Marine quick start Guide 

Puerto Vallarta Restaurants Map

Restaurants in Marina Vallarta

Ocho Tostadas is a down to earth seafood restaurant loved by tourists and locals alike. A great place to try fresh fish inlacing snapper, marlin, tuna and octopus.

Sonora Grill Prime Vallarta is a modern grill and steakhouse with a lively atmosphere. Just click on the link to see what you are in for! For meat lovers and wine drinkers.

Tinoque is an upscale gourmet seafood restaurant with different International styles of dishes. Supurb service, location, and quality.


Restaurants in El Centro, Puerto Vallarta

There’s no shortage of restaurants in the part of town so here are a few top recommendations to get you started.

Café des Artistes is a contemporary, fine dining and quite a romantic restaurant in the northern part of the Old Town in Puerto Vallarta. Popular so booking is recommended.

River Café is located on the Cuale island on the Cuale River separating Downtown in the north from the Romantic Zone in the south. It’s great for romantic dinners, cocktails, and wine.

Metate Chocolate y Café might just be the best place for a coffee in Puerto Vallarta. If you are a chocoholic then it is an essential destination. Beautifully designed modern location.


Restaurants in the Romantic Zone (Zona Romantica)

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La Palapa restaurant in the Romantic Zone, Puerto Vallarta

Mariscos Cisneros is located just a little further in the Romantic zone and has a local atmosphere. Offering authentic Mexican seafood with excellent prices.

La Palapa serves tropical Mexican cuisine and tapas. Situated right next to the beach with a long history of quality in Puerto Vallarta.

116 Pulpito Gastro Bar is a popular cocktail and tapas bar near the Los Muertos beach in Puerto Vallarta. Great place to drop into coming off the beach or to start a night out.

Kaiser Maximillian is a classic restaurant in the Zona Romantic. Classified as an Austrian Bistro with excellent service, atmosphere, and classic dining room.

Restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta

Mariscos Tino’s La Laguna The self-titled “Cathedral of Seafood”, this local seafood restaurant has a wide menu and selection. It’s located next to a natural lagoon in an authentic traditional building.

The Blue Shrimp Restaurant is a large, spacious place great for shrimp, lobster, fish and oysters delivered daily from the local fishermen. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and family friendly.


Restaurants in Conchas Chinas

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Casa Karma in Conchas Chinas, Puerto Vallarta

The Bar at Casa Karma This al fresco bar in a wonderful setting is well known for their “make your own Bloody Mary” on Sunday mornings and also has an excellent tapas menu.

La Playita Restaurant is part of the Lindo Marre Resort. Great for sunset dining with traditional Mexican dishes. In addition, they do a good breakfast buffet.


Don’t forget to check out of Top 50 Bars and Nightclubs in Puerto Vallarta page


For everything you need to know about visiting Puerto Vallarta see huge guide Things to do in Puerto Vallarta 

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  • Choose a boat and date