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4 special restaurants in Puerto Vallarta in 2023

By Tribune Travel

March 29, 2023

People travel the world in search of delectable food and distinctive culinary experiences because there is something incredibly rewarding about exploring the flavors of a new location and savoring the memories of your trip one bite at a time.

On Mexico’s Pacific Coast, Puerto Vallarta is a well-known tourist destination that offers much more than just a tropical getaway. It is a town full of culinary gems that draws visitors from seasoned foodies to those who simply enjoy a good meal. Once you arrive, you will be surrounded by some of the best culinary experiences you have ever had.


Here are 4 special places to eat in Puerto Vallarta


Barcelona Tapas is the place to go if you want to enjoy some of the best food in Puerto Vallarta while also taking in the view. The name says it all: a menu full of flavorful tapas of the highest caliber, prepared with a Spanish flair. Share a variety of hot and cold tapas, get a pitcher of sizzling sangria, or tuck into the house specialty of mouthwatering paella when you visit for a date or with a group.

patio of Cafe des Artistes Puerto Vallarta

Cafe des Artistes – If you are looking for a more romantic and opulent setting, as well as one of Puerto Vallarta’s most popular restaurants, Cafe des Artistes will not let you down. Chef Thierry Blouet takes pride in serving travelers from all over the world his gourmet traditional Puerto Vallarta cuisine. The ambiance is among the best in town, and the menu has something for everyone.


Los Alcatraces – Without this breakfast establishment serving the most traditional and well-liked cuisine in Mexico, a list of the top restaurants in Puerto Vallarta would fall short. A large restaurant with a strong local feel, Los Alcatraces serves everything from gourmet coconut shrimp to the most traditional dishes of Mexico, like chilaquiles and birria.

barrio Bistro patio

The Versalles Restaurants – This is not a single restaurant, but rather an urban area. Colonia Versalles has become a flourishing gastronomic spot. Here are just a few of the eateries.

  • Oregano Caribbean Cuisine is bursting with flavor and island customs.
  • Sonorita’s offers hearty, generously-served tacos.
  • El Puerco de Oro specializes in pork belly tacos and quesadillas.
  • And Barrio Bistro, the creation of chef Memo Wulff, was the first restaurant to be established in the area.

On your upcoming vacation, Puerto Vallarta is unquestionably THE place to be if you want to sample a wide variety of culinary delights.





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